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 82 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 16 hours 52 minutes

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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
 
 

episode 7: Do You Have To Suffer For Your Art?


This week, Rich and Clint ask: do you have to suffer for your art? It's an old archetype - the suffering artist - but is there anything to do it? Do great works of art emerge from the light as much as from the dark? With special guests Kelli O'Hara (Tony-winning Broadway star) and Stephen Kellogg (singer/songwriter and author).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. Support this podcast


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 November 23, 2020  32m
 
 

episode 6: What Is The Best SECOND Album Of All-Time?


This week, Rich and Clint ask: what is the best SECOND album of all-time? If a band is lucky enough to find success on its first album, the pressure is on to deliver a sophomore record that can turn you from flash in the pan to legends. Which bands or artists did it best?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. Support this podcast


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 November 16, 2020  46m
 
 

episode 5: Why Do People Hate The Eagles?


This week: why do people hate the Eagles? They are both one of the most successful bands of all-time and one of rock's most hated. Why? With special guests Brian Chartrand (of The Sweet Remains) and Jeff Symonds.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. Support this podcast


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 November 9, 2020  41m
 
 

episode 4: Is D Minor The Saddest of All Keys?


This week: it's been said (thanks Nigel) that D Minor is the saddest of all keys. Is that right? Is there a key that is particularly evocative? What makes a song sad? And who's done it best? What genre does it best? With special guest Jeff Symonds.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. Support this podcast


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 November 2, 2020  42m
 
 

episode 3: What Makes The Beatles The Greatest Band of All-Time? (part 2)


This week: part 2 of Rich and Clint's dive into what makes the Beatles the greatest band of all-time? George, Ringo and other ingredients of the band's magic. With special guest Russ Lawton (drummer in Trey Anastasio Band and Soule Monde).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. Support this podcast


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 October 26, 2020  41m