Songs in the Key of X, Episode 19: 1972

We’re headed back to 1972 on this episode of Songs in the Key of X. We don’t even have a time machine? Should we get one? I know a guy who can hook us up. Oh, wait. Sorry, he just sells calendars. But we’ve got five of Jeffery X Martin’s favorite songs from that glorious year. Listen to him talk about them on the tiniest radio show on the internet! Then, listen to the songs using the video links thoughtfully provided below. Oh, the fun you’ll have!

 

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One Reply to “Songs in the Key of X, Episode 19: 1972”

  1. I saw the cover photo of Becker & Fagen and knew I had to listen to this one. These are some great, very diverse picks from 1972! I am a huge Steely Dan fan – It’s true that some people can’t stand them, but I think critics tend to acknowledge their musical talent and production perfectionism. I like “Reelin’ in the Years,” but it’s a bit overplayed for me. From this album, I’d have to go with “Dirty Work” or “Brooklyn.” Also, I couldn’t let a conversation of 1972 go without discussing The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. If I had to pick one tune, “Lady Stardust” is the one for me.

    I love this series!

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