Music History Podcasts

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Dolly Parton's America

13 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 15.4K ratings
In this intensely divided moment, one of the few things everyone still seems to agree on is Dolly Parton—but why? That simple question leads to a deeply personal, historical, and musical rethinking...
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DISGRACELAND

196 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 11.1K ratings
This is the home of Disgraceland Presents, a feed dedicated to all content related to the music and true crime podcast, DISGRACELAND, the award winning show about musicians getting away wit...
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Cocaine & Rhinestones: The History of Country Music

39 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 6.8K ratings
Step right up. Come on in.
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Dead and Gone

17 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 3.1K 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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Mogul

38 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 2.8K ratings
Mogul is a show about hip hop’s most iconic moments, told by the people who lived them. In Season 3, we’re telling the story of DJ Screw, a reclusive genius who changed the sound of music forever. ...
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Hit Parade | Music History and Music Trivia

95 episodes - Latest episode: 4 days ago - ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
What makes a song a smash? Talent? Luck? Timing? All that—and more. Chris Molanphy, pop-chart analyst and author of Slate’s “Why Is This Song No. 1?” series, tells tales from a half-century of char...
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Digging Deep with Robert Plant

24 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 904 ratings
Robert Plant’s music is the result of a lifetime striding around the globe, from The Midlands to Morocco, from Nashville to North Wales, and the influences and friends collected along the w...
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Old Man Yells at Music

85 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 510 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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Riki Rachtman's Cathouse Hollywood Podcast

48 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 431 ratings
From 1986-1992 The Cathouse was at the epicenter of the Hollywood Rock scene. Some of the biggest bands in rock would play unannounced shows at the Cathouse but it wasn't the performances by bands ...
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After Midnight: Phish's Big Cypress Festival

13 episodes - Latest episode: 12 days ago - ★★★★★ - 368 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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365 days with mxmtoon

367 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 362 ratings
“365” is a daily podcast brought to you by mxmtoon, artist/songwriter/actor/designer/gamer/simp, who will take you through the most interesting, weird, and funny events of that day in history. You’...
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Bizarre Albums

130 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 347 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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Brokedown Podcast

102 episodes - Latest episode: 15 days ago - ★★★★★ - 212 ratings
Bringing you a regular dose of Grateful Dead music, news, and discussion.
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Rock & Metal Combat Podcast

294 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 209 ratings
Hard Rock and Metal Reviews
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Transmissions: The Definitive Story of Joy Division & New Order

10 episodes - Latest episode: 10 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

176 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 188 ratings
A hardcore punk rock podcast.
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Fresh Era

20 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 179 ratings
A fully immersive audio-journey into the lives and careers of Hip-Hop’s pioneers, documenting what it was like on their way to the top. The podcast is a detailed chronicle that cements the ...
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None But The Brave

97 episodes - Latest episode: 20 days ago - ★★★★★ - 169 ratings
None But the Brave takes a comprehensive look at the music and career of Bruce Springsteen. Hosted by film producer Hal Schwartz and Backstreets Magazine contributor Flynn McLean.
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Alive Again

5 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 164 ratings
An oral history of Trey Anastasio’s career outside of Phish, from the formation of the Trey Anastasio Band in 1999 to the Beacon Jams of 2020. This series is based on extensive interviews with Tre...
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Off The Record: David Bowie

35 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 141 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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Ringtones

5 episodes - Latest episode: 9 months ago - ★★★★★ - 141 ratings
I do popular ring tones
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A-Z of Phil Collins

7 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 119 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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Best Drum and Bass Podcast

409 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 112 ratings
Nothing but brand new and exclusive drum and bass mixed weekly. Make sure to subscribe to keep informed of all the latest in the drum and bass world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out...
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Promotion Man Podcast

49 episodes - Latest episode: 26 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

214 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 94 ratings
Join hosts Jillianne & Aaron R. Shriver as they take listeners/viewers on a journey through their Music Interview & Positivity promoting podcast, Gainin' Fast On Memphis. Aaron began this podcast i...
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Behind the Song

82 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★★ - 94 ratings
Dig deep into the lyrics of classic rock songs and the storytellers that created them in "Behind The Song," a podcast by The Drive's Janda Lane. Hear what was happening behind the scenes while some...
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Backstaged: The Devil in Metal

13 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 93 ratings
A time machine through the origins of metal music, its connection to darkness and decadence, the lifestyle of many of its followers and how its upped the ante on the phrase "sex, drugs and rock n’ ...
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One Sweet Dream

62 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
A fresh take on the music, people, and narrative of the Beatles. Diana Erickson is joined by a core group of contributors to discuss the Beatles through a new lens. The Beatles story has evolved.
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All I want to do is talk about Madonna

90 episodes - Latest episode: 15 days ago - ★★★★★ - 74 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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Surely You Can't Be Serious Podcast

139 episodes - Latest episode: 8 days ago - ★★★★★ - 69 ratings
The pinnacle of infotainment! Crazy stuff you didn’t know about the greatest movies and music of the 80’s, 90’s, and beyond. Hilarity ensues as a research professor and a pop culture savant are pit...