SSP Minisode: Faking the Band

BONUS EPISODE: This special episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST explores fictional bands from film and television. If your hosts had the power to bring fictional characters into reality (and the jury is still out on whether or not they do), which bands would make the cut? Find out what the real world holds for … Continue reading SSP Minisode: Faking the Band

SSP Classics: Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean

BONUS EPISODE: Come back to the mine with this SSP Classic Episode. This week your hosts revisit their review of the 1961 Grammy award-winning country classic, "Big Bad John" by Jimmy Dean. Help us honor a big, big man at the bottom of a deep, deep mine on this classic, classic episode of THE STORY … Continue reading SSP Classics: Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean

Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett

Boo! Happy Halloween from THE STORY SONG PODCAST. In this special episode, we visit the laboratory in the poorly designed home of a slightly mad scientist and his dancing monsters. Join your hosts for their review of the classic 1962 novelty song, "Monster Mash" by Bobby (Boris) Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers. Hear the macabre tale of … Continue reading Monster Mash by Bobby (Boris) Pickett

Tell Laura I Love Her by Ray Peterson

Start your engines, it's time for another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST! On this episode, your hosts review the 1960 teen tragedy classic, "Tell Laura I Love Her," recorded by Ray Peterson and written by songwriting legends Jeff Barry and Ben Raleigh. You'll find out the cost - adjusting for inflation - of buying … Continue reading Tell Laura I Love Her by Ray Peterson

Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash

I hear a new episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST a-comin’. In this episode, your hosts review the country music classic, “Folsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash — both its original 1950s studio version and its more famous 1960s live version. In this episode, we'll discuss train travel, early-morning prison concerts, and how cool the Man … Continue reading Folsom Prison Blues by Johnny Cash

We’ll Sing In The Sunshine by Gale Garnett

We'll talk about stories. We'll laugh about songs. We’ll review a folk music classic, then we'll be on our way. In this episode, your hosts review the 1964 hit, "We'll Sing in the Sunshine," by Canadian singer/songwriter Gale Garnett. Join us as we discuss female empowerment songs of the 1960s, tough dad/daughter talks, and binding … Continue reading We’ll Sing In The Sunshine by Gale Garnett

Patches by Dickey Lee

Welcome to Old Shantytown! In this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST, your hosts review "Patches" by Dickey Lee; a lighthearted, fun-filled early 60s pop hit about young love. Just kidding. We'll get through this tragic Romeo-and-Juliet story together. Not listening to this episode would just bring you disgrace.  Continue the conversation; follow THE STORY SONG PODCAST … Continue reading Patches by Dickey Lee