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  • Playlist : Midwest Power Pop (01.23.13)

    24 janvier 2013 ( #playlists )

    From the mid 60’s to the early 80’s, midwest and Ohio in particular have been a hotbed for muscled pop, bubblegum and power pop, revealed here in their full glory. The Raspberries – Radio promo for Fresh Raspberries The Choir – I’d rather you leave me...

  • Playlist : Lewis Carroll (01/16/12)

    17 janvier 2013 ( #playlists )

    Lewis Carroll’s Alice stories had a huge impact on late 60’s pop music. We chose to avoid some obvious names (Jefferson Airplane, Incredible String Band, Frumious Bandersnatch) to focus on lesser-known, mostly popsike numbers, with a few teen bands to...

  • Playlist : Pastoral Brits (01/09/13)

    13 janvier 2013 ( #playlists )

    Put on your toga and wear your love like heaven ! Appointment with the wicker man The Kinks – Mr. Songbird The Strawbs – Or am I dreaming Clifford T. Ward – Scullery Donovan – The mandolin man and his secret Chris Britton – Maybe time will change you...

  • Playlist : Memphis Boys (and One Girl) (12/12/12)

    13 décembre 2012 ( #playlists )

    Beyond the pelvis man and soul music (Stax, Hi records...) the town of Memphis has a lot to be proud of. With this show we decided to focus on late 60’s-early 70’s whiteys, with a nod to the Big Star/Ardent records constellation. Goatdancers advert Tommy...

  • Playlist : Beautiful Squares (11/28/12)

    29 novembre 2012 ( #playlists )

    Squares gone hip ! This show was an exploration of the late 60’s output of some pre-british invasion singers. Bobby Vee – I may be gone Del Shannon – She was mine Brian Hyland – Lorrayne Tommy Roe – Misty eyes The Four Seasons – Wall street village day...

  • Playlist : 70's teenage moodiness (09/26/12)

    27 septembre 2012 ( #playlists )

    At the junction between 60's classicism and punk-rock were standing lots of early to mid-70's bands who predated the power pop sound. Tonight we payed tribute to them, especially to their moodier side, reminding the best 60's b-sides. Pony – It’s gonna...

  • Playlist : Funky Cowboys (06/06/12)

    07 juin 2012 ( #playlists )

    Tired of hearing pseudo-hipsters making fun of country-rock ? Stick a groove up into their ass with this show ! Horses – Country boy Country Funk – Apart of me Feather – L.A. meantime Great Speckled Bird – Love what you’re doing child Manassas – The love...

  • Playlist : Downunder sunny pop (05/02/12)

    03 mai 2012 ( #playlists )

    Second part of our trilogy, this one focuses on bright sunny sounds from downunder, before entering the night of our third show. The Valentines – Love makes sweet music The Strangers – Happy without you 1863 Establishment – Gained for a fall Marty Kristian...

  • Playlist : Late 60's-early 70's brit greats (04/11/12)

    12 avril 2012 ( #playlists )

    British bands did great classic pop music as far as the mid seventies. This show is a collection of long-time and new favourites, memories of a time when punk rock hadn’t make everything ugly yet. Jawbone – Honeysuckle Redwood cabin The Hinge – Village...

  • Playlist : Michael Lloyd tribute (04/04/12)

    05 avril 2012 ( #playlists )

    Michael Lloyd (far right) with the WCPAEB supported by an enthusiastic fan Michael lloyd is undoubtedly one of the most talented and prolific 60's musician/songwriter/producer, and his achievments make an exemplary californian success story. We had to...

  • Playlist : San Francisco Rebels (03/21/12)

    22 mars 2012 ( #playlists )

    San Francisco isn’t only home to Haight Ashbury acts, long bearded gurus and endless jams. Some bands kept on playing classic and classy pop until the early 70’s, as we proved it gloriously with this show. The Beau Brummels – Fine with me Electric Company...

  • Playlist : Summer Daydreams (03/14/12)

    15 mars 2012 ( #playlists )

    Daydreaming under the sunlight : a collection of all-time and new favourites. The Hard Times – Under the sunlight Jack Holiday – Lazy day We All Together – Children Adam – Melrose Street 5829 Eastfield Meadows – Helpless is a feeling West – Looking back...

  • Playlist : Rascalized ! Bands inspired by the Young Rascals (02/29/12)

    01 mars 2012 ( #playlists )

    This one was about the underestimated Rascals influence on the 60's sound, mostly east coast. A great analysis of the italian-american manners and grooviness. The Buckinghams – Love ain’t enough The Tradewinds – Only when I’m dreamin’ The Hobbits – Treats...

