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Dedicated to the
memory of
Deborah Benedict

Golden Ego Radio on

Produced by
Tom Gedwillo

Golden Ego Radio

Featuring a variety of music and sounds from all generations and genres

Episodes Archive

Download Liberation - Golden Ego Radio #58  03-23-2014 (168.14 MB)

Liberation - Golden Ego Radio #58

  • Blood, Sweat & Tears . Chicago Transit Authority . Chick Corea . Santana . Spyro Gyra . Talking Heads . Ten Wheel Drive . The Average White Band . Weather Report

Download Welcome to the Occupation - Golden Ego Radio #57  02-15-2014 (170.86 MB)

Welcome to the Occupation - Golden Ego Radio #57

  • Featuring the songs of R.E.M., plus interviews...

Download Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - Golden Ego Radio #56  01-25-2014 (149.48 MB)

Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - Golden Ego Radio #56

  • From Motown to funk, rhythm and blues, soul ... hope you enjoy this one.

Download Riders In The Sky - Golden Ego Radio #55  12-28-2013 (136.43 MB)

Riders In The Sky - Golden Ego Radio #55

  • Happy New Year! Some odds and ends that haven't been used in previous GER podcasts.

Download That's Life - Golden Ego Radio #54  11-24-2013 (177.05 MB)

That's Life - Golden Ego Radio #54

  • A very small sampling of Sinatra's singles, these mostly from the Capitol Records period

Download Working Class Hero - Golden Ego Radio #53  11-09-2013 (155.81 MB)

Working Class Hero - Golden Ego Radio #53

  • Singles and album selections from John Lennon, with interviews

Download Comedy Club  - Golden Ego Radio #52  10-27-2013 (165.34 MB)

Comedy Club - Golden Ego Radio #52

  • Featuring the comedy of Steve Allen, Shelley Berman, Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, Stan Freberg, Robert Klein, Groucho Marx, Bob Newhart, Shel Silverstein, Steven Wright plus assorted jazz tunes.

Download Deacon Blues - Golden Ego Radio #51  08-10-2013 (173.49 MB)

Deacon Blues - Golden Ego Radio #51

  • Featuring the music of Steely Dan, with interviews by Robert Klein. Part 2 of 2. See link for PDF containing detailed track info, bio, and photos...

Download Doctor Wu - Golden Ego Radio #50  07-28-2013 (161.72 MB)

Doctor Wu - Golden Ego Radio #50

  • Featuring the music of Steely Dan, with interviews. Part 1 of 2. See link for PDF containing detailed track info, bio, and photos...

Download Dream Police - Golden Ego Radio #49  07-06-2013 (135.89 MB)

Dream Police - Golden Ego Radio #49

  • Featuring the music of Cheap Trick, with interviews. See link for PDF containing detailed track info, bio, and photos...

Download Before The Kiss, A Redcap - Golden Ego Radio #48  06-02-2013 (172.96 MB)

Before The Kiss, A Redcap - Golden Ego Radio #48

  • Featuring the music of Blue Öyster Cult, with Eric Bloom interviews. See link for PDF containing detailed track info, bio, and photos...

Download Then Play On - Golden Ego Radio #47  05-19-2013 (150.22 MB)

Then Play On - Golden Ego Radio #47

  • The early years of Fleetwood Mac, 1968-1974. See link for PDF containing detailed track info, bio, and photos...

Download Run Through the Jungle - Golden Ego Radio #46  05-04-2013 (129.73 MB)

Run Through the Jungle - Golden Ego Radio #46

  • Featuring John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival. The second of a two part episode.

Download Born on the Bayou - Golden Ego Radio #45  04-21-2013 (136.84 MB)

Born on the Bayou - Golden Ego Radio #45

  • Featuring John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival. The first of a two part episode.

Download Rip This Joint - Golden Ego Radio #44  04-07-2013 (164.91 MB)

Rip This Joint - Golden Ego Radio #44

  • The 2nd installment of The Rolling Stones theme

Download Here Comes the Night - Golden Ego Radio #43  03-24-2013 (155.97 MB)

Here Comes the Night - Golden Ego Radio #43

  • Cream, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Fleetwood Mac, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, King Crimson, Savoy Brown, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Kinks, The Nice, The Pretty Things, The Who, Them, Traffic, Wishbone Ash, Yardbirds

Download Us & Them - Golden Ego Radio #42  02-24-2013 (170.86 MB)

Us & Them - Golden Ego Radio #42

  • Cream, Deep Purple, Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames, Honeycombs, Led Zeppelin, Manfred Mann, McGuinness Flint, Pink Floyd, Procol Harum, Searchers, Spencer Davis Group, The Hollies, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Them

