It's nearly impossible to judge the impact of The Velvet Underground on the world of music. For many, the band represented the birth of an alternative rock landscape. What we know for certain is that countless artists and musicians, some of the greatest around us, directly list The Velvet Underground as a major influenece. Sam Fuqua and Paul Epstein explore the band in detail. This archive is from a radio broadcast originally aired on June 26, 2012.
In an attempt to understand the incomprehensible legacy of Jimi Hendrix, we dig into the stacks to present a small look at Jimi's recorded output. His unparalleled and groundbreaking solo recordings took place over just three years. Excerpts from 'Jimi Hendrix: Rock and Roll Roman Candle' a radio special originally broadcast on October 10th, 2013.