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Inside Tracks #28: "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love"-Melvin & Mervin Steals: Spinners, 1972 w/Covers by Donny Osmond, Worlds Apart, Boyz II Men, Vesta Williams, Paul Stanley

Tune Tag #21 with Rick Ellis of "Too Much TV": Elton John, Polly Brown, Peter Allen, Elkie Brooks, Brotherhood of Man

Tune Tag #20 with Nick S, Pt. 2: Bob Marley, Laura Nyro, Dixie Cups, Meters, Martin Mull

Dale McBride and the Ride From Lampasas to Nashville's Music Row

🎄Deck the Malls PLAYLIST: Christmas Songs They Didn't Play While You Were Shopping🎅

Tune Tag #19 with Steve Goldberg of Earworms & Song Loops, Pt. 2: Brian Eno, Cheap Trick, Sammy Davis Jr., Be Bop Deluxe

Power Pop Roots: Beatles Songs with Handclaps (a Greg Shaw Tribute)

Tune Tag #18 with S.W. Lauden of "Remember the Lightning": Descendents, The Last, Lisa Hartman, Sparks, Hüsker Dü, Redd Kross

"Christmas" Album Forecast: Sunny and Cher

Tune Tag #17 with Matty C (Matt Carlson) of "What Am I Making": Rachel Sweet, Stranglers, Bowie, Spoon, Alejandro Escovedo

🚢Yacht Pop Anchors #3, Beach Boys Edition: Elton John, Ringo Starr, Styx, Eric Carmen...and, Brian

Tune Tag #16 with Jami Smith of "Songs That Saved Your Life": Prince, Big Audio Dynamite, The Slits, Don Letts, Neneh Cherry

🐰Audio Autopsy, 1970: Before Dr. Demento, He Was Warner Bros. Records PR Writer, Barry Hansen

Tune Tag #15 with Kadrian Alvarenga of "First Pressing": Prince, Counting Crows, Madonna, Travis, Paley Brothers, Jesse McCartney

🚢Yacht Pop Anchors #2: Eric Carmen, Sutherland Bros. & Quiver, Grand Funk

Tune Tag #14 with Amy McGrath Hughes of "Write Hear": Beatles, Wu-Tang Clan, Wings, Lady Gaga, Dee Gees, James McCartney + More!

Tune Tag #13 with MK Piatkowski of "Song of the Day": The Fixx, Pat Benatar, Tina Turner, Simple Minds, Holly Knight

Inside Tracks #27: "Love or Let Me Be Lonely": Friends of Distinction, 1970 w/ Covers by Paul Davis, Merry Clayton, Maxine Nightingale

Tune Tag #12 with Nick S: Bowie, Blue Öyster Cult, Jen Chapin, Roches, Corb Lund & More

Inside Tracks #26: Sylvia Tyson, "You Were on My Mind"-Ian & Sylvia & Covers by We Five, The Bangles, Joe & Eddie, Crispian St. Peters

Tune Tag #11 with Jeremy Shatan of "AnEarful" Pt. 1: Miles Davis, Jobim, Robert Palmer, Mutual Benefit, DJ Logic, Garland Jeffreys

🚢Yacht Pop Anchors #1: Jay Ferguson, Henry Gross, April Wine

Tune Tag #10 with Matt Thompson of "Critical Hit Parader": Rush, ABBA, Zappa, Bowie, Genesis, NIN, Pain of Salvation

Rolling Stones Fashion Multi-Faceted "Hackney Diamonds" with Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney

Tune Tag #9 with Kevin Alexander of "On Repeat": Pat Benatar, Prefab Sprout, Buggles, Marvin Gaye, Peter Gabriel, King Crimson

Audio Autopsy, 1972: Byzantium Debut LP, Warner Bros, US: Career Start for Chaz Jankel, Queen Producer Roy Thomas Baker, a Genesis Producer & a Springsteen Player

Tune Tag #8 with Mark Nash of "Joy in the Journey": Roxy Music, Esther Phillips, Neil Diamond, The Kooks, Terry Reid & More!

🏖4️⃣The Last Comanche Chief: Attending the Quanah Parker Family Reunion, 2011

Tune Tag #7 with Michael Edward, The Curious Platypus: Gladys Knight, Lou Christie, Iron Maiden, Mastodon

GROW BIGGER EARS #20: Roy Wood, Under the Covers w/ Cheap Trick, Monkees, Wombles, Nancy Sinatra, Flashcubes

Tune Tag #6 with Britta Pejic, Pt. 1: Bowie, Small Faces, U2, Chris de Burgh & More!

Tune Tag #5 with Steve Goldberg: The Genesis Edition--Peter Gabriel, Paula Cole, Phil Collins, Roxy Music & More!

Roy Wood, The Wizzard of Odds, 76: The Rock Hall-of-Famer You've Never Heard Of

🎵🐐Tune Tag #4 with Andrew Smith (Goatfury): Ambrosia, Genesis, Beatles, Jennifer Holliday, Phil Collins, Stephen Stills

🎵Tune Tag #3 with Nic Briscoe of "The Song's the Thing": Bowie, Deep Purple, Pink Floyd, Cher

🏖3️⃣Style and Tenor: Jack Black, The Association, The Murderer...and Me

Bleating Gums: Goatfury's Old-School Punk Primer--Misfits, Crass, Death, DKs, Vice Squad!

