Tuesday April 28

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Show #232 Translator (Steve Barton) (4/24/15)
Translator is best known for their 1982 college radio hit “Everywhere That I’m Not.”  The California band released four major label albums before calling it quits in the mid Eighties.  The band reconvened in 2012 for a brand new album called Big Green Lawn.  Now, they’ve dug through the archives...
Show #231 - Hugh Gilmour (Bad Company remasters) (4/20/15)
If you’re a fan of deluxe editions of CD’s, there’s a good chance you’ve seen Hugh Gilmour’s work.  His specialty is putting together remastered versions of classic rock and metal albums with bonus tracks, rare photos and insightful liner notes.  He’s worked on releases from Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Emerson,...
Show #230 - Paul Kelly (4/15/15)
Australian singer/songwriter Paul Kelly has tackled many different styles in his long career.  His latest project brings together some of the finest singers from his native country, and the result is Paul Kelly Presents the Merri Soul Sessions (read our review here), a collection of eleven R&B-tinged tracks recorded with...
Show #229 - David Clayton Thomas pt. 2 (4/6/15)
Did you know Blood Sweat & Tears played Woodstock?  Why weren't they included in the film and soundtrack footage?  We find out the answer to that and much more as our conversation with former BS&T frontman David Clayton Thomas continues.  He discusses how his friendship with bluesman John Lee Hooker...
Show #228 - David Clayton Thomas pt. 1 (3/27/15)
David Clayton Thomas is one of the most recognizable voices in all of popular music.  He led the hugely successful band Blood Sweat & Tears for around 30 years, having hits like “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy,” and “Spinning Wheel,” before embarking on a solo career in the early...
Show #227 - Jubilee Riots (3/23/15)
Jubilee Riots is a new name for an established Canadian band, once known as Enter the Haggis.  With their new moniker comes a rejuvenated sound on their latest record, Penny Black.    For the new album, the band asked fans to write to them and share their stories as topics...

In Tony's Blog

Icon Fetch in the News!

Icon Fetch founder Tony Peters was the subject of a Dayton Daily News article (3/27/15) written by Don Thrasher.  The headline is:

"Tony Peters and Turk Logan broadcast online"

The piece talks about both broadcasters celebrating five years online.  Logan ran the legendary funk giant WDAO during the 70's & 80's.

The complete article can be found here.

Editor's note: Thrasher erroneously lists iconfetch.com as one of the sites for Logan's WTRK - his site is actually at wtrk.biz

This Day in History

Monday, 28 April 2008
Around The Beatles

The Beatles recorded the TV special ‘Around The Beatles’ at Wembley studios England. As well as performing songs they played Act V Scene 1 of Shakespeare’s ‘A Midsummer Nights Dream’ with John playing the female role of Thisbe, Paul as Pyramus, George as Moonshine and Ringo as Lion. Paul later named his cat Thisbe.


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Random LP of the Day

Cut Pieces: A Tribute to Yoko OnoVarious Artists - Cut Pieces: A Tribute to Yoko Ono (Main Man Records) review

Seriously - one of the best tribute albums we’ve heard in years

 

View the Amazon entry for this album

The problem with most tribute albums is that they suck.  What was once an unique idea has now been beat to death.  And the end result is usually the same: it just makes you want to go listen to the original artist.  That’s why Cut Pieces: A Tribute to Yoko Ono is such a welcome surprise.  An eclectic array of artists each give their individual spin on this polarizing figure’s music.  What you get is a great collection of songs - whether you like Yoko Ono or not.


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