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 2022

Episode 111 – Mick Jagger vs the Queen

2022-09-13T02:36:21+00:00

The guys go deep on history of the UK, Cool Britannia, and that time the Queen of England scheduled elective surgery to avoid a certain front man. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "Death Cab for Cutie" by The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_II https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knight https://www.iheart.com/content/2022-09-08-5-of-the-best-and-most-controversial-rock-songs-about-queen-elizabeth-ii/ https://ultimateclassicrock.com/queen-elizabeth-ii-rock-connections/ https://www.thegazette.co.uk/awards-and-accreditation/content/103372 https://ultimateclassicrock.com/rock-stars-knighted/ https://www.billboard.com/lists/musicians-knighted-queen-elizabeth-ii-honors/ Beatles newsreel footage: [...]

Episode 111 – Mick Jagger vs the Queen2022-09-13T02:36:21+00:00

BONUS – More GNR and Mailbag

2022-09-09T04:04:06+00:00

Executive Producer Lafe joins Brian to shore up some more Axl Rose drama and answer listener letters. SHOW NOTES: https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/duff-mckagan-feud-with-kurt-cobain/ https://societyofrock.com/explore-the-influence-of-bat-out-of-hell-and-its-bruce-springsteen-comparison/ https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/bitter-feud-between-axl-rose-vince-neil/ https://www.vulture.com/article/van-halen-lost-weekend-mtv-history.html

BONUS – More GNR and Mailbag2022-09-09T04:04:06+00:00

Episode 110 – Axl Rose vs Kurt Cobain

2022-09-07T03:18:32+00:00

The guys finally get to the ideological generational beef between two of the most famous front men of all time - and that evening it all went public during an MTV Awards show. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Cobain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axl_Rose https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riot_grrrl Axl’s stage banter: https://youtu.be/AuMK77g6Hbs Loudersound’s piece on the 92 MTV Music Awards: https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-story-of-axl-rose-and-kurt-cobains-mtv-bust-up-by-those-who-were-there Rolling Stone interview with [...]

Episode 110 – Axl Rose vs Kurt Cobain2022-09-07T03:18:32+00:00

BONUS – Mailbag: More DMB and Famous Amos

2022-09-02T04:24:26+00:00

Brian breaks into the mailbox and reads new feedback and questions on Dave Matthews Band, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and... COOKIES! Send your notes to the show at [email protected] or hit Murdock on Twitter at @HeyItsMurdock SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "I am a Predator" by Ted Nugent https://observer.com/2022/08/why-is-this-trending-the-dave-matthews-band-chicago-river-incident/ https://tellersuntold.com/2019/04/07/2019-4-7-wally-amos-was-the-first-known-talent-agent-and-entrepreneur-who-founded-famous-amos-cookies/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wally_Amos https://www.slashfilm.com/908369/jean-claude-van-dammes-predator-casting-was-doomed-from-day-one/#:~:text=A%20footnote%20in%20the%20career,the%20late%20Kevin%20Peter%20Hall.

BONUS – Mailbag: More DMB and Famous Amos2022-09-02T04:24:26+00:00

August 2022

Episode 109 – Dave Matthews Band vs Steve Lillywhite

2022-08-31T04:12:43+00:00

Brian and Murdock get a listener letter asking for the rundown and real story behind the 2001 leak of Dave Matthews Band's infamously abandoned recording session.   SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "Ants Marching" and "So Right" by Dave Matthews Band https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Matthews_Band https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everyday_(Dave_Matthews_Band_album) Records & Riffs, the Matt Norlander podcasts: http://www.mattnorlander.com/norlanderblog https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jam_band https://www.mcall.com/news/mc-xpm-1995-02-24-3019302-story.html [...]

Episode 109 – Dave Matthews Band vs Steve Lillywhite2022-08-31T04:12:43+00:00

BONUS – Mailbag and GG Allin

2022-08-25T03:20:36+00:00

Murdock talks about his GG Allin live experiences and the guys hear from a big fan/musician with very good tastes. SHOW NOTES: Hear listener Mark Helm's album "everything's ok": https://open.spotify.com/album/1Th3VIsJJEV2vG5VAleYgQ?highlight=spotify:track:5up2NLHEgqRmou6H2Ozkv5

BONUS – Mailbag and GG Allin2022-08-25T03:20:36+00:00

Episode 108 – Liam vs Noel

2022-08-24T04:56:28+00:00

The guys finally get around to documenting one of the most notorious rock rivalries of all time: the brothers who drove - and exploded - British rock band Oasis. SHOW NOTES:   SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Inspiral Carpets – This is How It Feels; Oasis – Guess God Thinks I’m Abel; Oasis: [...]

Episode 108 – Liam vs Noel2022-08-24T04:56:28+00:00

Episode 107 – Judas Priest vs the movies

2022-08-16T00:53:32+00:00

Brian and Murdock celebrate their love of cheesy music movies by diving into the true rock n roll story behind the bad performances and big hair of a certain Mark Wahlberg flick.   SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: “The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest” by Bob Dylan; “Victim of Changes” by [...]

Episode 107 – Judas Priest vs the movies2022-08-16T00:53:32+00:00

ATCML – The Weakerthans – Reconstruction Site

2022-08-12T03:05:38+00:00

Brian reminisces about music blogs, punk rock, and elegant songwriting while trying to explain his adoration of the 2003 Canadian rock record Reconstruction Site from The Weakerthans.   SHOW NOTES: Songs in this episode: clips from every song on Reconstruction Site and "Homophobes are Just Pissed Cause They Can't Get Laid" by Propagandhi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propagandhi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Weakerthans [...]

