We’ve got the flock in for Dokken! We’re taking stock in Dokken! We’re talkin’ Dokken! We’re talking the building blockins of Dokken!
On this Six-Pack episode, Richie Wagner of Audiobiography and BJ Kramp of Rock and/or Roll join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to assemble a six pack of Dokken gems. We each bring two Dokken songs covering the gamut – some hits, some personal favorites, and some deep cuts. We also share some personal memories of how we got into the band, what are their strengths, whatever happened to Richie’s friend Scott that cut off Unchain The Night on Richie’s taped copy of Under Lock and Key, and a bit more. Not a ton of research, not a ton of pontificating, just a few friends enjoying a tight little playlist of classics… from Dokken.
Are you a fan of David Bowie – are you a fan-fan or a Greatest Hits fan?
On this Six-Pack episode, Eric Miller of Pods & Sods (being simply a Greatest Hits Fan) invites two friends and serious fan-fans to enlighten him on some of Bowie’s deeper cuts. Joining Eric are recently recurring favorite, Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle Podcast, and making his Pods & Sods debut in awesomely eloquent fashion is Brad Page of the I’m In Love With That Song podcast.
Jon and Brad are each bringing three David Bowie deep cut picks. On top of that, they’re bringing the stories and context around these Bowie gems. Should be fun. Can they school and enlighten Eric and lure him into the catalog beyond the Greatest Hits? Who will bring the better picks?!?? Could there possibly be a Bowie song that bores Lamoreaux to tears?!? Listen and find out!
In our latest collection of Stax gems brought to you by hosts Lee McCormack of The Tramps Like Us Podcast, Mr Brian Jacobs, and Eric Miller of Pods & Sods, we answer that very question. And more – like who is paying the note on Shirley Brown’s fella’s car?? Not a ton of research, not a ton of pontificating, just three friends sharing some of the greatest rock & soul the world has ever known.
In Volume Four, we’re unpacking some classics by Wilson Pickett, The Staple Singers, JJ Barnes, Sam & Dave, Otis Redding, and Shirley Brown.
[MOVIE GUY VOICE] THREE MEN.. SIX SONGS.. LOTS OF LAUGHS..
This time we’re going ALL COVERS! Soundtracks often feature fun, cool, and sometimes ironic covers. We’re here to share some of our absolute favorites. A short collection of random soundtrack gems from yesteryear. Some you may rediscover, some you may love, some you may discover for the very first time, and some you may just flat out hate!
In Volume Five, we’re unpacking some classics by The Afghan Whigs, Spin Doctors, Goo Goo Dolls, Letters to Cleo, Kula Shaker, and BulletBoys.
Mike Portnoy shares his 10 Essential Neal Morse songs. Mike Portnoy and Neal Morse have been friends and collaborators for 20+ years through four bands. They first connected while Mike was in Dream Theater and while Neal was in Spock’s Beard. In this monster FOUR HOUR episode, Mike shares his personal list of Neal’s essential songs – spanning from Spock’s Beard through Neal’s solo work, Transatlantic, and The Neal Morse Band. Mike also shares some great stories about how they first connected, how they work together, what about Neal’s music inspires him personally and professionally, and he shares some great insights to their working relationship as well as their personal friendship. Nothing beats one friend celebrating the work of another!
Co-Hosts Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle Podcast, Joe Royland of Sit & Spin with Joe, and Eric Miller of Pods & Sods are front-loading their VCRs and dusting off the old vinyl for another installment of our sidecast series, The Soundtrack Six-Pack. A short collection of random soundtrack gems from yesteryear. Some you may rediscover, some you may love, some you may discover for the very first time, and some you may just flat out hate! But hey, we’re all friends here! And who doesn’t love Ghetto Supastar?!?! Listen and find out!
Not a ton of research, not a ton of pontificating, just three friends sharing some of the greatest (albeit often obscure) soundtrack songs the world has ever known.
In Volume Four, we’re unpacking some classics by Aimee Mann, Strange Fruit, Audioweb, Pras, Mya, and ODB, The Williams Brothers, and Steel Dragon.
Considered by many to be Billy Squier’s return to form record, Hear & Now is unquestionably a fan favorite. After a few years of Rock Me Tonight video fallout and a slightly less than stellar commercial performance with 1986’s Enough Is Enough, Billy returned in full force with an incredible collection of riff-laden, rock-pop hits, sweeping ballads, and a few deep cuts that continued his unique style of “articulate rock.” But did it hit? Why or why not?
And while we’re asking questions – what is the connection between this record and the film Deliverance? Between this record at The Waitresses’ Christmas Wrapping?!? Listen to find out as we continue our Songs of The Knight: A Billy Squier Retrospective series.
Joined by podcast friends Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle Podcast and BJ Kramp of the Rock And/Or Roll Podcast, Eric and his co-hosts go in-depth and track by track with Billy’s sixth album. Warning: we do go off the rails a bit in the episode following a story Jon shares about his early discovery of, well, this record among other things. But we also continue our thoughtful deep analysis of this record, which is one of our collective favorites. Finally we wrap this episode with Eric’s personal ranking of Billy Squier’s entire discography.