6 episodes

Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories exists to discuss (and maybe set straight) the rumor, innuendo and hidden details that surround some of your favorite bands and songs.

Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories We Are The Story Guys

    • Music History

Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories exists to discuss (and maybe set straight) the rumor, innuendo and hidden details that surround some of your favorite bands and songs.

    Episode 6 – Gram Parsons vs Fire

    Episode 6 – Gram Parsons vs Fire

    Murdock drops John Prine stories and unwinds the saga of Gram Parsons, Joshua Tree and a crazy promise between friends that ends with a $750 fine.
     
    SHOW NOTES:
    A basic rundown: https://ultimateclassicrock.com/gram-parsons-body-theft-case-settled/
    The Oral History: https://www.loudersound.com/features/how-i-stole-gram-parsons-body
    Original Rolling Stone reporting: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/gram-parsons-the-mysterious-death-and-aftermath-204652/
    Eight Miles High: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J74ttSR8lEg
    Byrds playing Eight Miles High live at the Filmore East in 1970: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ymkBEhdHBE
     

    • 34 min
    Episode 5 – Richard Marx vs. The Haters

    Episode 5 – Richard Marx vs. The Haters

    Brian reminds Murdock of the megastar that was Richard Marx and the time-lord/troll-fighter/action star he is today.
     
    SHOW NOTES:
    Zack’s Story: https://www.zacheverson.com/tag/richard-marx/
    Ed’s Story: https://www.salon.com/2013/01/19/richard_marx_hates_my_guts/
    CNN’s Story: https://www.cnn.com/2016/12/21/entertainment/richard-marx-korean-air-passenger/index.html
    Daisy’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/p/BOPJdvCD4qh/?utm_source=ig_embed
    Buy Richard’s new CD: http://richardmarx.com/
    “Hazard” music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdmHHoI9beM

    • 45 min
    Episode 4 – George Harrison vs Eric Clapton

    Episode 4 – George Harrison vs Eric Clapton

    Murdock unravels the dysfunctional love triangle/quadrangle that hangs over the greatest songs of the 60’s and 70’s and explains why some of the most famous rock stars of all time should never have trusted their dentist.
    SHOW NOTES:
    Pattie Boyd – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pattie_Boyd
    Ronnie Wood Show with Pattie Boyd – http://www.axs.tv/featured/theronniewoodshow-pattie-boyd/
    “Mo” – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maureen_Starkey_Tigrett
    More about the dentist: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/revealed-dentist-who-introduced-beatles-to-lsd-6231654.html

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 3 – INXS vs. Bob Geldof

    Episode 3 – INXS vs. Bob Geldof

    Brian unwinds the complicated legacy of INXS frontman Michael Hutchence, his relationship with Paula Yates and what really happened in that hotel room.
    SHOW NOTES:
    Songs, videos and additional reading and listening suggested on this show are below:
    Boomtown Rats – “I Don’t Like Mondays” – https://youtu.be/8yteMugRAc0
    INXS – “Need You Tonight” – https://youtu.be/F93ywiGMDnQ
    Paula Yates – “These Boots are Made for Walkin'” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_Bmbxoc0q8
    The Tube Interview: https://youtu.be/Cu_aTZPil4k
    The Big Breakfast Interview – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttfXzrYIMwI
    Michael’s daughter now: https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/michael-hutchences-daughter-lives-simple-20801176
    Trailer for new documentary “Mystify” : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDODh7ko1Hc

    • 42 min
    Episode 2 – Prince vs. Stevie Nicks

    Episode 2 – Prince vs. Stevie Nicks

    Murdock explains how Stevie stole a song from the Purple One and what he had to say (and do) about it.
     
    SHOW NOTES:
    Songs, videos and additional reading and listening suggested on this show are below:
    Little Red Corvette
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0KpfrJE4zw

    Stand Back
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwS9BIqbffU

    Mash Up
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENeMtjK_PxA

    “All of You” Prince & Stevie Nicks

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wQTApZN-NU



    The Wild Heart of Stevie Nicks – Rob Sheffield
    https://www.audible.com/pd/The-Wild-Heart-of-Stevie-Nicks-Audiobook/B07PRKVVJ1


    Daisy Jones & The Six – Taylor Jenkins Reid
    https://www.amazon.com/Daisy-Jones-Taylor-Jenkins-Reid/dp/1524798622


    Prince – 1999 (6-Disc) re-release
    https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/09/prince-1999-reissue/

    • 25 min
    Episode 1 – Huey Lewis vs. Ray Parker Jr.

    Episode 1 – Huey Lewis vs. Ray Parker Jr.

    Brian tells Murdock a tale of thievery, law suits and one of the most recognizable movie theme songs of all time.
    SHOW NOTES:
    See the article and research referenced for this story at this wonderful spot on the internet:
    https://ledgernote.com/blog/interesting/ghostbusters-theme-i-aint-afraid-of-getting-sued/
    Songs and videos discussed:
    Huey Lewis and the News – I Want a New Drug: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6uEMOeDZsA
    Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe93CLbHjxQ\
    M – Pop Muzik: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPoiv0sZ4s4
    Huey Lewis and the News – BEHIND THE MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHV–LQxgqM

    • 37 min

Top Podcasts In Music History