Inside Rock

JabberGuys

With lively exchanges and interesting insights, the JabberGuys dive into the backstories of the rock music industry’s little-known facts, fascinating stories, and much more about your favourite performers, bands, and musicians.

INSIDE ROCK discusses aspects of rock music history you didn’t know through amusing and thought-provoking podcasts.

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Hidden Messages in Rock (S3-E1)The JabberGuys investigate some of the backwards-masking hidden in songs in Rock Music.   Some were intentional, but many deny having anything to do with the disturbing backwards messages discovered in their songs.  Is this connected to Satanic worship?  Listen in and make your own decision.Listen to the (frontwards) playlist on SPOTIFY“Backward-masking”“Subliminal Messaging” Queen - “Another One Bites the Dust”Message - “It’s Fun to Smoke Marijuana”Hidden messages connected to Satan?Judas Priest - “Better By You Better Than Me”Message - “Do It”, “Off Yourself”(Trial)Eagles - “Hotel California”Message - “Yes Satan you had us believe in you”The hotel was the headquarters for the church of Satan in CaliforniaThe cover of the Hotel California Album has a demon in the background in the balconyYoko Ono - “Kiss Kiss Kiss”, backwards it’s “666”Cheap Trick - “Gonna Raise Hell”Message - “Satan holds the key to the lock”ELO - “El Dorado”Message - “He is the nasty one …. Everyone who has the mark will live” Led Zeppelin - “Stairway to Heaven”Message - “Oh my sweet Satan, you’ve been a bad boy … 666”Sound Garden - “665”Message - “Santa I love you baby … got what I need”Beatles - (Paul is dead theme)White Album, Sgt PepperMessage - “Turn me on dead man”, “I buried Paul” This week in Rock News (Nov 14th, 2021)-       ABBA’s new album ‘Voyage’ is released after 40 years and tops the charts-       Tragedy at the Astroworld concert (YouTube) (GlobalNews)-       Chris Daughtry’s step-daughter dies, and cause under investigation-       Roger Daltrey disses the Rolling Stones Remember to share the episode!Listen to the (frontwards) playlist on SPOTIFYVisitwww.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Nov 25

34 min 7 sec

Does Cleveland Still Rock? (S2-E15)The JabberGuys discuss the recent 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions, and it isn’t without controversy.  Who’s in, who’s out, and is the Hall of Fame still Rock and Roll?Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYSteve Miller’s rant in the press room (2016)Should rap and hip-hop be included as one of the RRHoF’s genres?2021 InducteesPerformers:Tina TurnerCarole KingThe Go-Go’sJAY-ZFoo Fighters (Kid performs Metallica with Foo Fighters)Todd Rundgren Early Influencers:KraftwerkCharley PattonGil Scott-Heron Musical Excellence:LL Cool JBilly PrestonRandy Rhoads Ahmet Ertegun Award:Clarence Avant 2021 Nominees who didn’t make the cut:Mary J. BligeKate BushDevoIron MaidenChaka KhanFela KutiNew York DollsRage Against the MachineDionne Warwick Drew Barrymore introduces the Go Go’s mimicking the cover of “Beauty and the Beat”Todd Rundgren isn’t impressed with the RRHoF, and doesn’t show up to the induction ceremony.Tina Turner expresses her gratitude for the induction from her home in Switzerland, her 2nd induction.Carole King, at 81, performs at the 2021 induction ceremonyKraftwerk, German pioneers of electronic musicCharley Patton, father of the ‘Delta Blues’Gil Scott-Heron, spoken word performerLL Cool J, talented performer in music, movies, TV (Birth name: James Todd Smith)Billy Preston, the 5th Beatle (1946-2006)Randy Rhoads, tragically died in plane accident in 1982The JabberGuys can’t believe that some performers still aren’t in...StyxPat BenetarWarren ZevonThe CarpentersCommodores… Queex goes on with a long list of those who aren’t in, and never being nominated, listen to the episode. 31 years without a nomination… “The Guess Who”16 years without a nomination… “INXS” This week in Rock News (Nov 4th, 2021)-       Rihanna to release limited edition vinyls of her 8-album discography-       On this date, Nov 4th, 1966, Good Vibrations was released and went on to top the charts in numerous countries-       New season of Sesame Street featuring Billie Eilish Remembering Gary Gnu Show and the News from The Great Space Coaster TV ShowRemember to share the episode!Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Nov 11

50 min 34 sec

All About ABBA (S2-E14)The JabberGuys remember the rise of one of the most successful pop groups of all time, ABBA, with insights to some of the band member's highs and lows.Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYThe early years:Bjorn Ulvaeus: Hootenany SingersBenny Andersson: Hep Stars (one of biggest pop groups in Sweden in the 1960s)Anni-Frid Lyngstad: won a talent contest and a contract with EMI Sweden (originally from Norway)Agnetha Faltskog: Solo career (4 solo albums between 1968-1971)The 4 meet and start writing songs and performing togetherBenny+Frida, Bjorn+Agnetha, become couples1970 - Festfolk was their first attempt together, with not-so-great results 1973 - They enter the contest at Melodifestivalen, and qualify for Eurovision with the song “Ring-Ring” finishing third1974 - Eurovision, ABBA wins the competition with the song “Waterloo”, with their new name “ABBA”“ABBA” is an acronym for their names… Anni-Frid, Benny, Bjorn, and AgnethaThe ABBA name is already in use by a food company who've had the name since 1838, but the company allows them to share the nameWhile they are popular behind the “Iron-Curtain”, due to the cold war and embargos on Russian currency, ABBA gets paid in oil commodities by eastern-block countries18 months pass before their next hit… “SOS”Swedish high taxes are mitigated by writing off their extravagant stage clothesAgnetha is known for the best ‘butt’ in pop music1976-  ‘Arrival’, their 4th album is a big hit1976-  “Dancing Queen” is released as a single, and tops the charts in the USA in 1977ABBA’s Australian TV special receives more viewership in Australia than the moon landing1979-  Schedule a tour of the USA and Canada.  Agnetha was fearful of large groups, traveling and specifically flying.  Going into Boston, their flight is delayed due to their landing airport being wiped out by a level 4 tornado. 1979-  “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme” is released1979-  Bjorn and Agnetha file for divorce(1981 - Benny and Frida file for divorce, but ABBA continues to perform together)1980-  “Super Trooper”, “Winner Takes It All”1980-  ABBA’s last performance in front of a live concert crowd in JapanThe touring, Agnetha’s social issues, 2 divorces all start to catch up with them1982-  Band members start to do some separate projects1992-  Release the compilation album “ABBA GOLD”, selling over 31 million copies1999-  “Mama Mia” play and movie bring ABBA  introduces their music to a new group of peopleAgnetha at this point becomes a bit of a recluse2010- Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of FameFrida’s supposedly deceased father turns out to be alive, and a former NaziThis week in Rock News (Oct 25th, 2021)- ABBA announces new album “Voyage”, and special stadium for digital show- Adele shuts down Griffith Observatory for secret show- Ed Sheeran tests positive for COVID- Mike Portnoy from Dream Theatre talks about wanting to join RUSH as Neil Peart’s successorRemember to share the episode!Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Oct 28

