The Beatles Abbey Road at 50:
On September 27, 1969, the Beatles released their last recordings and most popular album ever, Abbey Road. Even though it came out before Let It Be, it was recorded after those tension-filled, argumentative sessions.
This FREE national radio special features fascinating interviews with John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr and George and Giles Martin. You'll hear the beautiful new stereo mixes of classics like "Come Together," "Something" and the medley from Side Two of this monumental album. This hour-long special is spread over three segments with eight minutes for local avails - NO COMMERCIALS. The Non-Commercial station version has two segments and features two additional songs as well as additional interviews.
Santana at 50:
2019 marks the 50th anniversary of when the then unknown Carlos Santana and his Santana band stepped onto the stage at the Woodstock Music and Art Fair and then boarded a rocket ship to superstardom. It's also the 20th anniversary of 30-million selling Supernatural album, which won nine Grammy Awards. And this past June, Carlos released a universally acclaimed new album, Africa Speaks, and is in the midst of a SOLD-OUT world tour.
This FREE national radio special features interviews with Carlos, original Santana band members Greg Rollie and Michael Shrieve, along with Graham Nash, Sheila E, Kirk Hammett of Metallica, producer Rick Rubin and the late B.B. King. Your listeners will hear new songs from Africa Speaks, as well as classic like "Oye Como Va," “Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen," "Everybody's Everything" and "Smooth.” This hour-long special is spread over three segments with eight minutes for local avails - NO COMMERCIALS. The Non-Commercial station version has two segments.
Personality aplenty/Interviewer extraordinaire/Music lover
Dan Neer, disc jockey/interviewer in New York for 40 years (WPIX-FM, WNEW-FM, K-ROCK, Q-104 and Sirius/XM Satellite Radio) and nationally for 40 years. Since 1980, through his Neer Perfect Productions Company he has independently hosted, written and produced nationally syndicated radio shows on important and up-and-coming music artists who have gone on to become important. He continues to interview the who's who of rock and roll and just as passionately any newcomers that catch his ear.
Explore the site a bit and you will encounter a bunch of them. Click on the “National Radio Shows” tab above the slideshow and you can listen to some of the thousands of shows he has produced. Find his weekly podcast, "Dan-o's Delights" under the "podcasts" tab. It is a feast for your music-starved ears, featuring highlights of interviews with legendary artists and newly discovered favorites, along with the sharp commentary and small pearls of his hard-fought wisdom and humor his fans have come to expect.
There will be blogs about history, the present & the future.
It is a music lover’s site done by a music lover.