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The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.

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    • 4.9, 844 Ratings

The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.

    The Doors - Strange Days - Harland Williams

    The Doors - Strange Days - Harland Williams

    Comedian and actor Harland Williams channels his inner Jim Morrison through the medium of psychedelic rockers The Doors’ 1967 sophomore album Strange Days.

    For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to  The500podcast.com. Join the movement.

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind - Rita Wilson

    Bob Dylan - Time Out Of Mind - Rita Wilson

    Actress and musician Rita Wilson bubbles over with enthusiasm for the breathtaking blues of Bob Dylan's 1997 comeback record Time Out Of Mind.

    Listen to Rita's music "Where's My Country Song", “When This Is Over” with the Oak Ridge Boys & Tauren Wells
    as well as "Everybody Cries" from the film The Outpost. 

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    • 1 hr 34 min
    411 - Eric Clapton - 461 Ocean Boulevard - Joe Satriani

    411 - Eric Clapton - 461 Ocean Boulevard - Joe Satriani

    Legendary guitarist Joe Satriani analyzes the god-like abilities of fellow rock deity Eric Clapton, dissecting his 1974 release 461 Ocean Boulevard.

    Buy Joe's new album Shapeshifting out now.

    For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to  The500podcast.com. Join the movement.

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Wire - Pink Flag - Mike Watt

    Wire - Pink Flag - Mike Watt

    Minutemen bassist Mike Watt offers a life's worth of wisdom, condensed through the keyhole into the world of punk that is Wire's 1977 debut album Pink Flag.

    Check out Mike Watt’s hoot page and listen to The Watt From Pedro Show.

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    • 1 hr 52 min
    Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime - Dave Pirner

    Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime - Dave Pirner

    Soul Asylum frontman Dave Pirner advocates for the all-time greatness of the highly influential post-hardcore trio Minutemen's 1984 album Double Nickels on the Dime. 

    Listen to Soul Asylum’s latest album Hurry Up and Wait out now, and read Dave’s book Loud, Fast, Words.

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    • 59 min
    The Go-Go’s - Beauty and the Beat - Karen Kilgariff

    The Go-Go’s - Beauty and the Beat - Karen Kilgariff

    Comedian and "Queen of the Quip" Karen Kilgariff returns to the show ready to defend the idea that new wave punk rockers The Go-Go's 1981 debut album ‘Beauty and the Beat’ contains some of the greatest songs in human history.

    Listen to Karen’s podcast My Favorite Murder on Spotify.

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    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
844 Ratings

844 Ratings

TheBenj74 ,

Love it

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Jarv801 ,

Such a treat

This show is a treat.

PatrickM727 ,

Great concept horrible execution

Why are comedians part of this podcast. Why not incorporate musicians, producers or other critics. I wish you spent more talking about the actual album. I can’t believe Rolling Stone put their name on this.

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