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Rock N Roll Bedtime Stories exists to discuss (and maybe set straight) the rumor, innuendo and hidden details that surround some of your favorite bands and songs.
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A photo of a whole lot of famous rockers in one place gets the guys researching a record label that redefined the way music was listened to and sold in 1970’s America. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K-tel The photo: https://qr.ae/psvMqm https://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-dire-straits-thin-lizzy-eric-clapton-led-zeppelin-bad-company-and-109755815.html https://www.discogs.com/release/12787001-Various-The-Summit https://www.loudersound.com/news/led-zeppelin-once-released-a-song-on-k-tel-the-result-was-one-of-the-great-all-star-photos https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Year_of_the_Child https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Declaration_of_the_Rights_of_the_Child https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concerts_for_the_People_of_Kampuchea https://americansongwriter.com/remember-when-the-concerts-for-the-people-of-kampuchea/ https://hercsktelalbums.blogspot.com/2017/05/the-summit-uk-january-1980.html https://mymusicthroughtheyears.wordpress.com/2022/01/08/the-rise-and-fall-of-k-tel-records/ https://www.mentalfloss.com/posts/k-tel-as-seen-on-tv-compilation-album-history 1997 Billboard ads celebrating KTEL: https://books.google.com/books?id=qQ4EAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA47-IA3&lpg=PA47-IA3&dq=K-Tel&source=bl&ots=C4AWmvPyX7&sig=ACfU3U2g9VCfSsuB5DT3Z-h2QJLfq56mZw&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjd_-eXsav5AhUTg4kEHXgrDpg4WhDoAXoECAIQAw#v=onepage&q=K-Tel&f=false https://www.tampabay.com/incoming/k-tels-shouting-infomercial-legend-dies-at-87/2275511/ Fun stuff about the history of Teflon:  https://misen.com/blogs/news/polytetrafluoroethylene https://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/202104/history.cfm https://playback.fm/charts/top-100-songs/1938 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Gr%C3%A9goire https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/philip-kives-founder-of-k-tel-and-pioneering-pitchman-went-from-coveralls-to-riches https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/311116495/ https://www.goldminemag.com/features/collecting-k-tel-records https://www.zeroto180.org/true-or-false-led-zep-on-k-tel/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1980/10/05/spinning-gold-from-golden-oldies/00e79094-1568-4135-b7f3-94209d7f8d1b/ The WaPo article from 1980: https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/1980/10/05/spinning-gold-from-golden-oldies/00e79094-1568-4135-b7f3-94209d7f8d1b/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Now_That%27s_What_I_Call_Music!
After spending recent time talking about New Kids on the Block behaving badly in their hometown’s hotel, the guys dig up and revisit Episode 17 of the show to recall one of the most epic hotel trashings in rock n roll history: Keith Moon and the Holiday Inn birthday party.   SHOW NOTES: Keith Moon with Led Zep: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyM6-QibDFM Vintage Holiday Inn Commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZSCjyUWPgE The Who “Can’t Explain”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3h–K5928M RockCheetah.com rundown: https://rockcheetah.com/blog/legend/worlds-most-infamous-hotel-stay-keith-moon-birthday/
The guys get into boy bands, big songs, and bad behavior (mixed with a little hotel history and a nod to classic literature) when a fan writes the show to ask about what really happened back in 1991 in their hometown of Louisville, KY when Jonathan, Jordan, Joey, Donnie and Danny came through for a night few would ever forget…
A listener inquiry finds Brian and Murdock calling on Lafe the Producer for help figuring out the lineage, the sex appeal and the lore that continues to encircle the name “Jeff Buckley.” What really went down on that Memphis riverside?   SHOW NOTES: Dream Brother (book) Everybody Here Wants You (BBC Doc) Tim Buckley and Mary Guibert Wedding Photo Jeff Buckley signs with Columbia https://yesterland.com/casafritos.html https://www.myjewishlearning.com/article/decoding-the-shofar/ Jeff Buckley and the Memphis Zoo https://www.bluestraveler.net/projects/horde/ Klosterman Spin Article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shofar Interview with Jeff Buckley 1994  
After consuming all the Creed/311 hotel bar antics, revisit episode 56 of the show, when the guys dug up ANOTHER hotel bar encounter involving a couple of classic rock heavy hitters.
