Jan 30, 2023
We pay tribute to the irreplaceable David Crosby by discussing an incredibly innovative and influential song. Eight Miles High, originally by The Byrds, covered by Leo Kottke.
Outro music is The Byrds’ cover of Bob Dylan’s Mr. Tambourine Man.
Jan 23, 2023
We riff on riffs, investigate the value of distortion, and look at some of the hilariously dirty underbelly of the music biz with a guilty pleasure song. Talk Dirty To Me, originally by Poison, covered by Reel Big Fish.
Outro music is How Does It Feel, by Slade.
Jan 16, 2023
A band with loads of talent starts with a big splash, and vocal royalty takes it from there. The Boy from New York City, originally by The Ad-Libs, covered by The Manhattan Transfer.
Outro music is Yakety Yak by The Coasters.
Jan 9, 2023
We both geek out this week, sometimes in different directions, with a song that starts out looking a little silly, but reveals a ton of depth -- as a writing effort and in performance. 25 Minutes to Go, originally by Shel Silverstein, covered by Johnny Cash.
Outro music is A Front Row Seat to Hear Ole Johnny Sing, also...
Jan 2, 2023
Join us in celebration of the fifth anniversary of our show as we pay tribute to the astonishing Christine McVie. Two original songs this week -- Don't Stop, originally by Fleetwood Mac, covered by Lisa Loeb, and Songbird, originally by Fleetwood Mac, covered by Rita Wilson and Josh Groban.
Outro music is Say Hello,...