Bugeye's Rock, Pop, Rambles

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
3/5/2021

Jim, Jimi

Season 2, Ep. 47
Join us for the tales of Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix with special guest, Holly from the band Berries. Expect random facts about doors, and too much wine.If you have a story you want to share or new music you want us to play, drop us a message at rockpoprambles@gmail.com you can also hang out with us on https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeNew music this week is from Shattercones, Berries, Scrounge and Atom by Atom.SHOW NOTES:BerriesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/BerriesBand/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BERRIESBANDUKBandcamp: https://berriesband.bandcamp.comShatterconesBandcamp: https://shatterconesband.bandcamp.com/releasesFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/shatterconesTwitter: https://twitter.com/shattercones_Scrounge Bandcamp: https://helloscrounge.bandcamp.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/helloscrounge/Twitter: https://twitter.com/helloscroungeJim Morrisonhttps://www.factinate.com/people/41-psychedelic-facts-jim-morrison/https://www.biography.com/musician/jim-morrisonhttps://www.loudersound.com/features/15-things-you-didn-t-know-about-jim-morrisonhttps://www.ilikeyouroldstuff.com/news/the-doors-50-years-50-extraordinary-factshttps://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-doorshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Doors_(album)https://observer.com/2017/01/doors-debut-album-still-dangerous/https://ultimateclassicrock.com/the-doors-the-doors-debut-album/https://freeessay.com/essays/jim-morrisonhttps://ultimateclassicrock.com/jim-morrison-arrest-history/https://performingsongwriter.com/mysterious-death-jim-morrison/Jimi Hendrix- Jimi Hendrix Live at Monterey, DVD- Jimi Hendrix Live at Woodstock, DVD- Jimi Hendrix Last 24 Hours, DVD- Jimi Hendrix: A Brothers Story, Book by Leon Hendrix-https://www.loudersound.com/features/the-radical-tale-of-jimi-hendrix-and-his-band-of-gypsys-https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/jimi-hendrix-i-dont-want-to-be-a-clown-anymore-81451/
2/25/2021

The Walrus of Love

Season 2, Ep. 46
This week we are talking about two artists known for their sexy songs inspiring many a couple to hop into the sack. We’re talking about the absolute legend and empress of blues, Bessie Smith and the walrus of love, Barry White.New music this week comes from The Anderson Tapes, Anorak Patch and Naz and Ella. Want to support the show, get access to loads of bonus content and basically hang out with all the cool kids? Get over to https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeSHOW NOTESAnorak Patch YouTube video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR1vlswjA1MUUnPoZvP9PnPKEF15BMc-7kPP5mRHfpts1q5HmeNPm1WeZTk&v=KoFZ0te77ik&feature=youtu.beBandcamp: https://niceswanrecords.bandcamp.com/track/irateThe Anderson TapesBandcamp: https://theandersontapes1.bandcamp.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/andersontapesNaz and EllaWebsite: https://www.nazandella.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/NazandEllaMusicBESSY SMITHDeviant Women podcast:https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/deviant-women/bessie-smith-JczK4pd09aE/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e1Z1vROOEshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT4z847-hycBessie Smith - I Need a Little Sugar in my Bowl:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meuwKhPGItkBessie Smith - Downhearted Blues:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TzylwYt-YMhttps://www.npr.org/2019/08/05/747738120/how-bessie-smith-influenced-a-century-of-popular-music?t=1613657991687https://www.npr.org/2019/08/09/748402597/empress-of-the-stageBARRY WHITEWiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Whitehttps://groovyhistory.com/barry-white-gang-member-prisoner-walrus-lovehttps://www.theguardian.com/news/2003/jul/07/guardianobituaries.artsobituariesYoutube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tB54XUhA9_whttps://www.songfacts.com/songs/barry-white
2/12/2021

Winging it

Season 2, Ep. 45
This week the show’s theme is songs with a day of the week in the title. We tell you the story of ‘I don’t like Mondays’ by Boomtown Rats, U2’s ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’, Friday I’m in Love’ by The Cure, cheese classic 'Saturday Night' by Whigfield, 'Friday' by Rebecca Black and last but not least, 'Monday, Monday' by The Mama's and Papa's.As if that wasn't enough, we have some dead exciting new music by The Other Ones 'Forever Young' and 'Fever and Thunder' by The Dead Freights and Bugeye 'Sunday, Monday'If you have a story or new music you'd like to share with us, please email rockpoprambles@gmail.com - find us on twitter @bugeyeband Facebook @bugeyemusic Instragram: bugeye_music We also have a podcast and music community over at Patreon. If you want extra content and to support our show, head to https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeSHOW NOTESThe Other OnesBandcamp: https://theotheronesuk.bandcamp.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheOtherOnesUKTwitter: https://twitter.com/TheotheronesUkThe Dead FreightsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedeadfreights/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thedeadfreightsBoomtown Rats 'I Don't Like Mondays'https://murderpedia.org/female.S/s/spencer-brenda.htmhttps://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-boomtown-rats/i-dont-like-mondayshttps://myfavoritemurder.com/episodeshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleveland_Elementary_School_shooting_(San_Diego)https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/public-safety/sd-me-brenda-spencer-school-shooting-20190129-story.htmlhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hC6iYnjtl8https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Boomtown_RatsMusic Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Kobdb37Cwchttps://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-boomtown-rats/i-dont-like-mondaysRebecca Black 'Friday'https://www.songfacts.com/facts/rebecca-black/fridayhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friday_(Rebecca_Black_song)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfVsfOSbJY0&ab_channel=rebeccaWhigfield 'Saturday Night'https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2016/oct/24/whigfield-interview-saturday-night-danceMusic video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DNQRtmIMxkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturday_Night_(Whigfield_song)https://www.songfacts.com/facts/whigfield/saturday-nightThe Dance https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaIIdN6syo8U2 'Sunday Bloody Sunday'https://www.songfacts.com/facts/u2/sunday-bloody-sundayhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunday_Bloody_Sundayhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloody_Sunday_(1972)The Cure 'Friday I'm in Love'https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-cure/friday-im-in-lovehttps://faroutmagazine.co.uk/the-cure-friday-im-in-love-story-behind-the-song/https://www.nme.com/photos/27-geeky-facts-about-the-cure-1412275Music video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGgMZpGYiy8https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friday_I%27m_in_LoveMama's and Papa's 'Monday, Monday'https://www.songfacts.com/facts/the-mamas-the-papas/monday-mondayhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monday,_Monday
2/5/2021