Brian and Murdock examine their differing attitudes towards the post-grunge rock of Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti and dig through the tabloid headlines to figure out what happened in that hotel bar on Thanksgiving of 2005.   SHOW NOTES: Over the Edge CD sampler on Ebay: https://www.ebay.com/p/1300684030 https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/scott-stapp-and-311-brawl-100131/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/311_(band) https://thepier.org/311-20th-anniversary-of-grassroots-album/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Stapp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Hanson_(music_executive) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wind-up_Records Klosterman Creed piece: https://grantland.com/features/taking-concert-doubleheader-creed-nickelback-world-most-hated-bands/ https://www.mtv.com/news/cxi4cf/scott-stapp-in-car-accident-creed-tour-canceled https://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/story?id=101228&page=1 https://www.chicagotribune.com/2003/04/28/some-creed-fans-are-singing-a-different-tune-after-concert/ https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/creed-apologizes-for-bizarre-chicago-gig-72699/ https://311archive.com/performance-history/#2005 AP version of the story: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/ex-creed-singer-in-hotel-fight/ https://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=17022 scott stapp drunk poker – Video Search Results (yahoo.com) Theo Von/Scott Stapp interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zce4lSBWPoM https://www.phillyvoice.com/pv-311-about-bar-fight-scott-stapp/ https://www.grunge.com/254884/how-scott-stapp-ended-up-completely-broke/  
The guys dig through listener letters and read first-hand stories regarding experiences at the Station Nightclub and get more hilarious tidbits on the Nelson Twins – like that time they called themselves Power Tool…
The guys get into a stack of letters regarding rock songs that seem to be about a specific location and end up talking GNR, Huey Lewis, and… Rush Limbaugh.   The show is brought to you by LOUDER THAN LIFE music festival. See the lineup and get tickets here. WIN YOUR TICKETS by sending us an email with your favorite music festival story to wearethestoryguys@gmail.com.   SHOW NOTES:  https://www.songfacts.com/place/lafayette-indiana/paradise-city https://musicfans.stackexchange.com/questions/373/is-the-song-paradise-city-written-about-a-specific-city https://www.indystar.com/story/entertainment/2021/09/21/guns-n-roses-axl-rose-paradise-city-song-bloomington-indiana-claims/8418020002/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise,_Indiana https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise_City Hanoi Rocks – Lost in the City https://people.com/huey-lewis-upcoming-broadway-show-salvation-hearing-loss-exclusive-8552175 https://people.com/music/huey-lewis-menieres-disease-cancels-shows-hearing-loss/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huey_Lewis_and_the_News https://forums.stevehoffman.tv/threads/regional-versions-of-huey-lewis-the-heart-of-rock-n-roll.108524/ Alternate versions of “Heart of Rock and Roll” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqlr2qoa5Uc https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_and_Roll_Hall_of_Fame https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_City_Was_Gone https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akron,_Ohio https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learning_to_Crawl https://ultimateclassicrock.com/chrissie-hynde-rush-limbaugh/  
The guys read entries from listeners looking to score free wristbands into Louder Than Life this September. The show is brought to you by LOUDER THAN LIFE music festival. See the lineup and get tickets here. WIN YOUR TICKETS by sending us an email with your favorite music festival story to wearethestoryguys@gmail.com.
The guys get into showbiz history when they tear open a letter from a listener still trying to figure out what all the hype was about when it came to those blonde-haired Nelson twins. The show is brought to you by LOUDER THAN LIFE music festival. See the lineup and get tickets here. WIN YOUR TICKETS by sending us an email with your favorite music festival story to wearethestoryguys@gmail.com. SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ozzie_Nelson https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2019/10/full-nelson-the-surprising-story-of-ozzie-and-harriet/ https://postcardhistory.net/2020/12/ozzie-and-harriet-and-david-and-rickee/ https://www.nytimes.com/1998/06/18/arts/dousing-the-glow-of-tv-s-first-family-time-for-the-truth-about-ozzie-and-harriet.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturday_Night_Live_(season_11) https://www.udiscovermusic.com/stories/cant-live-without-your-love-affection-nelson-feature/ https://gabbyawards.blogspot.com/2018/01/saturday-night-live-season-11-reviews_30.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Ricky_Nelson Nothin But a Good Time book: https://www.amazon.com/N%C3%B6thin-But-Good-Time-Uncensored/dp/1250195756 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Skelton https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_(band) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricky_Nelson    
RETOLD – More on Oasis

RETOLD – More on Oasis

2024-03-0801:00:31

Revisit the 2022 deep dive that Brian and Murdock took re: the British brothers that reinvigorated Beatlesque power pop on the world stage – and almost killed each other.
