Archives - Part 3

BEST OF LISTS
The Top 5 CDs Of 2004
The Top 5 CDs Of 2005
The Top 5 Albums of 2006 At The Half
The Top 5 CDs of 2006
The 2007 Mid-Year Review
2007 - The Year In Review
2008 - The Year in Review
The Top 10 CDs of the Decade - Part 1
The Top 10 CDs of the Decade - Part 2
WXPN's 885 Greatest Albums Of All Time
WXPN's 885 Greatest Albums Of All Time - The Final Countdown
WXPN's 885 Greatest Artists Of All Time
WXPN's 885 Greatest Artists Of All Time - The Final Countdown
The 885 Ultimate Road Trip Songs
The Top 5 CDs of 2011
The 2012 Year End Review
The 2013 Year End Review

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS (In Chronological Order)
An Interview With Larry Kirwan Of Black 47
The Rock and Roll Hall Of Shame
A Tribute To George Harrison
A Tribute To Ed Sciaky
Standin' On A Corner In Winslow, Arizona
Music's Greatest Generation, 1964 - 1980
Atlanta Rhythm Section - Southern Rock At It's Finest
RIP: Denny Doherty
Shut Up & Sing (2006)
The Beach Boys - California Dreamin' (1986)
Austin, Texas - The Live Music Capital Of The World
Temples of Sound: Inside the Great Recording Studios
Are You Too Young To Remember  Bob Hope and Al Jolson?
The Dave Clark Five's Mike Smith: R. I. P.
Do You Want To Know A Secret?
Bob Dylan Covers Aren't A Four Letter Word
The ELP Laser Turntable
Late Summer Changes
How Cool Is This?  The Top 100 Music Related Blogs
Are The Beatles Really The Greatest Of All Time?
Something Old & Something New
Levi Stubbs R. I. P. (1936-2008)
The Smithereens Prove That The 80s Weren't Entirely A Rock 'N Roll Wasteland
Too Old To Rock 'n Roll, Too Young To Die!
1,000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die
Taking Hatred Of Billy Joel A Bit To Far
A Tribute To Carl Wilson
Musicians On Call: Delivering The Healing Power Of Music
An Interview With Diane di Stasio
Save Paste?
Richie Furay - Part One
Richie Furay - Part Two: The Interview
10 Great Beatles Songs You May Have Never Heard
Why Do 45 RPM Records Have Big Holes
Works Progress Administration
Mary Travers: R. I. P.
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948 - 1973)
Words About Music
The Controversial Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame
Do you Remember Tim Moore?
This Blog Is Now Old Enough To Attend Kindergarten
The Corrs -- Little Wing (Unplugged)
Jimmy Dean (1928 - 2010)
Please Help Spread The Word About Works Progress Administration
The Beatles Live at Wembley Stadium, London, England, August 22, 2010
Do You Remember Cashman & West?
The Elton John Band Featuring John Lennon Live At Madison Square Garden, November 28, 1974
Come Blow Your Horn
Arlo Guthrie - Presidential Rag (1974)
Danny Seraphine -- Street Player: My Chicago Story (2010)
The Mix Tape From Hell
Ralph McTell - Streets Of London (1971)
Slower Than Slow: 16 RPM Records
Who is Israel Kamakawiwo'ole?
Forgotten Music Thursday: Five 60s Pop Bands
Keith Richards -- Life (2010)
The Band of Heathens Make Everyone Believers
US Rails
A Brief Tribute to The Clash
The Kinks -- Celluloid Heroes 1972
Forgotten Music Thursday: The Turtles
Is There Anyone Out There?
An Appreciation of James Taylor
Is Jazz for Everybody?
Buddy Holly
The Importance Of Liverpool
5 Classic Artists Who Don't Deserve Our Love
Larry Williams
Beaucoup Blue - East Coast Acoustic Blues
5 Classic Rock Artists Who Deserve More Love
The Rise of FM Alternative Rock Radio (Reprint)
A Fond Tribute To The CD
R I P: Paul Tanner (1917 - 2013)
An Appreciation Of George Harrison's 22 Beatles' Songs, Part 1
An Appreciation Of George Harrison's 22 Beatles' Songs, Part 2
Do Old Guys Still Rule?
Dropping The Big One
Ray Manzarek (1939 -2013)
