Saturday, June 17, 2017

The Jukebox Graduate (Episode 03): My Rock 'n' Roll Dreams



In the third episode of The Jukebox Graduate, Dave Rayburn and Eugene Edwards welcome Brian Whelan into Pollywood Studios for a fun-filled fragment of their ongoing discussion of all things music. You'll hear about the history between Brian and Eugene and how Brian soldiered through life changes to produce his two great albums, Decider and Sugarland. You'll also hear some cuts from those albums and a live in-studio performance of a brand new song.

Brian Whelan "Decider"     Brian Whelan "Sugarland"

Then the guys discuss the new Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band reissue, music from 1967, the Velvet Underground, Bob Seger, Frankie Ballard, Jason Isbell's new album, Nashville, the responsibility of country music and the time Brian played piano for Chuck Berry.

 The Beatles "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"     Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit "The Nashville Sound"

They also go over new music from Dan Auerbach, Portugal the Man, Richard Edwards, Roger Waters, Jesse Dayton, Jaime Wyatt and Fanfarlo.

If you REALLY dug this particular episode, here is our companion Spotify playlist that puts to music nearly everything that we touched upon. Dig in and discovery something you've never heard before. That's what it's all about!


This episode of The Jukebox Graduate was brought to you by Satellite Amplifiers with special thanks to Alex Geringas and Karam Salem. Again, many thanks to Brian Whelan for spending some time in the studio with us!

In between episodes, be sure to catch Eugene Edwards on tour with Dwight Yoakam at a venue near you!

Also, head over to Discussions Magazine to read Dave Rayburn's recent Q&A with Mike Watt.

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