Winners of the twentieth annual Grammy Awards for 1977 are announced this week, and the Southern California music scene is well represented. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Eagles[/lastfm] win for Best Record of the Year; “Hotel California” and […]
This week in 1981, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]R.E.M.[/lastfm] made its first recordings at Bombay Studios in Smyrna, Georgia. The band recorded eight songs that day, including “Radio Free Europe”; three of them would eventually appear, in different […]
I’m playing Steely Dan’s “Do It Again” on todays show and like many of their songs, it’s hard to make sense of the lyrics. They all seem to be about some combination of addiction, second chances and […]
Donald Fagen, half of Steely Dan (Walter Becker is the other half, just in case you don’t know) is working on his next solo project — and he’s doing most of it on computers.