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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 77 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 12 hours 17 minutes

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episode 17: What Is The Best Use of a Song in a Movie? (Part 1)


Music is often an essential element in movie storytelling, and a song can become inextricably linked to a particular movie and a specific moment in a character's journey (think Tiny Dancer in Almost Famous, Bohemian Rhapsody in Wayne's World...). In this episode, Rich and Clint explore the songs that were used to greatest effect in films and will forever and always be linked to those cinematic moments. With special guests filmmaker Dave Eberts and film critic and writer Sara Voorhees...


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 May 9, 2021  1h3m
 
 

episode 16: What's The Deal With The Grateful Dead?


For some, the Grateful Dead is transcendent. For others, the devotion and subculture that sprung up around the band is baffling. What's the deal with the Grateful Dead? This week, Rich and Clint explore the reasons the Dead should be considered one of the greats of all-time...


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 April 30, 2021  1h12m
 
 

episode 15: What Is The Greatest Protest Song Of All-Time?


This week, Rich and Clint discuss the greatest protest songs of all-time. Which song best captured the rage and defiance of its time? Joining the guys on this episode is singer/songwriter Will Evans (www.willevansmusic.com).The Age Old Question is part of Pantheon Podcasts


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 April 19, 2021  58m
 
 

episode 14: What Song Has Aged The Worst?


This week, Rich and Clint discuss songs that were once hits but are now relics of their time - songs that just wouldn't be written in 2021. Frequent guest and contributor to The Age Old Question, Jeff Symonds, joins to nominate two songs (and explain why Rich's pick from Episode 12 was so wrong).The Age Old Question is part of Pantheon Podcasts


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 April 12, 2021  54m
 
 

episode 13: How Do You Write A Hit Song?


This week, Rich and Clint explore the ingredients of a "hit song." Is there a formula, some secret sauce that connects hits across decades? Is there a method to the madness of hit making that we can uncover? Special guest this week is Jenna Andrews, successful songwriter/producer/record exec, discussing her own experience in making hits, as well as her new podcast, Green Room Talks.The Age Old Question is part of Pantheon Podcasts


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 April 5, 2021  45m
 
 

episode 12: Who Went Solo The Best?


This week, Rich and Clint debate the artist that left a successful band to go solo, only to find more success and leave an even greater legacy. Joining as a guest is Pete Francis, founding member of the iconic indie band Dispatch, in a candid conversation about why keeping a band together is so hard and how going solo can unlock new artistic freedoms. Warning: you may strongly disagree with the lads' final pick this week...


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 March 29, 2021  1h4m
 
 

episode 11: Who's Your Starting Five?


This week, Rich and Clint join forces with one of their favorite podcasts ("50 Years of Music with 50 Year Old White Guys") and Jeff Symonds, Ben Barton and Tim Plaehn. This episode asks, if you could draft any musician (living or not)...who's your starting 5? The Age Old Question is a podcast all about music, but it's also all about history, friendship, perspective, philosophy, humor, and so much more...


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 March 17, 2021  45m
 
 

episode 10: What Happened To The Sax Solo?


This week, Rich and Clint ask: what happened to the sax solo? There was a time — mostly the 1980s — when a hit song HAD to have a sax solo. Where did it go and why? In this episode, the guys discuss some examples of iconic sax solos and explore why it's disappeared from pop music relevance. Special guests Jeff Symonds and Emily Voorhees.The Age Old Question is a podcast all about music, but it's also all about history, friendship, perspective, philosophy, humor, and so much more...


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 March 8, 2021  44m
 
 

episode 9: What Is The Best Cover Version of a Song?


This week, Rich and Clint ask: what is the best cover version of a song? It happens in music that sometimes a song's true genius isn't fully realized by the artist/band that first records it. In this episode, the guys discuss the greatest examples of when a cover version becomes the definitive version of a song. With special guest singer/songwriter and filmmaker Greg Naughton (of The Sweet Remains)...


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 January 11, 2021  1h2m
 
 

episode 8: What Song Has The Best Opening Lines In Music History?


This week, Rich and Clint ask: what song has the best opening lines in music history? A novel or a movie gets hundreds of pages or hours to grab your heart, tell a great story or make you feel something. Songs only have minutes. Which songs do it best? From Bob Dylan to Taylor Goldsmith (of Dawes) and dozens in between, Rich and Clint debate the greatest opening lines. With special guests Jeff Symonds and Lauren Bierman...


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 December 11, 2020  57m