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March Programs

March 7, 2015
Forster &
A survey of the solo careers of Robert Forster and Grant McLennan from Australia's great pop band of the 1980's, the Go-Betweens, from Brisbane.

March 14, 2015
The Ike & Tina Turner Review
Powerful rhythm & blues and soul from what was called by many the best live attraction of their era.

March 21, 2015
Beau Brummels
, Pt 2
A follow-up to a 1990 show on the trail blazing San Francisco Bay Area band considered as America's answer to the British Invasion.

March 28, 2015
Adam & Ants

Guest Jeff Duty share a retrospective on the flamboyant career of these icons of the New Romantic movement.

When asked where he draws his inspiration for Johnson’s Improbable History of Pop, John had this to say, “I write and produce based on my interest in all forms of popular music. I've been listening to this "stuff" since in pre-school.” That seems to work well for John, who’s produced 625 shows since 1995. The show evolved out of an idea John had in December ’93. He did a few specials and the concept eventually gelled into the JIHOP of today. Outside of the studio, John recently retired from Boeing and enjoys golf, jogging and radio, especially the Saturday night lineup on KPBX. He and his wife Melinda have two daughters Korissa and Alicia, and 3 grandchildren.
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