Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories exists to discuss (and maybe set straight) the rumor, innuendo and hidden details that surround some of your favorite bands and songs.
Episode 27 – Michael Jackson vs the Elephant Man
Brian unravels the rumors around Michael Jackson's obsession with a 19th century oddity. PLUS - the guys recount their favorite visits to MJ's hometown... SHOW NOTES: https://kerryhennigan.wordpress.com/2017/10/07/leave-me-alone-michael-jackson-and-the-elephant-mans-bones/ "https://kerryhennigan.wordpress.com/2017/10/07/leave-me-alone-michael-jackson-and-the-elephant-mans-bones/" Frank Dileo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_DiLeo David Bowie in The Elephant Man (ABC 1981): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_FbWQG642g Joseph Merrick Biography: https://www.biography.com/news/elephant-man-joseph-merrick-biography MJ dancing with Elephant Man's Bones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3A5myZJXPMk
Episode 26 – Randy Rhoads vs the airplane
The guys get into another famous rock n roll plane crash, discussing the legendary Randy Rhoads and how he might have saved Ozzy Osbourne's career - AND his life! SHOW NOTES: https://www.biography.com/news/ozzy-osbourne-plane-crash-randy-rhoads https://www.guitarworld.com/features/crazy-train-high-life-and-tragic-death-randy-rhoads https://www.thegearpage.net/board/index.php?threads/rudy-says-randy-rhoads-was-killed-by-the-pilot-in-an-attmpt.1928883/page-7 https://ultimateclassicrock.com/randy-rhoads-plane-crash/ https://open.spotify.com/track/1IeOBzoyH4Xu1ylBBCY4Qo?si=937B_tM5RFqIA3iTQ5X-lg 2:55, guitar solo https://open.spotify.com/track/33jAC1Xr5E1bkXKtoJb0NE?si=8wFRfFh7SROyXthK6y29HA 4:44 guitar solo See the photo Murdock describes: https://liveforlivemusic.com/features/on-this-day/randy-rhoads-death-anniversary/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randy_Rhoads Rudy Sarzo's book: https://www.amazon.com/Off-Rails-Aboard-Crazy-Blizzard/dp/1537437461 [...]
BONUS Hypertheticals – Episode One
Hear the pilot episode of a brand new show from the Story Guys Network - Hypertheticals! New episodes launch on the Hypertheticals feed on January 6th, but enjoy this first episode here.
BONUS – Favorite Music from 2020
Brian and Murdock from Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories discuss the songs that kept them sane during 2020. The Combined Shortlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3OrHb4urM77yacWgD8Uxir Murdock's long list: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/51JmRWAQlMrdeu7rC7rahu
Episode 25 – Pink Floyd vs The Wizard of Oz
Brian and Murdock discuss the legend of lining up Dark Side of the Moon while watching Wizard of Oz and more of the lore surrounding one of the most viewed movies of all time. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Savage https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Side_of_the_Rainbow https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wizard_of_Oz_(1939_film) https://lwlies.com/articles/dark-side-of-the-rainbow-fan-theory-pink-floyd-wizard-of-oz/ https://oz.fandom.com/wiki/The_Hanging_Munchkin https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/hanging-munchkin/ https://time.com/5647491/wizard-of-oz-curse/ Hanging Munchkin Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f89KX753O8Q Debunking Hanging Munchkin Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aAqvkj3HtGY How to sync [...]
Episode 24 – Rock N Roll vs September 11th
The guys take on a listener email looking into the effect a terrorist attack on American soil had on popular music and commerce. Which band was set to release controversial album art featuring the World Trade Center that day? What songs got played more in the aftermath? And what about that list of songs a [...]