Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress by The Hollies

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

SSP Classics: Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O’Sullivan

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

How Am I Supposed to Live Without You by Laura Branigan

Believe the news — it’s time for another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the hit 1983 power ballad “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” by Laura Branigan. In this episode, we discuss talkative townspeople, tennis mysteries, and baller album titles. We’ll also spend some time, … Continue reading How Am I Supposed to Live Without You by Laura Branigan

Highwayman by The Highwaymen

We’re back again (and again) with another dam episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1985 country hit, “Highwayman,” by country music supergroup The Highwaymen (Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson). In our review of this classic by songwriting powerhouse Jimmy Webb, we’ll leave the … Continue reading Highwayman by The Highwaymen

Closing Time by Semisonic

You don’t have to go home, but you can always stay with THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1998 alternative rock hit, “Closing Time” by Semisonic. In this episode, we’ll meet the bartender with all the catchphrases, take a look at the most 90s albums of all time, diagram … Continue reading Closing Time by Semisonic

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