Show # 15 - (airs 4/10-16)
What was "Classic Rock" before it was "Classic"? What's GOING to be "Classic
Rock" in years to come? These questions and more are not answered on the next
episode of "The Difference," but we give it a good shot...
- Al Kooper helped form Blood, Sweat and Tears and the Blues Project... he
produced albums for Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Tubes... he's played with the
Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan... this week he drops by "The Difference" to
share his insight on rock & roll, as well as a few tracks from his new live
album, "Soul of a Man"...
- In the words of the group Carrie's Problem (who should be famous now, but
that's another story), "LED-ZEP-PELIN! THEY WERE A REAL-LY GOOD BAND!" And a
lot of other groups think so, too! We'll check out the Stone Temple Pilots'
contribution to the new Led Zep tribute album, Alison Moyet belts out some
"Rock & Roll" in our studio, and we'll check in on what Page & Plant are up
to these days...
- What's with all these GUYS, anyway?... we'll hear some great live
performances from Tori Amos, Joan Osborne and Roseanne Cash...
- PLUS: The future of Rock & Roll... live performances from Los Lobos and
Morphine... new tracks from Matthew Sweet and Better Than Ezra...
COMING SOON ON "THE DIFFERENCE WITH TODD RUNDGREN"...
- Specials, specials, specials! Next week, "The Difference" celebrates Earth
Day with special guests Bruce Cockburn, Timbuk III and Robbie Robertson...
Coming soon, TR-i heads south for "Cinco De Mayo Difference" featuring the
finest Mexican-influenced R&R from Doug Sahm, Santana and many more!
- On the way: in-studio visits from... Peter Himmelman, Dave Matthews, Linda
Ronstadt, Tanita Tikaram, Live, Suddenly Tammy!, Dionne Farris, Big Head Todd
and the Monsters, Dick Dale, October Project, Melissa Etheridge, Bruce
Hornsby, Robyn Hitchcock, the Kentucky Headhunters and (you guessed it) many
- PLUS: The OFFICIAL on-air unveiling of a track from TR-i's latest album,
"The Individualist." (Hey, if you don't play your own records on your own
show, who's GONNA play 'em?)
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