25 episodes

Every song has an untold story. Have you ever wondered how your favorite musicians crafted their biggest hits and catchiest tunes? Join a couple of music history geeks as we uncover the real stories and inspirations behind the best records of all time. From Marley to Winehouse, we examine the personal stories of musical icons that continue to shape our culture.  We uncover their deepest secrets, triumphant successes and explore the heartbreaking circumstances of their deaths. We are fascinated by what made these pioneers from all musical genres special and how their unique personal stories created musical legacies that will last forever.

Rockabyes with Mel & Shel Melissa Hendricks

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Every song has an untold story. Have you ever wondered how your favorite musicians crafted their biggest hits and catchiest tunes? Join a couple of music history geeks as we uncover the real stories and inspirations behind the best records of all time. From Marley to Winehouse, we examine the personal stories of musical icons that continue to shape our culture.  We uncover their deepest secrets, triumphant successes and explore the heartbreaking circumstances of their deaths. We are fascinated by what made these pioneers from all musical genres special and how their unique personal stories created musical legacies that will last forever.

    THE VELVET TENOR - Sam Cooke PT1

    THE VELVET TENOR - Sam Cooke PT1

    Part 1 – Young Sam discovers his calling...
     
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    The Velvet Tenor - Sam Cooke Part 2

    The Velvet Tenor - Sam Cooke Part 2

    Part 2 – A music industry veteran by the age of 26, Sam sets out to build a record label empire while still navigating the pressures of fame, women and children.
     
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    THE VELVET TENOR - Sam Cooke PT3

    THE VELVET TENOR - Sam Cooke PT3

    Part 3 – Still reeling from multiple tragedies, Sam composes a social masterpiece only to be mysteriously murdered.
     
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    THE TORTURED TROUBADOUR - Elliott Smith

    THE TORTURED TROUBADOUR - Elliott Smith

    Elliott Smith appeared out of the Portland rock scene in the early 1990s and quickly established himself as a preeminent singer-songwriter.  Before his violent death in 2003, Elliott, who was tormented by addictions and repressed memories, created a remarkable song catalog of painful, heartbreaking lyrics which continue to inspire and haunt his fans, family and friends.
     
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    THE PR MAVEN - Gary Stromberg

    THE PR MAVEN - Gary Stromberg

    For over 25 years, Gary Stromberg, co-founder of the successful public relations firm, Gibson and Stromberg, lived an amazing life of wealth, sex, drugs, rock and roll.  Like so many of his rock star clients, his addiction to drugs unraveled into financial ruin and chaos all of which saved his life.  In the midst of despair, the self-proclaimed, “Mr. Spiritual Sickness,” chose life and became a recovery advocate. Now sober for over 30 years, listen to his mind-blowing tales about his life, career and recovery.
     
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    THE LIZARD KING - Jim Morrison

    THE LIZARD KING - Jim Morrison

    Thanks to his innovative lyrics, unique voice, captivating personality and performances, Jim Morrison, the lead singer of The Doors, is still regarded as one of the most iconic frontmen in music history.  Tune in to find out how “Mr. Mojo Rising” said YES to life and art with an “all or nothing” abandonment and why his cause of death remains a mystery to this day.
     
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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
96 Ratings

96 Ratings

snickersnibbler ,

Listen to Mel and Shel!! Dreamy poscast

Learn tasty tidbits while listening to amazing tunes!!
Love them!

Baby_Z ,

BEST EVER

Best podcast ever! Very interesting and fun stories!

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Kian

I love this show!

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