EPISODES

March 3, 2020

The Who: My Generation (Live At Leeds)

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about the story behind the classic song, "My Generation," from The Who's Live at Leeds album…

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Feb. 27, 2020

Katy Perry Songs With Bonnie McKee

Ryan had the chance to interview Bonnie McKee and her work as a co-writer on five of Katy Perry's number one songs. Those songs i…

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Feb. 19, 2020

The Beatles: A Day in the Life

Ryan talks with music producer, audiophile and uber Beatle fan, Joel Cameron. Apple Music Playlist: https://music.apple.com/us/pl…

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Feb. 11, 2020

Joy Division's Last Song

Ryan talks with author Colin Fleming about the story behind Joy Division's final song, "Ceremony." Apple Music Playlist: https://…

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Feb. 3, 2020

Nirvana: Heart-Shaped Box

Ryan talks about the story behind the events occurring around the release of the Nirvana song, "Heart-Shaped Box." Apple Music Pl…

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Jan. 28, 2020

Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter

Ryan interviews Scott Welch, a 40-year music veteran about the story behind The Rolling Stones song, "Gimme Shelter." iTunes Play…

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Jan. 21, 2020

Elliott Smith: Baby Britain

Ryan talks with Elliott Smith biographer William Todd Shultz about Ryan's favorite singer/songwriter of all time. iTunes Playlist…

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Jan. 15, 2020

Charles Bradley

Ryan Gregg talks with singer/songwriter James Levy about producing two of Charles Bradley's last released songs before his death.…

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Jan. 8, 2020

Stevie Ray Vaughan: Little Wing

Ryan Gregg talks about Stevie Ray Vaughan's fantastic cover of the Jimi Hendrix song, "Little Wing." His guests include his fathe…

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Dec. 23, 2019

Bonus Episode: Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Ryan Gregg, host of Songs of Note, performs his acoustic take on the classic, "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas."

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Dec. 23, 2019

John Coltrane: Giant Steps

Ryan Gregg talks with Roger Boykin about the time he met John Coltrane, and why "Giant Steps" is the song jazz players must prove…

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Dec. 17, 2019

Songs of Note Christmas Edition

Looking for some good modern Christmas songs? In this episode, Ryan speaks with one of his former Addison Road bandmates, Richard…

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Dec. 10, 2019

Wilco: I Am Trying To Break Your Heart

Ryan Gregg talks with Chicago Tribune and Sound Opinions co-host, Greg Kot, about the story behind Wilco's song, "I Am Trying To …

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Dec. 3, 2019

Sufjan Stevens: Fourth Of July

The story behind Sufjan Stevens' song about the death of his mother, "Fourth of July." iTunes Playlist and Spotify Playlist of ev…

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Nov. 29, 2019

Otis Redding: (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

The story about "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay," and how it was recorded days before Otis Redding's death. Show Notes: iTunes …

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Nov. 27, 2019

Coldplay: Everyday Life First Takes

Ryan Gregg and Philip Wright sit down to give their first impressions of the new Coldplay album, Everyday Life , the day of its r…

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Nov. 22, 2019

Radiohead: Idioteque

The story behind Radiohead's innovative song, "Idioteque," from their groundbreaking album, Kid A . Show Notes: iTunes Playlist a…

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Nov. 22, 2019

Billie Holiday: Solitude

The story of Billie Holiday and her song, "Solitude." Featuring an interview with author Colin Fleming. Show Notes: iTunes Playli…

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Nov. 21, 2019

The Beatles: Strawberry Fields Forever

This is the story behind The Beatles' fantastic song, "Strawberry Fields Forever." Learn why John Lennon said the song was, "psyc…

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