ROAD MAPS TO THE MIND Episode III (06/29/2021): A Wizard, a True Star

This week on Road Maps to the Mind: the bad boy of Bearsville himself, Mr. Todd Rundgren! We follow his timeline from the 60s through 2021, from aspiring musician to upstart producer, psychedelic visionary, and ultimately one of the biggest names in rock & roll. Savor a bouquet of ear-catching melodies from your host, Cassady Creemcheese.

  • “The Times Have Changed” — Woody’s Truck Stop (1966)
  • “The Nazz Are Blue” — The Yardbirds (1966)
  • “Open My Eyes” — Nazz (1968)
  • “Only One Winner” — Nazz (1970)
  • “I Saw the Light” — Teenage Fanclub (2005)
  • “Big Brother” — The American Dream (1970)
  • “The Rumor” — The Band (1970)
  • “Suitcase” — Badfinger (1971)
  • “Biology 2” — Sparks* (1971)
    • *as Halfnelson
  • “Your Fandango” — Sparks (2021)
  • “Frankenstein” — New York Dolls (1973)
  • “Black Hole” — Utopia (1976)
  • “96 Tears” — Utopia*
    • *live in Syracuse, NY 1979
  • “Walk Like A Man” — Grand Funk Railroad (1973)
  • “I’m Satisfied” — Fanny (1973)
  • “70s Scenario” — Hall & Oates (1974)
  • “Bat Out Of Hell” — Meat Loaf (1977)
  • “I Want It All Now” — The Tubes (1979)
  • “Seven Ways Of Going” — Patti Smith Group (1979)
  • “Wasp” — Shaun Cassidy (1980)
  • “Sleep Comes Down” — The Psychedelic Furs (1982)
  • “Muscle Girls” — The Tubes (1985)
  • “That’s Really Super, Supergirl” — XTC (1986)
  • “Pilar (Things Here Are Different)” — Jill Sobule (1990)
  • “Blue Orpheus” — Paul Gilbert (2010)
  • “Welcome to the Machine” — Rick Wakeman (with Todd Rundgren and Tony Levin) (2021)
  • “Tin Foil Hat” — Donald Fagen (featuring Todd Rundgren) (2017)
  • “Down With the Ship” — Rivers Cuomo (featuring Todd Rundgren) (2020)

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