Concerts That Shaped Us, They Call Me Disco & RIP Tony Allen

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Concerts That Shaped Us, They Call Me Disco & RIP Tony Allen

In a time when most independent concert venues have a doubtful future, Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot relive their favorite moments they’ve experienced in live concerts.

They also review Ric Wilson and Terrace Martin’s They Call Me Disco and pay tribute to recently deceased percussionist, Tony Allen.

Jim’s Picks

  • Pink Floyd, the Wall, Nassau Coliseum, February, 1980
  • Husker Du at Maxwell’s, New Year’s Eve 1984 to 1985
  • Kanye West, House of Blues, February 2004
  • Kraftwerk at the Riviera, 1998

Greg’s Picks

  • Iggy Pop with David Bowie on keyboards, 1977 at Oriental Theatre, Milwaukee
  • Neil Young at HORDE Festival, 1997 at New World Music Theatre, Tinley Park, IL
  • Jeff Buckley solo, 1994 at Uncommon Ground, Chicago
  • Prince , 2004 at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL

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Ric Wilson and Terrace Martin’s They Call Me Disco album cover

Featured Songs

Ric Wilson and Terrace Martin, “Don’t Kill The Wave,” They Call Me Disco EP, Free Disco/Empire, 2020
Pink Floyd, “Comfortably Numb (Live at the Nassau Colesium in 1980),” The Wall, Harvest and Columbia, 1979
Iggy Pop, “Lust for Life (Live in Manchester in 1977),” Lust for Life, RCA, 1977
Hüsker Dü, “New Day Rising (Live in London in 1987),” New Day Rising, SST, 1985
Neil Young and Crazy Horse, “Like a Hurricane (Live in 1986),” American Stars ‘n Bars, Reprise and Warner Bros., 1977
Kraftwerk, “The Man-Machine (Live in 1998),” The Man-Machine, Capitol, 1978
Jeff Buckley, “Sweet Thing,” Live at Sin-é, Columbia, 1993
Kanye West, “Spaceship (Live in 2004),” The College Dropout, Roc-A-Fella, 2004
Prince, “17 Days (Live in 2004),” (Single), Warner Bros, 1984
Prince, “Something In The Water (Does Not Compute),” 1999, Warner Bros, 1982
Ric Wilson and Terrace Martin, “Breakin Rules (Feat. Corbin Dallas),” They Call Me Disco EP, Free Disco/Empire, 2020
Ric Wilson and Terrace Martin, “Chicago Bae (Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid),” They Call Me Disco EP, Free Disco/Empire, 2020
Ric Wilson and Terrace Martin, “Before You Let Go (Feat. Malaya),” They Call Me Disco EP, Free Disco/Empire, 2020
Fela Kuti, “Roforofo Fight,” Roforofo Fight, Jofabro Nigeria, 1972
Bob Dylan, “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll,” The Times They Are A-Changin’, Columbia, 1964
Kishi Bashi, “F Delano,” Omoiyari, Joyful Noise, 2019
Johnny Horton, “The Battle of New Orleans,” The Spectacular Johnny Horton, Columbia, 1959
John Coltrane, “Alabama,” The Gentle Side of John Coltrane, Impulse!, 1975