The ABC's of Rock Podcast

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It is good to be back after taking a week off from the show. Before anything else I want to thank all of you for being loyal listeners to The ABC's of Rock. I've been dedicated to this show for a 65+ episodes, since the very start of the pand
For a brief period of time Pop Metal (or some some referred to it as Glam Metal or Hair Metal) ruled the charts. On this weeks show I curate great songs from some of my favorite bands that aren't named Poison, Kiss, or Motley Crue. So grab yo
On this week's show representing the letter F is the alt rock/metal band Faith No More. One of the most fascinating bands of the last 35. I make my way through their entire discography spinning 10 of my favorite underrated/under-appreciated t
Welcome to part 2 of my birthday celebration in which I honor the year I was born by counting down my Top 20 albums of 1974. I strongly encourage you to check out the previous episode which is part 1 of this countdown. On that show you will h
Welcome to this two part birthday extravaganza which serves as both a little celebration to my birthday (July 28th), and my birth year (1974). Over the next two weeks I'll be counting down my top 20 albums from this year. Please share with me
Welcome to this weeks episode of The ABC's of Rock. On this show I feature the amazing 90's funk metal/alt-rock band that most certainly should be celebrated for much more than their hit acoustic ballad, 'More Than Words". I'm talking about E
Happy 4th of July weekend everyone!I continue with the theme of New Wave and Synth Pop for at least one more week as we move on to the letter D which is represented by Duran Duran. They are one of the bands that were a major part of my childho
This week is the inaugural episode featuring a specific genre of music. It's been building towards this for a while, especially with my co-host urging me to focus an entire episode on her favorite style of music, New Wave. On this show I've c
Call it Goth Rock, Alt Rock, New Wave, Post Punk, it doesn't matter...The Cure blazed their own path and created their own style of music. This week I take a deep dive into the first half of their recording career, everything from Three Imagin
We all have our own personal "Concert Bucket List". On this weeks episode I share ten of my favorite bands/musicians that I haven't had the privilege of seeing LIVE in concert in my life. I did establish some criteria for this list. It has t
This is technically episode #2 of the podcast originally released on April 30th, 2020. It was unfortunately removed because of copyright infringement. I've learned my lesson not to mess with The Beatles. But I didn't want a gap in my library
We celebrate this week another 80s icon and a true pioneer leading the way for women in Rock, Pat Benatar. I pull no punches as I share my opinions on her entire catalogue of music on this retrospective of her career. I invite you to join me o
Every year the bands and musicians that don't get inducted into the Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame is staggering. To be clear, I really don't care one way or the other. The Hall is a private organization and they have their right to invite whomeve
It's time to officially launch back into the alphabet again. We begin things off with one of the biggest rock stars of the 80s and 90s, Bryan Adams, whose yo-yo'ing career brought to his fans some of the most iconic music of their lives. This
This week I conclude my Top 20 albums of 2020 with #10 through #1. It's all killer, no filler! Send me your list of your favorite albums of 2020. I may read them on the next show! (Include first name and location).I do not own the rights to
I'M BAAAAACK! I couldn't stay away any longer. It is time to launch back into my alphabet journey, but before I do, I choose to recap my top 20 albums from last year. It's something I probably should have done around New Years. Better late
Welcome to the season finalé of The ABC's of Rock. If you've listened to every episode you are our champion! This episode concludes the Season 1 Wrap Up Extravaganza featuring bands covered from N through Z. Lots of fantastic music to enjoy
Last Friday when I was perusing the new releases to my delight I saw that Richard Cheese released an album of new material. If you are not familiar with RC, he is a music parodist who performs in the style of a night club lounge act covering h
Here we go! Part 1 of 2 celebrating all the bands and musicians we featured during season 1 of The ABC's of Rock! Joining my is my favorite co-host, Chloe, who will be rocking out with me as we parade with the bands representing the letters A
Wrapping up the alphabet with a true musical genius. How and why Warren Zevon isn't in the Rock 'N Roll HOF is beyond me. Hopefully one day his contributions will be fully appreciated by the gatekeepers over there. On this episode I dig deep
Wrapping up the letter Y with some of the most unusual, obscure, and eclectic combination of music you'll hear in a 60 minute period of your life on this week's show. Music from Swiss synth-pop, to pagan folk metal, from 60's psychedelic rock
Feels like we waiting years for this one to drop, but it's finally here and personally I think it was well worth the wait. Dave and company heavily paying tribute to 70s AOR bands throughout this album. After what I thought was a bit of a slu
Weezer dropped their latest this past week, Ok Human, and it's a drastic departure from previous albums. Full of classical instruments and arrangements. It's practically a rock symphony. I share a couple thoughts on this new record and spin
Honoring one of the biggest snubs from the Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame. The one and only "Weird" Al Yankovic. And I'm not doing it alone this week as my favorite co-host Chloe, joins me for this really fun episode. This is a special and nostal
A year ago I will admit that I only owned one XTC compilation CD. I didn't know what I was missing. For this weeks show dived deep into the classic period ('78-'82) of XTC, and came out the other end absolutely mesmerized by their music. The
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