The Great Song Podcast

Celebrating the greatest songs in modern music history, and interviewing some of the creators behind them.

Recent Episodes

"Time Has Come Today" (w Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers) - Episode 1016

Nov. 23, 2022

Lester Chambers is part of the legendary Chambers Brothers, whose blend of folk, rock and psychedelic soul broke minds and barriers from the 1960s on, and who are at the forefront of Questlove's award-winning 2021 documentar…

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Jack and Diane (John Cougar Mellencamp) w Dave Barnes - Episode 1015

Nov. 16, 2022

An American classic song deserves and American classic guest, so we had to bring in the big guns--Uncle Dave Barnes returns to the third man chair to help us break down the John Cougar Mellencamp stalwart, "Jack and Diane." …

Guest: Dave Barnes
Rock '00S '10S '20S Interview Christian & Gospel Christmas

Switchfoot (w Jon Foreman) - Episode 1014

Nov. 9, 2022

It's time to spend a little time with the breezy rock boys from San Diego! Yes indeed, Jon Foreman of Switchfoot is here to talk about the band's newest release, this is our Christmas album, his changing methodology over 25 …

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Don't Know Why (Norah Jones) w Jessie Harris - Episode 1013

Nov. 2, 2022

The inescapable hit from the album that was almost literally off the charts, Norah Jones' " Don't Know Why ," was written by today's guest, Jessie Harris ! We'll talk all things Jessie with him, including his brand-new album…

Guest: Jesse Harris

Wedding Songs and Love Stories (w Crystal Alley)

Oct. 26, 2022

Our most special guest of all time—Rob’s amazing wife Crystal—joins the show as we celebrate and dive into Rob and Crystal’s new EP, “Wedding Songs and Love Stories,” available today at your favorite streaming service, as we…

Key Largo (w Bertie Higgins) - Episode 1011

Oct. 19, 2022

Yacht rock time once again at The Great Song Podcast, and we’re sailing the high seas of Destin, Florida(?) with the captain of our hearts, Sir Bertie Higgins! This absolute earworm will have you reaching for the margarita m…

About the Hosts

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Rob Alley

Creator/Co-host/Leather Daddy

Rob is a musician from birth, and an amateur broadcaster from elementary school. He plays several instruments and loves music theory, baseball, and the Oxford comma.

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J.P. Moser

Co-host/Booker/Sunglass Connoisseur

Lifelong music nerd and player, mind like a steel trap, and one heck of a car salesman. Loves the UT Vols, Atlanta Braves, Nashville sports, and live concerts.