Episodes

SSP 86: Angel from Montgomery by Bonnie Raitt

The flies are buzzin’ about this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the classic country ballad, “Angel from Montgomery,” performed by Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Bonnie Raitt, and written by legendary singer/songwriter, John Prine. In this episode, we fly from Montgomery to outer space to discuss … Continue reading SSP 86: Angel from Montgomery by Bonnie Raitt

SSP 85: Punk Rock Girl by The Dead Milkmen

Stop slam dancing and give this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST a chance. Travel ‘round the world, just you and your hosts, as they review the 1988 punk classic, “Punk Rock Girl,” by The Dead Milkmen. You’ll feel rich as the Duke of Earl as we discuss hot iced tea, beach-related intellectual property, and … Continue reading SSP 85: Punk Rock Girl by The Dead Milkmen

SSP 84: Don’t You Want Me by The Human League

Hey you guys! It’s us. Your friends at THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1981 synth-pop hit, “Don’t You Want Me,” by British new wave group, The Human League. Whether you’re a waitress in a cocktail bar or a musician in a hospital, this is the episode for you! … Continue reading SSP 84: Don’t You Want Me by The Human League

SSP 83: She Loves to Hear the Music by Peter Allen

Don’t just sit there by your radio! Put another nickel in — in the nickelodeon, and enjoy this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1976 song, “She Loves to Hear the Music” by singer, songwriter, and Australian icon Peter Allen (written by Peter Allen and Carole Bayer … Continue reading SSP 83: She Loves to Hear the Music by Peter Allen

SSP Classics: You Don’t Mess Around with Jim / Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce

BONUS EPISODE: Hey there, treetop lovers! It’s a two-for-the-price-of-one classic episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts as they revisit their reviews of two classics: “You Don’t Mess Around with Jim” and “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by legendary singer-songwriter, Jim Croce. Learn what not to do to Superman’s cape, where to keep your … Continue reading SSP Classics: You Don’t Mess Around with Jim / Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce

SSP 81: You Were Meant for Me by Jewel

Do you hear the clock? That means it’s time for another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. At last, some good news! Join your hosts as they review the 1996 pop hit “You Were Meant for Me” by singer/songwriter/yodeler, Jewel. In this episode we discuss talking coffee, early-morning movies, and too many pancakes. Turn off … Continue reading SSP 81: You Were Meant for Me by Jewel

SSP 80: Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money) by Pet Shop Boys

Had enough of scheming? Ask yourself this question — are you ready for another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST? Join your hosts for their review of the 1986 synth-pop classic, “Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money),” by dance-pop duo, Pet Shop Boys. In this episode, we discuss mobsters who work from home, beautiful dum-dums, and … Continue reading SSP 80: Opportunities (Let’s Make Lots of Money) by Pet Shop Boys

SSP 79: Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) by Jim Croce

You’re so much more than kind to listen to this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts as they review the 1972 classic, “Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) by legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce. In this episode, we discuss Jim’s matchbook collection, improv training for telephone operators, and why you’ve got to … Continue reading SSP 79: Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) by Jim Croce