Raining Toads

Season 2, Ep. 44
Kezza and Two-Keys talk about two key festivals that marked important moments in the Counterculture movement of the 60s and 70s.Kerrieexplores some fun facts and stories from the most famous festival of the era, Woodstock. Grace shines a light on the Counterculture movement in Mexico through the historic and intriguing story of theFestival Rock y Ruedas de Avándaro.New music comes from Berries and Swine Tax.If you have music you would like us to play, a story you want to share or just to say hi, pop us a message at rockpoprambles@gmail.comLove our show and want to support us? Head over to Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeSHOW NOTESBerries:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BerriesBand/Twitter: https://twitter.com/BERRIESBANDUKSwine Tax Bandcamp: https://swinetax.bandcamp.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/swinetax/WOODSTOCKhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counterculture_of_the_1960s#Musichttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodstockhttps://www.britannica.com/topic/The-Woodstock-Music-and-Art-Fair-1688509https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/08/woodstock-those-there-weekend-like-no-other/https://www.history.com/topics/1960s/woodstockhttps://www.bethelwoodscenter.org/museum/woodstock-60shttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/joan-baez-woodstock-69-866677/https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/06/arts/music/santana-woodstock.htmlhttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/woodstock-grateful-dead-bob-weir-855472/https://www.bethelwoodscenter.org/blog/jimi-hendrixhttps://www.radiox.co.uk/features/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-woodstock-festival/FESTIVAL ROCK Y DE AVANDARO·https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft5q2nb3w6&chunk.id=d0e5763&toc.id=d0e5763&brand=ucpress ·http://www.appalachiangetaways.com/Avandaro%20Mexican%20Woodstock.html·https://chicanobeat.com/tag/onderos/
1/22/2021

Is that a Christmas Tree or a dead body in your car?

Season 2, Ep. 43
This week it's all about keeping it local with stories from where we live. Paula talks about the legendryCrystal Palace Bowl and Bob Marley & The Wailers performance. Angela heads across the Thames, back to Canning Town in East London where she grew up to tell us about the famous Bridge House music venue and the band The Cockney Rejects and how football hooligans and the right wing momentarily ruined their career.New music this week is from Misled Convoy X Kate Five with 'Apply The Pressure' and 'Alright Lads' by Nervous Twitch.If you have a story, a correction or new music you want us to hear, drop us an email at rockpoprambles@gmail.comWant to support this show and the band? Head on over to Patreon now. https://www.patreon.com/BugeyeSHOW NOTESMisled Convoy x Kat Five https://louderthanwar.com/listen-to-this-misled-convoy-x-kat-five-preview-new-single/Bandcamp: https://dubmission.bandcamp.com/track/apply-the-dubNervous TwitchBandcamp: https://nervoustwitch.bandcamp.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/NERVOUSTWITTAThe Crysal Palace Bowlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crystal_Palace_Bowlhttp://www.ukrockfestivals.com/crystal%20place-1980.htmlwww.theguardian.com/music/2020/jun/03/bob-marley-crystal-palace-park-redemption-songhttps://insidecroydon.com/2020/06/16/bob-marleys-last-london-gig-set-to-be-marked-with-blue-plaque/https://brixtonblog.com/2020/06/plaque-to-mark-40-years-since-bob-marleys-last-london-appearance/Hear the set:https://www.setlist.fm/setlist/bob-marley-and-the-wailers/1980/crystal-palace-bowl-london-england-23d9982b.htmlSupport the cause/get involved:https://www.crystalpalacebowl.comThe Bridge House & The Cockney Rejectshttp://www.thebridgehousee16.com/pages/about.htmlhttps://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/legends-bridge-house-venue-everyone-loved-769508.htmlhttps://www.theguardian.com/music/2010/mar/18/oi-cockney-rejects-garry-bushell-interviewhttps://www.cockneyrejects.comhttps://ealingnewsextra.co.uk/history/southall-riots-1979/https://louderthanwar.com/channel-4-get-it-badly-wrong-punk-in-the-right-wing-spotligh/