‘Whispering’ Bob Harris is one of the most iconic voices in British rock broadcasting, with an incredible career over four decades including ‘Sounds of the Seventies’, ‘The Old Grey Whistle Test’ and his current home at ‘Bob Harris Country’ on BBC Radio 2. Today he joins host Jeremy Dylan to reveal why Love’s seminal 1967 album ‘Forever Changes’ is his favorite of all time.
How did the legendary John Peel introduce Bob to the album? Why did Arthur Lee elude Bob as an interview subject for decades? How did confronting lyrical content of the album make it stand out from the other records of the Summer of Love? Was 1967 the greatest ever year for pop music? Was Love really a band or was it all about frontman Arthur Lee? And what does Lee have in common with modern country superstar Kacey Musgraves?
Listen in the player above or download the episode by clicking here.
Subscribe to the podcast in Apple Podcasts here or search 'My Favorite Album' wherever you listen to podcasts.
My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
If you've got any feedback or suggestions, drop us a line at email@example.com.
- Like the podcast on Facebook here.
- If you dig the show, please leave a rating or review of the show on iTunes here.