Pure Pop Progeny #1: Steve March-Tormé, "Lucky," United Artists Records, 1977

Tune Tag #2 with Andy of "The Vinyl Room": Mariah, Sting, Sinatra, Ella, Bowie & More!

Tune Tag #1 with DJ Val: "Love in Your Eyes"-Eno, Pond, Frampton, Gabriel

Unearthing The Dead Boys: Young, Loud, & More Than a Footnote In the Punk Pantheon

🌊GROW BIGGER EARS #19: Beach Boys Sound-Alike Songs Through the Decades🏄‍♂️

Into The Doll House With Todd Rundgren

GROW BIGGER EARS #18: Scritti Politti Under Cover! Chaka Khan, Miles Davis, Al Jarreau

Audio Autopsy, 1991: "Perspex Island"-The Robyn Hitchcock Interview by Amy Hughes

🏖2️⃣"An Evening with John Wilkes Booth": My Brother & "The Brady Bunch" Producer

Audio Autopsy, 1985: Prefab Sprout, Paddy McAloon: Steve McQueen UK/Two Wheels Good US Album + 2023 Acoustic Vinyl

Audio Autopsy 1975: Head East "Never Been Any Reason," A&M Records (+ Petra, John Schlitt)

In The Heir Tonight: Drummer, Nic Collins, 22, More Than Just Genesis "Phil-in"

🏖1️⃣I Was a Teenage Lead Singer! The Early '70s Brimstone Saga (with Approximate Setlist)

Inside Tracks #25: Jack White & The White Stripes "Seven Nation Army" + Covers

🎷Brad, Terry, Herbie Mann, and All That Jazz: Improv Reflections on the Uniquely American Music🎺🎶

Roosevelt Drops New Single, "Luna," Another Nod to Nile Rodgers of Chic


When Diana Ross Ensnared Tame Impala: "Turn Up the Sunshine" Reached Across 4 Decades for "Minions"

Raspberries, Surprise! Your Fave Rock Stars Love the 1970s Power Pop Kings!

🌟Open Thread!🎶Art vs Commerce in the 21st Century: Songwriting--Does the Way We Listen to Music Now Affect the Creation of a Song?

Audio Autopsy, 1987: The Williams Brothers "Two Stories" Album, Warner Bros.

A Revelation! Genesis Footage Finally Made Available From 1974 "The Midnight Special"

ASTROS FLASHBACK: Nifty Shades of Grae Kessinger

Audio Autopsy, 1984: The Difford & Tilbrook Duo LP, Labelled With Squeeze

Tina Turner, The Link Between Legends, 1966: Phil Spector's "River Deep-Mountain High"

Inside Tracks #24: Buddy Holly's "That'll Be The Day" Turns 66: Covers by Quarrymen, The Crickets, Foghat, Rodney Crowell & More

Video to Vinyl, 1974: "Happy Days" Theme With Pratt & McClain + Henry Winkler and Milwaukee's "Bronze Fonz"

Graham Nash, 81, Releases New Album, "Now"

👂GROW BIGGER EARS #16👱‍♀️The "Jessica" Playlist with Rick Springfield, Elliot Minor, Seals & Crofts, Chuck Leavell

🎤The Singer Wears a Lab Coat🥼Joshua Sanford, YouTube Songwriter & Musician...The Interview

Audio Archaeology, 1960s-1971: The Steely Dan & Becker/Fagen Songwriting Team Origin Story

Audio Autopsy, 1986: XTC "Season Cycle" from Skylarking LP, Produced by Todd Rundgren

Audio Archaeology, 1973: The Legacy of Jobriath as Morrissey, Numan, Def Leppard Remember

Audio Autopsy, 1971: Marc Bolan and T. Rex ⚡"Electric Warrior" LP

Inside Tracks #23: Alice Cooper "I'm Eighteen"🎂Select Covers & the Songs It Influenced

Audio Autopsy, 1969: Mark Eric and "A Midsummer's Day Dream" of Mark Erickson

ASTROS FLASHBACK: George Springer, His "Beautiful Stutter" and Enduring Inspiration

🎼Video to Vinyl: Carol Burnett Celebrates 90!🎂And, We Celebrate Her Musical Legacy🎶

👂GROW BIGGER EARS #15: The "Kentucky" Playlist!🐴Our Tribute to the 15th State!

Video to Vinyl, 1976: Debut Lisa Hartman LP on Kirshner/CBS, Produced by Jeff Barry

45 + 33⅓ = 42: The Legacy Of Music Inspired By Jackie Robinson

It's 2010: "I Need My Father's Guitar"🎸Billy Strings, 17, and His Impassioned Search for Dad's Beloved Martin

Audio Autopsy, 1985: Ambrosia Singer/Guitarist, David Pack Solo LP, "Anywhere You Go"

Audio Autopsy, 21st Century: Bluegrass King of the Hill, Grammy-Winner Billy Strings, 30

Inside Tracks #22: Ian Anderson, "Locomotive Breath"🚂Jethro Tull w/Covers by Rabbitt, Styx, Helloween, Tempest, Axxis + 5 More!

