Playlist for Tuesday, December 24, 2019 (Noon-2pm)
Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals Interview Show With a #1 hit per year from 1966-68 (Good Lovin', Groovin', and People Got to Be Free), as well as six other Top 20s, The Rascals provided an important pop soundtrack for the mid-to-late Sixties unparalleled by most. They were the first white group signed to the great Atlantic label, and began their career with some perfectly executed covers for their first album, quickly following the prevailing winds by penning their own tunes with Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati as the songwriting team. As a band with a social conscience, The Rascals refused to tour without a black or integrated opening act, or play a venue that exhibited any sort of segregated behavior. This was not good for their career, but it's hard not to admire. The band folded in 1972, and made the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. Felix Cavaliere, singer, songwriter and Hammond organ player, shares his time with us today.
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