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Indie band Bugeye take you an amusing journey with tales of music legends and new music discoveries. Expect tales of glory, glamour, addiction, the underdog, murder, suicide, consiracy theories and darn good music.Bugeye
Latest Episode11/22/2021

A darker twist

Season 2, Ep. 54
Paula and Angela look at the meaning behind Katy’ Perry’s song ‘Firework’ alongside random facts about Bonfire night. They then go down a darker path of true crime with Neko Case’s song ‘Deep Red Bells’ and Nirvana’s ‘Polly’.WARNING: In this episode we talk about the Green River serial killer and serial rapist Gerald Friend which some listeners may find upsetting.New Music this week is from Loose Articles and Rosebush.SHOW NOTESLoose ArticlesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/loosearticles/Twitter: https://twitter.com/_loosearticlesRosebushFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/therealrosebushes/Katy Perry - Fireworkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firework_(song)https://www.songfacts.com/facts/katy-perry/fireworkhttps://www.digitalspy.com/music/a803753/katy-perry-the-surprising-stories-behind-six-of-her-biggest-hits/http://www.mtv.com/news/1651895/katy-perry-reveals-inspiration-behind-firework/Neko Case - Deep Red Bellshttps://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858578893/https://www.kexp.org/read/2019/10/16/13-songs-halloween-deep-red-bells-neko-case/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blacklisted_(album)Green River Killerhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Ridgwayhttps://www.biography.com/crime-figure/gary-ridgwayhttps://www.biography.com/news/ted-bundy-help-catch-green-river-killerhttps://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/serial-killers/gary-ridgway/Nirvana - Polly https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polly_(Nirvana_song)https://www.songfacts.com/facts/nirvana/pollyhttps://www.grunge.com/229289/the-hidden-meaning-of-nirvanas-polly/https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/tragic-events-led-to-nirvana-song-polly/Gerald Friendhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Friendhttps://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/unforbidden-truth/interview-with-serial-rapist-l-fA_X5BDGu/
11/22/2021

A darker twist

Season 2, Ep. 54
Paula and Angela look at the meaning behind Katy’ Perry’s song ‘Firework’ alongside random facts about Bonfire night. They then go down a darker path of true crime with Neko Case’s song ‘Deep Red Bells’ and Nirvana’s ‘Polly’.WARNING: In this episode we talk about the Green River serial killer and serial rapist Gerald Friend which some listeners may find upsetting.New Music this week is from Loose Articles and Rosebush.SHOW NOTESLoose ArticlesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/loosearticles/Twitter: https://twitter.com/_loosearticlesRosebushFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/therealrosebushes/Katy Perry - Fireworkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firework_(song)https://www.songfacts.com/facts/katy-perry/fireworkhttps://www.digitalspy.com/music/a803753/katy-perry-the-surprising-stories-behind-six-of-her-biggest-hits/http://www.mtv.com/news/1651895/katy-perry-reveals-inspiration-behind-firework/Neko Case - Deep Red Bellshttps://songmeanings.com/songs/view/3530822107858578893/https://www.kexp.org/read/2019/10/16/13-songs-halloween-deep-red-bells-neko-case/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blacklisted_(album)Green River Killerhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gary_Ridgwayhttps://www.biography.com/crime-figure/gary-ridgwayhttps://www.biography.com/news/ted-bundy-help-catch-green-river-killerhttps://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/serial-killers/gary-ridgway/Nirvana - Polly https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polly_(Nirvana_song)https://www.songfacts.com/facts/nirvana/pollyhttps://www.grunge.com/229289/the-hidden-meaning-of-nirvanas-polly/https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/tragic-events-led-to-nirvana-song-polly/Gerald Friendhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerald_Friendhttps://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/unforbidden-truth/interview-with-serial-rapist-l-fA_X5BDGu/
10/25/2021

