April 2024

Episode 194 – K-tel vs the music business


A photo of a whole lot of famous rockers in one place gets the guys researching a record label that redefined the way music was listened to and sold in 1970's America. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K-tel The photo: https://qr.ae/psvMqm https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-dire-straits-thin-lizzy-eric-clapton-led-zeppelin-bad-company-and-109755815.html https://www.discogs.com/release/12787001-Various-The-Summit https://www.loudersound.com/news/led-zeppelin-once-released-a-song-on-k-tel-the-result-was-one-of-the-great-all-star-photos https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Year_of_the_Child https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_the_Rights_of_the_Child https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concerts_for_the_People_of_Kampuchea https://americansongwriter.com/remember-when-the-concerts-for-the-people-of-kampuchea/ https://hercsktelalbums.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-summit-uk-january-1980.html https://mymusicthroughtheyears.wordpress.com/2022/01/08/the-rise-and-fall-of-k-tel-records/ https://www.mentalfloss.com/posts/k-tel-as-seen-on-tv-compilation-album-history 1997 Billboard ads celebrating KTEL: https://books.google.com/books?id=qQ4EAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA47-IA3&lpg=PA47-IA3&dq=K-Tel&source=bl&ots=C4AWmvPyX7&sig=ACfU3U2g9VCfSsuB5DT3Z-h2QJLfq56mZw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjd_-eXsav5AhUTg4kEHXgrDpg4WhDoAXoECAIQAw#v=onepage&q=K-Tel&f=false [...]

Episode 194 – K-tel vs the music business2024-04-17T03:42:13+00:00

November 2023

Episode 172 – Rock n Roll vs the mosh pit


Executive producer Lafe joins Brian and Murdock for a historical breakdown and spiritual reflection on the art and evolution of "slamdancing." Support the show on Patreon, you heathen. https://www.patreon.com/rocknrollbedtimestories Songs used in this episode: Danzig "When Death Had No Name" Lafe's suggested listening: Anthrax “Caught In a Mosh” Frank Turner “Four Simple Words” Ben Folds [...]

Episode 172 – Rock n Roll vs the mosh pit2023-11-15T04:22:19+00:00

August 2023

Episode 157 – Sinead O’Connor vs the Catholic church


Brian and Murdock celebrate the life out of time of the Irish protest singer Sinead O'Connor and explore the culturally defining moment that was her 1992 SNL performance. Trigger warning: This episode is distinctly about abuse to children and includes graphic descriptions.  This episode brought to you in part by: Bourbon & Beyond Festival | [...]

Episode 157 – Sinead O’Connor vs the Catholic church2023-08-02T03:06:18+00:00

May 2021

Episode 40 – Steven Seagal vs the blues


The guys follow a listener suggestion into the world of a martial-arts-master-turned-movie-star and his vintage guitar collection. This episode is brought to you by Baxter Blue. Hit this link for 10% off your purchase*! *Restrictions may apply SHOW NOTES: 2009 Seagal and Billy Gibbons hangout: https://www.vintageguitar.com/3813/albert-kings-flying-vs/ History Channel documentary clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2MUzYR_2eM Grunge.com piece on Seagal’s [...]

Episode 40 – Steven Seagal vs the blues2021-05-05T13:22:37+00:00
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