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Last update: 2015-09-13

Episode 16 - Bob Margolin

2015-09-13
Length: 1s

Episode 16 - Bob Margolin

 

On today's episode, Mike, Jamie. and Angelo are joined by blues guitarist Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin! Over the course of 45 year career, Bob has played with the legendary Muddy Waters, embarked on a solo career and put out a multitude of albums on his own. Bob has also written a book entitled "Steady Rollin" where he covers his career, the history of blues and even some blues fiction writing as well. He talks to the guys about his years on the road, his career with Muddy Waters, some great stories that he has lived through as a blues musician. Bob chats about his new album, due out in January called "My Road" and what the future of blues music looks like. All this and much much more on today's Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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KCRO Lite - When It's Done (It Will Come Out)

2015-09-06
Length: 35s

KCRO Lite - When It's Done (It Will Come Out)

 

On this holiday weekend edition of the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, Angelo, Jamie and Michael return for another KCRO Lite. The gang will feature trending topics and whats happening now in the segment titled "Second Hand News" where we hear it first, and you hear it second! Also, they will answer listener feedback in "The Mail Never Stops!". We hear from Nashville rockers Zombie Garden Club who bring their fire to the KCRO Podcast with the song "Call It Love". KCRO Lite will wrap up as it does every week, with KCRO Corespondent Rockin' Bobby Gee for another installment of his "Beneath The Roots" saga, this time, about the mothers of folk and country music. All this and a whole lot more, on the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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Episode 15 - Snowy White

2015-08-30
Length: 1s

Episode 15 - Snowy White

 

On this week's edition of the show, Jamie, Angelo and Michael welcome guitarist Snowy White joining them all the way from England. A blues guitarist and session musician in the last 60s and early 70s, Snowy would latch on as a touring member of Pink Floyd, a permanent member of Thin Lizzy, and spend 14 years on the road with Roger Waters over the course of his 40 year career. Snowy discusses his time on the road as as a touring musicians and the differences between that and fronting his own group. They discuss his love of the blues and his long term relationship with his 1957 Gibson Gold top Les Paul. Snowy also shares his secret to a long lasting career in rock and roll: a good night's sleep! All this, and much much more on this week's edition of the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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KCRO Lite - One Word, Rubbish

2015-08-23
Length: 37s

KCRO Lite - One Word, Rubbish

 

On today's episode, Michael, Jamie, and Angelo are back to answer listener emails in a segment titled "The Mail Never Stops" including one about a certain rock star who has been wearing shorts for the past 40 years! They hear from another new artist of the week and dive into the current rock and roll music trending topics in 'Second Hand News". The highlight of every KCRO Lite returns with another of Rockin' Bobby Gee's award winning segments from his "Beneath The Roots" saga, all about opening lines. All this and much more on this week's Keep Calm and Rock On!

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Episode 14 - Fred Goodman on Allen Klein and the Business of Music

2015-08-16
Length: 1s

Episode 14 - Fred Goodman on Allen Klein and the Business of Music

 

On this week's episode, Angelo, Jamie and Michael are joined by author and music business journalist Fred Goodman to discuss his recently released book "Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed Out The Beatles, Made The Stones, and Transformed Rock & Roll". Fred discusses Allen Klein's life and his rise to fame as the world's most famous, and notorious music manager to artists like Sam Cooke, The Rolling Stones and the Beatles. Fred helps to shed some light on the man behind the myths and legends. The group also talks about the business side of music including the state of music in 2015 and it's future. Fred's vast knowledge and passion for the business side of music makes for one of the best interviews on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast yet!

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KCRO Lite - Money For Suffrin' 'Cause The Hits Ain't Free

2015-08-09
Length: 38s

KCRO Lite - Money For Suffrin' 'Cause The Hits Ain't Free

 

On this week's episode, Michael, Angelo and Jamie are joined by a very special guest in studio. They also refer back to their Dick Dale interview and play a clip that did not air during the initial episode where Dick discusses his health and his need to tour to keep himself alive. The KCRO team felt it was a very important topic that should be given it's on segment. The episode wraps up with another installment of "Beneath the Roots" with Rockin' Bobby Gee called "A.A. Meets at 10:00pm Sharp". All this and much much more on this week's episode of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast.