Son of a gun

Season 2, Ep. 53
This week Angela and Kerrie look at the stories behind songs about revenge. Featuring: You’re So Vain by Carly Simon, How do you sleep by John Lennon, I Did What I did For Maria by Tony Christie and Taylor Swift's, Bad Blood.This weeks new music is from ARXX, GENN, Shattercones and Portobello Express.If you like the show and want to support us, we're now on Patreon! Coem and join the cool kids for special rewards, behind the scenes stuff and bonus shows: https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeIf you have a story you'd like to share or want us to cover or you have new music you would like us to hear, please email rockpoprambles@gmail.comor find us on twitter @bugeyeband and instagram as @bugeye_musicSHOW NOTES:ARXX https://www.arxxband.comGENN https://genntheband.bandcamp.com/musicShattercones https://shatterconesband.bandcamp.comPortobello Express https://portobelloexpress.bandcamp.comI did what I did for Maria - Tony Christiehttps://www.songfacts.com/facts/tony-christie/i-did-what-i-did-for-mariahttps://www.songfacts.com/lyrics/tony-christie/i-did-what-i-did-for-mariahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Did_What_I_Did_for_Mariahttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/tony-christie-interview-cnr5mzsfghttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Christiehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Murrayhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_CallanderHow do you sleep - John Lennonhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_Do_You_Sleep%3F_(John_Lennon_song)https://faroutmagazine.co.uk/john-lennon-explain-why-he-wrote-how-do-you-sleep/https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/john-lennon-george-harrison-how-do-you-sleep-video-1025281/https://www.beatlesbible.com/people/john-lennon/songs/how-do-you-sleep/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Toot_and_a_Snore_in_'74A Toot and a Snore in 74 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhTY-k5epD0You're so Vain - Carly Simonhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You%27re_So_Vainhttps://www.biography.com/news/carly-simon-youre-so-vain-inspirationhttps://faroutmagazine.co.uk/who-was-carly-simon-song-youre-so-vain-about/https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/gossip/la-et-mg-carly-simon-youre-so-vain-about-warren-beatty-partially-20151118-story.htmlBad Blood - Taylor Swifthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bad_Blood_(Taylor_Swift_song)https://www.eonline.com/news/1152547/the-story-of-how-taylor-swift-s-squad-studded-bad-blood-video-came-togetherhttps://taylorswift.fandom.com/wiki/Bad_Bloodhttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/katy-perry-vs-taylor-swift-pop-stars-beef-history-explained-122980/
5/28/2021

EP.52 Happy birthday to us

Season 2, Ep. 52
This week is our 52ndepisode and our theme is songs with numbers in the title. Expect tales of Bob Dylan’s most vile song, love potions, social commentary with Across 110thStreet, and anti-war song 99 Red Balloons.New Music this week from Loud Women, Kath and the Kicks and Jitensha.If you have new music you would like us to play or a story to tell, please email rockpoprambles@gmail.comWe're also over on Patreon, so come and hang out with us there: https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeSHOW NOTESJitenshahttps://jitenshamusic.com/https://www.facebook.com/jitenshamusic/https://jitensha-music.bandcamp.com/https://twitter.com/jitenshamusic?lang=enhttps://music.apple.com/us/artist/jitensha/1273481673https://open.spotify.com/artist/7ATgdzev8VIXF2tCGKg3KmLoud Womenhttps://loudwomen.org/reclaimthesestreets/Kath and The Kickshttps://www.kathandthekicks.com99 Luftballoonshttps://www.songfacts.com/facts/nena/99-luftballonshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/99_Luftballonshttps://genius.com/Nena-99-red-balloons-lyricshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fpu5a0Bl8eY&ab_channel=NENAAcross 110th Streethttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Womackhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Across_110th_Street_(song)https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/bobby-womack-1944-2014-246105/https://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/jun/28/bobby-womack-dies-aged-70https://genius.com/Bobby-womack-across-110th-street-lyricsPositively Fourth Streethttps://www.theguardian.com/music/2010/oct/07/irwin-silber-obituaryhttp://www.edlis.org/twice/threads/open_letter_to_bob_dylan.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/music/2011/feb/28/suze-rotolo-obituaryhttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/suze-rotolo-bob-dylans-girlfriend-and-the-muse-behind-many-of-his-greatest-songs-dead-at-67-244629/https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/apr/09/bob-dylans-50-greatest-songs-ranked?Cmp=Share_iOsapp_otherLove Potion No.9https://pop-culture.fandom.com/wiki/Love_Potion_No._9_(song)https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/08/03/love-potion-no-9-singer-sues-over-clovers-name/2615379/https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-clovers/love-potion-9https://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-clovers-mn0000075171/biographyFolklore about love potionshttps://www.elitedaily.com/p/are-love-potions-real-heres-what-history-science-have-to-say-19298441https://www.historyextra.com/period/ancient-history/love-potions-aphrodisiacs-facts-spanish-fly/
4/30/2021