Download Gimme Shelter - Golden Ego Radio #41  02-10-2013 (142.76 MB)

Gimme Shelter - Golden Ego Radio #41

  • Featuring the music of the Rolling Stones, with excerpts from NPR interviews

Download Mystery Girl  -  Golden Ego Radio #40  01-19-2013 (146.05 MB)

Mystery Girl - Golden Ego Radio #40

  • Bob Dylan ~ Donald Fagen ~ Electric Light Orchestra ~ Eric Burdon & The Animals ~ George Harrison ~ Jeff Lynne ~ Paul Butterfield Blues Band ~ Roy Orbison ~ Stevie Wonder ~ Ten Years After ~ The Beatles ~ The Traveling Wilburys ~ Tom Petty ~ Van Morrison

Download Duke of Madness Motors - Golden Ego Radio #39  12-30-2012 (185.05 MB)

Duke of Madness Motors - Golden Ego Radio #39

  • The Firesign Theatre ~ The Nebulas ~ Kugiran D'Tepi Pantai ~ Jim Backus ~ The Silver Hawks ~ Jon & The Nightriders ~ Stan Freberg ~ The Atlantics ~ The Reverb Syndicate ~ Captain Beefheart ~ Los Venturas

Download Living in the Past - Golden Ego Radio #38  12-16-2012 (152.94 MB)

Living in the Past - Golden Ego Radio #38

  • Bob Dylan :: Boz Scaggs :: Brewer And Shipley :: Electric Light Orchestra :: Emerson, Lake & Palmer :: Harry Nilsson :: Jethro Tull :: Neil Young :: Ravi Shankar :: The Buckinghams :: The Clash :: Tommy James & The Shondels

Download I Got a Line on You - Golden Ego Radio #37  12-09-2012 (155.53 MB)

I Got a Line on You - Golden Ego Radio #37

  • Billy Joe Royal, Booker T. & the MG's, Fantastic Johnny C, Fever Tree, Gordon Lightfoot, Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, Leo Sayer, Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood, Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs, Spirit, Steppenwolf, Average White Band, Dave Brubeck

Download Let's Live For Today - Golden Ego Radio #36  12-02-2012 (145.6 MB)

Let's Live For Today - Golden Ego Radio #36

  • The Grass Roots, The Seeds, The Beau Brummels, Question Mark And The Mysterians, It's A Beautiful Day, Sons of Champlin, Dale Hawkins, Warren Zevon

Download My Days Are Numbered - Golden Ego Radio #35  11-18-2012 (157.53 MB)

My Days Are Numbered - Golden Ego Radio #35

  • Ten Years After..The Rolling Stones..Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young..Sparks..Bob Dylan..Soundgarden..Captain Beefheart..Pink Floyd..Paul Simon..The Smiths..Blood, Sweat & Tears, and more...

Download I'm Waiting For The Man - Golden Ego Radio #34  11-03-2012 (156.82 MB)

I'm Waiting For The Man - Golden Ego Radio #34

  • 13th Floor Elevators, Gang Of Four, Gentle Giant, Golden Palominos, Joy Division, Klaatu, Love, Television, The 5.6.7.8's, The Velvet Underground, and more...

Download Little Boxes - Golden Ego Radio #33  10-14-2012 (159.47 MB)

Little Boxes - Golden Ego Radio #33

  • Allah-Las, Beirut, Ben Taylor, Cornelius, Devendra Banhart, Easy Aloha's, Giant Sand, Ken Nordine, Kim Richey, Leisure Birds, Los Fancy Free, Pepe Deluxé and Stealing Orchestra

Download Steady As She Goes - Golden Ego Radio #32  08-26-2012 (152.4 MB)

Steady As She Goes - Golden Ego Radio #32

  • Hot Tuna, R. Crumb and his Cheap Suit Serenaders, Johnny Cash, Wanda Jackson, Hearts and Daggers, Dinah Washington, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley, Delbert McClinton, Koko Taylor, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, The Kentucky Headhunters

Download Shapes of Things - Golden Ego Radio #31  08-12-2012 (151.09 MB)

Shapes of Things - Golden Ego Radio #31

  • The Yardbirds, Bob Marley, Captain Beefheart, Paul Butterfield, Tommy Tornado, Mahavishnu Orchestra, Freak Fandango Orchestra

Download Peter Bergman Tribute, Part 2 - Golden Ego Radio #30  04-14-2012 (152.53 MB)

Peter Bergman Tribute, Part 2 - Golden Ego Radio #30

  • Remembering the Firesign Theatre's Peter Bergman and the history of Radio Free Oz

Download Peter Bergman Tribute, Part 1 - Golden Ego Radio #29  03-31-2012 (120.9 MB)

Peter Bergman Tribute, Part 1 - Golden Ego Radio #29

  • Remembering the Firesign Theatre's Peter Bergman. Featuring rare archival shows from KPFK and KRLA.

