A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs

Andrew Hickey presents a history of rock music from 1938 to 1999, looking at five hundred songs that shaped the genre.

https://500songs.com/series/a-history-of-rock-music-in-500-songs/

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Song 173: “All Along the Watchtower” Part Two, The Hour is Getting Late


For those who haven’t heard the announcement I posted , songs from this point on will sometimes be split among multiple episodes, so this is the second part of a two-episode look at the song “All Along the Watchtower”. Part one was on the original versio


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Song 173: “All Along the Watchtower”, Part One: “He’s Not the Messiah”


For those who haven’t heard the announcement I posted , songs from this point on will sometimes be split among multiple episodes, so this is the first of a two-episode look at the song “All Along the Watchtower”. This one is on the original v


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Song 172, Hickory Wind by the Byrds: Part 4, Hour of Darkness


For those who haven’t heard the announcement I just posted , songs from this point on will sometimes be split among multiple episodes, so this is the fourth and final part of a four-episode look at the Byrds in 1966-69 and the birth of country rock, this


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 March 1, 2024  n/a
 
 

Song 172, Hickory Wind by the Byrds: Part 3, The Parsons Tale


For those who haven’t heard the announcement I just posted , songs from this point on will sometimes be split among multiple episodes, so this is the third part of a four-episode look at the Byrds in 1966-69 and the birth of country rock. Click the full


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 February 16, 2024  n/a
 
 

Song 172, “Hickory Wind” by the Byrds: Part Two, Of Submarines and Second Generations


For those who haven’t heard the announcement I just posted , songs from this point on will sometimes be split among multiple episodes, so this is the second part of a multi-episode look at the Byrds in 1966-69 and the birth of country rock. Click the


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 February 1, 2024  n/a
 
 

Song 172, “Hickory Wind” by the Byrds: Part One, Ushering in a New Dimension


For those who havent heard the announcement I just posted , songs from this point on will sometimes be split among multiple episodes, so this is the first part of a multi-episode look at the Byrds in 1966-69 and the birth of country rock. Click the fu


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 January 17, 2024  n/a
 
 

Announcement Regarding Schedule


This is just a brief announcement. The fact that Ive released stuff so inconsistently over the last year, along with the last episode being so long that it actually caused problems for Tilts editing softwaere has caused me to reconsider how Im breaking t


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 January 17, 2024  n/a
 
 

episode 172: Episode 171: “Hey Jude” by the Beatles


Episode 171 looks at Hey Jude, the White Album, and the career of the Beatles from August 1967 through November 1968. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode. Patreon backers also have a fift


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 December 18, 2023  n/a
 
 

episode 170: Episode 170: “Astral Weeks” by Van Morrison


Episode 170 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at Astral Weeks, the early solo career of Van Morrison, and the death of Bert Berns.  Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.


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 November 22, 2023  n/a
 
 

episode 169: Episode 169: “Piece of My Heart” by Big Brother and the Holding Company


Episode 169 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Piece of My Heart and the short, tragic life of Janis Joplin. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode. Patreon backers als


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 October 30, 2023  n/a