An upbeat exploration of the music of the swinging 1960s: rock 'n' roll, soul, garage, psychedelia, girl groups, b-sides, album cuts, and more. Weekly program, 59:00. Originated on WNCW -FM Spindale/Asheville/Greenville.The years between the release of "Meet the Beatles" and "Abbey Road" were loaded with some of the most exhilarating music ever made, and today's hippest tunes continue to reflect the influence of that era. Dig! is a trip back at that magical time, with album cuts, obscure 45s, as well as songs from the icons of the decade. Context and back stories complete the "trip" back to the grooviest decade ever.Host Kim Clark is the former program director of WNCW-FM in Spindale, NC. For three consecutive years, she was voted one of western North Carolina's favorite radio personalities by the readers of Asheville's Mountain Xpress arts and entertainment weekly. "Dig" won a Zeitgeist Award from PRX (Public Radio Exchange) in 2015.The show is broadcast weekly on over a dozen terrestrial radio stations in the US and Britain. For more, visit digradio.org.


  • Dig #276

    17/09/2019 Duración: 59min

    We'll listen to one by a band that Pete Townsend assembled in 1969 who had a huge hit single but faded after only one album, a cool 1965 single by Martha and the Vandellas that just barely scraped into the American Top 40 so has been mostly forgotten, plus we'll check out records by the New Colony Six, the Yardbirds, the Mindbenders, the Hassles, which featured a very young Billy Joel, and many others.

  • Dig #275

    08/09/2019 Duración: 59min

    A 1965 single by the Band-- before they were THE Band---, a '67 album cut by the 13th Floor Elevators, a '69 album cut by Dion, plus songs by Tim Rose, the Remains, Country Funk, Dusty Springfield, garage band 45s by the Wild Things, the Thyme, the Rogues, and more.

  • Dig #274

    02/09/2019 Duración: 59min

    Early Rolling Stones, Jefferson Airplane from late '67, Van Morrison from his solo debut, plus the Orange Bicycle, the Outsiders, Glen Campbell, the Yellow Payges, Plastic Cloud, the Squires, Thursday's Children, Jimmy James & The Vagabonds, and many more.

  • Dig #273

    25/08/2019 Duración: 59min

    Album cuts by the Steve Miller Band, the Grass Roots, Buffalo Springfield, the Staple Singers, Dantalion's Chariot (pictured) and the Monkees; 45s by Dry Ice, the VIPs, the Preachers, the Precisions, and Downliners Sect; plus more music from the swingin' 60s.

  • Dig #272

    19/08/2019 Duración: 59min

    A Brian Wilson-produced Glen Campbell single; album tracks by the Pretty Things, the Byrds, Hour Glass featuring Gregg Allman, and the Lovin' Spoonful; a '66 single by '80s star Toni Basil, 45s by Eddie Parker, the Haunted, the Gremlins, and the Barons; and much more.

  • Dig #271

    13/08/2019 Duración: 59min

    Album cuts by Richie Havens, Mitty Collier, and Sapphire Thinkers; 45s by the WordD, Thursday's Child, and Lloyd Alexander Real Estate; live cuts by the Rolling Stones, the Standells, and the Grateful Dead; plus the Kinks, the Ivy League, and more.

  • Dig #270

    03/08/2019 Duración: 59min

    A pre-Motown cut by Rare Earth, a rare cut from one of Motown's biggest acts, plus records by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, the Moving Sidewalks, the Sir Douglas Quintet, the Graham Bond Organization, the Sorrows, obscure American garage bands, and more.

  • Dig #269

    22/07/2019 Duración: 59min

    James Brown and His Famous Flames, John's Children, Ian & Sylvia, latter-day Beatles, the Everly brothers, the Downliners Sect, Eyes of Blue, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Turquoise, garage band 45s, and much more.

  • Dig #268

    14/07/2019 Duración: 59min

    We listen to surprising covers of tunes written by Bob Dylan, Frank Zappa, and Janis Ian, a couple of husband-and-wife acts that were on the pop charts in the 60s; plus songs by Tim Buckley, Buffalo Springfield, Seatrain, the Chocolate Watch Band, the VIPs, the Hi Fis, and more.

  • Dig #267

    07/07/2019 Duración: 59min

    We listen to the 1968 top 10 UK hit for Manfred Mann (pictured) that later became an American country and bluegrass standard, Laura Nyro with her original version of a song that would later be top 10 hit for Three Dog Night, plus PF Sloan, the Spencer Davis Group, the Move, the Alan Bown Set, the Temptations, garage band 45s, and more.

  • Dig #266

    01/07/2019 Duración: 59min

    Rufus & Carla Thomas, the Blades of Grass, the Who, the Lemon Fog, the Ides of March, the Suburban 9 to 5, the Who, the Sparkles, Love (pictured), the Rationals, and more.

  • Dig #265

    22/06/2019 Duración: 59min

    Aretha Franklin takes a second look in 1969 at a song that she had originally turned down that then became a top 10 hit for another artist; a Moody Blues single-only release from the autumn of 67 that whetted our appetities for the Days of Future Passed album, some 1963 guitar work from Jimmy Page, a Yardbirds tune with Eric Clapton on lead guitar, plus the Oxford Circle, the Eyes, Bobbie Gentry, and lots more.