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Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

Bizarre Albums Tony Thaxton

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Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

    Mae West - Way Out West

    Mae West - Way Out West

    Mae West. Actress, playwright, sex symbol…and 70 something year old rock and roll singer?!? It happened. With a teenage backing band. This is the story of Mae West’s Way Out West album from 1966.


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    • 20 min
    BIZARRE SINGLES: Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks - City of Crime

    BIZARRE SINGLES: Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks - City of Crime

    A free episode of Bizarre Singles from the Patreon.com/bizarrealbums page! This one is about the rap single released by actors Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks, "City of Crime" from the soundtrack to their Dragnet movie from 1987.   


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    • 16 min
    And Me...I'm Ed McMahon

    And Me...I'm Ed McMahon

    “The first time I heard that Ed was taking singing lessons I made a citizens arrest on his tonsils for assault with a deadly weapon.

    After listening to this album, however, I think I’m liable to be sued for false arrest. Ed can sing. And quite well, too.

    I’m certain you’ll find “And Me…I’m Ed McMahon” as delightful and as pleasant a surprise as I have” - Johnny Carson.

    This is the story of And Me…I’m Ed McMahon from 1967.








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    • 22 min
    Pink Panther Punk

    Pink Panther Punk

    An animated opening movie title sequence spawned one of the most iconic cartoon characters of all time, The Pink Panther. In 1981, The Pink Panther released a so-called "punk" record. This is the story of Pink Panther Punk from 1981. 


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    • 21 min
    Michael Jackson - Ghosts (LIVE!)

    Michael Jackson - Ghosts (LIVE!)

    From the first ever live Bizarre Albums show. This time, instead of an album, telling the story of Michael Jackson's ill-fated Ghosts music video from 1997. Recorded live on October 18, 2019 as part of Podcast Party at the Pack Theater in Los Angeles, CA. 


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    • 21 min
    John Wayne - America, Why I Love Her

    John Wayne - America, Why I Love Her

    John Wayne. The Duke. He loved America. So much so, that in 1973 he recorded an album of patriotic poems set to music. This is the story of John Wayne's America, Why I Love Her from 1973.  



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    • 17 min

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