The Story Song Podcast

THE STORY SONG PODCAST is the music review, comedy, pop culture podcast that provides commentary, analysis, and the history of narrative songs from all genres and all eras—from obscure one-hit wonders to well-known classics, and some of the biggest hits of all time. Join your hosts as they discuss details only hinted at in the lyrics and speculate about every aspect of each song. We tell the story of the songs that tell a story.


episode 117: Puff, the Magic Dragon by Peter, Paul and Mary

Who’s ready for a good cry and another episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST? Join your hosts for their review of the 1963 classic, “Puff, the Magic Dragon” by legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. In this episode, we’ll travel by pirate ship to a land called Honah Lee, where we’ll frolic in the autumn mist and discuss fancy stuff, like recent trends in the magical-cave real estate market, necessary improvements to the works of Ogden Nash, and what’s Dorothy Kilgallen’s line. So, be brave, grab your life-long friend, make way for other toys, and enjoy this episode of THE STORY SONG PODCAST.

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THE STORY SONG PODCAST is a member of the Pantheon Podcast Network.

“Puff, the Magic Dragon” by Peter, Paul and Mary (from the album Moving) is available on Apple Music, YouTube Music, Amazon Music, Tidal, Deezer, Pandora, Spotify, or wherever you listen to music.

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 September 25, 2023  1h25m