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Episode 8: Elton John, 1970-1975

January 20th, 2020

Episode 8: In the early 1970s, there was no bigger star in pop music than Elton John, who was at the height of his powers during that era. Dave and Eric spend this episode discussing their takes on Elton's albums, covering the albums listed in the links below, beginning with his self-titled 1970 debut album and finishing with his 1975 album, Rock of the Westies.

Featuring:
Dave Gershman
Eric Greene

LINKS!

Elton John on Amazon:

Elton John, 1970: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000VWGYEI

Tumbleweed Connection, 1970: https://www.amazon.com/Tumbleweed-Connection-Elton-John/dp/B00GOMFF3K

Madman Across the Water, 1971: https://www.amazon.com/Madman-Across-Water-Elton-John/dp/B000VWSFC2

Honky Chateau, 1972: https://www.amazon.com/Honky-Chateau-Elton-John/dp/B000VWIBOO

Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player, 1973: https://www.amazon.com/Dont-Shoot-Only-Piano-Player/dp/B000VWKV1U

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973: https://www.amazon.com/Goodbye-Yellow-Brick-Road-Remastered/dp/B00ISFZIB0

Caribou, 1974: https://www.amazon.com/Caribou-Elton-John/dp/B000VWKJFS

Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy, 1975: https://www.amazon.com/Captain-Fantastic-Brown-Dirt-Cowboy/dp/B000VWJ6D4

Rock of the Westies, 1975: https://www.amazon.com/Rock-Westies-Elton-John/dp/B000VWNKCM


Other Songs Referenced:

Neil Sedaka, "Bad Blood": https://www.amazon.com/Bad-Blood-Explicit/dp/B002N7GQHE

John Lennon, "Whatever Gets You Through the Night": https://www.amazon.com/Whatever-Gets-Thru-Night-Remastered/dp/B0042U8TB6


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NOTE: Song snippets are played along with the commentary on the Reselect podcast for purposes of illustration only, in accordance with U.S. copyright law’s Fair Use doctrine. Copyright for all songs is held strictly by the respective songwriters; please purchase downloads of the songs or physical copies of the albums if you’d like to enjoy them in their entirety with good sound quality.

Episode 7: Joni Mitchell, 1968-1976

January 9th, 2020

Episode 7: In which Dave and Eric continue their artist-based episodes with a discussion of the music of Joni Mitchell! We cover the albums listed in the links below, beginning with Joni's self-titled 1968 debut album and finishing with her 1976 album, Hejira.

[One side note: This episode was actually recorded in early 2019, so our reference to "Snowmageddon" in the Pacific Northwest refers to the snowfall then. In case you were confused.]

Featuring:
Dave Gershman
Eric Greene

LINKS!

Joni Mitchell on Amazon:

Joni Mitchell (aka "Song to a Seagull"), 1968: https://www.amazon.com/Joni-Mitchell-AKA-Song-Seagull/dp/B001L2EG0G

Clouds, 1969: https://www.amazon.com/Clouds-JONI-MITCHELL/dp/B000002KOJ

Ladies of the Canyon, 1970: https://www.amazon.com/Ladies-Canyon-JONI-MITCHELL/dp/B000002KOQ

Blue, 1971: https://www.amazon.com/Blue-JonI-MITCHEll/dp/B000002KBU

For the Roses, 1972: https://www.amazon.com/Roses-Joni-Mitchell/dp/B000002GYQ

Court and Spark, 1974: https://www.amazon.com/Court-Spark-Joni-Mitchell/dp/B001KWJ1UC

The Hissing of Summer Lawns, 1975: https://www.amazon.com/Hissing-Summer-Lawns-Joni-Mitchell/dp/B000002GY2

Hejira, 1976: https://www.amazon.com/Hejira-Joni-Mitchell/dp/B000002GYC

Night Ride Home, 1991: https://www.amazon.com/Night-Ride-Home-Joni-Mitchell/dp/B000000ORX


Other Albums Referenced:

P.M. Dawn, The Bliss Album...?: https://www.amazon.com/Bliss-Album-P-M-Dawn/dp/B00I061DVG

Laura Nyro, Eli and the Thirteenth Confession: https://www.amazon.com/Eli-Thirteenth-Confession-Laura-Nyro/dp/B0045DO8AQ


READ
: The Reselect Blog: https://www.reselect.com

VISIT: The Reselect Podcast site: https://www.reselectmusic.com

NOTE: Song snippets are played along with the commentary on the Reselect podcast for purposes of illustration only, in accordance with U.S. copyright law’s Fair Use doctrine. Copyright for all songs is held strictly by the respective songwriters; please purchase downloads of the songs or physical copies of the albums if you’d like to enjoy them in their entirety with good sound quality.

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