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Special podcast version of Michael Shelley's weekly radio show, featuring interviews with the high-rollers of rock, soul, country, and jazz.

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    • 4.8 • 42 Ratings

Special podcast version of Michael Shelley's weekly radio show, featuring interviews with the high-rollers of rock, soul, country, and jazz.

    Guest: Billy Bremner from Sep 8, 2021

    Guest: Billy Bremner from Sep 8, 2021

    Billy Bremner - "Interview"

    Billy Bremner - "Trouble Boys (demo)"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/107669

    • 44 min
    Guest: Linda Gail Lewis from Aug 12, 2021

    Guest: Linda Gail Lewis from Aug 12, 2021

    Linda Gale Lewis - "Interview"

    Linda Gale Lewis - "Who's That Guy?"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/106769

    • 30 min
    Guests: Live performance from Jody Porter And The Berlin Waltz from Jul 22, 2021

    Guests: Live performance from Jody Porter And The Berlin Waltz from Jul 22, 2021

    Jody Porter And The Berlin Waltz - "Sunsick Moon"

    Jody Porter And The Berlin Waltz - "Sheet Lightning"

    Jody Porter And The Berlin Waltz - "Crashland"

    Jody Porter And The Berlin Waltz - "Sink To The Bottom"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/106089

    • 30 min
    Guest: Howard Grimes, drummer for Hi & STAX Records from Jul 9, 2021

    Guest: Howard Grimes, drummer for Hi & STAX Records from Jul 9, 2021

    Howard Grimes - "Interview"

    Eddie Floyd - "On A Saturday Night"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/105672

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Guest: Paul Rutner of The Mumps from Jun 25, 2021

    Guest: Paul Rutner of The Mumps from Jun 25, 2021

    Paul Rutner - "Interview"

    Mumps, The - "Crocodile Tears"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/105235

    • 27 min
    Guest: Steve Cropper from Jun 7, 2021

    Guest: Steve Cropper from Jun 7, 2021

    Steve Cropper - "Interview"
    https://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/104653

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

PhilPlaysBass ,

Endlessly insightful...

I simply love listening to Michael engage in such thoughtful, insightful, and well research interviews. It's clear how well he knows not only the music of each guest, but also their whole culture and career, right down tot he smallest details. One of my favorite things about it is that I don't know a lot of the guests he has on, so it's a fantastic way of discovery new artists and their music (whether they're current or musicians who were contemporaries of The Beatles or Bill Monroe who are still kicking). PRO TIP: If you enjoy this podcast, make sure to tune in to the Michael Shelley show on WFMU.org, every Saturday around midday. Talk about some great sets!

LakeviewRoyal ,

Wonderful underappreciated stories

Thanks, Michael, for continuing to care about folks that have meant a lot to me and others, but have fallen out of public conscienceness: egs, PF Sloan, Will Birch, and Emmitt Rhodes (your interview with him was just extraordinary!). I also enjoy your shows on more established artists: Tom Petty (Zanes), Donald Dunn.

Newonthebock ,

A music lovers delight

I've enjoyed many of your podcasts and just wanted to say thanks for many hours of listening enjoyment. Keep it coming with the "Worlds Greatest Music Experts" and two of my favorites the Spampinato Brothers. In a world where there is so much to choose from you are a #1 hit!

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