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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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January 2021

Episode 26 Randy Rhoads vs the airplane

2021-01-12T21:04:57+00:00

The guys get into another famous rock n roll plane crash, discussing the legendary Randy Rhoads and how he might have saved Ozzy Osbourne's career - AND his life!   SHOW NOTES: https://www.biography.com/news/ozzy-osbourne-plane-crash-randy-rhoads https://www.guitarworld.com/features/crazy-train-high-life-and-tragic-death-randy-rhoads https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?threads/rudy-says-randy-rhoads-was-killed-by-the-pilot-in-an-attmpt.1928883/page-7 https://ultimateclassicrock.com/randy-rhoads-plane-crash/ https://open.spotify.com/track/1IeOBzoyH4Xu1ylBBCY4Qo?si=937B_tM5RFqIA3iTQ5X-lg 2:55, guitar solo https://open.spotify.com/track/33jAC1Xr5E1bkXKtoJb0NE?si=8wFRfFh7SROyXthK6y29HA 4:44 guitar solo See the photo Murdock describes: https://liveforlivemusic.com/features/on-this-day/randy-rhoads-death-anniversary/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Rhoads Rudy Sarzo's book: https://www.amazon.com/Off-Rails-Aboard-Crazy-Blizzard/dp/1537437461 [...]

Episode 26 Randy Rhoads vs the airplane2021-01-12T21:04:57+00:00

December 2020

BONUS – Favorite Music from 2020

2020-12-26T19:31:45+00:00

Brian and Murdock from Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories discuss the songs that kept them sane during 2020. The Combined Shortlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3OrHb4urM77yacWgD8Uxir Murdock's long list: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/51JmRWAQlMrdeu7rC7rahu

BONUS – Favorite Music from 20202020-12-26T19:31:45+00:00

Episode 25 – Pink Floyd vs The Wizard of Oz

2020-12-26T19:26:52+00:00

Brian and Murdock discuss the legend of lining up Dark Side of the Moon while watching Wizard of Oz and more of the lore surrounding one of the most viewed movies of all time.   Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Savage https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Side_of_the_Rainbow https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wizard_of_Oz_(1939_film) https://lwlies.com/articles/dark-side-of-the-rainbow-fan-theory-pink-floyd-wizard-of-oz/ https://oz.fandom.com/wiki/The_Hanging_Munchkin https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/hanging-munchkin/ https://time.com/5647491/wizard-of-oz-curse/ Hanging Munchkin Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f89KX753O8Q Debunking Hanging Munchkin Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAqvkj3HtGY How to sync [...]

Episode 25 – Pink Floyd vs The Wizard of Oz2020-12-26T19:26:52+00:00

Episode 24 – Rock N Roll vs September 11th

2020-12-20T20:19:52+00:00

The guys take on a listener email looking into the effect a terrorist attack on American soil had on popular music and commerce. Which band was set to release controversial album art featuring the World Trade Center that day? What songs got played more in the aftermath? And what about that list of songs a [...]

Episode 24 – Rock N Roll vs September 11th2020-12-20T20:19:52+00:00

Episode 23 – Charley Pride vs the Northern Ireland conflict

2020-12-14T03:13:21+00:00

The guys pay tribute to the late, great Tennessee Charley Pride, discussing his first career, his 30 #1 hits and his contribution to international peace relations.   Show Notes: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/as-i-began-singing-crystal-chandeliers-in-belfast-i-thought-about-those-who-had-come-to-see-me-amid-all-the-violence-i-got-so-emotional-and-i-dont-do-fake-tears-35624084.html   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Troubles   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charley_Pride

Episode 23 – Charley Pride vs the Northern Ireland conflict2020-12-14T03:13:21+00:00

Episode 22 – Phil Collins vs the drowning man

2020-12-06T22:24:35+00:00

Did Phil Collins bring justice to a dead man via front row concerts and a spotlight? Or is that a whole bunch of BS? Brian and Murdock investigate; PLUS: The guys dig into the mailbag to hear from listeners and talk more about Eddie Van Halen and Lynyrd Skynyrd.   SHOW NOTES: What is the [...]

