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This is in two parts, because the recording froze up again. But this time we caught it and finished the rest of the show in part two. You lucky people you.
Monday, June 12, 2006
And So It Begins: March 10, 1962: "
The Beverly Hillbillies shot to #1 in the ratings in a mere three weeks. That was unprecedented; even I Love Lucy - at a time when there were fewer sets and fewer choices - took three months just to get to #2. To complicate matters, most serious critics hated this show. Renowned author (and then-critic for TV Guide) Gilbert Seldes practically found himself apologizing for liking it: 'The whole notion on which The Beverly Hillbillies is founded is an encouragement to ignorance -
Posted by Tom Ray at 11:05 AM
Daily Downloads: "Cass McCombs: 2005, October, Chicago (zipped) [mp3]
David Thomas Broughton: one downloadable and several streaming tracks [mp3]
Mountain Goats: 1996-09-12, Denton [mp3]
Mt. Egypt: several tracks (click 'music') [mp3]
'St. Augustine's Rd.' from Perspectives [mp3]
PAS/CAL: 'Oh Honey, We're Ridiculous' [mp3]
PAS/CAL: 'The Glorious Ballad of the Ignored' [mp3]
Peachcake: several tracks [mp3]
The Picture: several tracks [mp3]
Simon Dawes: 'The Awful Things' [mp3] from What No One Hears
Various Artists: tracks from Reverb Records [mp3]
Tenspeedracer: 'Ballad of a Greedy Man' [mp3]
Posted by Tom Ray at 10:55 AM
A Ring Tone That Adults Cannot Hear (with MP3): "In that old battle of the wills between young people and their keepers, the young have found a new weapon that could change the balance of power on the cellphone front: a ring tone that many adults cannot hear."
Posted by Tom Ray at 10:41 AM