I supposed if you grow up in a creative household, something is inevitably going to rub off, whether it be pre-destined in your genes or just because of what goes around you as you’re growing up.
Take the case of Patrick Schwarzenegger, son of Arnold. He’s done some acting just like dad. Duncan Jones is the son of David Bowie and is a respected film director. Sasha Spielberg, daughter of Stephen, has become a screenwriter. Ben Stiller is the son of Jerry Stiller.
If we turn to music, we find Roseanne Cash, singing daughter of Johnny. There’s Miley Cyrus, daughter of Billy Ray. Norah Jones is the daughter of Ravi Shankar. Jason Bonham is the son of Led Zeppelin drummer John.
How many other parent-child combinations can we find if we just focus on the world of alt-rock? Sounds like it’s time to make a list.
Songs heard on this program:
Bob Dylan, Like a Rolling Stone
The Wallflowers, One Headlight
Green Day, American Idiot
SWMRS, Berkeley’s on Fire
The Call, Let the Day Begin
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Love Burns
Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Tomorrow People
Jeff Buckely, The Last Goodbye
The Lennon Claypool Delerium, Mr. Wright
Inhaler, It Won’t Always Be Like This
Kasador, Brood & Bloom
Need a playlist? Eric Wilhite has obliged.
The Ongoing History of New Music can be heard on the following stations:
- 102.1 The Edge/Toronto – Sunday night at 7
- Live 88-5/Ottawa
- 107.5 Dave-FM/Kitchener
- FM96/London – Sunday night at 7, Monday night at 11
- Power 97/Winnipeg (Sunday nights at 11)
- Rock 97.7/Grand Prairie – Sunday nights at 6.
- Sonic 102.9/Edmonton
- The Zone/Victoria
- The Fox/Vancouver
- WAPS/WKTL The Summit/Arkon, Canton, Cleveland, Youngstown The show runs at 11 am Sunday. This, by the way, is a great option for American listeners who are prevented from listening to the show live because of geo-blocking,
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