The Age Old Question: A Podcast for Music Fans

The Age Old Question is an insightful and hilarious podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's unanswerables. Each episode tackles another debate in music fandom ("Is D Minor the saddest of all keys?" "Why do people hate the Eagles?"...). Rich Price and Clint Bierman host and call on friends and experts to help settle them once and for all. Part of Pantheon Podcasts.


episode 53: What Is The Best Use of Cowbell In A Song?

• Intro to the question: What is the best use of cowbell in a song?

• Inspiration: "More Cowbell" from Saturday Night Live

• History of cowbell in popular music (from Mahler and Strauss to Buddy Holly)

• Blue Oyster Cult

• Honky Tonk Woman

• Low Rider

• Stuck In The Middle

• Honorable Mentions

• Marvin Gaye

• The Beatles

• More Honorable Mentions

• Guns & Roses

• Guest: Jeff Symonds

• Guest: Todd Chuba

• Wrap Up

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 October 27, 2022  35m