This week we featured a rare early BBC track from '62, an oft-overlooked Lennon song and a Lennon-McCartney cover (sung in French) by a famed British singer.
We had such a great time at our live broadcast at The Green Parrot in Newtown! Thanks to everyone who came by, and thanks to The Weeklings for ROCKIN' IT!!
This morning we played a song which began as a Ram jam that Paul would write for Roger Daltrey, and we heard some beautiful Beatles harmonies from Rock Band.
Today (10/19) in 1979, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers released their landmark album, Damn The Torpedos. The MGK airstaff, still reeling from his passing, reflects on what the album meant to them.
It was a potpourri of rare tracks, solo songs, live recordings and Beatles favorites on this morning's show, plus we paid tribute to Charlie T. Wilbury Jr. (Tom Petty).
I hope you enjoyed our John Lennon Birthday Special. We paid tribute to John Lennon with two hours of his words and music, both with and without The Beatles.
While we cannot relate on the same level to Tom Petty's friends, family, and bandmates, the MGK staff along with Tom Petty's fans are grieving. The story hit the web early afternoon yesterday, and while news was conflicting as to exactly what was going on, we knew that the situation was not good. Petty's family…
This week we featured a clip of a rare 1964 demo of "What Goes On" up for auction, and we played a beautiful George Harrison demo from All Things Must Pass.
This morning we featured new music from Ringo Starr's new CD, a guest drumming performance from Paul and we paid tribute to Linda McCartney on her birthday.
Nice to hear great new music from Dhani Harrison on the show, plus a nice Lennon demo from '73, a Wings song Paul wrote but didn't sing, and some Wilburys!!