SSP Classics: I’ve Never Been to Me by Charlene

BONUS EPISODE: Hey, listener. You, listener. We want to talk to you about this classic episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts in paradise as they revisit their review of one of their favorite story songs — and their second-favorite song to mention Jean Harlow — the 1982 hit, “I’ve Never Been to … Continue reading SSP Classics: I’ve Never Been to Me by Charlene

SSP Minisode: Kyoto by Phoebe Bridgers

BONUS EPISODE: In this special episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST, your hosts explore and review the lyrics to one of Dan’s Top 20 songs of 2020, "Kyoto" by Phoebe Bridgers. We'll start the new year by delving into the meaning behind this two-time Grammy nominated song (Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song). Take … Continue reading SSP Minisode: Kyoto by Phoebe Bridgers

Frosty the Snowman by Gene Autry (with the Cass County Boys)

Hey, all you jolly, happy souls! This is no fairy tale — THE STORY SONG PODCAST is alive as it can be in this special holiday episode! Run and have some fun with your hosts as they review the timeless holiday classic, “Frosty the Snowman,” originally recorded in 1950 by Gene Autry with the Cass County … Continue reading Frosty the Snowman by Gene Autry (with the Cass County Boys)

Snoopy’s Christmas by The Royal Guardsmen

The holiday season is here! Rock around the tannenbaum with this special holiday episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST! In this episode, your hosts review the 1967 holiday novelty hit, “Snoopy’s Christmas,” by The Royal Guardsmen. Learn about festive air battles, bells with good timing, time-off policies for fighter pilots, and the hottest clubs behind … Continue reading Snoopy’s Christmas by The Royal Guardsmen

Her Town Too by James Taylor (with J.D. Souther)

Who’s come to call? Maybe the friend of a friend of a friend? Or is it your friends at THE STORY SONG PODCAST? Join your hosts for their review of the 1981 soft-rock classic, “Her Town Too” by legendary singer-songwriter, James Taylor (with J.D. Souther). Welcome to a place where everyone can see you fall. … Continue reading Her Town Too by James Taylor (with J.D. Souther)

Scenes from an Italian Restaurant by Billy Joel

A bottle of white? A bottle of red? Perhaps a bottle of rosé instead? Or maybe all three? Whatever you’re drinking, it will pair perfectly with this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1977 rock classic, “Scenes from an Italian Restaurant” by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, Billy Joel. Get … Continue reading Scenes from an Italian Restaurant by Billy Joel

Somebody’s Watching Me by Rockwell

Celebrate Halloween early with the newest episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. This week, your hosts review the 1983 halloween classic “Somebody’s Watching Me” by Rockwell, with backing vocals by a VERY famous voice. This week we answer the questions no one asked: Is Rockwell really that average? Are showers inherently scary? Why does Rockwell … Continue reading Somebody’s Watching Me by Rockwell