Posts tagged with “Michael Atchison”

Episode 113 – Higher Ground

Posted on June 21 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features a pair of lost classics from Volt Records, a live track from the Grateful Dead, and the title track to one of Van Morrison’s great '70s albums. We also celebrate the 80th birthday of a 1960s pop chanteuse, and spin tracks fro... [Read More]

Episode 105 – Strange Boats and Stray Cats

Posted on April 26 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features three giants of African music, a trio of bands on the fringe of new wave who had huge hits in the 1980s, and the somewhat obscure debut single by Marshall Crenshaw. We hear one from "Exile On Main Street," plus classics from the... [Read More]

Episode 104 – Miles Beyond

Posted on April 19 2020 by Michael Atchison

This week’s show features three giants of reggae, two stalwarts of ska, and a pair of jazz artists who became rock stars — thanks in part to Miles Davis. We hear some classics of Philadelphia soul, plus the song that put Elastica on the map, and the track... [Read More]

Episode 86 – Carla, Clarence, Can & Cortez

Posted on December 8 2019 by Michael Atchison

We’re in our Winter Funding Drive, but the music doesn’t stop. This week’s show features a pair of prog-rock bands from beyond the mainstream fringe, one of Neil Young’s great epics, and a local 909 Artist whose career dates back to the 1930s. We also rem... [Read More]

Episode 85 – Midnight Ramblers and Mercury Poisoning

Posted on December 1 2019 by Michelle Bacon

This week’s show features a track with roots going back to the late 19th century, the 50th anniversary of one of the Rolling Stones’ finest albums, and two punk-era artists’ diatribes against their former record labels. We also hear some vintage R&B, some... [Read More]

Episode 84 – Joni, Joan, Johnny, Jules & Janis

Posted on November 24 2019 by Michelle Bacon

This week’s show features three tracks from the earliest days of rock and roll, power pop from the American south, and a pair of classic crooners ruminating on autumn leaves. We also explore the songs of Kris Kristofferson, and we celebrate the 50th anniv... [Read More]

Celebrating the First Anniversary of Revival with Michael Atchison

Posted on April 10 2019 by The Bridge

If you’re familiar with Michael Atchison’s work as a music, sports and pop culture writer — including his blogs for 90.9 The Bridge and a couple of published novels — you know that he brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. This Sunday, April 14, h... [Read More]

Giving Thanks: The Beatles White Album at 50

Posted on November 18 2018 by The Bridge

Special Programming Begins at Noon The Beatles’ White Album celebrates the 50th anniversary of its release on Nov. 22. The Bridge is going all in on Turkey Day with special programming to honor this momentous occasion.  Starting at noon, tune in for... [Read More]

'Revival' Episode 13

Posted on July 8 2018 by Michael Atchison

Revival with Michael Atchison , your weekly alternate history of music, airs Sundays from 10 a.m. to noon. The first hour of this week’s show features three songs about visitors from outer space, and the second hour includes solo work of John, Paul, Georg... [Read More]

'Revival' Episode 12

Posted on July 1 2018 by Michael Atchison

Revival with Michael Atchison, your weekly alternate history of music, airs Sundays from 10 a.m. to noon. With Independence Day just around the corner, the first hour of this week’s show features songs of freedom (and a British Invasion), and the second h... [Read More]

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