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Indie band Bugeye take you an amusing journey with tales of music legends and new music discoveries. Expect tales of glory, glamour, addiction, the underdog, murder, suicide, consiracy theories and darn good music.
Bugeye are Angela Martin, Paula Snow, Kerrie Smith and Grace Healy with guest background comments from Julia Woollams.
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Bugeye's Rock, Pop, Rambles Angela Martin, Paula Snow, Kerrie Smith & Grace Healy

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Indie band Bugeye take you an amusing journey with tales of music legends and new music discoveries. Expect tales of glory, glamour, addiction, the underdog, murder, suicide, consiracy theories and darn good music.
Bugeye are Angela Martin, Paula Snow, Kerrie Smith and Grace Healy with guest background comments from Julia Woollams.
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Show produced by Angela Martin and design by Julia Woollams of 31% Wool Ltd
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    A darker twist

    A darker twist

    Paula and Angela look at the meaning behind Katy’ Perry’s song ‘Firework’ alongside random facts about Bonfire night. They then go down a darker path of true crime with Neko Case’s song ‘Deep Red Bells’ and Nirvana’s ‘Polly’.
    WARNING: In this episode we talk about the Green River serial killer and serial rapist Gerald Friend which some listeners may find upsetting.
    New Music this week is from Loose Articles and Rosebush.
    SHOW NOTES
    Loose Articles
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/loosearticles/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/_loosearticles
    Rosebush
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/therealrosebushes/
    Katy Perry - Firework
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firework_(song)
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/katy-perry/firework
    https://www.digitalspy.com/music/a803753/katy-perry-the-surprising-stories-behind-six-of-her-biggest-hits/
    http://www.mtv.com/news/1651895/katy-perry-reveals-inspiration-behind-firework/
    Neko Case - Deep Red Bells
    https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858578893/
    https://www.kexp.org/read/2019/10/16/13-songs-halloween-deep-red-bells-neko-case/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blacklisted_(album)
    Green River Killer
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Ridgway
    https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/gary-ridgway
    https://www.biography.com/news/ted-bundy-help-catch-green-river-killer
    https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/serial-killers/gary-ridgway/
    Nirvana - Polly
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polly_(Nirvana_song)
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/nirvana/polly
    https://www.grunge.com/229289/the-hidden-meaning-of-nirvanas-polly/
    https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/tragic-events-led-to-nirvana-song-polly/
    Gerald Friend
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Friend
    https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/unforbidden-truth/interview-with-serial-rapist-l-fA_X5BDGu/

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Son of a gun

    Son of a gun

    This week Angela and Kerrie look at the stories behind songs about revenge. Featuring: You’re So Vain by Carly Simon, How do you sleep by John Lennon, I Did What I did For Maria by Tony Christie and Taylor Swift's, Bad Blood.
    This weeks new music is from ARXX, GENN, Shattercones and Portobello Express. 
    If you like the show and want to support us, we're now on Patreon! Coem and join the cool kids for special rewards, behind the scenes stuff and bonus shows: https://www.patreon.com/Bugeye
    If you have a story you'd like to share or want us to cover or you have new music you would like us to hear, please email rockpoprambles@gmail.com
    or find us on twitter @bugeyeband and instagram as @bugeye_music
    SHOW NOTES:
    ARXX https://www.arxxband.com
    GENN https://genntheband.bandcamp.com/music
    Shattercones https://shatterconesband.bandcamp.com
    Portobello Express https://portobelloexpress.bandcamp.com
    I did what I did for Maria - Tony Christie
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/tony-christie/i-did-what-i-did-for-maria
    https://www.songfacts.com/lyrics/tony-christie/i-did-what-i-did-for-maria
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Did_What_I_Did_for_Maria
    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/tony-christie-interview-cnr5mzsfg
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Christie
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Murray
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Callander
    How do you sleep - John Lennon
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_Do_You_Sleep%3F_(John_Lennon_song)
    https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/john-lennon-explain-why-he-wrote-how-do-you-sleep/
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/john-lennon-george-harrison-how-do-you-sleep-video-1025281/
    https://www.beatlesbible.com/people/john-lennon/songs/how-do-you-sleep/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Toot_and_a_Snore_in_'74
    A Toot and a Snore in 74 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhTY-k5epD0
    You're so Vain - Carly Simon
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You%27re_So_Vain
    https://www.biography.com/news/carly-simon-youre-so-vain-inspiration
    https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/who-was-carly-simon-song-youre-so-vain-about/
    https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/gossip/la-et-mg-carly-simon-youre-so-vain-about-warren-beatty-partially-20151118-story.html
    Bad Blood - Taylor Swift
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Blood_(Taylor_Swift_song)
    https://www.eonline.com/news/1152547/the-story-of-how-taylor-swift-s-squad-studded-bad-blood-video-came-together
    https://taylorswift.fandom.com/wiki/Bad_Blood
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/katy-perry-vs-taylor-swift-pop-stars-beef-history-explained-122980/

