From beloved folk music activist Pete Seeger to Seattle grunge architect and London Bridge Studios mastermind Rick Parasher. From last remaining original Ramones member Tommy Ramone, to Devo founder Bob Casale. From soul superstar Bobby Womack, to early rap pioneer Big Bank Hank. This musical memorial covers an eclectic range of artists who passed this year.
Tune in starting at 6:00 AM on Thursday, December 18th as John shares fascinating stories and bios, as well as music by as many of these artists as he can fit in four hours. Several of these artists we have sadly lost will be familiar to listeners, but many others are folks who spent their time behind the scenes. Here on the KEXP Blog, we'd like to share and celebrate their contributions to music with this Video Round-Up below:
For the rest of the year, we'll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks made the list.
It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Thank you again to each and every one of you who donated to help build our home and specifically a new in studio perform…