THE STORY SONG PODCAST is the music review, comedy, pop culture podcast that provides commentary, analysis, and the history of narrative songs from all genres and all eras—from obscure one-hit wonders to well-known classics, and some of the biggest hits of all time. Join your hosts as they discuss details only hinted at in the lyrics and speculate about every aspect of each song. We tell the story of the songs that tell a story.
Batter up! This episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST is a real home run. There are so many things your hosts want to say about “Your Love,” the 1986 hit single by The Outfield. In this episode, we discuss loneliness, baseball, and bands in space. Use your love for THE STORY SONG PODCAST to listen … Continue reading Your Love by The Outfield
You’re not imagining things, this really is a new episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. In this episode, your hosts review the timeless classic from 1971, “Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)” by legendary soul group, The Temptations. Join us as we blur the lines between reality and imagination; human and mannequin; and tender … Continue reading Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) by The Temptations
BONUS EPISODE: Oh. It’s you. We’re back with a worn out recording of a favorite episode. Or, what we like to call a classic episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Just in time for the beginning of the summer, your hosts are revisiting their review of a hit song that’s not actually about piña coladas. … Continue reading SSP Classics: Escape (The Piña Colada Song) by Rupert Holmes
Once upon a time, not so long ago…actually, RIGHT NOW! It’s another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. In this episode, your hosts review the 1980s classic, “Livin’ on a Prayer” by legendary rock band, Bon Jovi. Take a trip to New Jersey and visit the usual sights — a dock, a diner, and a pawn … Continue reading Livin’ On A Prayer by Bon Jovi