The guys go looking for anything to prove that the internet stories about Liam Gallagher harassing Jon Bon Jovi might be true.   The show is brought to you by LOUDER THAN LIFE music festival. See the lineup and get tickets here. WIN YOUR TICKETS by sending us an email with your favorite music festival story to wearethestoryguys@gmail.com.     SHOW NOTES: https://www.stopcryingyourheartout.co.uk/2008/02/bon-jovi-on-his-spat-with-oasis-robbie.html https://vinylwriters.com/liam-gallagher-a-modern-day-nietzsche/ https://twitter.com/NoelOasisQuotes/status/329323421752258561 https://drycounty.com/jovitalk/bon-jovi-discussion-f7/jon-bon-jovi-and-the-songs-he-cleverly-t54006/page2.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Bon_Jovi https://www.loudersound.com/news/richie-sambora-on-kiss-audition-i-didnt-want-the-gig https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon_Jovi https://axeologyextended.wordpress.com/2018/09/20/ye-olde-10th-anniversary-tour-ace-frehley/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desmond_Child https://ultimateclassicrock.com/bon-jovi-keep-the-faith/ https://bonjovibg.tripod.com/instyle.htm https://www.irishtimes.com/news/dried-up-oasis-1.132150 https://fanclubyears.home.blog/1995/06/28/bon-jovi-these-days-tour-sheffield-1995/ https://www.reddit.com/r/AskUK/comments/uzvdg7/how_did_the_recordings_of_top_of_the_pops_go/ https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2019/aug/05/jump-the-shark-top-of-the-pops https://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/arid-30326269.html 1st night at Wembley 1995 – https://youtu.be/7Op7SIDvXQc?feature=shared https://ultimateclassicrock.com/jon-bon-jovi-destination-anywhere/ https://drycounty.com/jovitalk/bon-jovi-discussion-f7/jon-bon-jovi-and-the-songs-he-cleverly-t54006/page2.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be_Here_Now_(album) https://www.mtv.com/news/6h2xqh/oasis-singer-challenges-stones-beatles
After discussing the birth of grunge and the Seattle scene, the guys dug up Episode 63 to revisit the story of that time Pearl Jam tried to take on Ticketmaster.   SHOW NOTES: Songs played in this episode: Mr Blue Sky by ELO, Dissident by Pearl Jam, Alive by Pearl Jam https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ticketmaster https://www.ticketmaster.com/about/our-history.html https://www.argusleader.com/story/scotthudson/2015/03/08/how-ticket-sales-worked-before-the-internet/24619097/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ticketron https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pearl_Jam February 1991 Mookie Blaylock performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pi8jjMsUYc August 1991 Pearl Jam performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKFzoSWKnzg https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/pearl-jam-ticketmaster-1995-boycott-booking-fees-gigs-ticket-prices-a8989516.html https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1995-07-06-fi-20602-story.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Philips MTV News report with Tabitha Soren: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR8Uook5Cq0  
The guys get into generational angst, manufactured music scenes, and the authenticity that came pouring out of Seattle in spite of itself when they start sorting out supergroups and stories from the Pacific Northwest in the early 90’s. The show is brought to you by LOUDER THAN LIFE music festival. See the lineup and get tickets here. WIN YOUR TICKETS by sending us an email with your favorite music festival story to wearethestoryguys@gmail.com.   SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_the_Dog https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad_Season_(band) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Pavitt https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grunge https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KAOS_%28FM%29 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sub_Pop https://brucepavitt.com/sub-pop-usa/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Poneman https://seattlemag.com/food-and-culture/sub-pop-timeline/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_River_(band) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Endino https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Wood_(singer) https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/temple-of-the-dog-an-oral-history-120453/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_of_the_Dog https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Baker_Saunders https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_in_Chains https://www.loudersound.com/features/a-spiritual-mission-the-tragic-story-of-grunge-supergroup-mad-season https://www.nytimes.com/1992/11/15/style/grunge-a-success-story.html  
The guys get a “sliding doors” email about the 2003 true crime tragedy involving a nightclub, spray foam, gerbs, and a lot of good intentions/bad results.   The show is brought to you this week by LOUDER THAN LIFE MUSIC FESTIVAL. The line-up drops on 2/21/24 and you can see the whole list HERE. The festival is September 26-29 and WE HAVE YOUR WRISTBANDS FOR ALL FOUR DAYS! Just send us an email at wearethestoryguys@gmail.com and tell us YOUR FAVORITE STORY from your own personal music festival history! And some will win passes to make MORE fest memories in September! KEEP TELLIN’ STORIES – and WIN BIG!   SHOW NOTES: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Russell_(musician) https://listeniowa.com/open-waters-a-conversation-with-great-whites-mark-kendall/ https://www.amazon.com/N%C3%B6thin-But-Good-Time-Uncensored/dp/1250195756 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_White https://www.wgbh.org/news/local/2023-02-21/20-years-after-the-station-nightclub-fire-a-look-at-whats-changed https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Station_nightclub_fire https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cocoanut_Grove_fire https://www.publishersweekly.com/9781250131263 Trial By Fire: https://www.amazon.com/Trial-Fire-Devastating-Tragedy-15-Year/dp/125013126X/ From the Ashes: https://www.amazon.com/Ashes-Surviving-Station-Nightclub-Fire/dp/0741457911/ Killer Show: https://www.amazon.com/Killer-Show-Nightclub-Americas-Deadliest/dp/1611688531/ https://www.providencejournal.com/story/news/special-reports/2013/02/12/20130212-after-prison-biechele-rebuilding-life-in-fla-ece/35432075007/ https://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Band_manager_Daniel_Biechele_shown_parole_support_by_families_of_victims_of_the_Station_nightclub_fire https://www.capecodtimes.com/story/news/2003/02/22/stone-pony-boss-feb-14/50968710007/