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Episode 13 - Innovations: The Electric Bass

2015-08-02
Length: 1s

Episode 13 - Innovations: The Electric Bass

 

On this week's episode, Angelo, Michael and Jamie introduce their newest series on innovations in rock and roll music, where they will discuss some of the lesser known and talked about innovations that have had a lasting impact on rock and roll music. The first installment deals with the invention of the electric bass guitar and how that one instrument made rock and roll music possible for so many artists in the 5os and 60s. With out the electric bass, there may not have been rock music as we know it! Later in the episode, they bring back one of their most talked about and beloved segments, "Das Boot" where each member of the group give the boot to someone or some aspect of rock music that needs to hit the road jack! All this and much much more on this week's episode of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast.

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KCRO Lite - Whistling Singers and Entertaining Surgeons

2015-07-26
Length: 38s

KCRO Lite - Whistling Singers and Entertaining Surgeons

 

On this week's KCRO Lite, Jamie, Angelo and Michael are back to discuss some of the feedback they received from last week's Dick Dale interview in the segment "The Mail Never Stops". They discuss trending topics in rock and roll in the segment "Second Hand News" including Dave Grohl's impact on rock and roll. This week's artist of the week is Lyndsey Smith and Soul Distribution from Pittsburgh PA. And of course, they'll fire up our lighters and cell phones and welcome to the stage, Rockin' Bobby Gee to close the show with another installment of his "Beneath the Roots" segment titled "The Most Important Name You've Never Heard". All this and much more on the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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Episode 12 - Dick Dale

2015-07-19
Length: 1s

Episode 12 - Dick Dale

 

On this week's episode of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, the guys are joined by one of the most influential and important people in the history of rock and roll, The King of the Surf Guitar, Dick Dale. Pioneering an entire sub genre of music known as "Surf Rock", Dick Dale has served to influence Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eddie Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, and countless others in his over 60 years in music. With classics like "Miserlou", "Let's Go Tripping" and "Pipeline", he will forever be recognized as a legendary player and technician. With his innovations with Leo Fender in developing variations of the Fender amp, the JBL 15 inch speaker, and the Echoplex echo machine, Dick has had an influence both on and off the stage. Celebrate the career of the King of the Surf Guitar on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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KCRO Lite - Yoko Oh No!

2015-07-12
Length: 39s

KCRO Lite - Yoko Oh No!

 

On tonight's KCRO Lite, the whole gang is back together to answer listener mail in another edition of "The Mail Never Stops!". Michael, Jamie, and Angelo discuss some of their listeners favorite debut albums and they dive into the debate about Yoko Ono's impact on John Lennon and the Beatles. Angelo returns to the news desk to discuss the latest in rock news. This week's artist of the week, Signal-to-Noise from Chicago. KCRO corespondent Rockin' Bobby Gee is also back with another installment of his "Beneath the Roots" segment where he talks about American's 1st Century of music. All this and much more on Keep Calm and Rock On!

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Episode 11 - The First Cut is the Deepest - The 1960s

2015-07-05
Length: 1s

Episode 11 - The First Cut is the Deepest - The 1960s

 

Jamie, Angelo, and Michael are back in another full length edition of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast. The power trio of podcasting dive into their thoughts on what makes a great debut album. Is it total record sales, the amount of hit songs, or is it a much deeper impact those albums have? They explore debut albums from the decade that got it all started, the 1960s. Which groups or artists made the cut? You'll have to listen to find out. We also hear from an expert on the topic, Rolling Stone contributing editor, Anthony DeCurtis to get his take on the best debut albums of the 60s. The KCRO crew also reviews a recent Nils Lofgren concert they attended in Northern Virginia and they answers more questions in another edition of "Ride the Lightning". Join KCRO for all this and much more!

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KCRO Lite - Lonley Boy

2015-06-28
Length: 34s

KCRO Lite - Lonely Boy

 

On this week's KCRO Lite, co-host Jamie Green is flying solo as Angelo and Michael are both on special assignment! Jamie debuts a new segment entitled "The Mail Never Stops". You will also hear a report from the news desk as The Killer takes a look at the newest developments in streaming music. We hear from this week's unsigned band, Fist Funk Fury from Chicago, and as always, the episode ends with another edition of "Beneath the Roots" with Rockin' Bobby Gee entitled "Emo to My Ears". All this and much more on this week's KCRO Lite!

