Episode 550: Guest Shot – Backing Vocals




March 5, 2019


  • The Beatles “No Reply (demo)” Anthology 1 (EMI Catalogue) 1995
  • The Beatles “No Reply” Beatles for Sale (Parlophone) 1964
  • The Beach Boys “Wouldn’t It Be Nice (A cappella)” The Pet Sounds Sessions (Capitol) 1997
  • The Beach Boys “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” Pet Sounds (Capitol) 1966
  • Aretha Franklin “Think” Aretha Now (Atlantic Records) 1966
  • David Bowie “Young Americans” Young Americans (RCA) 1975
  • QueenKiller Queen (Vocals Only)” 1974
  • Queen “Killer Queen” Sheer Heart Attack (EMI/Elektra) 1974
  • Elton John “Harmony” Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (MCA) 1973


It’s Mike Wagner’s turn in the guest chair. While Jim and Patrick are riding the waves in tropical paradise, Mike talks about the art of the backing vocal.

Follow Mike Wagner on Twitter @top5alltime

Thumbnail photo via The Beach BoysFacebook.

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