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 163


The Jackson 5 have another hit and Tim Buckley moves ever further out. Then Elton John gets personal, Wings slack off, Curtis Mayfield creates a sadly relevant album cover and the Pointer Sisters mix funk with Duke Ellington. Finally, Devo devolves, Joan Jett celebrates her childhood, Diana Ross hires Chic and The (English) Beat debut.

  • 50th Anniversary of ABC by The Jackson 5
  • 50th Anniversary of Lorca by Tim Buckley
  • 45th Anniversary of Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy by Elton John
  • 45th Anniversary of Venus and Mars by Wings
  • 45th Anniversary of There's No Place Like America Today by Curtis Mayfield
  • 45th Anniversary of Steppin' by The Pointer Sisters
  • 40th Anniversary of Freedom of Choice by Devo
  • 40th Anniversary of Joan Jett [aka Bad Reputation]
  • 40th Anniversary of Diana by Diana Ross 
  • 40th Anniversary of I Just Can't Stop It by The Beat


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