Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories exists to discuss and (maybe set straight) the rumor, innuendo and hidden details that surround some of your favorite bands and songs. Created and hosted by Brian and Murdock of The Story Guys.
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June 2022

RETOLD – Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS

2022-06-22T04:12:43+00:00

In honor of the new musical dropping into movie theaters, the guys revisit episode 67 with talk of the King, guns, television - and hatred of Robert Goulet. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis_Presley https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam_Phillips https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marion_Keisker https://outsider.com/news/entertainment/elvis-presley-shot-gun-rca-tv-while-watching-robert-goulet-still-preserved-to-this-day/ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/why-elvis-shot-this-tv-and-other-photos-of-his-exhibit https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/how-priscilla-presley-reacted-when-elvis-presley-shot-his-tv.html/ Will Ferrell’s Robert Goulet - https://vimeo.com/339015408 The Lisa Waller Rogers article: https://lisawallerrogers.com/tag/elvis-shooting-tv-with-robert-goulet/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colonel_Tom_Parker https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis_Mafia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonny_West_(actor) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_West https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elvis%27_Greatest_Shit

RETOLD – Baz Luhrmann’s ELVIS2022-06-22T04:12:43+00:00

Episode 99 – Colonel Tom Parker vs murder

2022-06-22T04:04:04+00:00

The guys get into the carnival-fueled conundrum that has frustrated Elvis fans for decades - what (or who?) was actually keeping the King from performing overseas? Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you [...]

Episode 99 – Colonel Tom Parker vs murder2022-06-22T04:04:04+00:00

BONUS – More on Nine Inch Nails and Kate Bush

2022-06-17T01:46:13+00:00

The guys goof off with executive producer Troy to talk about live Nine Inch Nails experiences and discuss the re-emergence of Kate Bush!   SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kate_Bush https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Rose_Circus  

BONUS – More on Nine Inch Nails and Kate Bush2022-06-17T01:46:13+00:00

Episode 98 – Nine Inch Nails vs the FBI

2022-06-15T00:07:43+00:00

Brian finds a true crime story featuring flying objects, cornstarch and a lot of ineptitude - and discovers along the way how a certain Ohio musician first started pushing the public's buttons... by accident. Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE [...]

Episode 98 – Nine Inch Nails vs the FBI2022-06-15T00:07:43+00:00

BONUS – Looking for the Magic, an interview with Mitchell Cohen

2022-06-10T02:25:44+00:00

Music writer and former A&R guy Mitchell Cohen joins Brian to chat about his brand new book Looking for the Magic: New York City, the '70s and the Rise of Arista Records.   SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "Looking for the Magic" - Dwight Twilley Band Mitchell's Book: https://www.amazon.com/Looking-Magic-York-Arista-Records/dp/B0B149R4T7/

BONUS – Looking for the Magic, an interview with Mitchell Cohen2022-06-10T02:25:44+00:00

Episode 97 – Carl Perkins vs the Cadillac

2022-06-08T02:14:02+00:00

The guys go deep digging into the early days of rock n roll to unearth the story behind the Drive By Truckers' favorite "Carl Perkins' Cadillac." Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you [...]

Episode 97 – Carl Perkins vs the Cadillac2022-06-08T02:14:02+00:00

BONUS – Milli Vanilli outtakes

2022-05-31T20:17:35+00:00

Brian plays more pop culture clips from the Milli Vanilli aftermath and the guys discuss the history and movements that connect Disco to Eurodance. SHOW NOTES: Super Mario Cartoon Milli Vanilli episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jOvMef11jA KFC ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4xWXHLRYbk Bruno clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nqF0ddDc8I https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disco https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_music https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurodance

BONUS – Milli Vanilli outtakes2022-05-31T20:17:35+00:00

Episode 96 – Milli Vanilli vs Frank Farian

2022-05-31T19:13:26+00:00

The guys breaks down the fascinating history of German producer Frank Farian - the man behind the machine that spit out Milli Vanilli and many other less infamous pop creations.   Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with [...]

