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Once a week, “All Your Favorite Music is (Probably)...” takes a themed dive into popular songs and unearths the connections, like buried treasure. Hosted by Mark Montgomery French—music historian, film composer, and durian enthusiast. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @mrfr3nch

All Your Favorite Music is (Probably)‪…‬ Mark Montgomery French

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Once a week, “All Your Favorite Music is (Probably)...” takes a themed dive into popular songs and unearths the connections, like buried treasure. Hosted by Mark Montgomery French—music historian, film composer, and durian enthusiast. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @mrfr3nch

    Bizarrely Detroit with Blogger Briana Hernandez

    Bizarrely Detroit with Blogger Briana Hernandez

    Music nerd and fat positive blogger Briana Hernandez chats with me about George Clinton's and The Stooges' dog appreciation, Eminem's posse depreciation, The White Stripes’ comedy fascination, and more.
    Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," starting July 27: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw
    Follow me on Instagram: instagram.com/mrfr3nch
    Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/MrFr3nch
    My site: mmfrench.com
    Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com
    Jim Jarmusch's Stooges documentary: justwatch.com/us/movie/gimme-danger
    Learn more about Briana Hernandez: hotfatmess.tumblr.com
    Hero Marketing underwrites this episode. Learn more at heromarketing.com
    Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

    • 58 min
    Genres with Shockingly Black Origins with Guitarist Jafar Green

    Genres with Shockingly Black Origins with Guitarist Jafar Green

    Guitarist Jafar Green from the band silent pictures chats with me about the Black origins of K-Pop and Goth, X-Ray Spex's influence on punk, the Jamaican crush of Madness, and more.
    Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," July 27–Aug 31: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw
    Follow me on Instagram: instagram.com/mrfr3nch
    Follow me on Twitter: twitter.com/MrFr3nch
    My site: mmfrench.com
    Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com
    Learn more about silent pictures: silentpictures.bandcamp.com


    Rhythmix Cultural Works underwrites this episode. Learn more at rhythmix.org


    Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

    • 58 min
    Secretly Religious Songs with Poet and Minister Marvin K. White

    Secretly Religious Songs with Poet and Minister Marvin K. White

    Award-winning poet and minister Marvin K. White chats with me about Lenny Kravitz's ode to Jesus, the Buddhist principles of k.d.lang, Kool and The Gang's Quran-inspired hit, and more.
    Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," starting July 27: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw
    Instagram: instagram.com/mrfr3nch
    Twitter: twitter.com/MrFr3nch
    My site: mmfrench.com
    Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com
    Learn more about Marvin K. White: marvinkwhite.com
    Dark Garden underwrites this episode. Learn more at darkgarden.com.


    Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

    • 56 min
    Surprisingly LGBTQIA+ Artists with Musician Cindy Emch of Secret Emchy Society

    Surprisingly LGBTQIA+ Artists with Musician Cindy Emch of Secret Emchy Society

    Cindy Emch of queer country band Secret Emchy Society chats with me about The Cure's masterful guitar work, Billy Preston's majestic artistry, The Residents' mysterious output, and more.
    Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," starting July 27: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw
    Instagram: instagram.com/mrfr3nch
    Twitter: twitter.com/MrFr3nch
    My site: mmfrench.com
    Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com
    Learn more about Secret Emchy Society: emchy.com
    Spotidol underwrites this episode. Learn more at spotidol.com.
    Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

    • 58 min
    Songs Recorded on the Cheap with Christian James Hand of The Session

    Songs Recorded on the Cheap with Christian James Hand of The Session

    Christian James Hand of "The Session" chats with me about Billie Eilish's home recordings, Eddie Van Halen's homemade guitar, Beastie Boys' love of janky microphones, and more.
    Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," starting July 27: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw
    Instagram: instagram.com/mrfr3nch
    Twitter: twitter.com/MrFr3nch
    My site: mmfrench.com
    Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com
    Learn more about The Session: thesessionwebsite.com
    Sip Tequila underwrites this episode. Use Code AFM10 at checkout to get a one-time 10% discount. Learn more at siptequila.com.
    Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

    • 45 min
    Undercover Protest Songs with Singer Laurian Rhodes of REQ'D

    Undercover Protest Songs with Singer Laurian Rhodes of REQ'D

    Singer Laurian Rhodes of REQ'D chats with me about the hidden protests inside Eddy Grant's biggest hit, Radiohead's largest left-turn, The Cranberries' heaviest tune, and more.
    Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," starting July 27: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw
    Instagram: instagram.com/mrfr3nch
    Twitter: twitter.com/MrFr3nch
    My site: mmfrench.com
    Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com
    Learn more about REQ'D: reverbnation.com/reqd8
    Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

    • 52 min

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