ATCML – The Weakerthans – Reconstruction Site2022-08-12T03:05:38+00:00

Episode 106 – George Thorogood vs the 50 states

2022-08-09T21:27:29+00:00

After seeing British rocker Frank Turner's 50 States in 50 Days Tour, Brian attempts to uncover the history surrounding the first time such a logistical stunt was attempted.   SHOW NOTES Songs used in this episode: George Thorogood - Who Do You Love; Muddy Waters - Mannish Boy; John P Hammond – It Hurts Me [...]

Episode 106 – George Thorogood vs the 50 states2022-08-09T21:27:29+00:00

BONUS – Mailbag: Coverdale Page

2022-08-05T04:58:07+00:00

The guys get a note from North Carolina about that time Jimmy Page wanted to make Robert Plant jealous... (well, maybe...) SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Coverdale Page - "Shake My Tree" https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coverdale%E2%80%93Page  

BONUS – Mailbag: Coverdale Page2022-08-05T04:58:07+00:00

Episode 105 – Dead Kennedys vs L.A. County

2022-08-03T04:15:47+00:00

The guys get into the tale of Jello Biafra and that time his house got invaded by cops because of... penises.   SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Dead Kennedys “Too Drunk to F*ck” Other episodes of Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories referenced: Episode 28 – W.A.S.P vs the PMRC Episode 36 – Rock [...]

Episode 105 – Dead Kennedys vs L.A. County2022-08-03T04:15:47+00:00

July 2022

BONUS – Mailbag: Did Def Leppard lie to me?

2022-07-29T04:25:18+00:00

The guys answer a listener letter about Mutt Lang, Rick Allen, and recording tech. Special guest: JP from Foxbat! Listen to those dudes! https://linktr.ee/foxbat SHOW NOTES: Mike Shipley interview: https://fullinbloom.com/kevin-shipley-on-the-making-of-def-leppards-pyromania-hysteria/  

BONUS – Mailbag: Did Def Leppard lie to me?2022-07-29T04:25:18+00:00

Episode 104 – Wilson vs Wilson

2022-07-27T02:50:43+00:00

Brian breaks down the soap opera history and recent family squabbles that finally put the wrong kind of pressure on the legendary Hall of Fame sister/rockers in Heart. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: Heart “All I Wanna Do is Make Love to You”; “Magic Man”; “Barracuda”; Alias “More Than Words Can Say” The [...]

Episode 104 – Wilson vs Wilson2022-07-27T02:50:43+00:00

BONUS – More on My Sharona

2022-07-22T05:06:11+00:00

Brian breaks down the early history of The Knack and the story behind the song that changed the life of the band - and a certain teenage girl. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in the episode: "Let Me Out" and "My Sharona" by The Knack https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=124397021 https://www.metv.com/stories/that-is-the-real-sharona-on-the-cover-of-the-knacks-my-sharona https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get_the_Knack https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Sharona    

BONUS – More on My Sharona2022-07-22T05:06:11+00:00

Episode 103 – Layla vs the coda

2022-07-20T01:56:58+00:00

The guys get into the tales of drugs, thievery, and murder that have come to define one of the longest and greatest musical moments from the 1970's. 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 [...]

Episode 103 – Layla vs the coda2022-07-20T01:56:58+00:00

Episode 102 – Dokken vs Lynch

2022-07-13T02:55:59+00:00

Brian and Murdock finally get around to talking about a rivalry that should have made the show long ago - and the reason why George might have had a right to be mad.   Today's episode brought to you by Athletic Greens; Get a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE [...]

Episode 102 – Dokken vs Lynch2022-07-13T02:55:59+00:00

RETOLD – More on Michael Jackson

2022-07-08T17:14:41+00:00

Revisit Episode 27 and the bizarre story of the King of Pop's obsession with the Elephant Man. SHOW NOTES: https://kerryhennigan.wordpress.com/2017/10/07/leave-me-alone-michael-jackson-and-the-elephant-mans-bones/ Frank Dileo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_DiLeo David Bowie in The Elephant Man (ABC 1981): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_FbWQG642g Joseph Merrick Biography: https://www.biography.com/news/elephant-man-joseph-merrick-biography MJ dancing with Elephant Man's Bones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A5myZJXPMk

RETOLD – More on Michael Jackson2022-07-08T17:14:41+00:00

Episode 101 – Michael Jackson vs Sonic the Hedgehog

2022-07-06T04:01:48+00:00

The guys discuss the longstanding rumor that the King of Pop was behind the music for Sega's mascot and his third big game. SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: "Banditos" by the Refreshments; "Hey Jealousy" by the Gin Blossoms https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_Sonic_the_Hedgehog https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonic_the_Hedgehog https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Night_Trap Genesis ad campaign: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkN9p0E91MY https://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/4208/out_of_the_blue_naoto_ohshima_.php?page=2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Jetzons https://www.smoothradio.com/artists/michael-jackson/fired-his-director-live-on-stage-video/ https://www.megavisions.net/brad-buxer-opens-up-on-sonic-3-and-michael-jackson/ https://michael-jackson.fandom.com/wiki/Brad_Buxer Brad interview: http://info.sonicretro.org/Brad_Buxer_Interview_(Black_%26_White,_November/December_2009) [...]

Episode 101 – Michael Jackson vs Sonic the Hedgehog2022-07-06T04:01:48+00:00
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