Word Podcast 364 - in stout defence of the Bee Gees
In which we dust down a great new Bee Gees doc (How Can You Mend A Broken Heart?), applaud Bill Bailey, remember the absurdity of the Best Guitarist polls (and then name our favourite guitarists), mine the folklore of John Le Carre for possible band names (the Scalphunters, Madame Ostrakova), shake down the ‘river of dimes’ world of music copyright, and play a bracing round of ‘Black Metal Band or Item Of IKEA Furniture? Bill Bailey doing U2 having a Catastrophic Technical Failure … https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=bill+bailey+impression+of+U2++youtube&docid=608004010494658780&mid=093D1A58807BF3F7B1D8093D1A58807BF3F7B1D8&view=detail&FORM=VIRE And his impression of Billy Bragg … https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=bill+bailey+billy+bragg+youtbe&docid=608046294460467055&mid=933388ED5A44F42CF025933388ED5A44F42CF025&view=detail&FORM=VIRE Want exclusive early access to every future Word Podcast - and in full audio-visual glory! - alongside a whole host of additional exciting, enlightening and entertaining content and benefits? Of course you do. Make sure you're signed up to our fantastic Patreon for all this and more: https://www.patreon.com/wordinyourear
Neil Young and the concert that invented 'the whoop'
In which we tell the story of James Taylor's tattoo, Bowie's coded message to Hermione, Tracy Chapman v Nicki Ninaj, Gerry Marsden stealing George Harrison's girlfriend, and the real life girls from Valerie and My Sharona - plus bracing rounds of 'Republican Senator or Country Music star?' and 'Joanna Newsom song title or vegetarian restaurant in Brighton?'. And the lost Wombles-style Oasis tribute album (What's the Story) Tobermory?.James Taylor's tattoo story is at 4.20 ...https://youtu.be/ouR_PDffp40Want exclusive early access to each and every future Word Podcast - and in full audio-visual glory! - alongside a whole host of additional exciting, enlightening and entertaining content and benefits? Of course you do! Make sure you're signed up to our fabulous Patreon for all this and more: https://www.patreon.com/wordinyourear
The priceless mishaps of Fleetwood Mac
Surely the only podcast on God’s Earth that covers Elmer Gantry’s Velvet Opera, Pulp’s Disco 2000, Zulu, voter fraud in Citizen Kane, Mother’s club in Birmingham, Prudence Farrow, the Alan Parsons Project, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly!, the Maharishi, ‘Lennon Remembers’, Gothmog (lieutenant of Morgul) and ‘Is it a craft beer or a Mercury Prize Nominee?’The Beatles recording of ‘There You Go Eddy’, a song about Hunter Davies …https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=beatles+there+you+are+eddy+youtube&docid=608013219034040298&mid=427E49A4B90193F58E80427E49A4B90193F58E80&view=detail&FORM=VIRE
To the sunlit uplands of the new Let It Be movie!
Surely the only podcast that's ever included tantalising Beatles film outtakes, the knock-down sale of Michael Jackson's Neverland, 'the Great Fatsby' by Leslie West, Frank Sinatra, E17 with sleigh bells and and Ladbaby's We Built This City On Sausage Rolls. Plus we play energetic rounds of 'Farrow & Ball paint colour or Tyrannosaurus Rex track?' and 'Lilith Fair acoustic act or Lush beauty product'?Want exclusive early access to this - and every future - Word Podcast, and in full audio-visual glory, alongside a whole host of additional exciting, enlightening and entertaining content and benefits? Of course you do. Make sure you're signed up to our fantastic Patreon for all this and more.