Episode 846: Greatest American Bands




April 29, 2020


  • The Chillbumps “Happy Bass Riff” Welcome To Our Arbor Day Fair (Triple 05 Records) 1991
  • Beastie Boys “Shake Your Rump” Love American Style EP (Capitol Records) 1989
  • ZZ Top “Nasty Dogs and Funky Kings” Fandango! (London) 1975
  • R.E.M. “These Days” Lifes Rich Pageant (I.R.S.) 1986


They’re American bands. They’re coming to your town, and they’ll help you party it down.

Patron of the pod Jeff Niebuhr joins us to chat about the Greatest American Bands. In rock history, the UK is known for bands while the U.S. is where individual artists found fame. Jeff has some thoughts on stateside groups.

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Where credit is due: Thumbnail photo of the Beastie Boys courtesy of Apple, photo by Atiba Jefferson and background image by Glen E. Friedman.

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