46 min 37 sec

Controversial Songs (S2-E13)On this episode of Inside Rock, the JabberGuys identify some of the most controversial songs from music history as far back as 1939, to present day.Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFY“Strange Fruit” - Billie Holiday (1939)Do you know the proper lyrics to the songs you sing?“Puff the Magic Dragon” - Peter, Paul and Mary (1963)(H.R. Pufnstuff theme song added to the playlist…. Just for fun.)“Imagine” - John Lennon (1971)“God Save the Queen” - Sex Pistols (1977)“Suicide Solution” - Ozzy Osbourne (1980)“Blurred Lines” - Robin Thick (2013) (Unrated music video)“Goodbye Earl” - Dixie Chicks (1999) (Official music video)“Stan” - Eminem (2000)“Cop Killer” - Body Count (1992)“We Can’t Stop” - Miley Cyrus (2013) (Music video)(Hannah Montana theme song)“My Ding-a-ling” - Chuck Berry (1972)“American Skin (41 shots)” - Bruce Springsteen (2000)“Short People” - Randy Newman (1977)Special request by Queex: “Guilty” - Nazareth (Written by Randy Newman)“WAP” - Cardi B (2020)(Unrated music video) and (Song lyrics) Rock News-       Diamond Dave (David Lee Roth) announces his retirement-       R. Kelly found guilty of sex trafficking and racketeering-       Tears for Fears after 17 years will bring out another album in Feb 2022.Remember to share the episode! Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFY Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Oct 14

38 min 30 sec

The Drummer Sang That! (S2-E12) Inside Rock and the JabberGuys discuss some of the spotlight performances of drummers from some of your favourite rock groups.Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYDon Henley (Eagles)Roger Taylor (Queen)What is a 45rpm record adapter?Don Brewer (Grand Funk)Sheila E (started with Prince)Levon Helm (the Band)Micky Dolenz (The Monkees)The Banana Splits! (but we digress…)Karen Carpenter (The Carpenters)Phil Collins (Genesis)Peter Criss (KISS)Peter Rivera (Rare Earth)Ringo Starr (Beatles)Sneak preview of “Get Back” … new Beatles movie from Peter JacksonDennis Wilson (Beach Boys)Jimmy Marinos (Romantics)Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters)Dave Clark (Dave Clark Five)Jimmy ‘the Rev’ Sullivan (Avenged Sevenfold)Gil Moore (Triumph)Mike Portnoy (Dream Theatre)Jack White (White Stripes)“It Might Get Loud” - Documentary PreviewRemember to share the episode!Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Oct 4

42 min 57 sec

Best Live Albums (S2-E11)Inside Rock and the JabberGuys discuss some of Rock’s iconic ‘Live’ Albums over the past decades, and some of the stories behind them.Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYBob Seger - “Live Bullet” (Recorded 1975)KISS - “Alive” (Recorded 1975)Peter Frampton “Comes Alive” (1976)Saga - “In Transit” (1982)Deep Purple - “Made in Japan” (1972)Judas Priest - “Unleashed in the East” (1979)Rush - “All the World’s a Stage” (1976), “Exit Stage Left” (1981)Humble Pie - “Rockin’ the Filmore” (1971)Warren Zevon “Stand in the Fire” (1980)Cheap Trick - “Live at Budokan” (1978)Rolling Stones - “Get Yer Ya Ya’s Out!” (1970)Lynyrd Skynyrd - “One More from the Road” (1976)Thin Lizzy - “Live and Dangerous” (1978)Iron Maiden - “Live After Death” (1985)Styx - “Caught in the Act” (1984); eligible for the Rock Hall of Fame since 1997 and still not inducted … wtf?Lou Reed - “Rock and Roll Animal” (1973)Queen - “Live at Wembley” (1986)Eagles - “Hell Freezes Over” (1994)Fleetwood Mac - “The Dance” (1997)Bruce Springsteen - “Live 1975-1985”ACDC - “If You Want Blood, You’ve Got It” (1978)Neil Young - “Rust Never Sleeps” (1979)Ian Hunter - “Welcome to the Club” (1980)Johnny Cash - “Live at Folsom Prison” (1968)Talking Heads - “Stop Making Sense” (1984)Led Zeppelin - “The Song Remains the Same” (Recorded 1973, Released 1976)BB King - “Live in Cook County Jail” (Released 1971)Aerosmith - “Live Bootleg” (1978)Elvis - “Aloha from Hawaii” (1973); live concert shown on January 14th, in over 40 countries, but the broadcast was delayed in the USA due to conflict with Superbowl VII, and not aired until April 4th.Genesis - “Seconds Out” (1977)UFO - “Strangers in the Night” (1979)Queen - “Live Killers” (1979)Remember to share the episode!Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Sep 16

53 min 25 sec

Charlie Watts (S2-E10)Inside Rock and the JabberGuys pay tribute to the late Charlies Watts, the drummer for the Rolling Stones for 58 years.Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYAugust 24, 2021 - Charlie Watts passes away at the age of 80.Second person to die from the Stones … Brian Jones dies under suspicious circumstances (1969)Only 3 members have played on all of the Rolling Stones studio albums … Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie WattsStarted with the band in 1963Charlie was a graphic artist before he joined the bandCharlie had the ‘Charlie Watts Quintet’ Charlie’s first music love … jazz and bluesThe Rolling Stones band was originally called the ‘Blues Boys’Charlie has been married since 1964 to the same woman for 57 years … Shirley Ann ShepardCharlie Watts loved his oatmeal, and Keith opted for Jack DanielsCharlie had some substance abuse issues in the 80sDuring the time when the band members weren’t getting along, and Mick suggested that he was going to pursue a solo career, which didn’t sit well with Keith and Charlie.Mick called Charlie in his hotel room asking … “Where’s my drummer”.   Charlie responded by coming down to Mick’s room and punching him.  “Don’t ever call me YOUR drummer again.”Charlie had to be convinced to join Mick and Keith in the band in 1963, since he was already in another band.The upcoming Filter Tour was to be the first time that Charlie was going to miss some of the band’s gigs.After falling down a flight of stairs and breaking his ankle, Charlie went cold turkey and gave up everything, smoking, drinking, drugs.Charlie survived throat cancer in 2004Charlie sketched every bed in the hotel rooms he has slept in … a little quirky?Charlie and his wife owned a horse breeding farmCharlie’s net worth when he died was estimated to be about $250 millionTo loosen up before gigs Charlie would perform a series of hip wiggles he got from show girls Charlie had a collection of suits and vintage cars.   Unfortunately, Charlie never had a drivers’ license.   (According to the Rolling Stones Documentary) Cha got stung by a bee before the show.  Don’t kill bees!Charlie was comfortable being in the background, and didn’t want to perform drum solosWho will replace Charlie Watts in the Rolling Stones lineup?   Time will tell…The JabberGuys reflect on seeing the Rolling Stones in concert at the Toronto SkydomeListen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Sep 1

