Between the Liner Notes
By Goat Rodeo
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Between the Liner Notes is an award winning documentary-style podcast about music, why it is the way it is and how it got to be that way. Each episode highlights a piece of lost, forgotten or obscured music history. This show is hosted by Matthew Billy and produced by the Goat Rodeo podcast network.
||CleanAnnouncement||An update about the show||7/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit21: Stone||Meet Joe Stone||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Take Me Out to the Ball Game||The story of how a simple Tin Pan Alley ditty embedded itself in baseball tradition||4/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit19: Discophobia (Disco Part 2)||How disco became a four-letter-word||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit18: The Dance Floor Doesn't Lie (Disco Part 1)||How disco became the best selling music genre in the world||2/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: The Colored American Opera Company||The Story of the Choir of St. Augustine’s Catholic Church||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: The Fake Zombie Invasion||By 1969 the Zombies had disbanded, so why was there a band called the Zombies touring around America?||12/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit15: Boy Bands, Blimps & Ponzi Schemes||The story of boy band impresario, Lou Pearlman||11/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Give 'em the Hook||The history of vaudeville||10/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: The Execution of Joe Hill||The story of the labor organizer and songwriter||9/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit12: 3,000 Beatniks Riot in Village||The story of the 1961 Beatnik Riots||7/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: The District||The story of how Jazz began in New Orleans||6/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Jingle Brains||Everything you wanted to know about ad jingles but were afraid to ask.||5/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit09: Castrati||The History of Castrati||4/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean08: God Bless Tiny Tim||Ten years before hippies grew their hair long and twenty years before rock stars like David Bowie began wearing makeup, Tiny Tim did both. His unique appearance complimented his high-pitched falsetto singing and small ukulele. Like a performer out of s.||2/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean07: Extinguish Lights||Taps is the only piece of music that is required to be performed at a United States military funeral.||1/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean06: That’s How Cuba Sang||Ramón Sabat once owned Panart Records, the largest indie label in Cuba, until Castro took it away.||1/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean05: Who Owns Happy Birthday?||We don't actually know who wrote "Happy Birthday" and now there is a huge court battle about it.||11/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean04: Why Won't They Let Sharkey on the Radio?||Imagine if all your favorite songs were no longer on the radio.||11/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit03: I Want My MTV||The Story of MTV||10/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit02: The Tuning Wars||A Brief History of Equal Temperament||9/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01: Bing Crosby, Magnetophons, & Nazis||Jack Mullin discovered a secret Nazi invention that changed recorded history.||8/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Excellent podcast for music aficionados
Whether you're in the music industry or just a music fan, you will enjoy Between the Liner Notes.
Unique format, valuable info
Between the Liner Notes is an ongoing conversation about the music industry in real-time: the evolution, paradigm shifts and little ripples of change all documented as they happen - by the people making them happen. Kudos and thanks to Matthew Billy for this original concept and its flawless execution!
A joy to listen to. He's done his research and it shows