Where's That Sound Coming From?
By Where's That Sound Coming From?
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A series about songs that have been covered often and by a wide-range of artists. We'll listen to the original, discuss it and then listen to/talk about the most interesting cover versions.
||CleanEp. 22 Reason to Believe||New episode! Note to self: think twice before doing another one with 25+ cover versions. That was...||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 21 The Long Black Veil||Conceived of (successfully) as an "instant folk song" in the age of instant mashed potatoes and i...||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 20 Michael Nesmith's The Grand Ennui: An Exploration of its meaning and its musical evolution through seven "iterations" 1971-2013.||This episode had quite an evolution of its own. It began as a written piece intended for the foru...||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 19 - An Alternate History of The Monkees 1967-1969||Truth is at least as strange as fiction. Fact intertwines with my flights of fancy in this episod...||12/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 18 A Conversation with Andrew Sandoval Pt. 2 of 2||My conversation with Andrew Sandoval continues and concludes in this episode. More stories, revel...||8/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 17 A Conversation with Andrew Sandoval Part 1 of 2||Veering away from the regular format, this is part one of a two part interview with producer/engi...||7/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 16 Let's Spend the Night Together||A belated tribute to David Bowie as well as my final podcast before an official hiatus. Not many ...||3/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 15 The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game||Ever pursue a love interest only to find that he or she has been simultaneously pursuing you? Yea...||10/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp .14 Morning Dew||A barely-known Canadian folk singer wrote this cautionary post-apocalyptic song (her first song) ...||5/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.13 Moon River||Sorry for the long time between episodes, but in the interim, I became a father. Audrey Ruth was ...||2/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12 She Thinks I Still Care||A cry-in-your-beer classic told with a healthy dose of irony, "She Thinks I Still Care" has been ...||11/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11. Without Her||From Harry Nilsson's RCA debut LP, Pandemonium Shadow Show (1967), "Without Her" is a perfectly w...||9/4/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp. 10 It's All Over Now, Baby Blue||It's the TENTH episode of WTSCF, the first of the summer, and the first one to feature a song by ...||7/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.9 I Saw Her (and Him) Standing There||A bit late to cash in on the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles arriving in the USA, but better late...||5/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.8 Dirty Old Town||A folk song written by an Englishman for a play about his home town, but which has become most po...||3/13/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.7 Searchin'||Not the most impressive song in the Leiber and Stoller oeuvre, but one that an impressive and amu...||2/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEp.6 These Days||A teenage Jackson Browne wrote this world-weary classic (some know it as a Nico song; some know i...||1/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.5 (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction||A celebration of one of the best pop singles of all time, and the many cover versions it has spaw...||11/12/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.4 Insenstatez/How Insensitive||One of the first bona fide classics from the mind of Antonio Carlos (Tom) Jobim--as well as from ...||8/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.3 Dancing in the Street||As promised, a summer theme. This is one song to which I don't feel any improvements are needed. ...||7/11/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.2 To Love Somebody||This episode looks at The Bee Gees' 1967 single, "To Love Somebody" and cover versions from The U...||6/23/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp.1 Around and Around||The first in a long series (I think) examining songs that have been covered by wide ranging and s...||5/31/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
A comprehensive, dazzling, and fun podcast for true music geeks
What a joy to discover this wonderful podcast, perfect for lovers of obscure music trivia and minutiae. Whether you know and love or know and hate or are about to discover the songs discussed here, you will surely be entertained. Brian does an excellent job engaging the listener with his charming factoids an antidotes. Additionally, you just may find a new version of your very favorite song. Every episode is essential for music nerds. Thanks, Brian!
A joy to listen to
A podcast that speaks directly to my trivia-lovin' heart. Brian is more than just a music fan, he's a musician himself, and he brings such unique insights to the program. There's nothing quite like this out there in the pod-o-sphere, and you'll marvel at the weird ways the likes of Jerry Garcia and Michael Nesmith manage to sneak their way into practically every other episde.
Serious Song Scholarship
There is some serious song scholarship here, and the episodes are friggin' long. The title bumper is annoying and used too much. The host's delivery feels scripted, but you'll learn more that you ever need to know about the providence of these songs. Obviously a labor of love.
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