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    EP.52 Happy birthday to us

    EP.52 Happy birthday to us

    This week is our 52nd episode and our theme is songs with numbers in the title. Expect tales of Bob Dylan’s most vile song, love potions, social commentary with Across 110th Street, and anti-war song 99 Red Balloons.
    New Music this week from Loud Women, Kath and the Kicks and Jitensha.
    If you have new music you would like us to play or a story to tell, please email rockpoprambles@gmail.com
    We're also over on Patreon, so come and hang out with us there: https://www.patreon.com/Bugeye
    SHOW NOTES
    Jitensha
    https://jitenshamusic.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/jitenshamusic/
    https://jitensha-music.bandcamp.com/
    https://twitter.com/jitenshamusic?lang=en
    https://music.apple.com/us/artist/jitensha/1273481673
    https://open.spotify.com/artist/7ATgdzev8VIXF2tCGKg3Km
    Loud Women
    https://loudwomen.org/reclaimthesestreets/
    Kath and The Kicks
    https://www.kathandthekicks.com

    99 Luftballoons
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/nena/99-luftballons
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99_Luftballons
    https://genius.com/Nena-99-red-balloons-lyrics
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fpu5a0Bl8eY&ab_channel=NENA
    Across 110th Street
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Womack
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Across_110th_Street_(song)
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/bobby-womack-1944-2014-246105/
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jun/28/bobby-womack-dies-aged-70
    https://genius.com/Bobby-womack-across-110th-street-lyrics

    Positively Fourth Street
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2010/oct/07/irwin-silber-obituary
    http://www.edlis.org/twice/threads/open_letter_to_bob_dylan.html
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2011/feb/28/suze-rotolo-obituary
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/suze-rotolo-bob-dylans-girlfriend-and-the-muse-behind-many-of-his-greatest-songs-dead-at-67-244629/
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/apr/09/bob-dylans-50-greatest-songs-ranked?Cmp=Share_iOsapp_other

    Love Potion No.9
    https://pop-culture.fandom.com/wiki/Love_Potion_No._9_(song)
    https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/03/love-potion-no-9-singer-sues-over-clovers-name/2615379/
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-clovers/love-potion-9
    https://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-clovers-mn0000075171/biography
    Folklore about love potions 
    https://www.elitedaily.com/p/are-love-potions-real-heres-what-history-science-have-to-say-19298441
    https://www.historyextra.com/period/ancient-history/love-potions-aphrodisiacs-facts-spanish-fly/





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    • 58 min
    The Dolly & Charley Show

    The Dolly & Charley Show

    This week we talk about absolute legends, Dolly Parton and Charley Pride. Expect truly inspirational stories of rags to riches, socking it to the man and new music from Maya Lakhani and Portobello Express. 
    If you would like to support the show and new music, we have a Patreon page with free music, exclusive podcasts and merchandise in thanks for your support. Head over to https://www.patreon.com/Bugeye
    For one off donations head on over to Acast: https://supporter.acast.com/bugeyes-rock-pop-rambles
    Got a story you want to share or new music you think we should play, please email us at bugeyemusic@gmail.com
    SHOW RESEARCH
    Maya Lakhani https://www.mayalakhani.co.uk
    Portobello Express: https://portobelloexpress.bandcamp.com
    Charlie Pride
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/dec/15/charley-pride-obituary
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/charley-pride-dead-obit-192455/
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/12/arts/music/charley-pride-dead.html
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-3Mm21Tx6c
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awpGT60ch8g
    Dolly Parton
    https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/entertainment/a30570197/dolly-parton-i-will-always-love-you-lyrics-meaning/
    https://www.countrythangdaily.com/dolly-parton-hit-just-because-im-a-woman/
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/dolly-parton/9-to-5
    https://www.npr.org/2008/10/09/95520570/dolly-partons-jolene-still-haunts-singers?t=1619538091911
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/dolly-parton/jolene
    https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/61219/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-dolly-parton
    https://www.dollywood.com/Shows
    https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20201204-how-dolly-parton-became-the-worlds-best-loved-celebrity
    https://bossbabe.com/dolly-parton-business-tips/
    https://www.biography.com/musician/dolly-parton
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolly_Parton
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwBNBcFAFso&list=PL5A4nPQbUF8Bm9mJzFi_k_VzSIxyLmDgS

