22 episodes

This is the podcast that goes deep undercover to shine new light on the soundtrack of the most exciting decades in music. Producer/Rock Historian Denny Somach and friends are bringing their career experiences and his library of thousands of interviews to new life in this fast-paced, fan-focused series. They present not only the stories as they lived them, but as the artists did. From The Beatles to Foo Fighters, from John Bonham to Dave Grohl, from Woodstock to Coachella, these are the real stories: the greatest stories of rock from the artists themselves, in their own voices! Part of Pantheon Podcasts.

The Rock Podcast with Denny Somach Denny Somach Productions

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    • 4.6 • 70 Ratings

This is the podcast that goes deep undercover to shine new light on the soundtrack of the most exciting decades in music. Producer/Rock Historian Denny Somach and friends are bringing their career experiences and his library of thousands of interviews to new life in this fast-paced, fan-focused series. They present not only the stories as they lived them, but as the artists did. From The Beatles to Foo Fighters, from John Bonham to Dave Grohl, from Woodstock to Coachella, these are the real stories: the greatest stories of rock from the artists themselves, in their own voices! Part of Pantheon Podcasts.

    John Lennon’s Lawyer Tells All!

    John Lennon’s Lawyer Tells All!

    John Lennon’s Lawyer Tells All! Ripped from the headlines – but all true. Jay Bergen, author of Lennon, The Mobster & The Lawyer tells the story of the dispute between the famous Beatle and the infamous mobster. The ultimate insider interview!
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    • 50 min
    Felix Cavaliere Sets the Record Straight

    Felix Cavaliere Sets the Record Straight

    From walking in on the Beatles who were opening for Joey Dee, with Felix on organ – before they came to America – to playing with Jimi Hendrix, campaigning for Bobby Kennedy, and the drama of working in the industry. More than fifty years later, Felix is still a rascal, in every sense of the word!
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    • 50 min
    John Waite

    John Waite

    John Waite tells all, beginning with The Babys and remembering how he and Denny met almost 45 years ago! You’ll hear about John’s acoustic album series, Wooden Heart, forthcoming documentary, tour plans - and why becoming a US citizen was so important to him.
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    • 52 min
    Dion DiMucci Still Rocks

    Dion DiMucci Still Rocks

    Dion DiMucci is in his seventh decade of performing. In this exclusive interview, celebrating the release of his new album, Stomping Ground, we talk about life, love, and rock ‘n’ roll...and Dion reveals how his face made it onto one of the most iconic rock albums of all time.
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    • 49 min
    Billy Joel's First Headliner

    Billy Joel's First Headliner

    In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Nylon Curtain, which included the hit single, Allentown, Denny Somach tells the story of Billy Joel’s first headline gig. Starting with how Denny recorded the show, lost the tape, and - years later - found it, this story stars 23 year old Billy Joel, up close and personal.
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    • 27 min
    John Lennon, Up Close & Personal

    John Lennon, Up Close & Personal

    In 1975, John Lennon walked into a New York radio studio, unannounced, and played DJ. It was the world premiere of his brand-new album, Rock and Roll. You’ll hear him talk about the early days of rock, his influences - Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Fats Domino - and the first day he met Paul McCartney. Candid and off the cuff, this is one of the most revealing conversations with Lennon ever. 
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    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
70 Ratings

70 Ratings

New England Fan! ,

Where did you go?

This is an awesome podcast! Where have you gone Denny?

Scott

bornarebel45 ,

A great podcast!! The hosts are music business veterans!

Denny Somach and Anita Gevinson!!!

John from Worcester Mass. ,

Digging this podcast

The two hosts know their stuff and I love the stories of interviews and encounters with rock royalty.

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