Episodes

151: Jake Chisolm Hands Held High Album Special

Sept. 22, 2022

One smoke-show of a record by Toronto guitar and vocal tour-de-force, Jake Chisolm gives you a combo of album cuts and live in-studio performances.

150: How Bands Got Their Names Part 1

Sept. 22, 2022

For part 1, nothing but bands that got their names from people, places and things.

149: Classic Albums of 1972 Part 3 - Summer Releases

Sept. 15, 2022

This one's all about the who/what/where/when & why of 1972.

148: Bernadette Connors

Aug. 18, 2022

The girl can't help it - she's committed to the craft of singing and songwriting and she's out with her debut album, songs from which she performs live and we go directly to the album for a couple too.

147: Queen M. Interview and Performance

July 16, 2022

Introducing Queen M. Feel-good music by the richly voiced Marcia Alderson with Craig Smith and Bam528.

146: Endless Summer

July 10, 2022

A look back upon some of the most enduring songs of and about summer.

145: Mark Berens Remembers Gord Downie

July 1, 2022

Mark Berens paints with oils, natural surroundings, capturing light and depth to a level that finds collectors and art lovers captivated and coming back to see his latest works. Mark is also profoundly connected to and affec…

144: Songs from the Sea

June 30, 2022

It's the sea we're headed for this time with songs and the stories behind them.

143: Tamara Williamson

June 23, 2022

Tamara Williamson is the creator and performer of the one person 5 star stage production The Break Up Diet and she's one compelling speaker, songwriter and performer! Guitar in hand, she entertains you here.

142: Brennen Sloan

June 17, 2022

Call it Americana, or Canadiana. With influences like Jimmie Rodgers and Gordon Lightfoot, Brennen Sloan brings his guitar and tells his story.

141: Rolling Stones Live at the Elmo 1977

June 16, 2022

This is a Rolling Stones special telling the story with four people who were there in Toronto in March 1977 when the band played the Elmo,

140: Henry Taylor and Monique Montgomery

June 9, 2022

In the tradition of Springsteen, Neil Young, and Dylan, Henry straps on his harmonica and guitar and plays his latest original songs.

139: Under the Covers

June 9, 2022

An episode featuring some favourite songs made famous in their cover versions, but THESE are the lesser heard versions by the artists who wrote them.

138: This Is Spinal Tap Revisited

June 2, 2022

Just the greatest movie ever made about rock 'n' roll.

137: Steve Marriner Special

May 26, 2022

Award Winning singer/songwriter/guitarist/bassist/blues harp player Steve Marriner and I dive into his latest album.

136: Down on the Farm

May 26, 2022

What do The Kinks, Bowie, and Pink Floyd all have in common, beyond being British? Songs about farm animals. No animals were harmed in the making of the music, or this podcast.

135: Songs of Freedom

May 19, 2022

Free up 17 minutes to enjoy this stroll through freedom town.

134: Classic Albums of 1972 Part 2

May 12, 2022

An episode featuring nothing but albums that hit record stores in April, May and June 1972.

133: Sax Education Part 2 (finale)

May 5, 2022

Let's talk about sax again, shall we?

132: Sax Education Part 1

April 28, 2022

Some of the best sax solos in rock songs in the first of a 2 part "Sax Education" ;)

131: Steely Dan Interview 2003

April 21, 2022

Becker and Fagen and me in 2003. This is a treat from my archives.

130: PF Sloan

April 15, 2022

From my personal archives, a tribute to two men, in the 2014 intimate conversation with the legendary songwriter/artist PF Sloan.

129: Radio Radio

April 7, 2022

Songs and stories about songs about the radio.

128: Holidays in the Sun

March 31, 2022

It's the March break episode full of stories and songs about holidays in the sun.