Episode 22 – Phil Collins vs the drowning man2020-12-06T22:24:35+00:00

November 2020

Episode 21 – Blondie vs Ted Bundy

2020-11-28T17:13:52+00:00

Brian breaks down the story of Debbie Harry and the encounter she still claims she had with one of the most notorious killers of all time.   Show Notes: Story rundown: https://www.nme.com/news/music/blondie-27-1297267 Bundy Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Bundyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debbie_Harry Newsweek story: https://www.newsweek.com/blondies-debbie-harry-sets-record-straight-about-her-connection-ted-bundy-1491691 Robert Williams video: https://youtu.be/Y3Iha7d0g-Y Snopes investigating: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/call-me-disbelieving-blondie/ Debbie still claiming it is real: https://boingboing.net/2020/03/11/debbie-harry-debunks-the-debun.html

Episode 21 – Blondie vs Ted Bundy2020-11-28T17:13:52+00:00

Episode 20 – Rock n Roll vs the Christmas Season

2020-11-22T16:19:32+00:00

Brian and Murdock explore the historical intersection of rock music and the Yuletide through entries from the Boss, the Beatles, Beach Boys and ACDC and then count down their personal Top Five Rock n Roll Christmas Lists. SHOW NOTES: The Top 5 Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/66176IN7O7zw3qqCEFimOm ASCAP list of most-performed Xmas songs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas_music#Early_secular_Christmas_songs Classic Rock Xmas Memories [...]

Episode 20 – Rock n Roll vs the Christmas Season2020-11-22T16:19:32+00:00

Episode 19 – Keith Richards vs Dad’s ashes

2020-11-16T01:06:46+00:00

The guys get morbid examining rock n roll stories that feature someone getting hungry for their hero. Hear how a Rolling Stone claims to have a special connection with a particular ancestor and find out who else has claimed to smoke, snort or have stolen the ashes of musical legends.   SHOW NOTES: Great list [...]

Episode 19 – Keith Richards vs Dad’s ashes2020-11-16T01:06:46+00:00

Episode 18 – Ozzy Osbourne vs The Hyatt

2020-11-08T04:35:36+00:00

The guys get into the second entry in the Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories "Hotel Suite" of tales involving rock royalty battling it out with their overnight accommodations. Hear how Ozzy disappeared in Nashville and caused the FBI to be called.   SHOW NOTES: Van Halen News Desk story: https://www.vhnd.com/2018/11/09/ozzy-missing-1978-black-sabbath-tour/ Metal Devastation Radio  story: https://metaldevastationradio.com/thebeast/blog/2527/that-time-ozzy-lost-a-cocaine-snorting-challenge-to-david-lee-roth-circa-1978 [...]

Episode 18 – Ozzy Osbourne vs The Hyatt2020-11-08T04:35:36+00:00

Episode 17- The Who vs Holiday Inn

2020-11-01T22:27:02+00:00

Brian unravels the details of one of the greatest rock n roll hotel parties of all-time... and how it led to a lifetime ban for one group of musicians.   SHOW NOTES: Keith Moon with Led Zep: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyM6-QibDFM Vintage Holiday Inn Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZSCjyUWPgE The Who "Can't Explain": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3h--K5928M RockCheetah.com rundown: https://rockcheetah.com/blog/legend/worlds-most-infamous-hotel-stay-keith-moon-birthday/

Episode 17- The Who vs Holiday Inn2020-11-01T22:27:02+00:00

October 2020

Episode 16- Slash vs Predator

2020-10-24T21:07:57+00:00

Brian and Murdock lean full-tilt into the '80s to tell a tale of collision between a rock n roll guitar god and a legendary movie monster (and the drugs it took to get there).   SHOW NOTES: Guns N Roses at Farm Aid (Adler's last performance): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BYen5GUEtB8 Predator movie trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2hBYGwKh3I Rolling Stone's wildest GNR [...]

Episode 16- Slash vs Predator2020-10-24T21:07:57+00:00

Episode 15- Van Halen vs the brown M&Ms

2020-10-18T19:08:59+00:00

The guys pay tribute to the late, great Eddie Van Halen by tackling one of the most popularly cited "rock n roll bedtime stories" of all time. What did the guys in Van Halen really have against brown chocolate candies? SHOW NOTES: Eddie talks about the Frankenstein guitar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2mh7zGfFRM&t=158s Hot for Teacher video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6M4_Ommfvv0 Eruption [...]

