January 2023

Episode 130 – David Crosby vs drugs


Brian and Murdock review and revisit the wild life of folk rock/counter-cultural icon David Crosby and his outsized reputation for speaking his mind and consuming ALL of the drugs...   SHOW NOTES: New York Times piece: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/19/arts/music/david-crosby-dead.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Crosby The mugshot https://www.thesmokinggun.com/mugshots/celebrity/music/david-crosby https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floyd_Crosby https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joni_Mitchell https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurel_Canyon,_Los_Angeles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triad_(David_Crosby_song) https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/why-neil-young-hates-david-crosby/ The Joni Mitchell story:  https://ultimateclassicrock.com/joni-mitchell-dumped-david-crosby/ The Spinditty drug journal: [...]

Episode 130 – David Crosby vs drugs2023-01-25T14:09:07+00:00

October 2022

RETOLD – Neil Young vs Geffen Records


Brian revisits Episode 71 of the show (Dec 2021) to discuss a certain self-possessed detour Neil Young would take and what it really said about his priorities.     SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: The Squires - The Sultan; The Mynah Birds - It's My Time; Neil Young - Hey Hey My My; [...]

RETOLD – Neil Young vs Geffen Records2022-10-07T03:52:14+00:00

Episode 114 – Rick James vs music history


A listener letter reveals a musical collaboration that would have made us think differently about rock n roll - and the single bad decision that derailed the whole thing. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_James https://www.vulture.com/2014/02/10th-anniversary-of-im-rick-james-bitch-chappelle.html https://www.wired.com/2014/02/chappelle-rick-james/ https://www.okayplayer.com/culture/chappelles-shows-iconic-rick-james-sketch-almost-got-adapted-into-a-movie.html https://nypost.com/2014/07/05/rick-james-reveled-in-super-freaky-autobiography-i-was-caligula/ https://www.moviemaker.com/rick-james-and-neil-young-band-the-mynah-birds-video/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yorkville,_Toronto https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/bitchin-the-sound-and-fury-of-rick-james/ https://www.mtv.com/news/yi5607/mynah-birds-rick-james-its-my-time https://www.pbs.org/newshour/nation/8-things-you-didnt-know-about-frank-sinatra GLOW: The Autobiography of Rick James: https://www.amazon.com/Glow-Autobiography-Rick-James/dp/1476764158 The Confessions of Rick James (memoir): https://www.amazon.com/Confessions-Rick-James-Memoirs-Super/dp/B004R96TBY [...]

Episode 114 – Rick James vs music history2022-10-05T03:25:16+00:00

December 2021

Episode 71 – Neil Young vs Geffen Records


Brian unwinds a remarkable tale about Neil Young's improbable career, persistence, vision and love of his kid.   SHOW NOTES: Songs used in this episode: The Squires - The Sultan; The Mynah Birds - It's My Time; Neil Young - Hey Hey My My; Neil Young - Computer Age; Neil Young - Transformer Man; Neil [...]

Episode 71 – Neil Young vs Geffen Records2021-12-08T05:06:05+00:00

August 2021

Episode 53 – Rock n Roll vs stuttering


The guys get into the history behind what led to rock stars using the stutter as a singing style by diving into the stories behind two classic rock jukebox staples. Theme song: Counterpointless by Hark the Herald (Hear their 2008 album Aurora here.)  This episode is brought to you in part by HelloFresh. Code: HFAFF80 [...]

Episode 53 – Rock n Roll vs stuttering2021-08-04T03:03:42+00:00
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