Full episode - August 15, 2019
The Woodstock crowd, 1969.
The oddity of Sha Na Na at Woodstock, Jimi Hendrix’s searing performance of the national anthem, how Sly and the Family Stone’s album “Stand” sounded a note of hope in a turbulent time, and the surprising, life-changing influence of that other Woodstock — the “Peanuts” character.
Full story - August 15, 2019
An early publicity still for Sha Na Na.
How an Ivy League a cappella group opened for Hendrix and started a ‘50s nostalgia wave.
Full story - August 15, 2019
Jimi Hendrix plays at Woodstock.
This is the sound of a nation breaking at the seams.
Full story - August 15, 2019
"Stand!" by Sly and the Family Stone
In 1969, Sly and the Family Stone provided a funky soundtrack to the fight for freedom and equality. It’s just as relevant now as it was then.
Full story - August 15, 2019
Victoria de Puy and Geraldine de Puy at the Charles Schulz Museum.
The life changing influence of another Woodstock.
Full episode - August 08, 2019
Leonard Cohen
How Leonard Cohen lives on for artists and fans, Nick Waterhouse performs live, and why Bim Adewunmi still loves the “Sweet Valley High” books.
Full story - August 08, 2019
Nick Waterhouse performs live.
How Van Morrison and John Lee Hooker inspired the retro-styled music of Nick Waterhouse.
Full story - August 08, 2019
Bim Adewunmi reads from a “Sweet Valley” book in the Studio 360 studios; the first “Sweet Valley High” book, by Francine Pascal.
How “Sweet Valley High,” a series of YA novels about blonde twins in California, made an impact on a schoolgirl in Nigeria.
Full story - August 08, 2019
Kara Blake, “The Offerings,” 2017.
Art inspired by the art of the late writer and singer.
Full story - August 06, 2019
Mad for "Mad."
This is the magazine that made America snarky.