Revisiting classic and not-so-classic albums

Listen to Riley ramble on about things he has no authority to talk about. There will be guests.

Episode 113

01-12-2018

Another epic episode. Way, way too much music: An overrated punk album, an early NWOBHM album, a generic Billy Joel record. Plus, Neil Young returns to his folk roots, Rush is too political, and Captain Beefheart re-records an album and arrives at something almost danceable. Also: punk with horns, Genesis doesn't quite sell out, Lionel Richie continues to ruin R&B, Cyndi Lauper is indeed unusual, and Riley discovers the The and wonders where they've been all his life. And, John Mellencamp can write songs, Bob Dylan does reggae, Nick Hayward makes actually sophisticated sophistipop, a metal band releases and album called Melissa, the Cocteau Twins maybe invent dream pop and Culture Club sucks.

  • 40th Anniversary of So Alone by Johnny Thunders
  • 40th Anniversary of Killing Machine by Judas Priest
  • 40th Anniversary of 52nd Street by Billy Joel
  • 40th Anniversary of Comes a Time by Neil Young
  • 40th Anniversary of Hemispheres by Rush
  • 40th Anniversary of Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) by Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band
  • 40th Anniversary of Prehistoric Sounds by The Saints
  • 35th Anniversary of Genesis
  • 35th Anniversary of Can't Slow Down by Lionel Richie
  • 35th Anniversary of She's So Unusual by Cyndi Lauper
  • 35th Anniversary of Soul Mining by The The
  • 35th Anniversary of Uh-huh by John Cougar Mellancamp
  • 35th Anniversary of Infidels by Bob Dylan
  • 35th Anniversary of North of a Miracle by Nick Heyward
  • Melissa by Mercyful Fate
  • 35th Anniversary of Head over Heels by Cocteau Twins
  • 35th Anniversary of Colour by Numbers by Culture Club

Host: Riley Haas

 

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