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Welcome to the horse house

    Welcome to the horse house

    This week we are joined by special guests, ARXX, for a Brighton special podcast where we talk Riot Grrl band Huggy Bear and King George the IV, underground tunnels, a 40 foot music room and more!
    New music from Genn, ARXX and Time to Act.
    If you have a story, correction or some music that you would like us to play, please email us at rockpoprambles@gmail.com
    If you want to support the show, our music and make us love you to the moon and back, please join us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Bugeye
    Research Notes
    ARXX
    https://www.arxxband.com
    Time to Act
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/timetoactmusic/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/timetoact16
    GENN
    Bandcamp: https://genntheband.bandcamp.com/music
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/genntheband/

    BRIGHTON RESEARCH
    Facts for the quiz
    http://www.welovebrighton.com/homepage/30-facts-about-brighton/
    https://www.kingseducation.com/kings-life/10-fun-facts-about-brighton
    https://jollyexplorer.com/what-is-brighton-famous-for-32-fun-facts/
    George IV
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_IV
    https://www.britannica.com/biography/George-IV
    https://www.historyextra.com/period/georgian/two-sides-king-george-iv-is-reputation-deserved/
    https://brightonmuseums.org.uk/royalpavilion/history/short-history-of-the-royal-pavilion/
    https://brightondome.org/about/history_heritage/the_royal_stables_riding_house/
    Huggy Bear
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huggy_Bear_(band)
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2008/oct/20/bloc-party-huggy-bear
    http://grrrlswithguitars.com/huggy_bear_riot_grrrl/
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Battle Cry

    Battle Cry

    This week we celebrate four feminist anthems and the stories behing them, including queen of soul Aretha Franklin ‘Respect’, Taylor Swift ‘The Man’, Bikini Kill ‘Feels Blind’ and the Spice Girls ‘Wannabe’ 
    Got at story you want to tell or new music you think we should hear? Email us at rockpoprambles@gmail.com
    New music this week comes from Suncharmer, Hadda Be and Flinch
    Suncharmer - https://www.suncharmerband.co.uk
    Hadda Be - https://haddabe.bandcamp.com
    Flinch - https://flinchmusic.bandcamp.com

    Bikini Kill - Feel's Blind
    https://confluence.gallatin.nyu.edu/context/first-year-writing-seminar/revolution-girl-style-now-2
    https://pitchfork.com/features/interview/kathleen-hanna-interview-what-bikini-kill-means-now/
    https://www.50thirdand3rd.com/bikini-kill-classic-music-review-the-first-two-records-third-wave-series/
    https://birthmoviesdeath.com/2016/04/12/girls-to-the-front-the-punk-singer-and-the-enduring-vitality-of-kathleen-ha
    Spice Girls - Wannabe
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wannabe
    https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/spice-girls-20th-anniversary-wannabe-gets-feminist-remake-violence-gender-equality-child-marriage-really-really-want-a7124381.html
    https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/features/7439005/spice-girls-wannabe-girl-power-feminism
    https://www.stylist.co.uk/people/spice-girls-wannabe-feminism-pop-girl-power-feminist-nineties-empowerment-posh-scary-sporty-baby-ginger/28605
    Aretha Franklin – Respect
    https://www.songmeaningsandfacts.com/meaning-of-respect-by-aretha-franklin/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Respect_(song)
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/aretha-franklin/respect
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/aug/19/aretha-franklin-life-of-heartbreak-heroism-hope
    Taylor Swift - The Man
    https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/feb/27/taylor-swift-the-man-music-video-meaning-references-men
    https://www.vulture.com/2020/02/every-easter-egg-in-taylor-swifts-the-man-music-video.html
    Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqAJLh9wuZ0
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/taylor-swift-scooter-braun-scott-borchetta-explainer-853424/

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    • 1 hr 2 min

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5.0 out of 5
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7 Ratings

Mysterygal007 ,

LOL funny and insightful

Lots of interesting stories all delivered with laughs. Really does feel like you’re down the pub with friends.

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