Hosted by Bart Shore. All the songs in this theme show are about the futility of war, the war mongers, or the cost of war. Music from Graham Nash, Talking Heads, Cream, Edwin Starr, Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Genesis, Warren Zevon, Elton John, CCR, Jefferson Airplane, Bowie, Supertramp, Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Thin Lizzy, and more. Plus comedy from Rich Little and Woody … [Read more...] about Psychedelic Time Warp – War!
1966, The Beatles release their album Yesterday & Today, featuring the band wearing butcher's aprons on the front cover surrounded by decapitated baby dolls. At the time, some of the Beatles defended the use of the Butcher photograph. John Lennon said that it was "as relevant as Vietnam" and McCartney said that their critics were "soft." However, this opinion was not shared … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – June 20
1968, Fleetwood Mac, Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane all appeared for the first of a three night run at the Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, California. 1968, Cream played at the Grande Ballroom in Detroit, Michigan 1969, Supergroup Blind Faith, featuring Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Steve Winwood made their live debut at a free concert in London's Hyde … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – June 7
1967, Procol Harum, The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Denny Laine all appeared at The Saville Theatre London, England. 1967, The Monkees wins an Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series, beating out Andy Griffith, Bewitched, Get Smart, and Hogan's Heroes. 1968, Having been arrested the month before on charges of marijuana possession, Rolling Stone Brian Jones elects for trial by … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – June 4
1965, The Who's second single, "Anyway Anyhow Anywhere" backed with "Daddy Rolling Stone" is released in the UK on Brunswick. Derek Johnson in New Musical Express calls is "a wild racer, with just about every conceivable gimmick...it commands attention and should do well." 1967, Jimi Hendrix signed with Reprise Records on the US Warner Brothers label. They released the … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – May 21