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"Let it Roll" is a podcast about the history of popular music from the 19th Century to the 21st. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

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    • 4.6 • 72 Ratings

"Let it Roll" is a podcast about the history of popular music from the 19th Century to the 21st. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.

    Thrash Metal Rose and Fell, Led by Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth

    Thrash Metal Rose and Fell, Led by Metallica, Slayer, Anthrax and Megadeth

    Hosts Nate Wilcox and Chris Duncan discuss the documentary "Get Thrashed: The Story of Thrash Metal."

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    We're over 5/6th to our goal to fund a year's worth of production on the Let It Roll podcast (that's 104 episodes)! The outpouring of support for the show has been really exciting to see. If you already gave, thanks so much! If you don't have the funds to give anything, no worries, enjoy the show.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Peppermint Lounge Took the Twist to the Top

    The Peppermint Lounge Took the Twist to the Top

    An interview with Joel Selvin and John Johnson, Jr. co-authors of "Peppermint Twist: The Mob, the Music, and the Most Famous Dance Club of the '60s." Host Nate Wilcox asks them about the connections between music and organized crime, the beginnings of the Ronettes, The Beatles visit, and the launch of the Twist on the adult world of the early 1960s.

    SAVE THE LET IT ROLL PODCAST
    We're almost 5/6th to our goal to fund a year's worth of production on the Let It Roll podcast (that's 104 episodes)! The outpouring of support for the show has been really exciting to see. If you already gave, thanks so much! If you don't have the funds to give anything, no worries, enjoy the show.
    Click here to support the show Here's the link if you need to cut and paste: https://www.gofundme.com/f/keep-the-let-it-roll-podcast-alive
    Buy the book and support the show.
    Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Doc Pomus Wrote Classic Songs for Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, The Drifters, Dion & the Belmonts and Many More

    Doc Pomus Wrote Classic Songs for Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, The Drifters, Dion & the Belmonts and Many More

    Host Nate Wilcox and Anthony Tusler of AboutDisability discuss the life and accomplishment's of America's foremost disabled songwriter. The discussion draws on the book Lonely Avenue: The Unlikely Life and Times of Doc Pomus by Alex Halberstadt and the film AKA Doc Pomus directed by Peter Miller and William Hechter.

    SAVE THE LET IT ROLL PODCAST
    We're over half-way to our goal to fund a year's worth of production on the Let It Roll podcast (that's 104 episodes)! The outpouring of support for the show has been really exciting to see. If you already gave, thanks so much! If you don't have the funds to give anything, no worries, enjoy the show.
    Click here to support the show Here's the link if you need to cut and paste: https://www.gofundme.com/f/keep-the-let-it-roll-podcast-alive
    Buy the book and support the show.
    Learn more about Anthony Tusler and AboutDisability.
    Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    David Crosby, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman on Founding the Byrds

    David Crosby, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman on Founding the Byrds

    An interview with Scott B. Bomar co-author of "The Byrds 1964-1967" with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby and Chris Hillman. Host Nate Wilcox asks Scott about the book, the formation and amazing run of the band, their management and more.
    SAVE THE LET IT ROLL PODCAST
    Nate got laid off from his dayjob on Friday with 15 minutes notice. We're running a GoFundMe to pay for a year of Steph's work producing, recording and editing the show. We're more than half-way there. Click here to support the show: https://www.gofundme.com/f/keep-the-let-it-roll-podcast-alive
    Host Nate Wilcox asks John to untangle the web of frustration, competing egos and music-biz shenanigans that undid the Buffalo Springfield.
    Buy the book and support the show.
    There's a lot more to the Byrd's story. Listen to Nate's interview with Gene Clark biographer John Einarson.
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Buffalo Springfield Couldn't Contain Neil Young, Steve Stills and Richie Furay

    Buffalo Springfield Couldn't Contain Neil Young, Steve Stills and Richie Furay

    Host Nate Wilcox asks John to untangle the web of frustration, competing egos and music-biz shenanigans that undid the Buffalo Springfield.
    Buy the book and support the show.
    Have a question or a suggestion for a topic or person for Nate to interview? Email letitrollpodcast@gmail.com
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys and Creating The California Myth

    Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys and Creating The California Myth

    Host Nate Wilcox asks David about the new edition of his classic book and his role in the recovery and revival of Brian Wilson.
    Order the book and support the show!
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    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

dr memory 62 ,

Love this show

Sorry about your job.

Vermont Streetdog ,

Love the show!!

Love the show and am glad you were able to get John Einerson on the show. I suggested him last spring and am pleased you followed through with the recommendation.
Streetdog in Vermont

podcrust ,

Pop in those earbuds, bud

It’s always time to let it roll!

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