34 min 4 sec

Lyrics Quiz (S2-E9)Inside Rock and the JabberGuys challenge you to identify these songs with segments of lyrical clues from music throughout the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and 2000s.Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYSpoiler Alert - Listen to the Podcast before you see the answers to the Lyrics Quiz below!  --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Answers:Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash Pearl Necklace - ZZTopThe Jack - ACDCFortunate Son - CCRStop Draggin’ My Heart Around - Stevie Nicks & Tom PettyMore Than a Feeling - BostonBand on the Run - WingsDon’t Stand So Close to Me - PoliceNeedle and the Spoon - SkynyrdBridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and GarfunkelI Ran - Flock of SeagullsThe Boys Are Back in Town - Thin LizzyFree Bird - SkynyrdSpirit of Radio - RUSHHere I Go Again - White SnakeHighway to Hell - ACDCBark at the Moon - OzzyLager and Ale - Kim MitchellMoney for Nothing - Dire StraitsBorn on the Bayou - CCRGoodbye Blue Sky - Pink FloydEverybody Hurts - REMRock and Roll All Night - KISSThis Flight Tonight - NazarethTotal Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie TylerBreaking the Law - Judas PriestSomeone Saved My Life Tonight - Elton John1999 - PrinceHow Deep is Your Love - Bee GeesFat Bottomed Girls - QueenHotel California - EaglesWhite Punks on Dope - TubesGimme Three Steps - SkynyrdListen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Aug 26

55 min 15 sec

ZZ Top (S2-E8)Inside Rock and the JabberGuys look back at the iconic ZZ Top.  The recent passing of one of the trio’s original members makes this a special tribute to “that little ol’ band from Texas”Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYRecent passing of Dusty HillZZ Top has been performing for over 50 years with the original trio of membersBilly Gibbons, Frank Beard, and Dusty HillThe band’s long-time technician, Elwood Frances, will replace Dusty Hill.ZZ Top’s name was influenced by BB King’s name and blues postersFirst Album: ZZ Top’s First Album (1971)(1972) Rio Grande Mud - “Francine", first charting single(1973) Tres Hombres - reaches #8 on the Billboard Top 200La Grange, Jesus Just Left Chicago, Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers, Waitin’ for the Bus(1974) Worldwide Texas Tour - “Texas Circus”(1975) FandangoMexican Blackbird, Hear It on the X, Tush(1976) TejasArrested for Driving While Blind, It’s Only LoveHiatus - 1976 to 1979Dusty and Gibbons grow beards.  The only band member without a beard now is Frank Beard.Dusty takes a job at Dallas/Fortworth airport during the breakProducer - Bill HamThe band and a new technician send Bill Ham for some bbq so they could do some overdubbing(1983) The Eliminator Album and the 1933 FordTheir biggest commercial successGimme All Your Lovin’, Legs, Sharp Dressed ManLegs: Spinning fur guitarsGetting prepped for opening for the Rolling Stones in HawaiiGetting around the 2 drink maximum(2004) Keith Richards inducts ZZ Top into the Rock Hall of FameMTV helped launch ZZ Top into the 80sDeguello (1979)I Thank You, Cheap Sunglasses El Loco (1981)Tube Snake Boogie, Pearl Necklace, Party on the PatioAfterburner (1985)Sleeping bag, Velcro Fly(1984) Gillette offers ZZ Top $1 million to shave off their beards for a commercial … “Nope”(1990) Back to the Future III appearances (Doubleback)Tragedy hits Bill Ham (1991), murder of his wife Cecile Ham(1997) ZZ Top appear at the Superbowl halftime showZZ Top DocumentaryListen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Aug 10

49 min

1 Hit Wonders (S2-E7)Inside Rock and the JabberGuys search the charts for those 1 Hit Wonders that everybody knows… but the bands that did them were rarely heard from again.Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYWhat is a 1 Hit Wonder? … a band that has a major hit, but could never duplicate that success.1961 – “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” – The TokensCover of a 1939 Zulu song called ‘Mbube’Also covered by Robert John in the 1970sOne of the original founding members of the Tokens was Neil Sedaka1962 – “The Monster Mash” – Bobby ‘Boris’ Picket and the Crypt Kicker 1963 – “Wipeout” – The SafarisPeaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 1001969 - “Sugar, Sugar” - The Archies4 weeks at No. 1 in 1969, and stayed on the charts for 22 weeksAndy Kim co-wroteWilson Picket (1970 version)1969 – “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye” – SteamFamously used at sporting events to taunt the losing team1972 - “Rock n Roll Part 2” – Gary Glitter1970 - “Spirit in the Sky” - Norman GreenbaumWritten in 15 minutesCovered by Doctor and the Medics (1986)1972 - “Brandi” – Looking Glass1972 – “It Never Rains in Southern California” – Albert Hammond1974 – “Hooked on a Feeling” – Blue Swede1972 - “Me and Misses Jones” - Billy PaulThe JabberGuys’ Mission Statement? - “Who Gives a F*ck, No One Is Listening Anyways”1974 - “Magic” – Pilot1976 - “Play That Funky Music White Boy” – Wild Cherry1976 - “The Boys are Back in Town” - Thin LizzyThe JabberGuys don’t classify these guys as a one hit wonder1976 – “Afternoon Delight” – Starland Vocal BandWon the Best New Artist at the 1976 Grammys1979 - “Video Killed the Radio Star” - The BugglesFirst MTV music video played in 19811981 - “Tainted Love” – Soft CellNo. 5 on the Rolling Stone Magazine’s list of Best 1 Hit Wonders 1981 – “867-5309 (Jenny)” – Tommy Tutone1982 - “The Safety Dance” - Men Without Hats1982 – “Come on Eileen” – Dexys Midnight RunnersHit No. 1 1984 – “Take on Me” – A-haHit No. 1They also did a James Bond theme, 1987 ‘The Living Daylights’1985 – “Walking on Sunshine” – Katrina and the WavesSpent 21 weeks on the charts1987 – “Died in Your Arms” – Cutting Crew1984 - “Sunglasses at Night” - Corey Hart 1991 - “I’m Too Sexy” – Right Said FredHit No. 12012 - “Gangnam Style” – PsyOver 4 billion views on YouTube1993 - “I’m Gonna Be” - The Proclaimers1999 - “She’s So High” - Tal BachmanAnother Canadian musician2004 – “The Reason” – HoobastankHit No. 2Queex thinks “Hoobastinks”1974 - “Kung Fu Fighting” – Carl Douglas 1984 - “Ghostbusters” - Ray Parker Jr.1971 - “Layla” - Derek and the DominosHonourable mentionsDancing in the Moonlight – King HarvestThe Hustle – Van McCoyPlease Come to Boston – Dave LogginsYou Light Up My Life – Debbie BooneTubular Bells – Mike Oldfield (“Five Miles Out”)Listen to the playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Jul 29

