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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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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

April 2020

Episode 9 – Jackie Wilson vs Sex Appeal

2020-04-15T21:39:27+00:00

Brian breaks down the career and carousing of soul legend Jackie Wilson - and that one time he almost died in the hallway of his apartment building.   SHOW NOTES: https://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article31127363.html https://www.history-of-rock.com/jackie_wilson.htm https://jackiewilsonlover.wordpress.com/jackie-wilson-bio/

Episode 9 – Jackie Wilson vs Sex Appeal2020-04-15T21:39:27+00:00

Episode 8 – Dave Stewart vs Joe Walsh

2020-04-14T03:15:48+00:00

Brian tells another sordid rock n roll love triangle tale that features break-ups, make outs, bad poetry and one big hit song - that became a hit for a guy who wasn't around for any of the drama!   SHOW NOTES: Book excerpt from Dave Stewart's memoir Sweet Dreams are Made of This: https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/magazine-feature/6859098/dave-stewart-memoir-excerpt-stevie-nicks-fling-tom-petty-song-jimmy-iovine The [...]

Episode 8 – Dave Stewart vs Joe Walsh2020-04-14T03:15:48+00:00

March 2020

Episode 7 – George Jones vs The Murder Cocaine Mafia

2020-03-04T05:28:27+00:00

Murdock rips through the best parts (read: most horrifyingly sad parts) of George Jones' life - including that time he might have been controlled by drug dealing shysters.   SHOW NOTES: The autobiography - I Lived to Tell It All White Lighting He Stopped Loving Her Today  

Episode 7 – George Jones vs The Murder Cocaine Mafia2020-03-04T05:28:27+00:00

February 2020

Episode 6 – Gram Parsons vs Fire

2020-02-09T16:24:06+00:00

Murdock drops John Prine stories and unwinds the saga of Gram Parsons, Joshua Tree and a crazy promise between friends that ends with a $750 fine.   SHOW NOTES: A basic rundown: https://ultimateclassicrock.com/gram-parsons-body-theft-case-settled/ The Oral History: https://www.loudersound.com/features/how-i-stole-gram-parsons-body Original Rolling Stone reporting: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/gram-parsons-the-mysterious-death-and-aftermath-204652/ Eight Miles High: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J74ttSR8lEg Byrds playing Eight Miles High live at the Filmore [...]

Episode 6 – Gram Parsons vs Fire2020-02-09T16:24:06+00:00

January 2020

Episode 5 – Richard Marx vs. The Haters

2020-01-20T21:47:02+00:00

Brian reminds Murdock of the megastar that was Richard Marx and the time-lord/troll-fighter/action star he is today.   SHOW NOTES: Zack's Story: https://www.zacheverson.com/tag/richard-marx/ Ed's Story: https://www.salon.com/2013/01/19/richard_marx_hates_my_guts/ CNN's Story: https://www.cnn.com/2016/12/21/entertainment/richard-marx-korean-air-passenger/index.html Daisy's Insta: https://www.instagram.com/p/BOPJdvCD4qh/?utm_source=ig_embed Buy Richard's new CD: http://richardmarx.com/ "Hazard" music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdmHHoI9beM

Episode 5 – Richard Marx vs. The Haters2020-01-20T21:47:02+00:00

December 2019

Episode 4 – George Harrison vs Eric Clapton

2019-12-17T05:14:37+00:00

Murdock unravels the dysfunctional love triangle/quadrangle that hangs over the greatest songs of the 60's and 70's and explains why some of the most famous rock stars of all time should never have trusted their dentist. SHOW NOTES: Pattie Boyd - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattie_Boyd Ronnie Wood Show with Pattie Boyd - http://www.axs.tv/featured/theronniewoodshow-pattie-boyd/ "Mo" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maureen_Starkey_Tigrett More about [...]

Episode 4 – George Harrison vs Eric Clapton2019-12-17T05:14:37+00:00

November 2019

Episode 3 – INXS vs. Bob Geldof

2019-11-23T03:32:27+00:00

Brian unwinds the complicated legacy of INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, his relationship with Paula Yates and what really happened in that hotel room. SHOW NOTES: Songs, videos and additional reading and listening suggested on this show are below: Boomtown Rats - "I Don't Like Mondays" - https://youtu.be/8yteMugRAc0 INXS - "Need You Tonight" - https://youtu.be/F93ywiGMDnQ Paula [...]

Episode 3 – INXS vs. Bob Geldof2019-11-23T03:32:27+00:00

Episode 2 – Prince vs. Stevie Nicks

2019-11-16T16:29:24+00:00

Murdock explains how Stevie stole a song from the Purple One and what he had to say (and do) about it.   SHOW NOTES: Songs, videos and additional reading and listening suggested on this show are below: Little Red Corvette https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0KpfrJE4zw Stand Back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwS9BIqbffU Mash Up https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENeMtjK_PxA "All of You" Prince & Stevie Nicks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wQTApZN-NU [...]

Episode 2 – Prince vs. Stevie Nicks2019-11-16T16:29:24+00:00

Episode 1 – Huey Lewis vs. Ray Parker Jr.

2019-11-12T00:27:59+00:00

Brian tells Murdock a tale of thievery, law suits and one of the most recognizable movie theme songs of all time. SHOW NOTES: See the article and research referenced for this story at this wonderful spot on the internet: https://ledgernote.com/blog/interesting/ghostbusters-theme-i-aint-afraid-of-getting-sued/ Songs and videos discussed: Huey Lewis and the News - I Want a New Drug: [...]

Episode 1 – Huey Lewis vs. Ray Parker Jr.2019-11-12T00:27:59+00:00
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