Mary, Mary you’re on my mind. The folks are gona and the place’ll be mine!
Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle Podcast, Joe Royland of Sit & Spin with Joe, and Eric Miller of Pods & Sods are back with the latest volume in the Soundtrack Six-Pack series. Cause we feel good tonight, and everything’s gonna be right, right, right!
We’ve also got a wonderful listener pick and a mini-trivia contest with a Philly cheesesteak on the line!
In Volume Nine, we’re unpacking some classics from The Force MDs, 38 Special, World Party, INXS with Jimmy Barnes, Jennifer Warnes and Chris Thompson, and Soul Asylum.
On this Six-Pack episode, Lee McCormack of the Tramps Like Us Podcast and BJ Kramp of the Rock And/Or Roll podcast join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to cry tough, out on the streets to make our dreams happen. Actually, we’re skipping past the dirty talk and the thorny roses to dig a little deeper into the Poison catalog. We’re each bringing two picks, some memories, some opinions, and some laughs. Are we just another word in your pay-ay-yage?
So sit back and discover or rediscover the kinda punky, kinda glammy, definitely hair-metaly glory of Poison.
James Bryce said, ““Our country is not the only thing to which we owe our allegiance. It is also owed to justice and to humanity. Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.”
Gerald Stanley Lee, ““America is a tune. It must be sung together.”
John Adams said Independence Day “will be celebrated with pomp and parade, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other.”
Adams clearly forgot to mention this particular playlist on this particular podcast network as part of the celebration. But that’s ok, he had his hands full elsewise!
Please enjoy this collection of songs that reveal, celebrate, and chronicle both the aspirational and the mundane in this unique and ever evolving American Experiment of ours. Featuring songs by James Brown, Bruce Springsteen, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, David Bowie, Phil Ochs, Childish Gambino, Joan Baez, Rhiannon Giddens, Gil Scott Heron, Living Colour, Aimee Mann, Sufjan Stevens, Portugal The Man, Prince, Pete Seeger and more.
On this Six-Pack episode, friends of the show Missy O’Neal and Corey Nowlin join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods for some Lionel Richie Dancin’ On The Ceiling style fun. In this Volume One, we’re each bringing two picks covering Lionel’s incredible career from The Commodores to the iconic balladeer to his incomparable duets. We’re getting mighty mighty and lettin’ it all hang out!
So sit back and discover or rediscover the brilliance of Lionel Richie.
On this Six-Pack episode, friends of the show Gregg Oliver and Michael Gomoll of Joey’s Song join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to enlighten him on the work of Del Amitri beyond their seminal Americana rock hit of the early to mid 90s, Roll To Me. In this Volume One, Gregg and Mike are each bringing three picks from the catalog of Del Amitri – or The Dels as the fans call them. We get into the variety within their music, the lyrical depth that often features a clever turn of phrase and a twist, the makeup of the band including Justin Currie’s solo work, Mike shares some personal insight from his friendship with Justin, and so much more.
So sit back and discover or rediscover the rock and roll mastery of Del Amitri.
On this Six-Pack episode, Brian and Sarah Linnen of The Permanent Record Podcast and Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle podcast join 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 One, Jon and Brian are each bringing their picks covering the band’s long career. We get into why they trailed off commercially in the United States, the meanings behind their lyrics, which one is the cutest, what a-ha related crime did Jon commit in his younger days, and so much more.
So sit back and discover or rediscover the pop mastery of a-ha.
On this Six-Pack episode, longtime friend Melissa O’Neal and Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle podcast join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to share and discuss some of their Kenny Loggins favorites. Missy and Jon are each bringing three picks covering Kenny’s long and varied body of work – from emotional crooner to soundtrack god to yacht rock maestro to David Foster balladeer, we hit it all. What do you think of when you hear Kenny Loggins? Is he the Footloose guy or the Danny’s Song guy? Is he a cheesy punch-line or an underappreciated genius with a career that spans fifty years?? We get into all of that and much, much more!
So sit back and discover or rediscover the pop mastery of Kenny Loggins.