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Todd Rundgren – “Parallel Lines”

A Todd Rundgren album can vary between pure pop to bossa nova, guitar rock to wild experimentation; like the proverbial box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get with the next Rundgren album.... Read More

Small Faces – “Tin Soldier”

The best British band from the ’60’s that never hit the bigtime in America– Small Faces. Steve Marriott, Ronnie Lane, Kenny Jones and Ian McLagan would become rock legends due to their future projects (Humble... Read More

Buzzcocks – “What Do I Get?”

Back in ’77, one thing UK punk bands didn’t have much use for was love songs. But Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks wrote what could be called “modern love songs”; honest songs about longing, romance,... Read More

Edwin Starr – “War”

“War” was originally written for The Temptations, but when Motown was too squeamish to have one of their top acts release an overtly anti-Vietnam song, Edwin Starr stepped up and secured his place in history.... Read More

Rush – “Subdivisions”

To say Rush has a devoted fan base would be an understatement. I know, because I was a card-carrying member of the “Rush Backstage Fan Club” back in the ’80’s. Perhaps no Rush song connected... Read More

Starz – “X-Ray Spex”

On this episode, we revisit the great ’70’s hard rock/power pop album Attention Shoppers! by Starz. “X-Ray Spex” is a blast of punky pop with some interesting use of studio effects. Turn it up! “X-Ray Spex” (Peter... Read More

BONUS XMAS 2019 EPISODE: Favorite Christmas Songs

On this special Bonus podcast, it’s time for another holiday pick. Here’s an ol’ Christmas classic with a power pop twist: “We Three Kings” by Odds. Happy Holidays, everyone!  “Kings Of Orient (We Three Kings)” (Traditional) Odds,... Read More

Michael Carpenter – “Kailee Anne”

Michael Carpenter is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer & engineer from Australia who, in a better world, would be a lot more famous. A master of hooks & harmony, he’s one of the best modern power pop artists out... Read More
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