13 episodes

Bear and a Banjo is a new musical podcast that tells the incredibly tall tale of a band that time forgot. Although history may have left them behind, Bear and Banjo rubbed shoulders with some of the greatest musical icons in history—from Leadbelly and Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Little Richard and Bob Dylan— unwittingly influencing the course of 20th century Americana. All their adventures are meticulously archived and presented by Dr. Q, played by Dennis Quaid. Bear and a Banjo features an original soundtrack, produced by Oscar-winner T-Bone Burnett (O’ Brother Where Art Thou, True Detective), written and performed by series creator Jingle Jared & Grammy-winning songwriter Jason "Poo Bear” Boyd with original lyrics by Bob Dylan.

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Bear and a Banjo is a new musical podcast that tells the incredibly tall tale of a band that time forgot. Although history may have left them behind, Bear and Banjo rubbed shoulders with some of the greatest musical icons in history—from Leadbelly and Sister Rosetta Tharpe to Little Richard and Bob Dylan— unwittingly influencing the course of 20th century Americana. All their adventures are meticulously archived and presented by Dr. Q, played by Dennis Quaid. Bear and a Banjo features an original soundtrack, produced by Oscar-winner T-Bone Burnett (O’ Brother Where Art Thou, True Detective), written and performed by series creator Jingle Jared & Grammy-winning songwriter Jason "Poo Bear” Boyd with original lyrics by Bob Dylan.

Customer Reviews

Flying-monkey-12 ,

Not sure what everyone else is talking about

It tells you it’s a fictional story? I quite enjoy it. It reminds me of old radio shows from when you would listen to a new episode. I like the music, and I like how they acknowledge mental illness as well. So far I quite enjoy it. But I’m a fan of this style.

Redryder686 ,

New world for podcasts!

This is a blast! The history mixed with this amazing story, too bad the trolls are hitting this show, it is well worth the time. And the music is some of the best I’ve heard. Now I like Dillon!

Whermylasers ,

Extremely well edited

The editing and sound effect work are terrific.

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