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Feature Column by Al Kooper

New Music for Old People

This column is like the title says - its intention is to fill the gap for those of us who were satiated musically in the '60s and then searched desperately as we aged for music we could relate to and get the same buzz from nowadaze. iTunes was the answer for me in 2003 and I have been following the new releases every Tuesday ever since I realized there was an endless stream of music I could enjoy there. The reason I am writing this column is to make sure others don't miss this. These are not top ten items; but they SHOULD be!


New Music for Old People: Toni Childs, Thank You Scientist, Jukebox the Ghost, Bryan Adams and More

You may find a familiar name or two tucked among this week's selections, and you may meet a few new faces.

More From New Music for Old People
November 14, 2014 9:00 AM ET
There is a veritable plethora of good music here this week. As usual. So give it a listen.
November 7, 2014 9:00 AM ET
It's a woman's world this week as Al showcases twelve tracks from some outstanding female artists.
October 31, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Another week full of great music just for you, because that's what we're all about.
October 24, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week we've got old people making new music and younger people making new music and everybody listening, which is just how it should be.
October 17, 2014 9:00 AM ET
We mark the end of the week with an eclectic selection of tunes, including tracks from Tori Alamaze, Nick Lowe, Jimmy Eat World, and so much more.
October 10, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Another week full of great music you've just been waiting to hear. Happy Friday.
October 3, 2014 9:00 AM ET
We are back to business as usual this week with another well-curated batch of new music for your enjoyment...
September 26, 2014 12:05 AM ET
Another blast from the past as we re-live Covers Week! These are great fun, whether you're revisiting them or hearing them for the very first time.
September 19, 2014 12:05 AM ET
We dip into our archives this week to bring you a blast from our early past. If you've been reading us all along, you'll want to hear these again. Newer readers are in for a treat.
September 12, 2014 9:00 AM ET
It's that time of week again. Grab your headphones and prepare to be entertained by this week's selection of the new, the not-so-new, and the underappreciated.
September 5, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Another week brings another eclectic playlist, opening with Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite, and closing with Marvin Gaye. Check out the other good stuff in the middle.
August 29, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week Al bids farewell to The Family Crest (for now) and brings readers a whole new slew of tunes to enjoy in this week's somewhat guitar-heavy column. So... enjoy!
August 22, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Another week, another great playlist for your musical edification. Enjoy.
August 15, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week's playlist brings back an old friend or two and showcases some amazing new music.
August 8, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Big Wreck is back (!) and there's a whole lot more to love in this week's column.
August 1, 2014 9:00 AM ET
In part 9 of an ongoing series about his musical foundations, Al showcases 20 spectacular soul tracks you won't want to miss.
July 25, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Summer marches on, and so does the music. Al's back this week with another playlist full of listening pleasure.
July 18, 2014 9:00 AM ET
There are a number of familiar faces in this week's column, and a special tribute to Johnny Winter you won't want to miss.
July 11, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week Al listens to some new music and then finishes up with a tribute to the late R&B great, Bobby Womack.
July 4, 2014 9:00 AM ET
A very special column this week as Al pays tribute to the lyrical genius of the late Gerry Goffin. This is a playlist you won't want to miss.
June 27, 2014 9:00 AM ET
What the folk, indeed. This week's playlist delves into a folk sub-genre with some pleasing results. Give it a listen.
June 20, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Wondering what music to listen to this weekend? Wonder no more. Al's got some suggestions for you right here.
June 13, 2014 9:00 AM ET
It's an unusual but excellent week here at New Music for Old People. Sammy Davis Jr even makes an appearance. I'll bet you weren't expecting that.
June 6, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week closes out with another carefully curated playlist that'll take you all the way from Joan Osborne to the North Mississippi Allstars (with Al sitting in, by the way) and then some.
May 30, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Al's back with a vengeance (and a great playlist) after a brief hiatus. C'mon in and check it out.
May 9, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Another week and another unusually eclectic playlist for your listening enjoyment. Come discover some new and not-so-new tunes to get your weekend off to a grand start.
May 2, 2014 9:00 AM ET
In which we celebrate NMFOP's approaching third anniversary with a new look at an old column...
April 25, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Some exceptional new tunes to enjoy this week, along with some older ones you might have missed out on, and a radio rarity for your listening pleasure. Happy Friday.
April 18, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week's column has a few repeat visitors, some standout oldies, something new, and an appearance by Al.
April 11, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Week's end brings another fabulous mixed grab-bag of tunes from Al, destined to make your day better.
April 4, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Al's back with part five of a multi-part series of rare stereo mixes. It's definitely time to take out your headphones so you can thoroughly enjoy these sonic splendors.
March 28, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week we time travel back to the '50s to take a look at (and give a listen to) some of Al's more obscure musical influences from the world of rock/rockabilly.
March 21, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Spring is officially here, and there's some new music to listen to. What could be better than that?
March 14, 2014 9:00 AM ET
It's Friday and we're here to make this cold mid-March a bit more bearable by bringing you another very listenable bunch of tunes hand-picked by Al Kooper.
March 7, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week Al introduces us to some contemporary artists who pay stylistic homage to the '60s and '70s. It's like old music by new people.
February 28, 2014 9:00 AM ET
We're wrapping up February with a playlist that includes, among other fine tracks, four interesting covers and some old school soul. Grab the headphones.
February 21, 2014 9:00 AM ET
We're back with another excellent selection of music this week from an outstanding collection of artists young and old.
February 14, 2014 9:00 AM ET
No matter how you're spending Valentine's Day, Al's annual love-themed playlist is a good accompaniment.
February 7, 2014 9:00 AM ET
Al had a birthday this week, but that didn't keep him from putting together another kick-ass column for your listening pleasure. Have a slice of cake and enjoy some music.
January 31, 2014 9:00 AM ET
You probably need a little something to lift you out of the winter doldrums right about now. We've got just the thing...
January 24, 2014 9:00 AM ET
This week's column marks the passing of Phil Everly and pays tribute to the incomparable influence and artistry of the Everly Brothers with a fabulous 16-track playlist.
January 17, 2014 9:00 AM ET
There are some repeat guests gracing this week's column along with some new faces, and it's all good listening.
January 10, 2014 9:00 AM ET
To celebrate the 80th birthday of the Hammond Organ Company, Hammond USA has established the Hammond Hall of Fame. The freshman class includes 26 genre-spanning honorees. This week's column brings you ten of them.
December 27, 2013 9:00 AM ET
This past year, New Music for Old People brought you over 400 songs. Amidst the old, the new, the undiscovered, and the rediscovered, these are the 25 that listeners liked the best. It's a great way to ring out the old and ring in the new. Happy New Year!
December 20, 2013 9:00 AM ET
As is his yearly custom, Al selects a superb group of Christmas tunes that are a little off the beaten path for most listeners. We suggest putting the wrapping paper down for a few and grabbing some eggnog along with those headphones.
December 13, 2013 9:00 AM ET
Take a break from those holiday errands with this week's great selection of tunes. Grab your headphones and relax. It'll be worth your while.
December 6, 2013 9:00 AM ET
This week, Al picks some Beatles covers you might not have come across until now, and needless to say, it's a well-curated playlist. Enjoy!
November 29, 2013 9:00 AM ET
Too much turkey? Too much family togetherness? Too much football? We've got just the thing to cure your Thanksgiving Day blues.
November 22, 2013 9:00 AM ET
If you're making a list of things you're thankful for this week, make sure you put good music somewhere near the top. Speaking of which, here's some now...

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