"The lyrics in this book span 50 years of writing and as such are representative of my creative journey"-- Van Morrison
Aspenbeat's show this weekend included a selection of tunes by Van Morrison. That's because publishing company City Lights recently(10/28/14) released a fascinating book (especially if you're a Van Morrison fan) of Morrison's lyrics called 'Lit Up Inside'. The book collects the lyrics of about 100 songs chosen by Morrison himself from his 50-year, 34-album career.
Chris Wright is a part time Aspenite and a leading figure in the music industry for more than five decades. He's just written his autobiography, One Way Or Another: My Life In Music, Sport and Entertainment. It's the personal story of arguably one of the most successful media and music entrepreneurs in entertainment and music business history.
Aspenbeat’s “Salute to The Beatles” is 50 minutes of uninterrupted Beatles songs. The Beatles released about 200 songs on 13 albums. These are 18 favorites, along with an interview with Lindsay Lou of Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys at the end of the show.
Eight year old aspiring broadcaster Layla Schuon and her dad, Andy Schuon, Co-Founder with P. Diddy and President of Revolt TV, showed up at the studios over the weekend to add their picks for Top Pop Song of 2013 and Top Vintage Pop Song to Aspenbeat, Andrea Young's weekly music curation show. The show also included picks from The New York Times, NPR and Rolling Stone Magazine.