The Dolly & Charley Show

Season 2, Ep. 51
This week we talk about absolute legends, Dolly Parton and Charley Pride. Expect truly inspirational stories of rags to riches, socking it to the man and new music from Maya Lakhani and Portobello Express.If you would like to support the show and new music, we have a Patreon page with free music, exclusive podcasts and merchandise in thanks for your support. Head over to https://www.patreon.com/Bugeye For one off donations head on over to Acast: https://supporter.acast.com/bugeyes-rock-pop-ramblesGot a story you want to share or new music you think we should play, please email us at bugeyemusic@gmail.comSHOW RESEARCHMaya Lakhani https://www.mayalakhani.co.ukPortobello Express: https://portobelloexpress.bandcamp.comCharlie Pridehttps://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/dec/15/charley-pride-obituaryhttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/charley-pride-dead-obit-192455/https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/12/arts/music/charley-pride-dead.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-3Mm21Tx6chttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awpGT60ch8gDolly Partonhttps://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/entertainment/a30570197/dolly-parton-i-will-always-love-you-lyrics-meaning/https://www.countrythangdaily.com/dolly-parton-hit-just-because-im-a-woman/https://www.songfacts.com/facts/dolly-parton/9-to-5https://www.npr.org/2008/10/09/95520570/dolly-partons-jolene-still-haunts-singers?t=1619538091911https://www.songfacts.com/facts/dolly-parton/jolenehttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/61219/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-dolly-partonhttps://www.dollywood.com/Showshttps://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20201204-how-dolly-parton-became-the-worlds-best-loved-celebrityhttps://bossbabe.com/dolly-parton-business-tips/https://www.biography.com/musician/dolly-partonhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolly_Partonhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwBNBcFAFso&list=PL5A4nPQbUF8Bm9mJzFi_k_VzSIxyLmDgS
4/16/2021

Welcome to the horse house

Season 2, Ep. 50
This week we are joined by special guests, ARXX, for a Brighton special podcast where we talk Riot Grrl band Huggy Bear and King George the IV, underground tunnels, a 40 foot music room and more!New music from Genn, ARXX and Time to Act.If you have a story, correction or some music that you would like us to play, please email us at rockpoprambles@gmail.comIf you want to support the show, our music and make us love you to the moon and back, please join us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeResearch NotesARXXhttps://www.arxxband.comTime to Act Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/timetoactmusic/Twitter: https://twitter.com/timetoact16GENNBandcamp: https://genntheband.bandcamp.com/musicFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/genntheband/BRIGHTON RESEARCHFacts for the quizhttp://www.welovebrighton.com/homepage/30-facts-about-brighton/https://www.kingseducation.com/kings-life/10-fun-facts-about-brightonhttps://jollyexplorer.com/what-is-brighton-famous-for-32-fun-facts/George IVhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_IVhttps://www.britannica.com/biography/George-IVhttps://www.historyextra.com/period/georgian/two-sides-king-george-iv-is-reputation-deserved/https://brightonmuseums.org.uk/royalpavilion/history/short-history-of-the-royal-pavilion/https://brightondome.org/about/history_heritage/the_royal_stables_riding_house/Huggy Bear https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huggy_Bear_(band)https://www.theguardian.com/music/2008/oct/20/bloc-party-huggy-bearhttp://grrrlswithguitars.com/huggy_bear_riot_grrrl/
3/26/2021