Episode 15- Van Halen vs the brown M&Ms2020-10-18T19:08:59+00:00

September 2020

Episode 14- The Beach Boys vs The Manson Family

2020-09-10T04:13:29+00:00

Brian digs into the facts surrounding the strange relationship between one of the makers of the California Sound (Dennis Wilson) and the man with 1000 foot stare, 15 girlfriends and some crazy theories about race war (Charlie Manson!). PLUS - What film made Brian Wilson quit going to the movies for almost two decades??? SHOW [...]

Episode 14- The Beach Boys vs The Manson Family2020-09-10T04:13:29+00:00

August 2020

Episode 13- Lynyrd Skynyrd vs the Big Blue Sky

2020-08-24T00:07:40+00:00

Murdock gets the gritty details of the Skynyrd plane crash figured out and Brian shares about his few close encounters with Artimus Pyle. SHOW NOTES: Skynyrd Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynyrd_Skynyrd Skynyrd 7/13/77 "That Smell" -https://youtu.be/hib4n9RmFrQ Artimus Pyle wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artimus_Pyle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhzYLLYHoq8 Original news reports: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RxEe_OnGOo Rolling Stone tribute: https://www.rollingstone.com/feature/remembering-lynyrd-skynyrds-deadly-1977-plane-crash-2-195371/

Episode 13- Lynyrd Skynyrd vs the Big Blue Sky2020-08-24T00:07:40+00:00

Episode 12 – Motley Crue vs Fake Nikki Sixx

2020-08-01T16:09:08+00:00

Murdock geeks out about one of his formative favorites - Motley Crue - and that time they might have replaced the bass player and never told anyone...   SHOW NOTES:  Loudersound article: https://www.loudersound.com/features/matthew-trippe-nikki-sixx-the-imitation-game The interview tapes with Matthew Trippe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlBFJ2UXBsE From CarWreckdebangs.Wordpress.com (with photos of original Kerrang! article) https://carwreckdebangs.wordpress.com/2019/01/23/motley-crue-had-a-fake-nikki-sixx-and-nobody-noticed-the-strange-tale-of-matthew-trippe/ 1983 Japanese TV interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4SS8ptJgm4 Motley [...]

Episode 12 – Motley Crue vs Fake Nikki Sixx2020-08-01T16:09:08+00:00

July 2020

Episode 11 – Billy Idol vs the Thai Military

2020-07-02T02:14:00+00:00

Brian breaks down the drug-fueled meltdown that left Billy Idol's friends referring to him as "Bilvis." PLUS - the guys check their mailbox and user reviews. Get your own email in at wearethestoryguys@gmail.com.   SHOW NOTES: Story recounted from the book Dancing With Myself, written by Billy Idol (2014): https://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Myself-Billy-Idol/dp/0857205609/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=billy+idol+book&qid=1593655017&sr=8-3 Billy Idol Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Idol Billy [...]

Episode 11 – Billy Idol vs the Thai Military2020-07-02T02:14:00+00:00

May 2020

Episode 10 – Little Richard vs Rock n Roll History

2020-05-13T13:21:19+00:00

Brian and Murdock meet up to honor the guy who influenced pretty much anyone else who ever made rock n roll after him - but doesn't always get the credit. Hear the tales of church, dirty lyrics, PCP and short legs that make up the legend of Little Richard. SHOW NOTES: https://www.grunge.com/93930/untold-truth-little-richard/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Richard Little Richard [...]

Episode 10 – Little Richard vs Rock n Roll History2020-05-13T13:21:19+00:00

Special Episode – Pandemic Playlist Part 1

2020-05-01T02:31:04+00:00

Brian and Murdock call on old friends for help in building the ultimate set of songs to listen to during quarantine. Add your songs to the playlist by emailing the show: wearethestoryguys@gmail.com Or Tweet at Brian (@Beichen22) or Murdock (@heyitsMurdock).   Listen to the Spotify Playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/05KThJHSGdI6fxqjsAgntk?si=eT9N64VFTLSN4o_T6csh2w

Special Episode – Pandemic Playlist Part 12020-05-01T02:31:04+00:00
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