Gladstone - A Piece of Paper (1972)
Only The Music Lives On
Brandi Carlile - Keep Your Heart Young (Official Video)
A Tribute To Linda Ronstadt
Say Goodbye To The Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival
Some Random Musical Odds & Ends
JFK, The Billboard Hot 100, & The British Invasion
Howlett, Kevin - The Beatles: The BBC Archives (1962- 1970)
Forgotten Music Thursday: New York Magazine's 60 Great Albums You Probably Haven't Heard
Trigger Alpert (1916-2013)
The Everly Brothers, Auto-Tune, & Harmonies
Liverpool Fantasy: Larry Kirwan's Alternate History Of The Beatles, Part 1
Liverpool Fantasy: Larry Kirwan's Alternate History Of The Beatles, Part 2, The Interview
Batter Up! "A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request & Other Great Baseball Songs
Terry Chimes - The Strange Case of Dr. Terry and Mr. Chimes, 2013
Some Musical Odds & Ends For Spring
Edward Bear - Last Song (1972)
Don't Touch My Records!
Graham Nash - Wild Tales (2013)
Philippe Margotin & Jean-Michel Guesdon - All The Songs: The Story Behind Every Beatles Release (2013)
Great Cover Versions: The Allman Brothers Band - Heart of Stone (2005)
Great Cover Versions: Nilsson - Without You (1972)
Great Cover Versions: The Mamas & The Papas - I Call Your Name
Paul Revere (1938 - 2014)
Forgotten Music Thursday: John Gorka
The Monkees - Goin' Down (1967)
Happy Birthday!
Kent State & The Protest Song
Mark Knopfler - Sultan of the Guitar
Great Cover Versions: The Tremeloes - Here Comes My Baby (1967)
Chris Squire (1948 - 2015)
Love & Mercy
Pete Best Live On An American TV Game Show - 1964
Forgotten Music: The Supremes - When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes (1963)
How Can Anyone (Especially Women) Listen To This
Gil Scott Herron - The Revolution Will Not be Televised (1970)
Billy Joel - Hey Girl (1997)
Cory Wells (1941-2015)
Soft Cell - Tainted Love/ Where Did Our Love Go (1981)
Tom, Nawrocki, An Official Voter Of The Rock 'N Roll Hall Of Fame explains His Decisions
More Thoughts On the 2016 Rock 'N Roll Hall Of Fame Election
Goodbye David Bowie
Glenn Frey (1948 - 2016)
Introducing Joe Crookston
Chicago -- Vote For Me (1977)
J. Geils (1946 - 2017)
Sooner Or Later It Was Bound To Happen
Glen Campbell - The William Tell Overture
Jackson Browne Featuring Los Cenzontles - The Dreamer (2017)
Goodbye To The Loft, Hello Gulch Radio
AccuRadio
The Beatles' White Album As A Single Disc
Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea (1959)
Dusty Springfield - Wishin' and Hopin' (1964)
5 Awful Recordings By Artists In the Rock 'N Roll Hall OF Fame
Forgotten Music: The Hooters - The Original Version Of "Fightin' On The Same Side" b/w "Wireless" (1981) & The Original Single Of "All You Zombies" (1982)
Slow Burning Blues
In Defense Of The Beach Boys

GUILTY PLEASURES
My Ultimate Guilty Pleasure: Karen Carpenter's Golden Voice
What Distinguishes Guilty Pleasures From The "Good Stuff"
The Top Ten Musical Guilty Pleasures
The Greatest Album Never Made

THE MUSICAL ART GALLERY
Strange Fruit
U. S. Postal Service Proves Anything Can Be Art
Washington D. C. Quarter Honors Duke Ellington
Alex Steinweiss - Album Art Pioneer (1917 - 2011)

WXPN'S 885 MOST MEMORABLE MUSICAL MOMENTS
WXPN's 885 Most Memorable Musical Moments
The Rise of FM Alternative Rock Radio
Terry Kath's Solo On "25 Or 6 To 4"
Meeting and Interviewing Black 47's Larry Kirwan
Mark Knopfler's First Soundtrack Album: Local Hero (1983)
"His Master's Voice" & The First 33 1/3 RPM Record I Ever Owned
Music's Greatest Generation, 1964-1980
Cruising Used CD and Record Stores
The 885 Most Memorable Musical Moments - The Listeners Vote