lists 2019

Songs About Writers

jar It's common for artists to shout out other musicians they admire in their songs, but how about name-dropping prominent literary figures? From Hemingway to Plath, Metallica to Bobby Womack, Jim and Greg explore literature's influence on music with songs about writers.

Go to episode 690

Weird Instruments of Rock

weird Since its earliest days, rock music has been dominated by guitar, bass, and drums. But, as Jim and Greg reveal in this episode, sometimes it's the more unusual instruments (aka weird instruments) that really make a song. They play their favorite tracks featuring non-traditional rock instruments.

Go to episode 688

Buried Treasures

It's time yet again for Jim and Greg to share some of their recently uncovered treasures: albums flying under the radar.

Go to episode 687

Great Starts

The first few bars of a song can make it or break it! Jim and Greg share tracks they think have great starts. They also share one song each that has an iconic ending.

Go to episode 685

Great Duets

Like peas and carrots, and Jim and Greg, some things are better in twos. That especially goes for voices! There's something special about a great Duet, so this week our own duo play their favorites.

Go to episode 684