EPISODES

Sept. 27, 2021

Tom Petty: I Won't Back Down

Ryan talks with Tom Petty author Jim Beviglia about the story behind one of Petty's biggest hits, "I Won't Back Down." Buy Jim Be…

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Sept. 20, 2021

Patrick Droney: State of the Heart Deluxe Edition

Ryan talks with singer/songwriter Patrick Droney and plays tracks from his brand new State of the Heart Deluxe Edition. Sign up f…

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Sept. 13, 2021

Eric Clapton's "Layla," A Story Of Love, Betrayal, & Murder

Ryan talks with Jordan Runtagh, podcast host/executive producer at iHeartmedia's ("Off the Record," "Inside the Studio," "Rivals)…

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Sept. 6, 2021

The Psychological Breakdown of Brian Wilson and The Beach Boys' "Pet …

Ryan talks with Jim Fusilli, author and former Rock & Pop Critic for The Wall Street Journal about The Beach Boys' masterpiece, "…

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Aug. 30, 2021

Toad The Wet Sprocket's Glen Phillips

Glen Phillips, lead singer of the band Toad The Wet Sprocket is this week's guest on the Songs of Note podcast. Glen tells the st…

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Aug. 23, 2021

Jars Of Clay's Dan Haseltine

Ryan talks with Dan Haseltine, lead singer of the band Jars of Clay, about their debut album Jars of Clay. Their song "Flood" was…

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Aug. 16, 2021

The Alice in Chains Story

Ryan talks with Alice in Chains biographer David de Sola. David's book, Alice In Chains: The Untold Story , is a great breakdown …

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Aug. 9, 2021

The Rolling Stones Second Act

Ryan talks with video director and producer Blair Thomas, about the sudden resurgence of creativity and burst of classic songs th…

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Aug. 2, 2021

AC/DC: Back in Black and Bon Scott

Ryan interviews Jesse Fink, author of the book Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black . J…

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July 26, 2021

Buying Elliott Smith's Recording Studio & Working For Neil Young With…

Ryan talks with Joel Graves, owner of New Monkey Studio, the studio owned by Elliott Smith and filled with incredible vintage gea…

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July 19, 2021

Jimi Hendrix: Room Full of Mirrors With Biographer Charles R. Cross

Ryan talks with Charles R. Cross, author of the fantastic Jimi Hendrix biography, Room Full of Mirrors . Buy Room Full of Mirrors…

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July 12, 2021

Mother Mother's Ryan Guldemond

Ryan talks with Mother Mother frontman Ryan Guldemond about the band's new release, Inside, and their upcoming tour. Mother Mothe…

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July 6, 2021

Duran Duran's Album "Rio" With Music Journalist Annie Zaleski

Ryan talks with music journalist and author of the new 33 1/3 book on Duran Duran's "Rio," Annie Zaleski. Buy her book on Bloomsb…

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June 28, 2021

Radiohead's "Kid A" and the Beginning of the 21st Century - With Auth…

Ryan talks with author Steven Hyden about his book, Radiohead's "Kid A" and the Beginning of the 21st Century . Buy it on Amazon …

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June 21, 2021

Visiting Stevie Ray Vaughan's Grave

On this episode, Ryan takes a road trip to pay respect to the famous Texas guitar player, Stevie Ray Vaughan. Vaughan's grave is …

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June 14, 2021

Arcade Fire: Funeral

Ryan talks with David Cooper Moore who wrote the original Arcade Fire album review for their killer album “Funeral” for Pitchfork…

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June 7, 2021

Elvis Costello: "Alison"

Ryan talks with Dwight Garner, book critic for The New York Times, about Elvis Costello's song, "Alison." Sign up for an exclusiv…

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June 1, 2021

Janis Joplin

Ryan talks with Holly George Warren, author of the book Janis: Her Life and Music as well as 15 other books include a biography o…

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May 24, 2021

Scarlet Page

Scarlet Page is a world famous photographer, known by many for her iconic images of people like her famous father, Jimmy Page, bu…

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May 17, 2021

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness

Ryan talks with Andrew McMahon, singer/songwriter behind Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, as well as lead singer for Jack's Mann…

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May 10, 2021

Capturing Jimi Hendrix and Life With the Rolling Stones: An Interview…

Gered Mankowitz is a rock photographer who captured some of the most iconic pictures ever taken of Jimi Hendrix. He also took ext…

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May 3, 2021

Soul Asylum's Dave Pirner

Ryan talks with Dave Pirner, lead singer of the band Soul Asylum. Dave talks about their latest record, Hurry Up and Wait , the s…

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April 26, 2021

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: Ohio

Ryan talks with David Browne, author of the book Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young: The Wild, Definitive Saga of Rock's Greatest Super…

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April 19, 2021

Vinyl, Soundtracks, and The Glamour and The Squalor With Kevin Moyer

Ryan talks with indie music doc producer and music supervisor, Kevin Moyer. Kevin worked on the film The Glamour and the Squalor,…

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