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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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    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
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    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
    Pipe down Paula, you talk too much

    Pipe down Paula, you talk too much

    This week we’re talking about songs that feature animals in the title. From ‘Bat out of hell’ by Meatloaf to Princes ‘When Doves Cry’ – we look at the stories behind the songs and amusing facts about some of the artists.
    The complete list of songs we discuss are as follows: 'Apeman' by The Kinks, 'When Doves Cry' by Prince, 'Black Dog' by Arlo Parks, 'Bat out of hell' by Meatloaf, 'Hungry like a wolf' by Duran Duran, 'Eye of the Tiger' by Survivor and 'Buffalo Stance' by Nena Cherry.
    New music this week comes from Scarlet, Cross Wires and Blue Statue
    If you have a song you want us to play or a story you would like us to feature, please email rockpoprambles@gmail.com
    SHOW NOTES
    Scarlet: https://www.scarletbanduk.com
    Cross Wires: https://crosswires.bandcamp.com
    Blue Statue: https://www.bluestatuemusic.com
    Apeman - The Kinks
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apeman_(song)
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-kinks
    Black Dog - Arlo Parks
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Dog_(Arlo_Parks_song)
    https://www.nme.com/features/nme-radar-arlo-parks-black-dog-is-the-years-most-devastating-song-2671623
    https://diymag.com/2020/05/05/watch-arlo-parks-black-dog
    Hungry Like a Wolf – Duran Duran 
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungry_Like_the_Wolf
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/duran-duran
    Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/survivor/eye-of-the-tiger
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btPJPFnesV4
    https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-story-behind-the-song-eye-of-the-tiger-by-survivor
    Bat out of Hell – Meatloaf
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat_Out_of_Hell
    https://www.loudersound.com/features/meat-loaf-bat-out-of-hell-facts
    https://www.eightieskids.com/10-things-you-never-knew-about-meat-loaf/
    When Doves Cry - Prince
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/25-essential-prince-songs-72097/when-doves-cry-1984-174873/
    https://thequietus.com/articles/20115-prince-obituary-by-simon-price
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_Doves_Cry
    https://genius.com/Prince-and-the-revolution-when-doves-cry-lyrics
    https://brokeandtalented.com/meaning-of-when-doves-cry/
    Buffalo Stance - Nena Cherry
    https://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/the-greatest-pop-songs-in-history-no-12-neneh-cherry-buffalo-stance-773605
    https://www.officialcharts.com/artist/25198/neneh-cherry/
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_Stance
    https://www.soundonsound.com/techniques/classic-tracks-neneh-cherry-buffalo-stance
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    • 1 hr 17 min
    Jim, Jimi

    Jim, Jimi

    Join us for the tales of Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix with special guest, Holly from the band Berries. Expect random facts about doors, and too much wine.  
    If you have a story you want to share or new music you want us to play, drop us a message at rockpoprambles@gmail.com you can also hang out with us on https://www.patreon.com/Bugeye
    New music this week is from Shattercones, Berries, Scrounge and Atom by Atom.
    SHOW NOTES:
    Berries
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BerriesBand/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BERRIESBANDUK
    Bandcamp: https://berriesband.bandcamp.com
    Shattercones
    Bandcamp: https://shatterconesband.bandcamp.com/releases
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shattercones
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/shattercones_
    Scrounge
    Bandcamp: https://helloscrounge.bandcamp.com
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/helloscrounge/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/helloscrounge
    Jim Morrison
    https://www.factinate.com/people/41-psychedelic-facts-jim-morrison/
    https://www.biography.com/musician/jim-morrison
    https://www.loudersound.com/features/15-things-you-didn-t-know-about-jim-morrison
    https://www.ilikeyouroldstuff.com/news/the-doors-50-years-50-extraordinary-facts
    https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-doors
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Doors_(album)
    https://observer.com/2017/01/doors-debut-album-still-dangerous/
    https://ultimateclassicrock.com/the-doors-the-doors-debut-album/
    https://freeessay.com/essays/jim-morrison
    https://ultimateclassicrock.com/jim-morrison-arrest-history/
    https://performingsongwriter.com/mysterious-death-jim-morrison/

    Jimi Hendrix
    - Jimi Hendrix Live at Monterey, DVD
    - Jimi Hendrix Live at Woodstock, DVD
    - Jimi Hendrix Last 24 Hours, DVD
     - Jimi Hendrix: A Brothers Story, Book by Leon Hendrix  
    - https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-radical-tale-of-jimi-hendrix-and-his-band-of-gypsys
    - https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/jimi-hendrix-i-dont-want-to-be-a-clown-anymore-81451/
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    • 1 hr 43 min

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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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