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.
BONUS EPISODE: In this minisode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST, your hosts explore how changing the singer changes the song. We’ll discuss songs and their gender-flipped covers, and how changing (or not changing) the lyrics can affect the story a song tells. Join us for this special bonus episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Continue … Continue reading Minisode: He Said, She Said
Where you going to, my listener blue? I’m sure you’re not mistaken — it’s time for another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1972 classic hit, “Taxi” by legendary singer-songwriter Harry Chapin. In this episode, we discuss ways to avoid conversation with talkative drivers, pity-tipping your ex, and … Continue reading Taxi by Harry Chapin
Those aren’t sirens you’re hearing, it’s another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1971 classic, “Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress” by British rock group, The Hollies. Get the answers to the burning questions — how tall is too tall?; Is your bootlegging friend a kind-hearted … Continue reading Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress by The Hollies
BONUS EPISODE: In a little while from now, you’ll be listening to this classic episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. In honor of Saint Patrick’s Day, your hosts are revisiting their review of the 1972 hit, “Alone Again (Naturally)” by Irish singer-songwriter Gilbert O’Sullivan. Don’t be left standing in the lurch, treat yourself to a … Continue reading SSP Classics: Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan