Top 11 Songs Performed By Women

Top 11 Songs Performed By Women

“Men make angry music and it’s called rock and roll; Women include anger in their vocabulary and suddenly they’re angry and militant.” – Ani DiFranco Note: Obviously, selecting 11 songs performed by female songwriters/singers leaves out countless similarly deserving titles — so feel free to leave a comment below with any we omitted that you’d […]

Turn Me On: Passenger

Turn Me On: Passenger

For his latest Turn Me On entry, 88.5 FM KCSN midday host Jim Nelson explores the music of Passenger….   You know Mike Rosenberg gets asked every day. Every single day. Todos los días. In die una. Every day the affable singer/songwriter from Brighton, England, gets asked why he records under the name Passenger. And […]

Top 11 Getaway Songs

Top 11 Getaway Songs

Top 11 Getaway Songs Written by: Frank Mastropolo Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason. – Jerry Seinfeld There are many reasons to take it on the lam: A bad relationship, state troopers on your tail, or maybe you just want to get as far away from New Jersey as you […]

Greenwich Village: The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village:  The Music that Defined a Scene

Greenwich Village, by ushering in the dawn of free speech, free love, and politically engaged art, changed the world forever. The artists who emerged – from Arlo Guthrie to Buffy Sainte-Marie to Bob Dylan – challenged the status quo by singing about civil liberties, protesting the Vietnam War, and holding governments accountable for their actions. […]

Rory Gallagher: His Enduring Legacy

Rory Gallagher: His Enduring Legacy

It was November 1977. Guitarist Rory Gallagher and his band members – bassist Gerry McAvoy, keyboardist Lou Martin and drummer Rod de’Ath – were capping off a 6-month world tour with dates in Japan before coming to San Francisco to begin work on a new studio album. Gallagher had signed a deal with Chrysalis Records […]