Tag Archives: folk rock

From Rolling Stone Magazine: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hotel California

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The Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know How Glenn Frey’s drug dealer, Don Henley’s king-size mattress and other behind-the-scenes elements played into band’s dark 1976 masterpiece The Eagles’ ‘Hotel California’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know By Jordan Runtagh December 8, 2016 By the second half the Seventies, the Eagles‘ “Peaceful Easy Feeling” seemed like a distant memory, a […]

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New Tracks on Laurel Canyon Radio – November 27, 2016

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New Tracks on Laurel Canyon Radio –  November 27, 2016 Whether you just finished your giant Thanksgiving feast and enjoying the much needed rain or not, here’s a musical feast for you…some of our latest little discovered gems on the station!  And wish us a happy 2nd birthday!   “Bill Murray” – Matt Nathanson Alt-folk indie hero let’s his freak […]

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New Tracks – Laurel Canyon Radio – Week of October 27

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New Tracks – Laurel Canyon Radio – Week of October 27   We’ve let ourselves get caught up in this most Trumptastic of times, but that hasn’t dulled our enthusiasm, we just haven’t had time what with all the outrage.  Here’s some new tracks we’ve added this week. “Tokyo” – Gerry Beckley We couldn’t resist this lovely throwback track from […]

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Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons 1969-1976

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Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons, 1967-1976 by Barney Hoskyns 316pp, Fourth Estate, £14.99 The subtitle may sound like a specialist subject on Mastermind. But if you are looking for the ingredients traditionally required of a good rock’n’roll story, then Hotel California has got the lot. Diving deep into the mythology of the Los Angeles singer-songwriter […]

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Laurel Canyon: The Inside Story of Rock N Roll’s Famous Neighborhood

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In the late sixties and early seventies, an impromptu collection of musicians colonized a eucalyptus-scented canyon deep in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles and melded folk, rock, and savvy American pop into a sound that conquered the world as thoroughly as the songs of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones had before them. Thirty years later, the music made […]

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