Six O’Clock Triple Shot – 12/20/13 Alan Parsons Douses The Candles
(The Six O’Clock Triple Shot is a daily feature of three songs that share a common theme, heard weeknights on 94.9 WMMQ)
Tonight, we pay homage to Alan Parsons, leader of British Prog-Rockers The Alan Parsons Project, and Grammy nominated Engineer of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Parsons celebrates his 65th birthday today. Despite not having new studio material since 1987, and a breakup with the late co-founder Eric Woolfson (1945-2009, The Project continues to tour to this day, though under the moniker The Alan Parsons Live Project. The Project just wrapped up a couple of European Dates this week. In September, to mark the 35th Anniversary of the I Robot LP, Arista/Legacy Records released I Robot: The Legacy Edition. The two-disc set features the original track listing, as well as previously unreleased material, and Project memorabilia.
Tonight, we feature three from the original 1977 I Robot LP…”I Robot”, “Breakdown”, and “I Wouldn’t Want To Be Like You”…The Six O’Clock Triple Shot, only on 94.9 WMMQ!!! Happy birthday, Alan!