WLIR was so small, hardly anyone could hear it. But those few listeners, and passionate staff, helped change music — at least for a while.
Maybe they’re too quirky, or too complex, or too English. So why are the awesome songs of Squeeze not on the front-burner to be recorded by others?
For many of us, hot jazz means thin, scratchy sounds captured on old discs. Here’s a great way to hear it as it really was.