Download Battle Of The Bands - Golden Ego Radio #28  02-19-2012 (206.66 MB)

Battle Of The Bands - Golden Ego Radio #28

  • A guitar-driven collection of songs in the "surf/instro/spy" genre, featuring bands from the US, Australia, Finland, Sweden and Germany among others.

Download Christmas Collection - Golden Ego Radio #27  12-11-2011 (239.17 MB)

Christmas Collection - Golden Ego Radio #27

  • A little bit of everything for your Christmas musical tastes. Traditional and novelty, along with some Firesign Theatre holiday humor.

Download American Beauty - Golden Ego Radio #26  09-28-2011 (164.39 MB)

American Beauty - Golden Ego Radio #26

  • Deadheads meet Fireheads: Some tunes from Garcia/Weir and company, plus the comedy of the Firesign Theatre, Bob & Ray, and other musical merriment.

Download Brown Shoes Don't Make It - Golden Ego Radio #25  09-04-2011 (168.39 MB)

Brown Shoes Don't Make It - Golden Ego Radio #25

  • The 2nd installment of my Frank Zappa-themed podcasts. Plus the Mothers of Invention/Firesign Theatre.

Download From Me to You - Golden Ego Radio #24  08-06-2011 (161.93 MB)

From Me to You - Golden Ego Radio #24

  • The 2nd installment of my Beatles-themed podcasts.

Download ZoSo - Golden Ego Radio #23  07-09-2011 (205.45 MB)

ZoSo - Golden Ego Radio #23

  • Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones. It's all Led Zep in a special 2-1/2 hour edition of Golden Ego Radio.

Download My Generation - Golden Ego Radio #22  06-25-2011 (164.47 MB)

My Generation - Golden Ego Radio #22

  • Spanning all eras of music from The Who, along with excerpts from a British audio biography.

Download Cowabunga - Golden Ego Radio #21  06-18-2011 (171.07 MB)

Cowabunga - Golden Ego Radio #21

  • An assortment of surf music, mostly the "revival" style, but some classic 60's as well. The Atlantics, The Chantays, The Beach Boys, Aquamen, and many more.

Download Bare Trees - Golden Ego Radio #20  06-11-2011 (165.88 MB)

Bare Trees - Golden Ego Radio #20

  • Billy Swan, The Champs, Royal Guardsmen, The Box Tops, Sugarloaf, Jo Jo Gunne, Tommy James, Badfinger, Firesign Theatre, Kim Mitchell, Eric Burdon, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Fleetwood Mac

Download When The Music's Over - Golden Ego Radio #19  06-04-2011 (162.99 MB)

When The Music's Over - Golden Ego Radio #19

  • Featuring the music of The Doors: studio versions from the "40th Anniversary" reissues, containing outtakes and uncensored alternate takes. Also some live "in concert" cuts, and segments of an interview with Morrison from the CBC.

Download Across the Bridge Where Angels Dwell - Golden Ego Radio #18  05-27-2011 (166.36 MB)

Across the Bridge Where Angels Dwell - Golden Ego Radio #18

  • This show is dedicated to Deborah, who passed away one year ago today (May 27, 2010). Featuring her favorite artists: Bob Dylan, Donovan, Leonard Cohen, James Taylor and Van Morrison.

Download Hungry Freaks, Daddy - Golden Ego Radio #17  05-08-2011 (166.87 MB)

Hungry Freaks, Daddy - Golden Ego Radio #17

  • This show features Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, who make a perfect blend with some classic and rare Firesign Theatre radio show segments. Plus a couple of surf instrumentals, and tunes from Savoy Brown and Steppenwolf.

Download All You Need Is Love - Golden Ego Radio #16  04-23-2011 (166.21 MB)

All You Need Is Love - Golden Ego Radio #16

  • This show features The Beatles as a group, along with some solo recordings. Included are rarities, outtakes and interviews from the 'Anthology' trilogy of albums. Part 2 of this theme will be continued later this summer.

