Today’s listener favorites from 2018: Keith Jacobsen of Grand Rapids MI loves Frank Turner’s “Be More Kind.” And Kevin Goff of Leesburg VA is a big fan of Laura Veirs’ “The Lookout.”
Why do we mock the french horn? Learn the origin in this classic episode, as First Anniversary Week continues.
It’s a backyard Zima party! And yet we talk about perfect pop songs from the pre-brewed citrus beverage era. Kevin Goff picks the Pretenders. Bill Horne favors the B-52’s. Cheers!
Our friend Brett Motiff went to see U2 in D.C. And Bill Horne saw U2 at Bonnaroo. And Kevin Goff was about to see U2 in New York. We talk to all of them, as part of our weeklong deck party in the suburbs.
Our friend Dan Gursky joins the show to discuss a recent Robyn Hitchcock concert he attended, in which the singer took requests via Twitter. (Dan also wrote about the experience at SuburbsPod.com.)
Can you get sick of a great song? We put that question to our listeners, and they offered up several examples.
What parents don’t try to get the kids to like their music? Sometimes it works, but not usually. Friends Kevin Goff and Dan Gursky join the show and discuss this phenomenon with Jim & Patrick.
The only CD our friend Dan Gursky owns is a bargain-bin Bangles greatest hits. We discuss. That’s a show.
Few music scenes seemed as vibrant as Athens GA in the 1980s. Friend Kevin Goff talks about his experiences there, plus the whole gang discusses the documentary “Athens GA Inside/Out” and some of the great bands that emerged from that college town.
Fear not, band nerds, you too can play on a rock song. Guest Dan Gursky, a French horn player, spins three famous tunes that feature that brass instrument. Also joining us in the basement this week is friend Kevin Goff.