On this Six-Pack episode, Brian Linnen of The Permanent Record Podcast and Alex Alt of the Sly Dog Music-Cast rejoin Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to explore the work of James “JY” Young of Styx. JY scored the first hit for the band with “Best Thing” back in 1972 and he’s been a staple ever since – even releasing a few solo albums along the way. We cover a lot of ground including some of those solo tracks in this six pack. Lot of laughs, personal stories about seeing Styx and JY solo, a few impressions (naturally), lyrical analysis, and lots of fun factoids. Also, find out who wins a Dr Righteous bucket of fried chicken when Eric springs a surprise trivia question on his co-hosts!
So sit back and discover or rediscover the unique stylings of JY!
On this Six-Pack episode, Brian and Sarah Linnen of The Permanent Record Podcast and Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle podcast rejoin Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to enlighten him on the work of a-ha beyond their glorious pop masterpiece, Take On Me. In this Volume Two, Jon and Sarah are each bringing their picks covering the band’s long career. Lots of fun facts, music geekery, and laughter in this one.
So sit back and discover or rediscover the pop mastery of a-ha.
On the fifth day of the 12 Days of Christmas Six-Packs, my true love gave to me…
Today friends of the show Sarah and Brian Linnen from the Permanent Record Podcast are rejoining Eric to have some holiday fun, to share some classic holiday songs and the facts and stories behind them, to highlight some family traditions, to share personal holiday memories, and to discuss some meaningful charities that could use some love this holiday season.
What’s the connection between Brenda Lee’s holiday classic and the Benny Hill theme song? What would a fully realized Styx Christmas album look like? Answers to these questions and more await you..
So throw on your holiday Santa hats and join us by the warm glow of the fireplace for some festive music and holiday cheer.
On this Six-Pack episode, Brian Linnen of The Permanent Record Podcast, Paul Underwood of Glory Days Radio,, and Eric Miller of Pods & Sods are celebrating the songs of Tommy Shaw. From his earliest days in Styx through his solo career in the 80s and 90s to some more recent Styx material, we cover a lot of ground in this episode featuring the Alabamian rock-n-roller himself, Tommy Shaw. Some fun facts, lots of music trivia and commentary, and Paul even shares his first hand account of being at the infamous 1983 Styx Texas Cotton Bowl show!
So sit on your barstool and listen to us talk like damn fools in this Six-Pack of Tommy Shaw!
On this Six-Pack episode, Brian Linnen of Permanent Record Podcast, and Noel Fogelman of Reliving My Youth join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to celebrate the music of Collective Soul. These guys have sold millions of records, have toured the world, scored a string of hits, and have a very loyal fanbase. We picked some wonderful songs – some heavy, some a bit rock-funky, some on the ballad side of things, but all incredible. We also discuss their place in the music scene – are they under-appreciated? Eric closes the episode out with a deeply emotional dedication.
So sit back, turn your head to spit me out, YEAH, and gel with us as we rock out to some Collective Soul!
On this Six-Pack episode Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle Podcast, and Brian Linnen of The Permanent Record Podcast join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to school him on the The Human League. And many fantasies were learned as Jon and Brian picked songs spanning the band’s career from the late 70s thru their latest release earlier this decade. We also get into the group’s history in the studio and on stage, what sets them apart, why you might consider diving deeper than the greatest hits, and are they the Robert Johnson of synth pop??
So sit back and feel or keep feeling the fascination that is The Human League.