 

 

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Episode 10 - Anthony DeCurtis

2015-06-21
Length: 1s

Episode 10 - Anthony DeCurtis

 

On this week's episode of the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, Michael, Angelo and Jamie are joined by Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis. They discuss Anthony's long career as a music journalist and author including his upcoming biography on Lou Reed. Anthony also discusses his role on the Nomination Committee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his time growing up in New York City, and the KCRO crew picks his brain on all things Rock and Roll!

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KCRO Lite - Neil's Negligence

2015-06-14
Length: 37s

KCRO Lite - Neil's Negligence

 

On this weeks' episode of KCRO Lite, Jamie, Angelo, and Michael discuss Rush's current tour, The Grateful Dead's new 80 disc live box set and a new study claiming Americans don't listen to new music after the age of 33. We hear from Americana band Letitia VanSant & The Bonafides as well as another stirring entry of "Beneath the Roots" from KCRO corespondent, Rockin' Bobby Gee. This and much more on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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Episode 9 - Jim Weider

2015-06-08
Length: 55s

Episode 9 - Jim Weider

 

This week on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, the KCRO crew is joined by guitar great, Jim Weider. Born in famed Woodstock, New York, Jim Weider is a true master of the Fender Telecaster. A session player for many years, Jim would join The Band in 1985 when the group reformed several years after "The Last Waltz". With Jim, The Band would release their outstanding comeback album in 1993 entitled "Jericho". Check out the opening track "Remedy" for an example of Jim's song writing abilities. He's enjoyed such career highlights as performing at the Berlin Wall concert produced by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert, and producing 6 internationally distributed guitar instructional videos for Homespun Video. The list of artists Jim has worked with reads long and proud. In addition to Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Rick Danko of The Band, Jim has also performed and recorded with Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, Scotty Moore, Graham Park, Los Lobos, Dr. John, Taj Mahal, Mavis Staples, Paul Butterfield, Bob Weir and countless others. Jim also performs as one fourth of Project Percolator, releasing the album "Pulse" in 2009. Currently, Jim is helping uphold the legacy of The Band by performing with The Weight, performing the songs of The Band.

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Episode 8 - What Is & What Could Have Been

2015-05-31
Length: 1s

Episode 8 - What Is & What Could Have Been


The music business it filled with many types of stories. Drama, romance, comedy, and tragedy. Success, failure, and everything in between that has derailed careers. Who could have been more than they turned out to be? Who, through circumstances like poor timing, bad decision making, & the politics of the music business, failed to achieve the stardom that others could attain? What is & what could have been on today's episode of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast.

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KCRO Lite - Rivals & Kings

2015-05-24
Length: 24s

KCRO Lite - Rivals & Kings

In this week's episode of KCRO Lite, Jamie, Angelo and Mike talk about the passing of blues legend B.B. King and discuss rock bands Rival Sons and The Killers. KCRO Corespondent Rockin' Bobby Gee returns for a fascinating look at Johnny Cash's place in pop culture and music in another installment of "Beneath the Roots." All this, and a whole lot more on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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Episode 7 - Nils Lofgren

2015-05-17
Length: 1s

Episode 7 - Nils Lofgren

 

On this week's episode of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, Michael, Angelo & Jamie are joined by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Nils Lofgren. Over a 46 year career, Nils Lofgren has not only spent time playing with Neil Young and as a member of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, but he has also had a storied solo career that has spanned decades. Nils discusses his career with the KCRO crew as well as his song writing process, his new 10 disc retrospective "Face The Music" and his current duo tour. All this, and much more on this week's Keep Calm and Rock On.

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KCRO Lite - May 10, 2015

2015-05-10
Length: 30s

KCRO Lite - May 10, 2015

 

Join the KCRO podcast in Beautiful Baltimore, MD as they dive into this week's rock news including Eric Clapton's 70th Birthday Bash and George R. R. Martin's Grateful Dead influence on Game of Thrones. Rockin Bobby Gee returns for another installment of Beneath the Roots where he discusses Rock Posturing. All this, and much more of this week's episode of KCRO Lite!

 

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Episode 6 - Lawyers, Guns, and Money

2015-05-03
Length: 1s

Episode 6 - Lawyers, Guns, and Money

 

Corruption, lies, and disputes have been synonymous with Rock and Roll music since it's inception in the 1950s. As long as there has been Rock music, there have been those in the music industry that have looked to take advantage of the artists, fans, and everyone in between. On this week's episode of the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, Jamie, Angelo and Michael take a look at some of the most bizarre, controversial, and impactful lawsuits in rock music history. Send lawyers, guns, and money. The shit has hit the fan!

