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.

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Episode 133: “My Girl” by the Temptations


Episode one hundred and thirty-three of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at My Girl by the Temptations, and is part three of a three-episode look at Motown in 1965. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, an


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episode 132: Episode 132: “I Can’t Help Myself” by the Four Tops


Episode one hundred and thirty-two of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “I Cant Help Myself” by the Four Tops, and is part two of a three-episode look at Motown in 1965. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more informat


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episode 131: Episode 131: “I Hear a Symphony” by the Supremes


Episode one hundred and thirty-one of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “I Hear a Symphony” by the Supremes, and is the start of a three-episode look at Motown in 1965. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more informati


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episode 130: Episode 130: “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan


NOTE: This episode went up before the allegations about Dylan, in a lawsuit filed on Friday, were made public on Monday night. Had I been aware of them, I would at least have commented at the beginning of the episode. Episode one hundred and thirty of A


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 2021-08-15  n/a
 
 

episode 129: Episode 129: “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones


Episode 129 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “(I Cant Get No) Satisfaction” by the Rolling Stones, and how they went from being a moderately successful beat group to being the only serious rivals to the Beatles. Click the full po


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 2021-07-31  n/a
 
 

episode 128: Episode 128: “Mr. Tambourine Man” by the Byrds


Episode one hundred and twenty-eight of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at Mr. Tambourine Man by the Byrds, and the start of LA folk-rock. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the epi


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 2021-07-22  n/a
 
 

episode 127: Episode 127: “Ticket to Ride” by the Beatles


This week’s episode looks at Ticket to Ride, the making of the Beatles second film, and the influence of Bob Dylan on the Beatles work and lives. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode. Patreon


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 2021-07-13  n/a
 
 

episode 126: Episode 126: “For Your Love” by the Yardbirds


Episode 126 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “For Your Love, the Yardbirds, and the beginnings of heavy rock and the guitar hero.  Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episod


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 2021-07-01  n/a
 
 

PLEDGE WEEK: “Hey Little Cobra” by the Rip Chords


This is a bonus episode, part of Pledge Week 2021. Patreon backers get one of these with every episode of the main podcast. If you want to get those, and to support the podcast, please visit patreon.com/andrewhickey to sign up for a dollar a month or mor


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 2021-06-21  n/a
 
 

PLEDGE WEEK: “Farmer John” by Don and Dewey


This is a bonus episode, part of Pledge Week 2021. Patreon backers get one of these with every episode of the main podcast. If you want to get those, and to support the podcast, please visit patreon.com/andrewhickey to sign up for a dollar a month or mor


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