Author: Carl

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1053

Guitars, bass, and drums. Microphones. Piano. Tambourine. French horn. Vibes. Theremin. Harmonica. Tape loops. Mixing board. Washboard. Turntables. Saxophone. Sousaphone. Accordion. Bagpipes. Banjo. Pedal steel. Fiddle. Cello. Timpani. Cowbell. Maracas. Piccolo. Moog. Penny whistle....

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1052

We begin our show this Thanksgiving week with expressions of gratitude from Sly and the Family Stone and Big Star (though I may question the sincerity of the latter), and conclude with two songs by The Beatles. In between,...

Tonight On THIS IS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO

Well, we’ll just say “You’re welcome!” right up front here. Why? Because we’ve got the sounds that make you wanna give thanks. New and old, classic and recent, we’re set to stuff you with...

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1051

Last week on my blog, I posted the liner notes I wrote for the 1997 Rhino Records compilation Poptopia! Power Pop Classics Of The ’90s. The opening paragraphs from that essay bear repeating: “The 1990s are the...

Tonight On THIS IS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO

Tonight On THIS IS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO

I can’t figure out how it is we can cram so much great music into a single radio show. I’d say we do it with mirrors, but experts tell me you can’t do sight...