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KCRO Lite - April 26, 2015

2015-04-26
Length: 29s

KCRO Lite - April 26, 2015

 

Join the KCRO crew as they dive into listener comments in the Dear Mr. Fantasy segment. The boys also discuss last week's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in the new segment Second Hand News. They are joined once again by KCRO corespondent Rockin' Bobby Gee who discusses his favorite fictional characters in rock music.

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Episode 5 - Emma White

2015-04-19
Length: 1s

Episode 5 - Emma White

 

In this week's episode, Jamie, Angelo and Michael sit down with singer songwriter Emma White to discuss her music and influences, as well as her experiences in Nashville and at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. The group also dives into the history of country music and it's influence on rock and roll since it's inception. The worlds of country, pop, and rock collide in this edition of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast.

 

 

 

 

 

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KCRO Lite - April 12, 2015

2015-04-12
Length: 21s

KCRO Lite - April 12, 2015

 

Join the KCRO crew as they dive into the mailbag in the Dear Mr. Fantasy segment and KCRO contributor Rockin' Bobby Gee goes beneath the roots of rock and roll with his unique and thought provoking analysis of all things music. 

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Episode 4 - Scene From a Movie

2015-04-05
Length: 1s

Episode 4 - Scene From a Movie
    For as long as there has been performance art, sound and image have been linked. In a feature film, the perfect song can enhance a well written scene. The link between song and scene can even enhance the tune as it is heard forever after. Movie scenes, the songs that are used, and the lasting legacies that are left behind, on this week's edition of Keep Calm & Rock On.

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KCRO Lite - March 29, 2015

2015-03-29
Length: 13s

KCRO Lite - March 29, 2015

Join the KCRO crew as they dive into the mailbag in the Dear Mr. Fantasy segment and KCRO contributor Rockin' Bobby Gee goes beneath the roots of rock and roll with his unique and thought provoking analysis of all things music.



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Episode 3 - Tumbling Dice

2015-03-22
Length: 1s

Episode 3 - Tumbling Dice     Reputations on the line... Millions of dollars at stake... What happens when an artist takes a chance that could alter the course of his or her career for better or worse?  On this week's episode of Keep Calm & Rock On, we discuss some of the most prominent career gambles in music and the risk takers involved. 

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KCRO Lite - March 15, 2015

2015-03-15
Length: 12s

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Join the KCRO crew as they dive into the mailbag in the Dear Mr. Fantasy segment and KCRO contributor Rockin' Bobby Gee goes beneath the roots of rock and roll with his unique and thought provoking analysis of all things music.

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Episode 2 - The Thrill is Gone

2015-03-08
Length: 1s

Episode 2 - The Thrill is Gone

The most famous song by a famous artist...we've all heard it thousands of times!  Some musicians cherish the tune that brought them world-wide stardom, while others run from that success.  Tune in for the return of Keep Calm & Rock On as the guys discuss how that success has altered these artists.  Do they become rock and roll immortals, or is the thrill gone?

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Episode 1 - Myths and Mysteries

2015-02-25
Length: 1s

Episode 1 - Myths and Mysteries

Rumored death, the occult, and subliminal messages. Sometimes the fake world of Rock & Roll is more interesting than reality! Join Mike, Angelo, and Jamie as they discuss famous legends of popular music the debut episode of the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." - Victor Hugo Music influences culture, inspires companionship, and creates tension. To love music is to eternally welcome it into your heart like a significant other. Often compelling, occasionally frustrating, yet forever entwined with your heart. The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast has launched to provide a roundtable-type platform to discuss the way rock and roll and popular music has moved people for the last 50 years. Through it's creators Angelo, Michael and Jamie, listeners will be led on musical exploration of all topics rock and roll, the familiar and the foreign. Every two weeks, Keep Calm and Rock On will release a new episode that will focus on a rarely explored avenue of rock and roll. KCRO - as the show is sometimes referred to - can be viewed as a metaphysical look into a genre that is normally explored from audio or literary perspectives. Each of the show's hosts is an adult blend of longtime musician and contemporary historian. Join Angelo, Michael and Jamie in their quest to explain the musically unexplainable and attain rock and roll unattainable...The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!

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