48 min 17 sec

What a Concept (S2-E6)The JabberGuys discuss some of the iconic ‘Concept’ albums from rock history.  Listen to the episode playlist on SPOTIFYPink Floyd“The Wall” (1979)The trials of a depressed rock star called ‘Pink’, whose dad was killed in WW2, raised by an overbearing mother, tormented by his teachers, cheated on by his wife, and he builds a wall around himself for protection.“Another Brick in the Wall” “Dark Side of the Moon” (1973)Each side of the album is a continuous piece of music, and was recorded in just two sessions at Abbey Road Studios.The album portrays greed, depression, conflict, mental illness, and death.Iconic album cover - Prism“Dark Side of the Moon” The Beatles“Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” (1967)Question: What 2 popular songs didn’t make the first cut of the album?Answer: Penny Lane and Strawberry FieldsAn unintentional ‘concept’ album“A Day in the Life” The Who“Tommy” (1969)A Pete Townshend masterpieceDeveloped into a rock opera/movie“Pinball Wizard” - with Elton John David Bowie“Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” (1972)Ziggy, a sexual ambiguous alien, comes to earth to help humankindThe Ziggy persona pushed Bowie’s sanity to the brinkMany songs including “Suffragette City” The Five Man Electrical Band - “B” side: “Doin’ the Best We Can Rag”Terry Jacks - “B” side: “Put the Bone In” Klaatu“Hope” (1977)Canadian rock bandCitizens of Earth explore space and discover new lands ending up finding Politzania.“We’re Off You Know”“Hope” Alice Cooper“Welcome to My Nightmare” (1975)Played in sequence, the songs form a journey through the nightmares of a child named Steven.“Department of Youth” “From the Inside” (1978)After his time in a sanitarium, Alice Cooper compiles material for an album and enlists the assistance of Bernie Taupin“The Quiet Room” Genesis“A Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” (1974)A Peter Gabriel creation.The concept: A Puerto-Rican juvenile delinquent named Rael, who lives in New York City, is swept underground to face bizarre creatures and nightmarish dangers in order to save his trapped brother John.“Fly on a Windshield” Listen to the episode playlist on SPOTIFYWatch for a JabberGuys in-depth analysis of just one concept album - on deck … Klaatu’s “Hope”Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Jul 15

44 min 2 sec

Name That 70s Band/Artist (S2-E5)Another quiz show format with the JabberGuys providing clues for you to guess along to name that band or artist from one of the best decades for rock music, the 1970s.  Listen to the podcast to see how many you can identify!We don’t want to give away the answers to the 1970s quiz in the show notes…. So, you will need to listen to the podcast episode to get the details.You can also listen to some great 70s playlists from our previous episodes on the 1970s…1)    Memorable Moments: 1970s (Part 1) - SPOTIFY2)    Memorable Moments: 1970s (Part 2) - SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Jul 5

1 hr 4 min

Gone Too Soon (S2-E4)The JabberGuys talk about some of the artists who left us too soon, wondering about songs we will never hear.Listen to this episode’s music playlist on SPOTIFYThe 27 Club … those artists who died at the age of 27Janis Joplin - alcohol and narcoticsJimi Hendrix - asphyxia while intoxicatedJim Morrison - found dead in a Paris bath tub … suspected overdoseRobert Johnson (1938) - no official cause of death was recordedKurt Cobain - shot himself while listening to REMAmy Winehouse - alcohol poisoningBrian Jones (founding member of the Rolling Stones) - was he murdered?Sam CookeShot by a motel manager, allegedly in self-defence, “justifiable homicide”Marvin GayeShot by his father while he was trying to intervene in a domestic disputeNat King ColeDied in his sleep from cancerNatalie Cole - “Unforgettable” duetLynyrd Skynyrd plane crash (1977)Ronnie Van ZantSteve and Cassie GainesThe Day the Music Died - plane crash (Feb 3, 1959)Buddy HollyRichie ValensJ.P. Richardson, the “Big Bopper”Aailyah - plane crash (2001)Minnie Riperton - dies of cancer (1979)Daughter - Maya Rudolph (SNL and Bridesmaids movie)“Loving You” - high note!!Jim Jefferies - Mariah Carey party story Duane Allman - Ditched motorcycle to avoid head on with truck (1971)Marc Bolan - T. RexElvis (1977)Michael Jackson (June 25, 2009)Karen Carpenter - Anorexia (1983)Prince (2016)Prince at the George Harrison tribute concertPatsy Cline - dies at 30 in a plane crash (1963)“Crazy”John Lennon - shot by Mark David Chapman outside the Dakota (December 8, 1980)Think of all the songs we will never heaPeter Jackson documentary on the BEATLESJohn Bonham - dies from alcohol abuse, pulmonary aspiration (September 25, 198Neil Peart - Brain cancer (January 7, 2020)Jeff Buckley - drowns (1997)Dennis Wilson - drowns looking for his ex-wife’s ring (1983)Listen to this episode’s music playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Jun 17

54 min 31 sec

Movie Soundtracks (S2-E3)The JabberGuys get into some of the iconic movie soundtracks that have provided real atmosphere to our favourite motion pictures.Listen to this episode’s music playlist on SPOTIFYThe Body Guard (1992) - Best-selling movie soundtrack with over 45 million in worldwide sales“I Will Always Love You” - over 1 billion views on YouTube. Phantom of the Paradise (1974)“Goodbye Eddy, Goodbye”“The Hell of It” Saturday Night Fever (1977) - Seven #1 hits, providing a huge boost to the Bee Gees“Jive Talkin’”“Night Fever” Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) - Awesome Mix Tape Vol #1Redbone - “Come and Get Your Love” .... as it turns out,  Queex was right... the first song in the movie was 10cc - "I'm Not in Love"Mary Poppins (1965)“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” Dirty Dancing (1987)“The Time of My Life” Grease (1978)“You’re the One That I Want” Correction: It was Frankie Avalon that made an appearance in the movie, not Frankie Valle, and the song was "Beauty School Dropout"Flashdance (1983)“What a Feeling” Top Gun (1986)“Danger Zone”Footloose (1984)“Footloose” Streets of Fire (1984) - Fire Inc. band assembled for the movie“Nowhere Fast” Beverly Hills Cop (1985)“Neutron Dance” Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)Virtual Ready organized by Dane Cook Blues Brothers (1980)“Gimme Some Lovin’”Steven Spielberg cameo scene“Three Orange Whips” - John Candy Breakfast Club (1985)“Don’t You Forget About Me” - Simple Minds Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)“Time Warp” Urban Cowboy (1980)“Stand By Me” - Mickey Gilley Smokey and the Bandit (1977)“Eastbound and Down”Buford T. Justice diner scene Honourable MentionsA Star is Born (1976 & 2018)Forrest Gump (1994)Armageddon (1998)Waiting to Exhale (1995)Back to the Future (1985)La Bamba (1987)Cocktail (1988)Vison Quest (1985)… and many more. BTW - the Maple Leafs lost game 5 and head back to Montreal for Game #6.Listen to this episode’s music playlist on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Jun 3