Episode 96 – Milli Vanilli vs Frank Farian2022-05-31T19:13:26+00:00

May 2022

RETOLD – Top Gun and Take My Breath Away

2022-05-27T04:19:37+00:00

In celebration of Top Gun Maverick hitting theaters, the guys revisit this 2021 episode digging into the story behind the song behind the movie. SHOW NOTES: Songs heard in the show: Berlin - Sex (I'm A...), Donna Summer - Love to Love You, Baby, Berlin - Dope Show https://vinyldistractions.com/berlin-pleasure-victim/ https://www.thatericalper.com/2019/01/05/terri-nunn-who-would-later-become-lead-singer-of-new-wave-group-berlin-auditioning-for-princess-leia-in-star-wars-with-harrison-ford-in-1976/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KROQ_Weenie_Roast https://www.tampabay.com/terri-nunns-journey-to-berlin-almost-got-sidetracked-in-dallas/2322182/ Child actor system [...]

RETOLD – Top Gun and Take My Breath Away2022-05-27T04:19:37+00:00

Episode 95 – Keith Moon vs animal tranquilizers

2022-05-25T04:13:16+00:00

The guys read a ripped headline regarding Pearl Jam that leads them to one of the craziest rock n roll fan(tasy) stories ever told. Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to [...]

Episode 95 – Keith Moon vs animal tranquilizers2022-05-25T04:13:16+00:00

BONUS – Mailbag: Fastway and The Civil Wars

2022-05-20T04:12:49+00:00

Brian enlists the help of executive producer Lafe to answer listener questions about an 80's sorta-supergroup and two Nashville songwriters with a whole lotta the wrong chemistry. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Fastway "Say What You Will" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fastway_(band) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Civil_Wars https://www.npr.org/2013/08/02/207981618/the-civil-wars-joy-williams-on-the-duos-fragile-bond#:~:text=But%20last%20year%2C%20in%20the,haven't%20appeared%20together%20since.    

BONUS – Mailbag: Fastway and The Civil Wars2022-05-20T04:12:49+00:00

Episode 94 – Michael Schenker vs Eddie Van Halen

2022-05-18T04:46:14+00:00

Brian examines the talent and tumult of guitar virtuoso Michael Schenker and that showdown he had with EVH back in 1976.   Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is [...]

Episode 94 – Michael Schenker vs Eddie Van Halen2022-05-18T04:46:14+00:00

BONUS – Dylan trolls the world

2022-05-13T03:58:23+00:00

Executive producer Lafe joins Brian to talk through more stories and letters regarding Bob Dylan's eccentricities. Email the show: [email protected]   SHOW NOTES: Songs on the show: "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" - Bob Dylan https://www.vulture.com/2016/10/37-hilarious-bob-dylan-stories.html https://www.vulture.com/2014/07/how-did-bob-dylan-get-so-weird.html  

BONUS – Dylan trolls the world2022-05-13T03:58:23+00:00

Episode 93 – Bob Dylan vs the motorcycle

2022-05-11T02:30:18+00:00

Greg writes the show to find out if there was anything fishy about Dylan's famous auto mishap - and the guys dig deep and form some theories of their own. Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your [...]

Episode 93 – Bob Dylan vs the motorcycle2022-05-11T02:30:18+00:00

BONUS – Gaskins Switch

2022-05-06T04:25:28+00:00

Brian does some investigating into an old co-worker and uncovers more of a musical past than he had ever realized existed. SHOW NOTES: 1973 Ozark Mountain Folk Fair Festival program: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/16226456887/in/photostream/ Newspaper profile on Gary (2011): https://www.lovelycitizen.com/story/1760504.html Jerry Jeff Walker at Cain's Ballroom poster (1975) - https://www.concertarchives.org/bands/gaskin-switch/photos    

BONUS – Gaskins Switch2022-05-06T04:25:28+00:00

Episode 92 – Tony Iommi vs Django Reinhardt

2022-05-04T02:04:28+00:00

Brian breaks down the startlingly similar tragic backstories shared by two genre-defining guitar men - and how one inspired the other to keep going. Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to [...]

Episode 92 – Tony Iommi vs Django Reinhardt2022-05-04T02:04:28+00:00

April 2022

Episode 91 – David Lee Roth vs Gene Simmons

2022-04-27T11:47:57+00:00

The guys get into the early days of Van Halen, the time they almost got a record deal from the head of Satan's knights, and the rivalry that developed between two flamboyant front men. This episode is brought to you in part by Modern Empire Music, featuring the new release from Foxbat - Due South. [...]

Episode 91 – David Lee Roth vs Gene Simmons2022-04-27T11:47:57+00:00
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