Ongoing History of New Music

The Ongoing History of New Music, Episode 799: A Remembrance of Gord Dowie, Part 2

After a retrospective on the Tragically Hip as a whole (show 797) and part one of look at the career of Gord Downie (show 798), this program will look at his solo career and the last months of his life. I’ve found some interview clips with Gord, too.

Songs on this program:

Tragically Hip, Nautical Disaster (Live on SNL)

Tragically Hip, Bobcaygeon

Tragically Hip, Montreal

Gord Downie, Nothing But Heartache in Your Social Life

Gord Downie, Pascal’s Submarine

Gord Downie, The East Wind

Gord Downie, Son

Gord Downie, You and Me and the B’s

Eric Wilhite has created this playlist for us.

Don’t forget that you can get the podcast version of this podcast through iTunes or wherever you get your on-demand audio.

The Ongoing History of New Music can be heard on the following stations:

We’re still looking for more affiliates in Calgary, Kamloops, Kelowna, Regina, Saskatoon, Brandon, Windsor,  Montreal, Charlottetown, Moncton, Fredericton, and St John’s and anywhere else with a transmitter. If you’re in any of those markets and you want the show, lemme know and I’ll see what I can do.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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