Neil Young is an original rebel. A direct descendent of the founders of Rock & Roll, he helped to create multiple sub-genres while only adhering to his vision as an artist. Neil Young is difficult, angry, and not trying to please his fans, and that is what makes him great. In this episode Louis and Mike discuss their favorites songs and Neil’s career through the transom of their own lives and opinions.
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No one has impacted the American music, literature, and culture more than Bob Dylan. In fact you could probably argue that he has impacted popular culture around the world on the level of Shakespeare or Beethoven. On our third episode Louis and Mike discuss their perspective of Bob Dylan through their 5 favorite songs.
On our second attempt to deliver you a shorter and more concise podcast episode we went longer and more rambling. After a small technological set back we took to Zoom and shared our top 5 R.E.M. songs and what the band meant to us as jaded Generation X kids reaching adulthood in the 1980’s. We hope you enjoy the episode and please stream the companion playlist on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube.
On our premiere episode we decided to discuss the solo careers of all four members of the Beatles. After the Fab Four called it quits, John, Paul, George, and Ringo continued to collaborate, compete, and combat with one another. We each picked our 5 favorite songs from the vast catalog of solo material. As usual our discussion branches off into other areas as we reconcile and compromise each other’s lists. We hope you enjoy our conversation and make sure to stream the playlists below to follow along!