Tag: Aretha Franklin

  • Thumbnail for Episode 806: Levon Helm Studios and The Band

    Episode 806: Levon Helm Studios and The Band

    Mike Kohli of Rome NY, a patron of the pod, gets to pick the topic. We discuss his visits to Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, which holds its famous “Midnight Ramble” shows. And that leads into talk about The Band.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 550: Guest Shot – Backing Vocals

    Episode 550: Guest Shot – Backing Vocals

    Today, guest host Mike Wagner of Houston talks about the art of the backing vocal.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 445: Fan Mail – Aretha Franklin, Bettye LaVette

    Episode 445: Fan Mail – Aretha Franklin, Bettye LaVette

    Another call to the Suburban Party Line. Kevin Clement calls to recommend two cover songs: Aretha Franklin’s take on a classic by The Band and Bettye LaVette’s interpretation of a great song by The Who.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 413: Aretha Franklin, Rest in Power

    Episode 413: Aretha Franklin, Rest in Power

    Aretha Franklin died on Aug. 16 at 76 years old. She was the Queen of Soul for a reason. But her impact went far beyond her singing ability. Jim & Patrick pay tribute, joined by Intern Sam Lisker.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 398: Guest Shot – Middle Eights

    Episode 398: Guest Shot – Middle Eights

    One more guest episode! Mike Wagner of Houston fills in today and talks about songs with great “middle eights.” What’s a middle eight, you ask? Mike will explain. Features music by the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin and the Replacements.