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/

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episode 150: Episode 150: “All You Need is Love” by the Beatles


This week’s episode looks at “All You Need is Love”, the Our World TV special, and the career of the Beatles from April 1966 through August 1967. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode. Patreo


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Admin: July and Onwards


Transcript This is just a note to let everyone know whats happening over the next few weeks. As I said a few months back, Im taking a break after episode one hundred and fifty, which Im uploading at the same time as I upload this, in order to get a back


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episode 149: Episode 149: “Respect” by Aretha Franklin


Episode 134 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Respect, and the journey of Aretha Franklin from teenage gospel singer to the Queen of Soul. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of th


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 2022-05-22  n/a
 
 

Episode 148: “Light My Fire” by the Doors


Episode one hundred and forty-eight of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Light My Fire by the Doors, the history of cool jazz, and Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a tran


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 2022-04-30  n/a
 
 

episode 147: Episode 147: “Hey Joe” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience


Episode one hundred and forty-seven of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Hey Joe by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, and is the longest episode to date, at over two hours. Patreon backers also have a twenty-two-minute bonus episode ava


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 2022-04-16  n/a
 
 

episode 146: Episode 146: “Good Vibrations” by the Beach Boys


Episode one hundred and forty-six of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Good Vibrations” by the Beach Boys, and the history of the theremin. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the


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 2022-03-25  n/a
 
 

Admin: Plan For The Future


Transcript  As many of you will have noticed, the podcast hasnt been exactly regular in the last year or so. For the first couple of years of the podcast I had a buffer of several scripts written in advance, which allowed me to keep getting episo


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 2022-03-15  n/a
 
 

episode 145: Episode 145: “Tomorrow Never Knows” by the Beatles


This week’s episode looks at “Tomorrow Never Knows”, the making of Revolver by the Beatles, and the influence of Timothy Leary on the burgeoning psychedelic movement. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of


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 2022-03-05  n/a
 
 

Apology for Delays


Hello, this is just an apology for the delay. Ive been trying to get back to getting these podcasts out on a weekly basis, but not only is Manchester being hit by massive storms, but there are roadworks going on outside my house. You can hear what it sou


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 2022-02-21  n/a
 
 

episode 144: Episode 144: “Last Train to Clarksville” by the Monkees


Episode 144 of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Last Train to Clarksville and the beginnings of the career of the Monkees, along with a short primer on the origins of the Vietnam War.  Click the full post to read liner notes, links


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