Celebrating the music of John Lennon and the 36th Annual John Lennon Tribute Concert tonight in New York City! Music from John and Lennon covers by Jackson Browne, Keb Mo, The Kennedys, Patti Smith, Joan Osborne and more! Plus my interview with the tribute concert's co- organizer and Senior Editor of Mad Magazine, Joe Raiola! A great show for you to enjoy!
Here's the full interview wih Joe Raiola.
Music from Rare Earth, Michael Franti, George and John, and others as we raise the vibration of love, peace and gratitude. Plus celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the great concert and film, The Last Waltz. Check out this great article while listening to the show. Thanks so much for being a part of the last 35 years! Wouldn't be the same without you! Enjoy.
Leonard Cohen's new song and title track from his October release, You Wanted It Darker, kicks off The New Music Spotlight along with Matt Simmons and from Germany, Milky Chance. Give these new bands a listen! We talk about Cohen and Leon Russell, the Great Troubadour who also passed away this week. The World's Greatest Joke Teller takes care of some much needed laughter! Enjoy.
Fabulous music inside The New Music Spotlight! Johnnyswim, Lewis Del Mar, SHEL, The Marcus King Band and the wonderful Nora Jones. Plus music from the movie, Sing Street featuring The Cure, Joe Jackson, The Jam and the great song, Drive It Like You Stole It from the movie soundtrack. And Happy Birthday to Ryan Adams, Delbert McClinton, Chris Difford, k.d. lang and Lyle Lovett!!! Enjoy.
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Happy 80th Birthday Bill Wyman and Charlie Daniels! Can you believe it? Plus Timothy B Schmidt, Larry Mullen and Johnny Clegg join the birthday party too! The New Music Spotlight features Joseph, Jimmy Eats World and My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James goes solo. CC auditions for the audio read of Springsteen's Born to Run and The World's Greatest Joke Teller goes where only great joke tellers go! Enjoy.
HAPPY 90th BIRTHDAY CHUCK BERRY!! The Father of Rock n Roll, The First Inductee into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame celebrates his 90th by announcing the release of his first album in 38 years!!! Tom Petty and Ziggy Marley at the party too. Plus The New Music Spotlight with Brian Fallon and Catfish and the Bottlemen and CC remembers where those horns came from inside the new Phish song! We wrap up the show with The World's Greatest Joke Teller and The Joke of the Week! Turn it up!
The literary world goes crazy upon learning that the Poet Laureate of Music has won the Nobel Prize for Literature! Congratulations Bob Dylan!! Plus The New Music Spotlight features Alaskan songwriter, Matt Hopper's tune, False Alarm done by The Head and The Heart along with new music Sting and Phish. Birthday's include Paul Simon, Sam Moore, Justin Hayward, Bob Weir and Daryl Hall. And one hell of a gut buster from The World's Greatest Joke Teller and The Joke of the Week! One hour of sweet soul music! Enjoy.
Show #301 kicks off with Paul McCartney and Wings and The Cars along with Rock n Roll Birthdays, The Joke of the Week and some great music in between! Enjoy!
Today we celebrate show #300 AND Springsteen's 67th birthday. Plus The New Music Spotlight shines a bright light on Kings of Leon, Judah and the Lion and Red Hot Chili Peppers! The John Lennon Tribute Concert announces this year's recipient of the Real Love Award and The World's Greatest Joke Teller serves up another Joke of the Week! Sixty minutes of pure bliss! Enjoy.
Thanks to all my DREAMRAISERS and listeners for 300 great shows together! Love CC
The New Music Spotlight this week highlights some of the more well known names like Sting who has his first rock album coming out in decades, The Pretenders, the first one since 2008 and the greatest guitarist of them all, Jeff Beck! Check out his cool look in the link below. And she's back! The World's Greatest Joke Teller with the shortest gut buster ever!!!
Now this is the definition of cool!