January 2024

Episode 183 – Frank Zappa vs Captain Beefheart


The guys get a listener inquiry asking for the history of rock n rollers getting entangled in "gross out contests." Support the show on Patreon. https://www.patreon.com/rocknrollbedtimestories SHOW NOTES: https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2019/03/the-dirt-movie-ozzy-osbourne https://loudwire.com/ozzy-osbourne-snorting-ants-story-fake/ https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/tommy-lee-challenged-ozzy-osbourne-gross-out/ Motley Crue on Howard Stern clip: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=629778755450180 https://ultimateclassicrock.com/frank-zappa-wins-gross-out-contest-gruesome-rock-legends/ https://consequence.net/2021/11/gross-concert-moments-shocking-list/2/ https://consequence.net/2021/11/brass-against-urination-incident-police-report-more-details/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Zappa https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgard_Var%C3%A8se Letter to Varese: https://orchestra2001.org/inner.php?pageid=1468 Zappa writing about Varese in Stereo Review in [...]

Episode 183 – Frank Zappa vs Captain Beefheart2024-01-31T05:28:59+00:00

December 2023

Episode 177 – The Flying Burrito Brothers vs the Nudie suit


Brian and Murdock talk Gram Parsons, drugs, fashion and that time a stolen suit showed up in a legendary performer's closet - and no one noticed for 50 years... Learn more about and try MAGIC MIND for yourself. MagicMind.com/bedtimestories Use discount code: BEDTIME20 ****** Support the show on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/rocknrollbedtimestories   SHOW NOTES: https://artillerymag.com/the-white-album-the-view-from-los-angeles-in-1969-and-how-the-1960s-gave-way-to-the-long-hangover-of-the-1970s/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_White_Album_(book) [...]

Episode 177 – The Flying Burrito Brothers vs the Nudie suit2023-12-20T05:41:57+00:00

July 2023

January 2021

Episode 28 – W.A.S.P. vs the PMRC


Murdock unwinds the weird and complicated legacy of Blackie Lawless and his band W.A.S.P. - a group that never quite got its due from anyone but Tipper Gore and angry parents. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackie_Lawless https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parents_Music_Resource_Center W.A.S.P. - Wild Child https://youtu.be/uCt9t9CllhE?t=59 Blackie Lawless riding the mic stand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDW8nAtu3LY

Episode 28 – W.A.S.P. vs the PMRC2021-01-25T14:42:19+00:00
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