52 min 18 sec

Name That 80s Band (S2E2)The JabberGuys revisit some of the bands, artists and music of the 1980s through a quiz format.  Listen in to the clues and try to guess along.To avoid giving away the answers, you will have to listen to the podcast episode to get the details…. And no music playlist for this episode … ‘cause that’s cheating … but there are lots of music playlists on SPOTIFY for all of our other episodes.Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

May 20

1 hr 23 min

Name That 90s Band (S2-E1)The JabberGuys remember some of the bands, artists and music of the 1990s through a quiz format.  Listen in to the clues and try to guess along.To avoid giving away the answers, you will have to listen to the podcast episode to get the details.Sorry, no music playlist for this episode to avoid spoilers.   But there are lots of playlists available on SPOTIFY for all of our other episodes.Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

May 6

1 hr 1 min

Boston (S1-E15)The JabberGuys uncover the iconic band Boston, from their early beginnings to some of the tragedies that plagued members of the band in the later years.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYScholz, Goudreau, Masdea, DelpPrevious Band Name: Mother’s Milk (1974)  Demos rejected by numerous labelsDelp leaves to get a factory jobScholz brings Delp back for more vocals and label submissions …. and … NadaBarry Goudreau comes back and then they all decide that they need managementManagers get them another shot with EPIC RecordsEPIC accepts them and the label cuts Masdea from the bandThey bring in Sib Hashian on drums and add Fran Sheehan as bass player 1976 - They are now known as BOSTON and release debut album - ‘BOSTON’ - Breaks records!EPIC recruits John Boylan as producerBut Scholz still records by himself in his basement studio (Fox Glove)3 singles charted from side one of debut albumMore Than a Feeling #5Long Time #22Peace of Mind #38Debut album-Boston- #43 on RnR Hall of Fame’s list of all time definitive 200 albumsEPIC pressures Boston to release second album1978- After 2 years they release second album - ‘Don’t Look Back’ (only 29 minutes long)Original working title was ‘Arrival’, but title already taken by ABBAReaches #1 on chart1982- CBS withholds royalties due to delay of third album release and files a $20 million lawsuit1985- Boston moves over to MCAMany band members leave due to long wait to record third albumHashian leaves and Masdea returns for this album1986- Eight years after album number two, finally release third album - Third Stage‘Amanda’ single goes #1First album to achieve GOLD status on CD format (500,000 sold) Orion the Hunter - Barry Goudreau (1984) Delp and Scholz have conflict and Delp leavesRTZ - Delp and Goudreau (1989)Delp returns to help finish the fourth album1994- Fourth album - ‘Walk On’Band member challengesSib Hashian dies at his kit while performing on stage on a cruise ship.Brad Delp suicideAllegation of a hidden camera may have led to his suicideScholz sues Boston Herald for insinuation of him contributing to Delp’s suicide.  Ultimately loses lawsuit.Replacement for Delp?Tommy DeCarloSubmits Delp tribute song on his daughter’s MySpace pageSend his song to Boston management and is invited to perform at the Delp Tribute ConcertDeCarlo ends up joining the band and touring with Boston Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no eSupport the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Apr 22

50 min 25 sec

Name That Album (S1-E14)The JabberGuys mix it up a bit with this Album Cover challenge.  See if you can guess these albums with the clues from the album cover art.No music playlist for this episode so you can guess along with the podcast and to avoid spoilers.There are still lots of music playlists for all of our other episodes on SPOTIFY.Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Apr 8

1 hr 17 min

The True North Rocks (Part 2) (S1-E13)The JabberGuys and the Giz explore more Canadian artists in Part 2 of The True North Rocks.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYLighthouseRepresented Canada at the Japan Expo 1970Trooper“Raise a Little Hell”Rough Trade - Carol Pope“High School Confidential” PayolasRock and Hyde Corey Hart“Sunglasses at Night”Tom Cochrane - Red Ryder“Life is a Highway” Terry Jacks“Seasons in the Sun”“Put the Bone In” Gordon Lightfoot“Sundown” Stompin’ Tom Connors“The Hockey Song” Goddo“Pretty Bad Boy” Glass Tiger - multiple Junos, and nominated for best new band Grammy - 1987“Don’t Forget Me” Canadian Best New Artist Grammy Winners1962-Robert Goulet2018-Alessia CaraCowboy Junkies“Sweet Jane” Andy Kim“Rock Me Gently” - 1974Gowan“Criminal Mind”Gowan joins Styx - 1999 Steve Miller’s godfather?  … Les PaulLeonard Cohen“Hallelujah” - k.d. lang version  (2010 Olympics - Vancouver)-Over 80 coversDownChild Blues Band“Flip, Flop, Fly”Sarah McLachlan“I Will Remember You”Queex remembers - Dog Rescue commercialsCrowbarA Foot in Cold WaterOceanSkylarkIan and SylviaJan ArdenDan HillAlannah MylesHagood HardyEdward BearCity in ColourSheepdogsColin JamesGino VannelliCanadian women with top selling worldwide albumsCeline Dion“Falling Into You” Shania Twain“I Feel Like a Woman” Alanis Morrisette“You Learn”Ann Murray“Snowbird” - 1970 Michael Buble’“Just Haven’t Met You Yet”Bubly commercial Justin BieberHow it started - “Baby” We also need to mention David Foster .. a huge influence in Canadian music.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

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Mar 25

48 min 28 sec

The True North Rocks (Part 1) (S1-E12)The JabberGuys welcome Giz back to the podcast as they celebrate some of Canada’s musical talent.  Giz shares some of his experiences with Canadian rock stars… and the JabberGuys get into some bands and performers with interesting backstories.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYThe Guess Who- the band’s original name was Chad Allan and the Reflections-  Top Hits: American Woman, No Time, No Sugar Tonight BTO- Randy Bachman-  Roll On Down the Highway, Let It Ride, Takin’ Care of BusinessBarenaked Ladies- From Scarborough, Ontario- Steven Page leaves the band- Big Bang Theory theme songBruce Cockburn Ian Thomas- Only top 40 - Painted Ladies-  Brother of Dave Thomas - SCTVBryan AdamsStampeders- Sweet City Woman, Minstrel Gypsy- Hit the Road Jack - “Hey Ray” … who’s Ray? April Wine- Myles Goodwyn- Who wrote ‘Bad Side of the Moon’? - EltonRUSH- In the top 5 bands with consecutive gold albums - Rolling Stones, Beatles, KISS, Aerosmith, and RUSH- Thank you, Donna HalperTriumph- Rick Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine Blue Rodeo- Favourite lyric from - Till I am MyselfKim Mitchell- Queex recites his favourite lyric- Kim plays everywhere… stadiums to school gyms Max Webster- Hangover, Toronto Tontos Klaatu- Mystery around their first album -  rumours of a potential Beatles reunion- "We're Off You Know" Saga- Originally called ‘Pockets’- Big in GermanyHoneymoon Suite- Johnny ‘D’ and Queex dated the same girl … (nuff said)- Theme song for the movie Lethal Weapon Tragically Hip- Cha loves ‘em… Queex and Ote not so much- Gord Downie Five Man Electrical Band- I’m a Stranger Here, Signs, Doin’ the Best We Can Rag, Absolutely Right The Band- Giz shares his experience with Levon HelmJeff HealeyPrism- See Forever Eyes, Nickels and Dimes, Take Me Away- Song Writer - Jim Vallance - “Rodney Higgs”- Ron Tabak has a cycling accident - no helmet, no light, at night, in the snow?Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

