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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 with Chris Sharp
Musicians and bands native to or based in the states of Minnesota and Colorado in the 60's and 70's

Tonight's show-musicians and bands native to or based in the Midwestern American states of Minnesota and Colorado in the 60's and 70's.
We open with some early pop,surf and garage out of Minnesota.Bobby Vee hailed from North Dakota but was based in Minneapolis by the early 60's.Eddie Cochran was born in Minnesota,moving with his family to L.A. when he was 13.The Trashmen were the kings of dry dock surf.The Castaways were one hit wonders.The Litter's "Action Woman" is a garage classic.
Surfin' Bird
The Trashmen - VA:Grandson of Frat Rock(1991)
Twenty Flight Rock
Eddie Cochran - Singin' To My Baby(1959)
More Than I Can Say
Bobby Vee - Bobby Vee's Golden Greats(1963)
The Gestures - VA:Nuggets Vol. 3,More Nuggets(2001)
The Castaways - VA:Grandson of Fratrock(1991)
Action Woman
The Litter - Distortions(1967/1990)
Bogged Down
White Lightning - Strike Twice(1997)
Church Key
The Trashmen - Bird Call:The Twin City Stomp of The Trashmen(1998)
Folk music is a major part of Minnesota's heritage."Spider" John Koerner was a central figure in the 60's,Bernie Leadon was a founding member of the Eagles,acoustic guitar ace Leo Kottke had 1 charting single in his career and of course Zimmerman still kills it.
Creepy John
Koerner,Ray and Glover - Blues,Rags & Hollers(1963)
God's Own Singer
The Flying Burrito Bros(Bernie Leadon). - Close Up The Honky Tonks(1974)
Pamela Brown
Leo Kottke - Ice Water(1974)
Running Jumping Standing Still
Spider John Koerner & Willie Murphy - Running Jumpin Standing Still(1968)
Like A Rolling Stone
Bob Dylan/The Band - Before The Flood(1974)
C.A. Quintet were a minor cult band from Minneapolis with a Doors fixation and hard rockers Crow scored a big hit in 1970 with Evil Woman.
Colorado Morning
C.A. Quintet - Trip Thru Hell(1969/2001)
Evil Woman
Crow - Music(1970)
Don't Try To Lay No Boogie Woogie On The King of Rock and Roll
Crow - Mosaic(1971)
Underground Music
C.A. Quintet - Trip Thru Hell(1969/2001)
Next up: Bands from Colorado.The Astronauts were a mildly successful mile high surf act,Tommy Bolin was a major part of Zephyr before leaving in 1971 to front The James Gang.
The Astronauts - Surfin' With The Astronauts(1963)
Going Back To Colorado
Zephyr - Going Back To Colorado(1970)
I'm Not Surprised
Zephyr - Sunset Ride(1972)
Marching Powder
Tommy Bolin - Teaser(1975)
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band found little success in L.A.(1965-67)but reorganised in Denver to great 70's success.The brilliant Judy Collins moved with her family to Denver at the age of 10.John Denver led a vagabond life and was an outstanding songwriter,settling in Aspen Colo. in 1972..
Some of Shelley's Blues
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Uncle Charlie & His Dog Teddy(1970)
In My Life
Judy Collins - The Best of Judy Collins(1972)
Take Me Home, Country Roads
John Denver - Poems,Prayers & Promises(1971)
Rave On
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Uncle Charly & His Dog Teddy(1970)
Colorado grab bag: Drummer Dallas Taylor played with Clear Light,Crosby Stills Nash & Young and Manassas,Sugarloaf scored 2 huge hits five years apart and Colorado born Philip Bailey was Earth Wind & Fire's featured vocalist throughout the 70's.
Lothar & The Hand People - This Is It.Machine(1991)
Enjoy Yourself
Dragonfly - Dragonfly(1968/1994)
Isn't It About Time
Manassas(Dallas Taylor) - Down The Road(1973)
Green Eyed Lady
Sugarloaf - VA:Super Hits of The 70's(1991)
Don't Call Us(We'll Call You)
Sugarloaf - VA:Super Hits of The 70's(1991)
Earth,Wind & Fire(Philip Bailey) - Open Our Eyes(1974)
Thank you for listening.Next show broadcasts Sept.17.
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Really liking Church Key!

12:23 AM, September 3rd, 2015

12:36 AM, September 3rd, 2015
if i only had a brew to use it on

12:45 AM, September 3rd, 2015