Music History Podcasts

Cocaine & Rhinestones: The History of Country Music artwork

Cocaine & Rhinestones: The History of Country Music

48 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★★ - 7.5K ratings
Step right up. Come on in.
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Old Man Yells at Music

114 episodes - Latest episode: about 14 hours ago - ★★★★★ - 511 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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Bizarre Albums

183 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 404 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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365 days with mxmtoon

369 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 368 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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Rockonteurs with Gary Kemp and Guy Pratt

94 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 166 ratings
Rockonteurs is a podcast all about the real stories behind real music. Presented by Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, who wrote and performed megahits like ‘Gold’ and ‘True’, and Guy Pratt, a bass play...
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Promotion Man Podcast

50 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 130 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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All I want to do is talk about Madonna

119 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 105 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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One Sweet Dream: A Beatles Podcast

156 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 79 ratings
One Sweet Dream provides a fresh take on the music, people, and narrative of the Beatles. This is the Beatles, through a new lens. The podcast includes 5 major series: (1) The Breakup Series: Revis...
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Let It Roll

415 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★★ - 68 ratings
"Let it Roll" is a podcast about the history of popular music from the 19th Century to the 21st. Proud part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.
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BrandoCast with Brendan Smith

141 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 67 ratings
Host Brendan Smith goes on a personal and musical journey with his guests.
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Alphabetallica: A-Z Metallica Podcast

263 episodes - Latest episode: 3 months ago - ★★★★★ - 61 ratings
An A-Z journey through Metallica's entire discography. @metallicapod
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Attention to Detail: The Classical Music Listening Guide

105 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 55 ratings
Classical music can be intimidating to newcomers and frequent concertgoers alike. Attention to Detail introduces practical techniques for finding meaning, enjoyment, and confidence in the process o...
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Riffs on Riffs

61 episodes - Latest episode: 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 55 ratings
Hosts Joe Watson and Toby Brazwell take a hard look at legendary tracks of the past and present, connecting the dots on the music they sample and the songs that inspired them. Join us for Season 3,...
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Songs of Note

99 episodes - Latest episode: 10 months ago - ★★★★★ - 49 ratings
A music podcast about the songs we love, and the stories behind them.
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Country History X

15 episodes - Latest episode: 7 months ago - ★★★★ - 45 ratings
Divorce, Drugs, Death. Perseverance, Inspiration, Redemption. Country History X is the history of country music, one story at a time.
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Fully & Completely

45 episodes - Latest episode: 4 months ago - ★★★★★ - 44 ratings
Fully & Completely with Greg & Jamie is not your typical music podcast. Ordinary was never an option given its ingredients. First of all, the podcast examines one of the most engaging and enigmati...
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Headspin

24 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 42 ratings
The first of it's kind, Golden Era Hip-Hop Trivia Gamecast. Each week, two Golden Era Gladiators go head-to-head in an all out battle for useless-hip-hop-trivia domination! The winner goes...
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Noise Dosage Media : Between Exultation and Aggression (The Extreme Metal Podcast)

179 episodes - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 40 ratings
Noise Dosage Media//Between Exultation and Aggression. We specialize in meaningful music discussions; bringing you conversations with some of the most impressive and innovative musicians to reach o...
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TraegerMethod Podcast

76 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 36 ratings
West Coast America-centric punk / indie cultural history as told by the people who lived it with a dose of mindfulness and non-duality talk. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jason-traeger/...
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Deep Cuts Lost & Found

25 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 36 ratings
Tune in to hear longtime friends and pop-culture obsessives celebrate their favorite music, but NOT the hits. You already know the hits...and you’re sick of them. Discover what you've been missing—...
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Muscle Shoals Storytellers

53 episodes - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★★ - 35 ratings
Telling the story of the sound of Muscle Shoals, the hit recording capital of the world, and its far-reaching musical and artistic community. Muscle Shoals Storytellers brings you interviews from l...
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Hall of Songs

112 episodes - Latest episode: 1 day ago - ★★★★★ - 33 ratings
What are the greatest songs of all-time? Hosts Chris Jones and Tim Malcolm nominate songs for the Hall of Songs, with each episode tackling a new year chronologically, starting with 1951. Listeners...
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I'd Buy That For A Dollar

170 episodes - Latest episode: 5 days ago - ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
A podcast about inexpensive, common and underappreciated records that are waiting to be rediscovered.
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Ghost Notes

33 episodes - Latest episode: 10 days ago - ★★★★★ - 29 ratings
Every episode the creators behind the popular YouTube channels 12tone and Polyphonic discuss the latest in music news, how they approach analysis and they even might touch on what they are ...
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Reminiscent | A Pop Punk and Emo Music Podcast

275 episodes - Latest episode: about 2 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
Reminiscent is a weekly show where 2 best friends discuss their favorite bands from their adolescence and how it’s shaped their lives as they find themselves exploring early adulthood. Hitting pu...
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When Doves Podcast

55 episodes - Latest episode: 28 days ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
An album by album and track by track review of the artist forever known as Prince.
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All Our Pretty Songs

52 episodes - Latest episode: 3 days ago - ★★★★ - 24 ratings
Two pals discuss the 90s rock canon.
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Jazz Imposters

33 episodes - Latest episode: 11 months ago - ★★★★★ - 24 ratings
In each episode of this podcast we will attempt to tackle one classic jazz standard, discussing the history, theory, and overall appreciation of the song; and by the end of each episode we will, fo...
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Rock in Retrospect

35 episodes - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
“Rock in Retrospect” focuses on the lives, careers and legacies of artists who made a significant impact on the music industry. Host Nick Bambach invites a guest to discuss their favorite artists a...
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Juggalo Judgment

232 episodes - Latest episode: 14 days ago - ★★★★ - 21 ratings
2 besties who wanna talk about music of the Juggalo variety