Josh welcomes Mary from the Hall Watchers podcast and Nick Bambach to the show to chat about Richie Valens and the classic biopic La Bamba! In this delightful, insightful and hilarious conversation, the trio talk about Richie Valens' revolutionary impact on racial politics and popular music and how the 1987 movie holds up...and of course, La Bamba 2!
Season 1, Ep. 23
Josh welcomes Philip from Rock Hall Monitors to talk about the popular Clint Eastwood directed rock bio-musical Jersey Boys. Philip and Josh talk about the enduring appeal of The Four Seasons's biggest hits, the legacy of the jukebox musical, Clint Eastwood, Christopher Walken and reality vs. fantasy in the Frankie Valli story. Let's hang on and listen to this fun episode!!
The Song Remains The Same
Season 1, Ep. 22
Josh and Mike Bagford talk Zeppelin and The Song Remains The Same! And 40+ years later....The Movie Remains Insane!This unique concert film is an important document of the band that revolutionized hard rock, and although it's flawed, and very odd at times, it's well worth your time! Come and get the led out!*Note: This episode has some significant sound problems. We did our best to fix them and hope that the episode remains enjoyable!
The Blues Brothers
Burkey and Fitzy are on a mission from God...to talk about The Blues Brothers! Grab yourself a piece of dry toast, hop in the Bluesmobile and join in their conversation about the original, and still the best, SNL movie!
Depeche Mode 101
Nick Bambach returns to the show to talk about D.A. Pennebaker's underseen concert documentary Depeche Mode 101. In addition to their music, Nick and Josh talk at length about Depeche Mode's famous 1988 Rose Bowl concert, the teenagers who won the chance to star in the film while following the band across the country and the depiction of the band as individuals. Reach out, touch faith and enjoy this episode (and stay safe)!
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage
Michael Bagford and Jon Lamoreaux (of the Hustle Pod) join Josh to chat about one of the seminal rock docs of all time, Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage. Rush's music may not be for everyone, but this compelling documentary will inspire even non-fans. In addition to the film, Mike, Jon and Josh talk about the endless charm of Geddy, Alex and Neil, their favorite songs and albums, and the lasting impact the band has made on the world of rock.This episode is dedicated to the memory of Neil Peart.
What's Love Got To Do With It
Season 1, Ep. 18
Movies that Rock welcomes Nick Bambach in his cohosting debut to talk about the Tina Turner biopic What's Love Got To Do With It. In celebration of her 80th birthday, Josh and Nick celebrate Tina's timeless music, legacy, rocky relationship with Ike Turner, and her rightful place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! She's simply the best!