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Mar 11

1 hr 9 min

For Your Ears Only (S1-E11)The JabberGuys count down the James Bond movie theme songs from 1962 to 2021.  A special guest shares his insights into many of the theme song versions that were never released, and artists that were passed overEpisode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYThe JabberGuys welcome 'Oz' to the show1962 Dr. No - classic Bond theme music - John Barry/Monty Norman  1963 From Russia With Love1964 Goldfinger - Shirley Bassey1965 Thunderball - Tom Jones Johnny Cash version of Thunderball1967 You Only Live Twice - Nancy Sinatra1969 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service - Instrumental by John Barry George Lazenby as James Bond 1971 Diamonds Are Forever by Shirley Bassey, 2nd time performing a Bond theme1973 Live and Let Die - Paul McCartney and WingsFirst Bond theme song to be nominated for an Academy Award1975 The Man With The Golden Gun - LuluOther artists considered - Cat Stevens and Alice Cooper 1977 The Spy Who Loved Me - Nobody Does It Better Performed by Carly SimonAcademy Award nomination - Best Song Ranked #67 on AFI’s best songs in film 1979 Moonraker - Shirley Bassey is back for a third time1981 For Your Eyes Only - Sheena Easton 1st time singer appears in opening sequence3rd time a Bond song Oscar nominated for Best Song1983 Octopussy - All Time High  - Rita CoolidgeFirst to have an accompanying music video 1985 A View To A Kill - Duran Duran1st time Bond song charts to #1Golden Globe Award - best song 1987 The Living Daylights - A-haTimothy Dalton debuts as James Bond 1989 Licence To Kill - Gladys KnightLongest Bond theme song at 5:15Eric Clapton considered to perform the song 1995 Golden Eye - Sung by Tina TurnerPierce Brosnan debuts as James Bond1997 Tomorrow Never Dies - Sheryl CrowK.D. Lang sings Surrender - over the end credits1999 The World Is Not Enough -  Garbage2002 Die Another Day - MadonnaPierce Brosnan's final appearance as 0072006 Casino Royale - 'You Know My Name' - Chris CornellDaniel Craig debuts as 0072008 Quantum Of Solace - Another Way To Die - Jack White and Alicia Keys1st duet to perform a Bond theme2012 Skyfall - Adele1st Academy Award win for Best Song2015 Spectre - Writings On The Wall - Sam Smith2nd Academy Award win for Best SongRadiohead version was rejected 2021 No Time To Die - Billie EilishEpisode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFY Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Feb 25

1 hr

Chicks That Rock (S1-E10)The JabberGuys talk about chicks who have dominated the rock scene for a long time.  This episode is a tribute to women that have a badass approach to rock and roll.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFY Women in Rock!Darby Mills - The Headpins (Canada)Stevie NicksOnly female to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - as a member of Fleetwood Mac and as a solo artist.Gwen Stefani - No Doubt Debbie Harry - BlondieWho was the first female singer to rap?  Queex thinks Debbie Harry’s claim that she was first is false and it should be credited to Joan Baez.Joan Jett - The RunawaysJoan Jett and the Black HeartsJoan gets pelted with fruit at a concert in 1982. Courtney Love - HoleHolly Woods - TorontoJanis Joplin - Big Brother and the Holding CompanyPat Benetar - (Patricia Mae Andrzejewski)Why isn’t she in the Rock Hall of Fame? Amy Lee - EvanescenceTina Turner - Ike and Tina Turner ReviewHolds a Guinness World Record Ann Wilson - HeartKennedy Centre HonorsLee Aaron - The Lee Aaron Project (Yeah Canada!) Alanis Morissette (Did she have a band?)Kate Pierson - B52sMavis Staples - Staple SingersDiana Ross - The SupremesBeyonce - Destiny’s ChildBeyonce - “Listen” The Spice GirlsPointer SistersAgnetha and Annie - ABBA (Sweden)Cass Elliot and Michelle Phillips - Mamas and the PapasGrace Slick - Jefferson AirplaneAnnie Lennox - EurythmicsPatty Smith - ScandalPatty Smith - Patty Smith GroupChrissie Hynde - PretendersTaylor Momsen - The Pretty Reckless / (Cindy Lou Who)Gladys Knight and the Pips - “The Empress of Soul”Gloria Estefan - Miami Sound MachineEpisode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFY Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

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Feb 18

37 min 3 sec

You Can Judge a Song by Its Cover (S1-E9)On this episode of INSIDE ROCK, the JabberGuys welcome Giz back to the show to talk about cover songs.  Some of the original artists for well-known covers may surprise you.  Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFY The Guess Who- American Woman (Lenny Kravitz,  Krokus)Springsteen- Because the Night (Patti Smith) and Blinded by the Light (Manfred Mann)Louie Louie (The Kingsmen)Dylan- Along the Watchtower (Hendrix)Richard Harris- MacArthur Park (Donna Summer)Kristofferson- Me and Bobby McGee (Joplin) and Sunday Morning Coming Down (Cash)Prince- Nothing Compares 2 U  (Sinead O’Connor)Over the Rainbow / Beautiful World (Israel Kamakawiwo’ole)Carl Perkins- Blue Suede Shoes (Elvis)Mark James- Suspicious Minds (Elvis)Ninja Sex Party (a Giz favourite)CCR- Proud Mary (Ike and Tina Turner)Jake Holmes- Dazed and Confused (Led Zeppelin)Otis Redding -RESPECT (Aretha Franklin)Memphis Minnie: When the Levee Breaks (Zeppelin)Robert Hazard- Girls Just Want to Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper)Isley Bros- Twist and Shout (Beatles)Leonard Cohen- Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley, KD Lang at the Olympics)Tainted Love (Soft cell  -  written by Gloria Jones)Nine Inch Nails- Hurt (Johnny Cash)Stevie Wonder- Higher Ground (Red Hot Chili Peppers)The Arrows- I Love Rock and Roll (Joan Jet)Mississippi Queen originally by Mountain (Ozzy Osbourne)Joe Walsh- Rocky Mountain Way (Triumph)Giz shares a story about Garth BrooksWalk This Way (Run DMC - Aerosmith)Foo Fighters - Christopher WalkenEpisode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