In celebration of the theatrical release of Bob Marley: One Love, Brian and Murdock revisit Episode 123 to get a history lesson on the political chaos of Jamaica and the terrifying evening in 1976 that arguably cemented Bob Marley as a revolutionary and a legend – not just a musician. SHOW NOTES The Smile Jamaica show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qARbHzRA1A The oral history: https://www.rollingstone.com/feature/the-night-bob-marley-got-shot-203370/ Academic paper on Garrison Communities: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1002/9781119558071.ch25 Netflix documentary: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ReMastered:_Who_Shot_the_Sheriff https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica_Labour_Party https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/People%27s_National_Party https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/burry-boy-and-feathermop-the-violent-duo-that-helped-and-shamed-the-pnp/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaican_political_conflict https://www.nme.com/news/music/t-i-and-busta-rhymes-claim-bob-marley-was-assassinated-by-the-cia-2374370 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cindy_Breakspeare https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/the-story-of-bob-marley-assassination-attempt/ https://artsandculture.google.com/story/smile-jamaica-gt-one-love-peace-concert-1976-1978-bob-marley-legend/mwVhp_2UOhlaIA?hl=en https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38142699 https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/bob-marley-cia/
The guys get to the bottom of a sliding doors moment that almost put Dimebag Darrell and Dave Mustaine in the same musical outfit. Plus, they explore what really happened during the Damage Plan show in Columbus, 2003.   Support the show on Patreon. Support the show by shopping for new speakers and audio equipment with audioengine! SHOW NOTES: https://www.gatehousetreatment.com/blog/quaaludes-rise-and-fall-drug/ https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-33428487 https://www.theringer.com/2022/10/26/23423952/pantera-walk-dimebag-darrell-history https://blog.siriusxm.com/pantera-vinnie-paul https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pantera https://secondhandsongs.com/artist/94146/all Jerry Abbott – “One Night Stanley” – https://youtu.be/8AA10u7nHdQ?feature=shared Jerry Abbott – “I Want a Little Cowboy” – https://youtu.be/2hcDkEQj-ig?feature=shared Buck Owens – “Play Together Again, Again” – https://youtu.be/F_GmsGfUjBo?feature=shared Jerry Abbott’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Over-My-Left-Shoulder-Dimebag-ebook/dp/B00R3L7I7M/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Metal_(album) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimebag_Darrell https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megadeth https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Behler https://web.archive.org/web/20131211012459/http://www.classicrockmagazine.com/news/megadeth-bitching-mustaine-and-young-at-war/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Young https://www.tampabay.com/music/megadeths-dave-mustaine-talks-experience-hendrix-tour-trans-siberian-orchestra-his-evolving-politics-and-more-20190228/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Menza https://www.rollingstone.com/feature/behind-the-murder-of-dimebag-darrell-233541/ https://www.cbsnews.com/news/mom-of-concert-killer-he-was-sick/ https://blabbermouth.net/news/cop-who-took-out-dimebags-killer-says-he-is-still-in-counseling-10-years-after-shooti
The guys take a few moments to remember and honor three big noisemakers in music history who all passed on in the last week – Toby Keith, Wayne Kramer (MC5), and Mojo Nixon.
The guys are joined by executive producer Lafe for a deep dive into “the Stevie Wonder file.” The trio discusses “Superstition,” conspiracy theories, and the genius that is “Little Stevie.” Support the show on Patreon. Support the show by shopping for new speakers and audio equipment with audioengine! SHOW NOTES: VH1’s 50 Most Awesomely Bad Songs Organe County Dance Scene Don Rickles and Little Stevie Wonder in Bikini Beach Fingertips Live Stevie Wonder Rock N Roll HOF Speech Stevie Wonder Catches Microphone 2010 Gershwin Prize SNL Kannon Commercial Crazy TikTok Stevie Wonder Can See https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/stevie-wonder-jeff-beck-tribute-1234661455/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Superstition_(song) https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1999-dec-05-me-40646-story.html https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/stevie-wonder-sued-for-palimony-78180/ Eyewitness Inside WTC Building 7 BEFORE COLLAPSE (youtube.com) Prosecutors Say Rescuer Stole Cars Recovered At Ground Zero – The New York Times (archive.is) JUDGE RIPS 9/11 CASE (nypost.com)
Brian and Murdock read through more listener letters, this time full of stories about Reb Beach being a peach – and Axl Rose being… not a peach.
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Michael Jones

why is all you talk about is Bob Dylan.Theres other musicians other than him.

May 14th
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