It’s an instrument that has defied categorization, has influenced The Beatles, defined Prog Rock, and is eerie and beautiful all at once.
This edition of Music 101 explores the New Wave genre of the late 1970’s through its MTV heyday, featuring the music of The Velvet Underground, Blondie, Elvis Costello, and many more.
The music emanating from the Vietnam War era is among the most inspired and civically engaged in American history.
Did Lana Del Rey plagiarize Radiohead’s “Creep”? Find a playlist from this week’s show with more examples of songs that you may have heard before.
With Earth Day coming up on April 22, the words of Marvin Gaye’s “Mercy Mercy Me” resonate. Pictured, social justice advocate, Pete Seeger.
Brian Eno has defied categorization for decades. His early music is the work of an artist at the most cutting edge of sound.
The Hammond organ came on the scene in 1935, and revolutionized keyboard-driven songs. Listen to a playlist from the program.