Battle Cry

Season 2, Ep. 49
This week we celebrate four feminist anthems and the stories behing them, including queen of soul Aretha Franklin ‘Respect’, Taylor Swift ‘The Man’, Bikini Kill ‘Feels Blind’ and the Spice Girls ‘Wannabe’Got at story you want to tell or new music you think we should hear? Email us at rockpoprambles@gmail.com New music this week comes from Suncharmer, Hadda Be and FlinchSuncharmer - https://www.suncharmerband.co.ukHadda Be - https://haddabe.bandcamp.comFlinch - https://flinchmusic.bandcamp.comBikini Kill - Feel's Blindhttps://confluence.gallatin.nyu.edu/context/first-year-writing-seminar/revolution-girl-style-now-2https://pitchfork.com/features/interview/kathleen-hanna-interview-what-bikini-kill-means-now/https://www.50thirdand3rd.com/bikini-kill-classic-music-review-the-first-two-records-third-wave-series/https://birthmoviesdeath.com/2016/04/12/girls-to-the-front-the-punk-singer-and-the-enduring-vitality-of-kathleen-haSpice Girls - Wannabehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wannabehttps://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/spice-girls-20th-anniversary-wannabe-gets-feminist-remake-violence-gender-equality-child-marriage-really-really-want-a7124381.htmlhttps://www.billboard.com/articles/news/features/7439005/spice-girls-wannabe-girl-power-feminismhttps://www.stylist.co.uk/people/spice-girls-wannabe-feminism-pop-girl-power-feminist-nineties-empowerment-posh-scary-sporty-baby-ginger/28605Aretha Franklin – Respecthttps://www.songmeaningsandfacts.com/meaning-of-respect-by-aretha-franklin/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Respect_(song)https://www.songfacts.com/facts/aretha-franklin/respecthttps://www.theguardian.com/music/2018/aug/19/aretha-franklin-life-of-heartbreak-heroism-hopeTaylor Swift - The Manhttps://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/feb/27/taylor-swift-the-man-music-video-meaning-references-menhttps://www.vulture.com/2020/02/every-easter-egg-in-taylor-swifts-the-man-music-video.htmlMusic Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqAJLh9wuZ0https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/taylor-swift-scooter-braun-scott-borchetta-explainer-853424/
3/19/2021

Pipe down Paula, you talk too much

Season 2, Ep. 48
This week we’re talking about songs that feature animals in the title. From ‘Bat out of hell’ by Meatloaf to Princes ‘When Doves Cry’ – we look at the stories behind the songs and amusing facts about some of the artists.The complete list of songs we discuss are as follows: 'Apeman' by The Kinks, 'When Doves Cry' by Prince, 'Black Dog' by Arlo Parks, 'Bat out of hell' by Meatloaf, 'Hungry like a wolf' by Duran Duran, 'Eye of the Tiger' by Survivor and 'Buffalo Stance' by Nena Cherry.New music this week comes from Scarlet, Cross Wires and Blue StatueIf you have a song you want us to play or a story you would like us to feature, please email rockpoprambles@gmail.comSHOW NOTESScarlet: https://www.scarletbanduk.comCross Wires: https://crosswires.bandcamp.comBlue Statue: https://www.bluestatuemusic.comApeman - The Kinkshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apeman_(song)https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-kinksBlack Dog - Arlo Parkshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Dog_(Arlo_Parks_song)https://www.nme.com/features/nme-radar-arlo-parks-black-dog-is-the-years-most-devastating-song-2671623https://diymag.com/2020/05/05/watch-arlo-parks-black-dogHungry Like a Wolf – Duran Duranhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungry_Like_the_Wolfhttps://www.songfacts.com/facts/duran-duranEye of the Tiger – Survivorhttps://www.songfacts.com/facts/survivor/eye-of-the-tigerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btPJPFnesV4https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-story-behind-the-song-eye-of-the-tiger-by-survivorBat out of Hell – Meatloafhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat_Out_of_Hellhttps://www.loudersound.com/features/meat-loaf-bat-out-of-hell-factshttps://www.eightieskids.com/10-things-you-never-knew-about-meat-loaf/When Doves Cry - Princehttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/25-essential-prince-songs-72097/when-doves-cry-1984-174873/https://thequietus.com/articles/20115-prince-obituary-by-simon-pricehttps://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_Doves_Cryhttps://genius.com/Prince-and-the-revolution-when-doves-cry-lyricshttps://brokeandtalented.com/meaning-of-when-doves-cry/Buffalo Stance - Nena Cherryhttps://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/the-greatest-pop-songs-in-history-no-12-neneh-cherry-buffalo-stance-773605https://www.officialcharts.com/artist/25198/neneh-cherry/https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_Stancehttps://www.soundonsound.com/techniques/classic-tracks-neneh-cherry-buffalo-stance