Lead single from Rob's EP "Also-Ran Bluesman," out September 3, 2021.
In honor of our interview with Robert Tepper, we reinterpreted the classic Rocky IV montage. Check out Episode 716 episode at greatsongpodcast.com.
Rob loved Ultravox's "Vienna" so much that he decided to cover it, but then a new singer took over unexpectedly.
Listen to The Great Song Podcast coverage of "Vienna," plus an interview with Ultravox keyboardist and co-writer Billy Currie, at lnkfi.re/greatsongpod.
Franke Previte wrote two massive hits on a 55-million-selling soundtrack, and we've got him on the line to talk about them both! Listen now at greatsongpodcast.com.
Messing around with an all-time classic. No edits, no fixes, no tuning (and it shows lol).
Just processing through Eddie Van Halen's death this week. Sat down and started playing and singing and just decided to roll with it. *I KNOW* I switched lyrics on the prechorus haha, this was all spontaneous. C'mon Dave, gimme a break 😉
The Great Song Podcast Ultimate Van Halen Playlist:
Republica lead singer Saffron joins us to talk about her love for punk music, the difficulty of making electronic music in the analog age. Listen now at greatsongpodcast.com!
I'm sorry, Annie F; I still don't understand.
We're celebrating the greatest songs in modern music history and interviewing some of the writers and artists that created them, and you can help make it happen! The support you share on Patreon helps us fund the show (fun!), manage data (boring), and create new goodies for you (yay!). We are fully…
The truth is HERE...don't let them fool you! Banned from YouTube - TOO REAL FOR "THEM"
Very special guest Dave Barnes returns to co-host this episode on one of the all-time greats from the 1980’s, Tears for Fears’ “Everybody Wants to Rule the World!” Also in this episode:
- Roland Orzabal is not who you think he is!
- Dave Barnes, …
It's the most adorable song of the 1990's on this week's episode! Bob your head and feel the warm hug that is "I Love You Always Forever," a song that is somehow amazing even though its title feels like it was made up by a random song generator t…
The pop hit that made David Bowie a mainstream star and introduced Stevie Ray Vaughan to the world is our topic this week, and we've put on our red shoes, which are obviously a metaphor for...systemic racism? Oh, wait. I mean, of course. Also in …
Happy Valentine's Day! We’re celebrating 100 episodes with a very special in-studio guest: artist and songwriter extraordinaire Dave Barnes! We had the privilege to pick the brain of one of modern Country and Christian music’s most prolific and s…
Season 5 kicks off with a true American icon: the Man in Black, Johnny Cash, and his signature song. We'll walk you through Johnny's story, including the writing of the song by June Carter Cash (well, probably) and Merle Kilgore. Also in this epi…
The most epic song of the 1990's is the perfect finish to an epic Season 4! Settle in for the journey into Jim Steinman's insane musical drama and the story of the sexiest lip-sync job of all time!
Also in this episode:
- Rob pronounces Van Halen…
RIVALRY WEEK, ROUND 2
If you’ve been with us on the show before, you may already know how JP feels about Dave Grohl. Well this week you’re gonna find out why. Rivalry Week Pt 2 focuses on “Monkey Wrench” by the band Rob considers to be the Great …
Tune in and rock out. Key of C Minor, 70bpm
Extremely simple; infinitely playable. Get groovin!
I finished the build from my Warmoth Peel and Play sweepstakes video, so I thought I'd share. Shoutout to my builder, the amazing Steve Keahey at Keahey Kustom in Jasper, TN for putting this beauty together and really making it a work of art. https://www.facebook.com/steve.keahey.3
Original Peel &…
We know you wanna leave us, but we refuse to let you go! Let's sing with some soul this week as we dig into the Temptations' enduring hit, "Ain't Too Proud to Beg." In this episode:
- The opening drum fill, and how you can tell which Motown drumm…
Introducing the younger brother for a joint haul! Enjoy.
It's our 2 year anniversary, and what better song to celebrate our love for each other and for you than the stylings of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, written by everyone's favorite BeeGee, Barry Gibb! Come join us in a warm bath, won't you?