Jeff Beck - Blow by Blow

Albums That Still Matter Today

April 1975

Episode date - April 8, 2015

The Time Was
    0:00
    0:00

    When I think back to 1975, my memories are of a fallow period in popular music, a time when there wasn’t very much that I liked. Hard evidence, though, proves my memory to be faulty in that regard.

    Just in the month of April, I’m able to find at least ten albums that stand the test of time, so I wonder why my memories conflict with the truth of the matter. Perhaps I am thinking about ‘pop’ music of this era, because there certainly were plenty of terrible AM hits in 1975, but the albums more than compensated for the shortcomings of pop radio. For this show, I picked a few tracks from a handful of albums that remain among my favorites from forty years ago, in April 1975.

    Featured tracks include;

    1) Freeway Jam – Jeff Beck (“Blow by Blow”)

    2) Doctor Wu – Steely Dan (“Katy Lied”)

    3) Any World That I’m Welcome To – Steely Dan (“Katy Lied”)

    4) I Cheat the Hangman – The Doobie Brothers (Stampede”)

    5) Boogie Smoogie – The Atlanta Rhythm Section (“Dog Days”)

    6) Hokey Pokey – Richard and Linda Thompson (“Hokey Pokey”)

    7) I’ll Regret It All in the Morning – Richard and Linda Thompson (“Hokey Pokey”)

    8) A Heart Needs a Home – Richard and Linda Thompson (“Hokey Pokey”)

    Related Shows

    Chuck Berry

    A Tribute to Chuck Berry

    March 2017

      0:00
      0:00
      Kevin Gordon

      Kevin Gordon: A Conversation and Some Live Music

      March 2017

        0:00
        0:00
        Neil Young and Stephen Stills 1975

        Neil Young and Stephen Stills

        June 1975

          0:00
          0:00
          Album Rock Diversity in 1995

          A Diverse Collection of Album Rock

          May 1995

            0:00
            0:00
            Red House Painters

            Red House Painters, Kevin Gilbert & Shack

            April 1995

              0:00
              0:00
              Led Zeppelin  Physical Graffiti

              "FM" Album Tracks

              March 1975

                0:00
                0:00