Friday, June 19, 2009

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 - Eli Polonsky

Today's show included a feature on the music of British avant-garde progressive rock group Van Der Graff Generator, including a fifteen minute telephone interview with founding member, composer and multi-instrumentalist Peter Hammill beginning shortly after 12:30!

VDGG will be making their first ever New England appearance, with fellow UK progressive band The Strawbs (acoustic) opening, Tuesday, June 23 at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, MA!

01. Velvet Underground - Rock And Roll
02. The Blues Project - Two Trains Running
03. Beacon Street Union - Mystic Mourning

04. Van Der Graff Generator - The Sleepwalkers
- Phone interview with Peter Hammill -
05. Van Der Graff Generator - Scorched Earth
06. Van Der Graff Generator - Last Frame (Live)

07. It's A Beautiful Day - Hot Summer Day
08. Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks - Moody Richard
09. Van Morrison - Madam George

Two from the Monterey Pop Festival, which began 6/16/67
10. Jefferson Airplane - The Other Side Of This Life
11. The Byrds - So You Want To Be A Rock'n'Roll Star

Two from the request line:
12. David Crosby & Graham Nash - Immigration Man (R)
13. Chicago Transit Authority - I'm A Man (R)

For the 60th birthday of founding member "Peppy" Castro:
14. The Blues Magoos - Pipe Dream

That's it for today! Thanks for listening, see you next week!
Eli Polonsky


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