Download Psychedelic Sundae - Golden Ego Radio #15  04-10-2011 (163.1 MB)

Psychedelic Sundae - Golden Ego Radio #15

  • Kim Fowley, Ken Nordine, Manfred Mann, Iron Butterfly, The Human Beinz, Steve Miller Band, 13th Floor Elevators, The Balloon Farm, Country Joe & the Fish, Vanilla Fudge, Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band, The Third Bardo, Cream, Blues Magoos

Download Green River - Golden Ego Radio #14  04-03-2011 (163.7 MB)

Green River - Golden Ego Radio #14

  • Norman Greenbaum, Fleetwood Mac, Grateful Dead, Doobie Brothers, The Small Faces, Jefferson Airplane, Tony Joe White, Focus, David Bowie, Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs

Download Crown of Creation - Golden Ego Radio #13  03-27-2011 (164.97 MB)

Crown of Creation - Golden Ego Radio #13

  • Grateful Dead, 10cc, Devo, The B-52's, Arthur Brown, The Doors, Argent, R.E.M., Alice Cooper, Jeff Beck, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Ron Gallagher, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Elton John

Download When I Was Young - Golden Ego Radio #12  03-19-2011 (162.82 MB)

When I Was Young - Golden Ego Radio #12

  • Gene Chandler, Willie Nelson, Dave Clark Five, Gene Pitney, Ben E. King, Barrett Strong, Eric Burdon & The Animals, Mamas & The Papas, Ray Charles, The Mills Brothers, Chris Montez, The Box Tops, Los Bravos, The Four Tops, Bruce Channel

Download Any Major Dude Will Tell You - Golden Ego Radio #11  03-12-2011 (164.83 MB)

Any Major Dude Will Tell You - Golden Ego Radio #11

  • Dwight Yoakam, Tears for Fears, Crosby Stills & Nash, Rod Stewart, The Traveling Wilburys, Savoy Brown, Neil Young, Elvis Costello, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd, Robert Plant, The Cranberries, Fountains of Wayne

Download Underground - Golden Ego Radio #10  03-05-2011 (162.2 MB)

Underground - Golden Ego Radio #10

  • Heart, Television, The White Stripes, Alice Cooper, John Fogerty, Blue Öyster Cult, INXS, The Doors, Alanis Morissette, 13th Floor Elevators, The Ventures, The Electric Prunes

Download Stage Fright - Golden Ego Radio #9  02-24-2011 (173.25 MB)

Stage Fright - Golden Ego Radio #9

  • Cheap Trick, Television, The Monkees, The Hollies, The Band, The Small Faces, Steve Miller Band, The Rolling Stones, Elton John, Bob Seger, Firesign Theatre, Led Zeppelin, Steppenwolf

Download Groovin' Is Easy - Golden Ego Radio #8  02-19-2011 (158.86 MB)

Groovin' Is Easy - Golden Ego Radio #8

  • Dwight Twilley Band, Los Lobos, Electric Flag, Canned Heat, Thunderclap Newman

Download Super Session - Golden Ego Radio #7  02-12-2011 (158.71 MB)

Super Session - Golden Ego Radio #7

  • Roger McGuinn, Bloomfield/Kooper/Stills, Procol Harum, Mott the Hoople, Eurythmics, The Chieftains, Josh Ritter

Download A Child's Garden Of Grass - Golden Ego Radio #6  02-02-2011 (160.21 MB)

A Child's Garden Of Grass - Golden Ego Radio #6

  • R.E.M., The Pretenders, Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Beach Boys, Love, The Doors, The Beau Hunks, Dick Dale, Strawbs, Beacon Street Union, The Ventures

Download He Gives Us All His Love - Golden Ego Radio #5  01-29-2011 (164.47 MB)

He Gives Us All His Love - Golden Ego Radio #5

  • The Kinks, Steely Dan, Bob Dylan, Atlanta Rhythm Section, The Pretenders, Jackson Browne, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Randy Newman, It's A Beautiful Day

Download Queen of the Slipstream - Golden Ego Radio #4  01-27-2011 (163.43 MB)

Queen of the Slipstream - Golden Ego Radio #4

  • In memory of Deborah Benedict-Gedwillo. Today would have been her 60th birthday. Here's music from her favorites: Donovan, Bob, Van, James and Leonard

Download Heroes and Villains - Golden Ego Radio #3  01-23-2011 (166.36 MB)

Heroes and Villains - Golden Ego Radio #3

  • Commander Cohen takes the field, Lennon found out, Greg Kihn breaks up, Beach Boys sing of California, Stafford has suspicions, no need to worry with Los Lobos, and Bob says it's all right

Download Into The Mystic - Golden Ego Radio #2  01-20-2011 (155.83 MB)

Into The Mystic - Golden Ego Radio #2

  • Van gets mystic, BST blesses the child, Johnny has a summer to remember, Blondie will get you, Cat's in a wild world, the Beatles are happy, and Led Zep hops the mountains.

Download The Soft Parade - Golden Ego Radio #1  01-16-2011 (165.18 MB)

The Soft Parade - Golden Ego Radio #1

  • Laura Nyro, Blood Sweat & Tears, The Chicago Transit Authority, The Rolling Stones. My Podcast Alley feed! {pca-8ffd0109e9b034812fd348304f249453}