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Jan 28

56 min 46 sec

Fleetwood Mac (S1-E8)The JabberGuys follow Fleetwood Mac from their beginnings, through their trials and tribulations, to the making of one of the best-selling albums of all time.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFY Cha gets frustrated with Tim Horton’s Background on Mick FleetwoodAnimal from Sesame Street partially modelled after Mick Fleetwood’s erratic drum style.1967 Windsor Jazz and BluesOriginal members Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood.Shotgun Express  (Rod Stewart, Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood, and Peter Bardens)First 5 albums: Fleetwood Mac, Mr. Wonderful, Then Play on, Fleetwood Mac in Chicago, Kiln House.Losing a band member to a religious cult (Jeremy Spencer)14 band member lineup changes for Fleetwood MacChristine McVie (Christine Anne Perfect) joins as keyboardist and vocalist (1970)“Fleetwood Mac” titles 2 albums: (1968 and 1975) 1975 breakthrough albumManager, Clifford Davis scams concert goers (1974)The big lineup change: Stevie Nicks and Lindsay Buckingham added to the band (1975)Rumours … it just keeps on sellingCocaine anyone?   Play ‘Chariots of Fire’Their only #1 hit: “Dreams”"Inconceivable:" … The Princess Bride movieMick Fleetwood’s “wooden balls” (Rumours album cover)Rumours: 11 months to record the album during relationship chaosLeather and Lace Stevie Nicks and Don HenleyBuckingham and Nick’s breakup fuel for “Rumours”1979: “Tusk” double album (most expensive experimental album made at that time)Album price of $16 USD in 1979 translates to approx. $57 in 2020Wacky sounds on the album: Fleetwood used tissue boxes and lamb chops1982: Mirage1987: Tango in the Night … parts recorded in Buckingham’s bedroom1990: Behind the Mask1995: Time1997: The Dance (Live album)2003: Say You Will2018: Buckingham fired from the bandHoliday Road – Lindsay Buckingham (1983)Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Start Your Own Quiz Start using quizzes to engage your customers. I’m loving Interact Quiz Builder! Try it for free.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Jan 14

40 min 32 sec

Memorable  Moments: 1970's (Part 2) (S1-E7)In Part 2 of the 1970s, the JabberGuys cover memorable moments from 1975-1979 of Rock's greatest decade.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYDavid BowieZiggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars1975Young Americans – hits the USAFame written by Bowie and LennonZeppelin – Swan Song recordsBruce SpringsteenCover of Time and NewsweekDiscoDonna SummerBee Gees – Saturday Night FeverFleetwood Mac – RumoursNazareth – Hair of the DogAerosmith - Toys in the AtticEagles – One of These NightsKiss – AliveQueen – A Night at the Opera 1976Eagles (Feb) – Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975Overtakes Thriller in album salesHotel California released in December 1976Felder and FreyBostonTom Scholz recorded the debut album in his basementELOLivin’ ThingRoll Over Beethoven1977Pre-recorded cassettes equal vinyl sales The King is dead (Aug 16) – Elvis rememberedHealth advice from Cha Marc Bolan dies in a car accident (T-Rex) Lynyrd Skynyrd (Oct 20) plane crash 1978Saturday Night Fever – Seven #1 singlesSecond best-selling soundtrackKeith Moon dies (Sept 7) Terry Kath (Chicago) accidently shoots himselfTed Nugent – “Let me autograph your arm with this knife” Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth Barry Gibb’s consecutive #1s1)    Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees2)    Love is Thicker Than Water – Andy Gibb3)    Night Fever – Bee Gees4)    If I Can’t Have You – Yvonne Elliman 1979The SONY Walkman Betamax – VHS – 8-track Disco continues…Bee GeesDonna SummerBlondieRod Stewart Barry ManilowHuge success in the 1970s Neil Diamond Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Dec 2020

53 min 27 sec

Memorable Moments: 1970's (Part 1) (S1-E6)The JabberGuys revisit some memorable moments from the 1970s, one of the greatest decades of rock music that gave birth to classic rock.  This episode (Part 1) covers 1970-1974. Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYBlack Sabbath debut album (Feb 1970) Breakup of the Beatles (1970)Paul’s interview (April 1970) Isle of Wight Festival (1970)Simon & Garfunkel breakup (1970)Bridge Over Troubled Water hits #1 (Feb 1970)Tom and Jerry: Hey School Girl (1957) Jimi Hendrix: (1942-1970) Janis Joplin: (1943-1970) Jim Morrison, the Doors: (1943-1971) Phantom of the Paradise: Goodbye, Eddie, GoodbyeGeorge Harrison, Concert for Bangladesh, Madison Square Garden (Aug 1971)Progressive Rock…. YES  (Fragile: released Nov 1971)Grand Funk (Railroad) breaks record at Shea Stadium (June 1971)Chuck Berry: My Ding-a-Ling hits #1 (1972)John Lennon’s visa expires (1971-1972)New Year's Rockin' Eve (1972-1973)Midnight Special TV Show (Special in Aug 1972, TV series premiers Feb 1973)Don Kirschner’s Rock Concert (Premiers Sept 27, 1973)Jim Croce: (1943-1973)King Biscuit Flower Hour debut (1973)Led Zeppelin launch - Swan Song (1974) Dylan returns to the stage backed by the Band (1974)Mama Cass Elliot: (1941-1974)Jerry Lewis – “The Geisha Boy” … Harry the rabbitLennon joins Elton John on stage Madison Square Garden (Nov 1974)Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Dec 2020

1 hr 11 min

Stayin' Alive (S1-E5)The JabberGuys talk about some of the bands that have been around for a very long time... and welcome the ‘Giz’ to this episode who has an inside scoop on working with the Rolling Stones.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYAs of December 2020:Bee Gees…. Who’s left?The Who… how many original members are left after 56 years?Golden Earring… #1 on many longevity lists.  (59 years)RUSH! … who was the original drummer?  (51 years)ZZ Top… (52 years)The Beach Boys… Dennis Wilson (58 years)Aerosmith… (50 years)The Rolling Stones… (58 years)Giz Segment:So how does the ‘Giz’ have inside info on these bands?The ‘Giz’ talks about his experience as the personal room service waiter for the Rolling Stones.Can’t use their real names! … What did you call them?So, what was Keith Richards really like?   …. and was he a good tipper?Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall… dinner for two.Charly Watts ate a lot of what?The ‘Giz’ talks about his ‘missing’ employment contract with the Stones.Honourable Mentions:ACDC… New Album: ‘Power Up’   (47 years)The Zombies… (59 years)Neil Young… (not a favourite of all the JabberGuys)The Monkees… (membership changes over the years)The Scorpions… (55 years)Chicago… (53 years)Bon Jovi… (Queex isn’t impressed)Motley Crue... (Cha missed out)Deep Purple… (52 years)The Hollies… (57 years)Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Start Your Own Quiz Start using quizzes to engage your customers. I’m loving Interact Quiz Builder! Try it for free.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Dec 2020

