Short talks about long players. We focus on great albums in their entirety. We are highly opinionated and outspoken. We hope to provoke you into sharing your own opinions on Albums. If you are serious about great music, this is your podcast.
No. 25 The Kinks are the Village Green Preservation Society
The Kinks were known in their earliest days for power chords and songs about lust. But the main song writer, Ray Davies, began to turn his attention to his native England and life there after WWII. On this album, we explore the circumstances that gave...
No. 24 Paul Simon Graceland
This episode focuses on Paul Simon's masterpiece, Graceland, an album that found Simon at his peak as a song writer. The making of this album was an adventure starting with a cassette lent to Simon, which resulted in a trip to South Africa during the...
No.23 Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
In this episode, we examine Bob Dylan's second, and perhaps most influential album, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan. It was a harbinger of things to come, not just for Dylan, but for rock, country, and folk artists for decades to come. Plus, find out why...
The second album from the band that dominated much of the eights and nineties.
The Moody Blue Days of Future Passed
In this episode, we look at the second album by the quintessential British band who were not so big in the native country, the Moody Blues' Days of Future Passed. This band and album has a pretty fascinating history and it makes prodigious use of a new...
Ep. 20 The Byrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo
On this episode, we explore the unlikely 1968 masterpiece the Byrds released with the heavy influence of a new and fleeting member of the group. Gram Parsons was an Ivey League, trust-fund baby who followed his own drummer. He was a member of the Byrds...
I’ve listened to two of these so far. I hope they talk about Dark Side of the Moon or London Calling.
Three Texans Talk Tunes, Tracks, and Talent
I love the premise for this podcast which seems to be, at least in part, that music should be taken in as a whole (albums) and consumed as the collections they are meant to be. Three native Texan music lovers (one of whom is a musician in his own right) explore this topic with wit, originality, and all the details and trivia that true music lovers want to hear. Looking forward to future episodes!