  • Playlist : Holly smoke ! Acts influenced by Buddy Holly (02/22/12)

    23 février 2012 ( #playlists )

    A musical tribute to the greatest artist of the fifties, who paved the way for years of classic grace. We skipped the very obvious choices (except for Bobby Fuller, but how can you skip him ?). Buddy Holly : Newscast about the phone crash Walt & The Satans...

  • Playlist : Inventive Covers (02/15/12)

    16 février 2012 ( #playlists )

    The whole show was dedicated to covers, divided in four chapters : bands that assimilate the song and make it sound theirs, the slow-motionners, the iconoclasts and the ones who blend the mann er s. And no Shadows Of Knights allowed. Brian Hyland – Gypsy...

  • Playlist : Mama's & Papas style ! (02/08/12)

    09 février 2012 ( #playlists )

    Who in the world would be able to put up a show entirely dedicated to bands inspired by John Phillips and the godlike Mamas & Papas ? Some people. But not with the Jean Pop 2 maestria, on this 8th day of cold february. The Mamas & Papas – Anthology LP...

  • Playlist : 70's Soft Rock - Downtown (10/08/14)

    10 octobre 2014 ( #playlists )

    Second part of our Soft-rock focus, a travel through 70's suburbs, night bars and mansions. Don’t miss the forthcoming third part dedicated to the beach. American Flyer – Lady blue eyes Simms Brothers Band – Take me as I am Steely Dan – Caves of Altamira...

  • Playlist : Mystic Males (11/19/14)

    21 novembre 2014 ( #playlists )

    This transcendental show is a companion to Pet Records' magnificent second volume of Mystic Males, with some unexpected names. Marcus – Grains of sand Dino Valente – My friend John Dunn - I’m a deeper blue Darius – I feel the need to carry on Click Horning...

  • Playlist : Swamp Dogg (10/22/14)

    27 octobre 2014 ( #playlists )

    With our special guest, the rotproof Jean-Pierre Paul Poire, we dedicated this show to the larger-than-life figure of Swamp Dogg, mostly focusing on his pre-fame output and his work as producer/songwriter. G.P. – She’s a heartbreaker Little Jerry Williams...

  • Playlist : Late 60's Brill Building (04/16/14)

    17 avril 2014 ( #playlists )

    Part two of our Brill Building focus, this time highlighting later works of Goffin/King, Barry/Greenwich, Sedaka/Greenfield and Pomus/Shuman. The Everly Brothers – You’re just what I was looking for today Lesley Gore – Magic colors Andy Kim – Just like...

  • Playlist : British country rock (07/02/14)

    04 juillet 2014 ( #playlists )

    Early 70's british bands knew how to pour bourbon in their tea. Andy Roberts & The Great Stampede – Bottom of the garden Matthews Southern Comfort – Woodstock Bronco – Time (so long between) Mighty Baby – Slipstreams Help Yourself – Paper leaves Brinsley...

  • Playlist : Mamas & Papas galaxy (02/12/14)

    15 février 2014 ( #playlists )

    Dedicated to the four ones we love... Rarities, underrated tracks and solo stuff from California's fantastic four. (Tracks performed by the Mamas & Papas except where noted) Barry Mc Guire with the Mamas & Papas – California dreamin’ The Journeymen –...

  • Playlist : Back in L.A. (11/20:13)

    21 novembre 2013 ( #playlists )

    “I belong in L.A., ain’t no wrong in L.A.” Jackie De Shannon – L.A. Peanut Butter Conspiracy – Back in L.A. Jim Ford – Working my way to L.A. Ron Nagle – Party in L.A. Neil Young – L.A. Tacey Robbins & The Vendells – My L.A. Dick Rabbit – Take me to L.A....

  • They don't suck so bad (01/22/14)

    23 janvier 2014 ( #playlists )

    Though some of them are great, the bands included in tonight’s show suffer from a bad reputation. We gave them a fair trial tonight by revealing their better side. Aerosmith – Bright light fright Aphrodite’s Child – Don’t try to catch the river Status...

  • Playlist : Stained Glass (12/18/13)

    19 décembre 2013 ( #playlists )

    Tribute to top-notch San Jose folk rock/popsike/psych band and its main man, Jim McPherson. All songs credited to Stained Glass except where noted The Trolls – Walkin’ shoes How do you expect me The Trolls - Sweeter than life My buddy sin Broken man Inside...

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