Dylan LeBlanc and band in the WYEP Studios on February 9, 2016.
WYEP celebrated N'Awlins for Mardi Gras with songs about The Big Easy.
Bay-Area music legend, Dan Hicks, passed away on February 6, 2016. We present a WYEP in-studio performance and interview with Hicks from 2005.
The debut album from the Ramones was released in the Spring of 1976. The band was already making waves with the fast intensity of their live shows. Recorded over a week on February 1976, for a little more than $6,000, this groundbreaking album is now considered a classic.
"Nina Simone Sings the Blues" was released in 1967. She was trained as a classical pianist while growing up, and embraced jazz early in her career. This album was unlike anything she had recorded at that point in her career, a raw and rough approach to the Blues.
"Electric Ladyland" by The Jimi Hendrix Experience was released in 1968. This is the third, last, and most experimental album that the band released.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This episode is on the career of Lou Reed. From the Velvet Underground to his solo career, Lou Reed's innovative guitar playing, songwriting and provocative nature has made him legendary.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode, we focus on the life of Hank Williams. For a man who spent only twenty-nine years on this earth, Hank Williams had an enormous impact on music.
American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. In this episode, it's Chrissie Hynde. As a singer and songwriter, member of The Pretenders and to her many collborations, she has brought a unique voice and passion to her work.
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell are back with a new album called So Familiar. It's our Album of the Week.