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Video Clip of the Week: Focus “Hocus Pocus” ’73

I’m not sure if it’s a known fact here on BDWPS, but I’m a huge San Antonio Spurs fan.  My obsession with Spurs basketball rivals my enthusiasm with indie music. Needless to say, I’ve been in full celebration mode since the Spur dismantled the Miami Heat a few weeks ago.  After the Spur’s game 3 victory, I was checking my twitter for news updates and snarky comments from fellow fans.  Amidst my state of bliss, I came upon the following tweet from indie rocker Mikal Cronin.

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BDWPS Podcast #22: Pink Floyd, Can, Harry Nilsson, Beach Boys, Comus, Leonard Cohen, T. Rex, and David Bowie

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In this episode, we take a look back at the music of 1971. In a year of major change, we see the beginnings of prog rock, the waning days of the folk movement, and the beginnings of Glam Rock. Listen below, or subscribe at iTunes, search: BDPWS

Track List:

Pink Floyd “Fearless”

Can “Mushroom”

Harry Nilsson “Jump Into the Fire”

Beach Boys “Surfs Up”

Comus “Diana”

Leonard Cohen “Love Calls You By Your Name”

T. Rex “Cosmic Dancer”

David Bowie “Song for Bob Dylan”

BDWPS Podcast #22: Pink Floyd, Can, Harry Nilsson, Beach Boys, Comus, Leonard Cohen, T. Rex, and David Bowie.

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