Audio Autopsy, 1976: Boz Scaggs "Silk Degrees" & Helen Reddy "Music, Music" LPs: Both Feature Toto & Producer Joe Wissert

Video to Vinyl, 1978: Lynda Carter, "Portrait" on Epic Records: TV's Wonder Woman as Pop Star

ASTROS FLASHBACK⚾Hoard Of The Rings: Houston Astros Fans’ Love Affair With Replica 2017 World Series Bling

Inside Tracks #21: Toto "Africa"🐘David Paich & Jeff Porcaro, 1982, w/2 Dozen Covers, Including 3 by Original Vocalist, Bobby Kimball

Inside Tracks #20: Mick Jones & Foreigner, "I Want to Know What Love Is" 1984 w/Covers by NJ Mass Choir, Wynonna Judd (w/Jeff Beck), Kenny Chesney, Nate Ruess

🤖Daft Punk & Nile Rodgers, 2013: Multi-Generational Genius + "Get Lucky" Adventures In Karaoke🎤

Inside Tracks #19: Hanson, "Where's The Love" 1997 + the 2021 Bowling For Soup Cover/Collab!

Audio Autopsy, 1992: The Man Who Put the "E" in Eels: Mark Oliver Everett, "A Man Called E"

Inside Tracks #18: Lambert & Potter "Don't Pull Your Love" w/Covers by Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds, Glen Campbell, Grass Roots, Sam & Dave

🌪Force of Nature, 1982: Seeing Jennifer Holliday and "Dreamgirls" on Broadway

Audio Autopsy, 2021: Scouting For Girls "Easy Cover" Album: Selected Covers + The Originals

Inside Tracks #17: Diane Warren, "Some Hearts"💕w/Covers by Marshall Crenshaw feat. David Lindley, Carrie Underwood, Maria Arredondo

🎶They Write the Songs, Pt. 3: Barry Manilow Hits as Recorded by the Original Songwriters

Inside Tracks #16: Jimmy Webb, "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" w/Covers by Johnny Rivers, Glen Campbell, Four Tops, Peggy Lee, Nancy Wilson

👂EARthquake 1977: Fleetwood Mac's #1 Hit, Stevie Nicks' "Dreams," Influenced by Bee Gees & Spinners...Disco!

Venue Without Pier: ZZ Top and The Musical Heritage of Galveston's Balinese Room

🎵They Write the Songs, Pt. 2: Barry Manilow Hits as Recorded by the Original Songwriters

Audio Autopsy, 1989: Francis Dunnery & It Bites, "Calling All the Heroes" and the "Eat Me in St. Louis" Album

🎼They Write the Songs, Pt. 1: Barry Manilow Hits as Recorded by the Original Songwriters

Inside Tracks #15: The Isley Brothers, "Harvest For the World" w/Covers by Power Station, The Christians, Paul Carrack, Vanessa Williams

💟GROW BIGGER EARS #14:💌"I Love You" Songs

👑"Ready 2 Reign" in 2023: Houston Astros Unveil New Team Slogan & Hype Video

Video to Vinyl, 1967: Don Grady, From TV's "My Three Sons" to The Sunshine Pop of Yellow Balloon

"AudioLust & HigherLove": The New SG Lewis Album w/Selected Tracks, "FTOF" (For Those Over 40)

Inside Tracks #14: "Nathan Jones," Kathy Wakefield & Leonard Caston, Jr. + Covers by The Supremes, Paul Davis, Nicolette Larson, Bananarama

Audio Autopsy, 1970-1986: A Little Bit of Pop--Paul Davis and the Promising Career That Simply Wouldn't...Until "Today"

The Value of Versatility: David Hensley Finds His Places on Houston Astros

Audio Autopsy, 1972: Tampa's White Witch and the Karma of Capricorn

Singer/Producer, SG Lewis, 28: Elton John, Dua Lipa, and Chic's Nile Rodgers are Paying Attention

Audio Autopsy, 1980: New Wave "Wasp"🐝The Unlikely Shaun Cassidy Album Produced by Todd Rundgren

💥EXCLUSIVE EXTENDED EDITION! Audio Autopsy, 1980: New Wave "Wasp"🐝The Unlikely Shaun Cassidy Album Produced by Todd Rundgren

That's Pop'n'Roll: Shaun Cassidy and His 1970s Teen Idol Recording Career

GROW BIGGER EARS #13: The "Audio Autopsy" Prestidigitation Playlist💥POOF!✨Cover Songs About Magic✨

GROW BIGGER EARS #13: The "Audio Autopsy" Prestidigitation Playlist💥EXCLUSIVE ACAPELLA EDITION!✨Songs About Magic✨

Inside Tracks #13: Bee Gees 1979: Triumph of "Tragedy" + 7 Covers, Including Dee Gees & Cousins Gibb