The Great Song Podcast

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

Recent Episodes

Greatest Hits: Cosmo's Factory w Doug Clifford of Credence Clearwater Revival

March 22, 2023

(Original air date Feb. 10, 2021 - Season Seven Opener) We kick off Season 7 with one of the biggest American rock bands in history, and one of their most iconic albums! Plus we chat with the album's titular inspiration, CCR…

How Will I Know (Whitney Houston) w/ Boy Meets Girl

March 15, 2023

Whitney Houston becomes our first official two-time covered artist, and it's only fitting that we enlist the help of our only two-time multi-artist guests! George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam , aka Boy Meets Girl (" Waiting F…

Greatest Hits: "Escape" by Rupert Holmes

March 8, 2023

This is a Greatest Hits episode, which means it's a re-airing of an episode that was significant for the show, one of our favorites, or one of yours! Original air date: Sep. 23, 2020, Episode 606 Our first Greatest Hits epis…

Neal Morse - Episode 1104

March 1, 2023

One of the most prolific prog progenitors in the world--the incomparable Neal Morse of the Neal Morse Band, Transatlantic, Flying Colors and so many more--joins the program this week to talk about the making of his sprawling…

Xanadu (w Richie Kotzen of The Winery Dogs)

Feb. 22, 2023

The premier hard-rock power trio The Winery Dogs have just released their highly-anticipated third record, and we've got frontman and guitarist Richie Kotzen (who you may remember as the incredible guitarist featured in our …

Peaches (The Presidents of The United States of America)

Feb. 15, 2023

Name the most successful Seattle acts of the 1990's and there's one name that you may initially forget to include--but right up there among the Nirvanas and the Soundgardens sits a quirky power-pop trio whose 1995 debut took…

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.