The O&F Studios is home to Documenting Popular Music with Robert Neil. The shows are now available as podcasts at a variety of locations, including the following:
(Current articles about artists from the 60s, 70s and 80s; More stories on the Music News page)
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Preview: On January 10, 2016, the music world was surprised and saddened to learn that David Bowie, one of the biggest rock and roll icons of the last four decades, had died. A special episode of the Documenting Popular Music podcast traces Bowie’s career.
Preview: Documenting Popular Music takes a look at the country/pop music phenomenon of the early 1980s.
Preview: Documenting Popular Music talks rock and roll history with jazz musician Ron Aprea, who recorded with John Lennon on the 1974 Walls and Bridges album.
Preview: Documenting Popular Music reviews Herb Alpert’s album Music Volume 1, and the episode includes some Herb Alpert and the TJB history.
A full episode of the radio-documentary series Documenting Popular Music (with pictures) that features a review of Neil Diamond‘s 2014 album Melody Road.
Preview: Rusty Young, the leader of the group Poco, talks about his new album, Waitin’ for the Sun, and reminisces about friends Glenn Fry, Don Henley, JD Souther, Randy Meisner, Timothy B. Schmit and more.
Preview: Documenting Popular Music takes an in depth look at the career of the late Dan Fogelberg and speaks with his record producer, the legendary Norbert Putnam.
The American Popular Song Goes On and On…
In an original, six-minute feature, the O&F Studios has created a sweeping, retrospective collage that showcases music and artists from America’s popular songbook of the 70s and 80s. This feature is built on the tune “The American Popular Song,” written by Tom Hensley and sung by Neil Diamond.
As a bonus, the feature has been turned into a fast-paced, music video, available on the O&F Studios’ Facebook page, with more than 100 photographs that accent a soundtrack that will take you back in time.
The American Popular Song Medley (6:17)