Music History Podcasts

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Dead and Gone

16 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
In 1985, two Grateful Dead fans were brutally murdered. For the last three decades, rumors have circled around the Dead community that the wrong man was put in prison for it. One of the most iconic...
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And The Writer Is...with Ross Golan

156 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 933 ratings
Every week, we sit down with an acclaimed and venerable songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. There are millions of singers, thousands of artists...
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Old Man Yells at Music

74 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 509 ratings
A podcast where an oldish man talks measuredly about the pop music and pop charts of the past, looking at the songs and artists that have succeeded to varying degrees over the years.
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After Midnight: Phish's Big Cypress Festival

11 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 361 ratings
The definitive retrospective of one of music’s most memorable festivals, Phish’s Big Cypress. In December of 1999, Phish drew an estimated 80,000 to the Big Cypress Indian Reservation in Florida’s ...
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Ongoing History of New Music

272 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 348 ratings
Ongoing History of New Music looks at things from the alt-rock universe to hip hop, from artist profiles to various thematic explorations. It is Canada’s most well known music documentary hosted b...
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Bizarre Albums

115 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 324 ratings
Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pr...
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Transmissions: The Definitive Story of Joy Division & New Order

10 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 191 ratings
This is Transmissions, the definitive story of New Order and Joy Division. Based on new and exclusive interviews with Bernard Sumner, Stephen Morris, Gillian Gilbert and Peter Hook, this se...
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185 Miles South

162 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 175 ratings
A hardcore punk rock podcast.
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No F'n Regrets with Robb Flynn

97 episodes - Latest episode: about 11 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 158 ratings
Robb Flynn is the lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and mastermind for the thrash metal band Machine Head. Listen every week as Robb brings you backstage while he tours the world bringing you ...
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Rock N Roll Archaeology

21 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 157 ratings
An episodic overview of the history of Rock Music. Think of it as a college level Rock N Roll 101 course...or if you prefer, a multi-part audio documentary. We take in the music, culture and techno...
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Vinyl Emergency

160 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 149 ratings
Interviews and anecdotes with musicians, album collectors, LP manufacturers and beyond about our connection to vinyl records.
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ROCK AND/OR ROLL

343 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 145 ratings
A podcast about rock and/or roll.
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Sail On: The Beach Boys Podcast

60 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 145 ratings
Leading you further and further down the Beach Boys rabbit hole as gently and as thoroughly as humanly possible since 2017!
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Ringtones

5 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 141 ratings
I do popular ring tones
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A-Z of Phil Collins

7 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 110 ratings
A journey through the life and music of Phil Collins. Stories, songs, memories - each one represented by a different letter, from A to Z.
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Promotion Man Podcast

47 episodes - Latest episode: 25 days ago - ★★★★★ - 98 ratings
Fred Meyers shares his stories with L.A. Lloyd about his adventures from his days at Warner Bros Records and Virgin Records and his relationships with some of the most influential bands that Fred w...
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Gainin' Fast On Memphis: The Podcast

203 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 94 ratings
Join host Aaron R. Shriver as he launches the Music Interview & Positivity podcast, Gainin' Fast On Memphis. Aaron is a long time Eric Church fan and a proud member of the Fan Club "The Church Choi...
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MLVC: The Madonna Podcast

90 episodes - Latest episode: 9 days ago - ★★★★ - 91 ratings
MLVC: the Madonna Podcast is the place for all things Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone. Hosted by Tony Trius & Stefan Mreczko, each episode features an in-depth look at a different aspect of the Que...
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Off The Record: David Bowie

35 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 90 ratings
Off the Record is a new in-depth music biography series that profiles the extraordinary life of an iconic artist over the course of each season. Music journalist Jordan Runtagh (People, Rolling Sto...
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Muses

226 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★ - 78 ratings
The Podcast celebrating the musical importance of lovers, inspirations and groupies.
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Disk Dungeon

54 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 74 ratings
Music lovers, welcome to the realm on your computer disk that brings you the voices of Music lover Joe Dove, and Music Producer Julian Valencia! Together we are talking about the music that speaks ...
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Discography Discussion

294 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 73 ratings
A heavy metal podcast. In depth discussion by fans, for fans. Subscribe, and listen. #Discussmetal
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Another Kind of Mind: A Different Kind of Beatles Podcast

43 episodes - Latest episode: 23 days ago - ★★★★★ - 67 ratings
Welcome to Another Kind of Mind: A Different Kind of Beatles Podcast. We’re a collective of artists, musicians, and professionals who challenge established narratives about the band with irreveren...
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All I want to do is talk about Madonna

78 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
Covering Madonna's entire canon. Each short weekly episode focuses on one song. Starting at the very beginning and working our way forward.
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BrandoCast with Brendan Smith

105 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 60 ratings
Host Brendan Smith goes on a personal and musical journey with his guests.
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Alphabetallica: A-Z Metallica Podcast

262 episodes - Latest episode: 5 months ago - ★★★★★ - 56 ratings
An A-Z journey through Metallica's entire discography. @metallicapod
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DISCovery with Eric Senich

176 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 54 ratings
From the vinyl DISC to the compact DISC: DISCover the stories behind the greatest artists, albums and songs in classic rock with host Eric Senich.
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History in Five Songs with Martin Popoff

110 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 54 ratings
History in Five Songs with Martin Popoff is the show that aims to make grand and often oddball hard rock and heavy metal points through a narrative built upon the tiny idea of a quintet of songs. B...
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The Tapes Archive

67 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 52 ratings
A podcast that unearths never-before-heard conversations with world-class musicians and comedians.
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Riffs on Riffs

56 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 52 ratings
Riffs on Riffs is a podcast that studies sampling in popular music. Hosts, Joe Watson and Toby Brazwell, connect the musical dots between legendary tracks and the often lesser-known songs they samp...