EP61: Great Music Cities – LA Part 2

Great Music Citues LA

This week we continue with our series of episodes focused on great music cities. We discuss the history, the bands, the venues and the events that make a place special for creating, playing and recording music. For Los Angeles Part 2 we start in the early 80’s to cover great records by bands representing the Latino and African American communities, we, revisit the Sunset Strip and stop in Compton for two albums that will surprise no one before wrapping up with some 90’s punk rock and three amazing albums released within the past decade.
Here’s a list of all the records we discuss across the two episodes:
1. Laurindo Almeida and Bud Shank Brazilliance 1953
2. Beach Boys Pet Sounds 1966 
3. The Doors The Doors 1967
4. Joni Mitchell Court & Spark 1974 
5. Steely Dan Aja 1977 
7.Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Damn The Torpedoes 1979
10. Black Flag Damaged 1981
11. Los Lobos …And a Time to Dance1983
12. Suicidal Tendencies Suicidal Tendencies1983
13. Fishbone Fishbone1985
19. Kamasi Washington The Epic 2015
20. Kendrick Lamar DAMN 2017

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