Oklahoma music

What does it mean to be influential? When the Turning the Tables team got together to create a list of the most influential women and non-binary artists of the 21st century, we found ourselves challenged by just how much ground that word – "influential" – can cover. It's a question that only led us to more questions: Who gets to decide what comprises an artist's legacy? What does it mean to shape the sound of a moment? What does it take to truly last?

Rewind 007: Pop Music

Nov 18, 2018

Oklahoma Rock Show: Rewind is your home for the music of Oklahoma’s past.

In this episode, we explore the world of pop music, through Oklahomans that sang, played, recorded, wrote or produced pop songs.

Check out the tracklisting below.

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One of the legends of country music, guitarist and singer Roy Clark, has died. Clark, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry, was beloved by generations of fans for his work on the TV show Hee Haw, which he joined in 1969, acting as joyful co-host for nearly a quarter century.

He was 85 years old, and died Thursday at his home in Tulsa, Okla. due to complications from pneumonia. His death was announced in a statement from his publicists.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. Melania Trump's spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, confirmed to NPR on Thursday that "there are no plans for them to attend" the awards ceremony, which will be held on Dec. 2 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

This decision makes Trump the only president to miss the ceremony twice in the history of the awards, which were inaugurated in 1978.

With Meghna Chakrabarti

Two decades since “MMMBop,” ’90s pop sensation Hanson is still going strong, with orchestral versions of their greatest hits. The Hanson brothers Isaac, Taylor and Zac join us.

Oklahoma Rock Show: Rewind is your home for the music of Oklahoma’s past.

On this episode, we look at Oklahoma blues and jazz musicians. The genres flourished in Oklahoma supper clubs and ballrooms in the early 20th century, not only in all-black towns, but also in sections of larger cities (Tulsa’s Greenwood District, Oklahoma City’s Deep Deuce District, and Muskogee’s South 2nd Street).

This week's best new albums includes emo-rapper Lil Peep's posthumous follow-up to Come Over When You're Sober, 50th-anniversary editions of Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland and The Beatles "White Album," a labor of love from the late soul singer Charles Bradley, rock with a wink from Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers, the music of Hanson set to strings and more.

Featured Albums:

  1. Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers: Bought to Rot
    Featured Song: "Born in Black"

The Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame announced a new class of inductees Tuesday, and for the first time, women will make up the entire list.

The nine inductees include country music singer and Grammy winner Jody Miller, the first female record producer in country music Gail Davies and former child star Gayla Peevey, who rose to fame with the song "I Want A Hippopotamus for Christmas."

Oklahoma Rock Show: Rewind is your home for the music of Oklahoma’s past.

On this episode, we jump into the world of power pop. Look over nearly any list of Top Power Pop Songs or Bands and you’ll find Todd Rundgren and Cheap Trick and Big Star... but you’ll also find Oklahoma musicians like 20/20, Phil Seymour and Dwight Twilley Band.

Oklahoma Rock Show: Rewind is your home for the music of Oklahoma’s past.

On this episode, we look at the use of song as expressions of opposition, and its use to empower others rallying in social activism. Oklahomans have written and played on a variety of protest songs, from opposing nuclear war and the Vietnam War to the abuse of power and politics in general.

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