54 min 19 sec

Memorable Moments: 1960s (S1-E4)The JabberGuys revisit some of Rock's most memorable moments from the 1960s.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFY1960sFemale domination of the charts.(Little Eva, Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Shelley Fabares, Dee Dee Sharp, Patsy Cline, Mary Wells, the Shirelles, the Crystals, and the Marvelettes).Phil Spector (Producer) and the Wrecking CrewBerry Gordy and MotownThe Kingsmen - Louie Louie  (FBI investigation)Introduction of the Compact Cassette – 1962Blank Cassettes – 1964 (Mix Tapes) The Ed Sullivan Show – The Beatles (February 9, 1964) Bob Dylan goes electric (Newport Folk Festival – 1965)No Direction Home (Bob Dylan Documentary) The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds (1966) Sgt Pepper (1967) – The Beatles John Lennon’s interview that eventually ended the Beatles touring career (1966) Pete Townsend (The WHO) smashes his guitar (1964) Who is Mal Evans?  ('A Day in the Life' - Last Chord) – 1967  Max Yasgur – Rented his farm for Woodstock (1969) The Beatles last public performance – Rooftop of Apple Corp.  (1969)Get BackJohnny Cash – Prison Concert  (1968)Rolling Stones – I Can’t Get No Satisfaction (1965)Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYDisclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Nov 2020

1 hr 1 min

Rock Hurts (S1-E3)Crazy concert mishaps, and baffling behaviour by some of your favourite rock performers are discussed by the JabberGuys on this episode of INSIDE ROCK.  “Rock Hurts” shares a variety of stories that provide insights into many of Rock music’s moments to remember.Episode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYDavid Bowie: Lollipop in the eye (Norway, 2004)Rolling Stones: Altamont Speedway Free Festival (1969)James Hetfield: Metallica (Montreal, 1992)Ace Frehley: Legendary Bad Behaviour; KISSOzzy Osbourne: (Bats and Ants???)Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi shouldn’t play with fireRod Stewart: a new healthier way to snort? (allegedly… lol)Frank Zappa: Takes a major tumble; (London, 1971)The WHO (1973): ‘Can anyone play the drums?’  The WHO (1967): Exploding Drums?Nirvana (1992): Krist Novoselic’s self-inflicted guitar woundThe Doors: Jim Morrison lets it all hang outSinead O’Connor’s career ending protest on SNLAshlee Simpson’s disastrous lip-sync hoedown on SNLJames Brown (1988): Guns and PCP don’t mixCurtis Mayfield’s tragic accident (1990)The WHO: (Cincinnati, 1979) General Admission disasterEpisode Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit www.jabberguys.com for trivia and more bonus content.Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Start Your Own Quiz Start using quizzes to engage your customers. I’m loving Interact Quiz Builder! Try it for free.Buzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

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Nov 2020

39 min 27 sec

What's in a Name? (S1-E2)The JabberGuys discuss underlying meanings and messages from some of your favourite rock songs, as well as uncovering the origins of many popular band names on this episode of INSIDE ROCK.  Some of the band name origins are a little graphic, so make sure the kids aren’t around when you listen.Episode Music Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYDolly PartonI Will Always Love You - Written for Porter Wagoner as a farewell when she left his showNetflix documentary about Dolly: “Here I am”Led ZeppelinBlack DogTalking HeadsReference to ‘Max Headroom’Elvis on the Ed Sullivan ShowThe Day the Music DiedDon Maclean’s “American Pie” about the death of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, JP Richardson (the ‘Big Bopper’)  Waylon Jennings escapes the same fate Creedence Clearwater Revival: origin of name Deep PurpleSmoke On the Water backstoryStupid with a flare gun identifiedSteely DanBand name origin… yikes!‘Black Friday’ backstoryThe Rolling StonesStarted as the ‘Blue Boys’Band name originBrown Sugar backstory10ccThe origin of this band is messed up.  (differing reports on the accuracy of the claim.)NirvanaTeen Spirit backstoryBand name originKurt Kobain’s former band called ‘Fecal Matter’ … ??Joni MitchellWoodstockMissed Woodstock to appear on the Dick Cavett TV Talk ShowElton JohnName originPhiladelphia Freedom backstoryTwisted SisterName originMTV Documentary: I Want My MTV referenceAC/DCBack in Black backstoryNew album  release date - November 13, 2020Axl Rose – Guns and Roses lead singerVocal range computer-ranked by Concerthotels.comEpisode Music Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYVisit JabberGuys.com to subscribe to our podcastsBuzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

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Oct 2020

41 min 11 sec

Cleveland Rocks (S1-E1)INSIDE ROCK launches with insights to those performers who have made the cut for induction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, and those who haven't.  Interesting backstories, early inductees, obvious choices, recent snubs, and the confusion around voting criteria.Episode Music Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYFirst song released a minimum of 25 years prior to being nominated.The Rock Hall says induction decision based on the performer’s contribution to the industry, not popularity or album sales.2020 InducteesFirst Inductees: 1986The JabberGuys discuss ‘Glam-Rock’Who isn’t in? (as of 2020)The Commodores and Lionel RichieBiggest Hit: “Three Times a Lady”Based on their global popularity, nicknamed “the Black Beatles”First Music Video on MTV: “Video Killed the Radio Star” (Buggles)Pat BenetarSecond video on MTV: "You Better Run"2 multi-Platinum albums5 platinum albums3 gold albums15 Top 40 singles4 consecutive Grammy wins in the Best Female Rock Vocal PerformanceDevoName refers to “devolution” of humankind due to technologyOriginal videos of disturbing images were shown during concerts to underscore their philosophy  Warren ZevonEligible for 26 years.One of his most popular songs: "Werewolves of London"The Guess WhoMost successful Canadian rock group of the late 60s and early 70sBurton Cummings – lead vocal, went on to a successful solo careerRandy Bachman, went on to form BTO'American Woman' reached No. 9 on the Billboard Pop Albums chart,  only Guess Who album to reach Top 10.B 52'sMost popular song: 'Rock Lobster'The debut single, Rock Lobster only sold 20,000  in 1978.The CarpentersRichard Carpenter was the writer and recognized as being a pioneer of the love ballad in popular culture.Popular song: "Close to You"The MonkeesMembers: Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, Davy JonesThe Monkees actual first hit was not by Jones, it was Mickey Dolenz with'Last Train to Clarksville'Jimi Hendrix opens for the Monkees:  1967INXSEligible since 2005Thin LizzyEligible since 1996 (1 nomination)Popular song: "The Boys are Back in Town"ChicNominated most times without being inductedBy 2017, nominated 11 timesWeird Al  YankovicCha makes a case for Weird Al, but alas, 3 thumbs downEpisode Music Playlist - Listen on SPOTIFYBuzzsprout - Let's get your podcast launched! Start for FREEDisclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)

Oct 2020

43 min 41 sec