Ariel by Dean Friedman

Looking for change? So are we! Take a trip to the other side of the Hudson with THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts for their review of the 1977 pop hit, “Ariel” by singer-songwriter Dean Friedman. We’ll get into the minutiae of the mundane as we discuss the vegan menu at the Paramus Dairy … Continue reading Ariel by Dean Friedman

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: The Gambler by Kenny Rogers

BONUS: In honor of country music legend and story song icon, Kenny Rogers, THE STORY SONG PODCAST is releasing our fifth ever episode, "The Gambler" by Kenny Rogers. In a career spanning six decades, Kenny Rogers won three Grammys, had 24 number one hits, and sold over 50 million albums. His music influenced countless musicians … Continue reading SSP Classics: The Gambler by Kenny Rogers

Lonely Boy by Andrew Gold

It’s a family affair on this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST! Join your hosts as they fill in the blanks of the 1977 international hit song, “Lonely Boy,” by Andrew Gold. Learn about the sibling who ruined the life of our narrator (who may or may not be Andrew Gold); learn how to turn … Continue reading Lonely Boy by Andrew Gold

Evangeline by The Band and Emmylou Harris

Place your bets on this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Join your hosts on a trip down the mighty Mississippi as they review the country rock classic, “Evangeline,” by The Band and Emmylou Harris, taken from the 1978 Martin Scorsese film and soundtrack album, THE LAST WALTZ, a documentary about The Band’s final concert … Continue reading Evangeline by The Band and Emmylou Harris

SSP Classics: Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl) by Looking Glass

BONUS EPISODE: Hello sailor. Belly back up to the bar with this SSP Classic Episode. This week your hosts revisit their review of the 1972 pop rock classic, "Brandy (You're a Fine Girl" by Looking Glass. Come aboard for the tale of a fine lady in a classic episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. Continue the conversation; follow … Continue reading SSP Classics: Brandy (You’re a Fine Girl) by Looking Glass

Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time) by Elton John

3… 2… 1… Liftoff! It’s time for a new episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. In this episode, your hosts review the timeless rock classic, “Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long, Long Time),” composed and performed by Elton John with lyrics by Bernie Taupin, from the 1972 album, Honky Château. Learn … Continue reading Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time) by Elton John

One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer by George Thorogood and The Destroyers

Belly up to the bar for the newest episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. This week, your hosts will be reviewing the 1977 blues / rock classic, "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" by George Thorogood and the Destroyers. We will discuss how lovey dovey you schould get with a land lady, the best way … Continue reading One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer by George Thorogood and The Destroyers

Sylvia’s Mother by Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show

Don’t hang up! It’s the newest episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. In this episode, your hosts review the 1972 soft rock hit, “Sylvia’s Mother” by Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show. We’ll discuss Mrs. Avery’s true motives, payphone inflation, and the works of Shel Silverstein (both for children and for adults). So get your … Continue reading Sylvia’s Mother by Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show

Lyin’ Eyes by The Eagles

You can’t hide your lyin’ ears — you want to listen to a new episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST. In this episode, your hosts review the 1970s country rock hit, “Lyin’ Eyes” by the Eagles. We’ll discuss each character’s point of view, how to get to the cheating side of town, and dream theft. Don’t … Continue reading Lyin’ Eyes by The Eagles