Tag: The Cars
Episode 1576: Six Underrated Songs by the Cars
In honor of their recent exit from the American Band Madness Bracket (and Ric Ocasek’s birthday, March 23, 1944), Patrick picks one underrated song from each of the six Cars albums made by the original lineup.
Episode 1568: American Band Madness Update: Region B Second Round Winners!
Kevin Bartlett (college team: UIC) and Kevin Clement (LSU and Louisiana-Lafayette) join Jim and Patrick to analyze the results of some second-round matchups in the American Band Madness tournament and look ahead to the Sweet Sixteen.
Episode 1099: 1978 Debut Albums – Police, Dire Straits, Nick Lowe, Cars, Van Halen
Bill Mulligan, a patron of the pod, returns with another topic: 1978 debut albums. We discuss Van Halen, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Police and Nick Lowe.
Episode 689: Rest in Power – Ric Ocasek, Daniel Johnston, Eddie Money
We say goodbye to three artists of note:
Indie singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston passed on Sept. 11, 2019, at age 58.
Rocker Eddie Money, on Sept. 13 at 70.
Cars singer and songwriter (and famed producer) Ric Ocasek on Sept. 15 at 75.
Rest in Power.
Episode 472: Echo Park Jimmy, Pa’lante
Echo Park Jimmy returns with one of his marathon voicemail sessions, to opine about Greta Van Fleet, Led Zeppelin, Hurray For The Riff Raff, the Cars and more.
Episode 457: Guest Shot – Short Guitar Leads
Mike Wagner of Houston fills in for Jim & Patrick. He talks about the fine art of the succinct guitar solo.
Episode 219: Interview – JD McPherson, Part 2
The conclusion of our interview with rocker JC McPherson. He talks about exploring new musical styles on his latest album, “Undivided Heart & Soul,” including his discovery of the fuzz box.
Episode 178: ‘Talking Heads: 77’
It’s Talking Heads Week on Rockin’ the Suburbs. The band’s debut was released 40 years ago this month. We take the opportunity to examine their first five albums, staring with “Talking Heads: 77.”
Episode 158: Guest Shot: Echo Park Jimmy – Cars, Smithereens
Fan favorite Echo Park Jimmy closes out Guest Shot Week with a call to the Suburban Party Line. He talks about a great summer song by The Cars and an overlooked gem by The Smithereens.
TAYLOR HAWKINS: Dave Grohl’s doppleganger curates SECRET Foo Fighters music
What do you do when you’re the leader of the band but also the best drummer in the band but you’re really the guitar player?