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From the vinyl DISC to the compact DISC: DISCover the stories behind the greatest artists, albums and songs in classic rock with host Eric Senich.

From the vinyl DISC to the compact DISC: DISCover the stories behind the greatest artists, albums and songs in classic rock with host Eric Senich.


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From the vinyl DISC to the compact DISC: DISCover the stories behind the greatest artists, albums and songs in classic rock with host Eric Senich.




REPLAY: Thanksgiving Songs [Original Run Date 11/23/2019]

It's a Thanksgiving edition of DISCovery with songs all about giving, giving thanks, turkeys and sharing this great land of ours. Songs and the stories behind them from Adam Sandler, Sammy Hagar, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, KISS, ZZ Top, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bob Dylan and more. It's an episode of DISCovery you can feast on! DISCovery on Facebook: DISCovery on Twitter: The original...


Episode 102 | "Van Halen: A Visual Biography" w/ Author Martin Popoff

Martin Popoff has just released a brand new book called "Van Halen: A Visual Biography". This is a hard cover 224-page book with around 400 images including live shots, rare memorabilia, magazine ads, 45 sleeves, promo items, ticket stubs, passes and more. It covers all phases of Van Halen starting in 1974 right through to the band's very last tour in 2015. Martin also covers the David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar solo years along with a few other surprises along the way. In this episode Martin...


Episode 101 | Phil Collins 'Hello, I Must Be Going!'

On this month in 1982 Phil Collins continued his meteoric rise that decade with his second studio album 'Hello, I Must Be Going!' It was another commercial success going top ten in the US and number two in the UK. We’ll get to the stories behind all 10 tracks from the album, how Phil accidentally came up with his classic 80s drum sound, the story behind the album title plus hear some of the tracks included on the 2016 deluxe edition re-issue of the album. TRACKLISTING: SIDE ONE: 1. "I...


Episode 100 | Rush 'Signals'

We’re going back to the fall of 1982 for the Rush album 'Signals'. Released towards the end of that summer (September 9th, 1982) it climbed the charts and continued to sell through the months of September and October before reaching sales of one million copies on this month in '82. 'Signals' was Rush’s ninth studio album overall and third of the new decade. Before that came the decade opening 'Permanent Waves' from 1980 which hit #4 in the US and sold a million copies. 'Moving Pictures'...


Episode 99 | 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony In Review

A rundown of the 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held Saturday night, November 7th. It was a pre-recorded virtual event aired on HBO. This episode includes audio of the induction speeches and more. 2020 Inductees: T. Rex Depeche Mode The Doobie Brothers Nine Inch Nails Whitney Houston The Notorious B.I.G. Ahmet Ertegun Award Honorees: Jon Landau and Irving Azoff Special In Memoriam Tribute To Eddie Van Halen Find DISCovery on Facebook at...


Episode 98 | Elton John 'Rock Of The Westies'

On November 7th, 1975 Elton John started a three week run at number one on the US album chart with his tenth studio album 'Rock Of The Westies'. With 'Captain Fantastic, and the Brown Dirty Cowboy' released just five months earlier, Elton became the first artist ever to debut at number one on the Billboard album chart. Elton was back on top again in the first week of November after replacing Jefferson Starship’s 'Red Octopus' atop the chart. In this episode we’ll get into the nine tracks...


REPLAY: Halloween Songs [Original Run Date 10/26/2019]

It's the ultimate Halloween classic rock playlist with plenty of horror film clips along the way. Grab some popcorn, grab your mask (COVID masks will be accepted), grab that creepy stranger standing behind you right now and enjoy these horrifying Halloween classics! Find DISCovery on Facebook at The original DISCovery theme song "A Billion Years Ago" by The Special Pillow ( Please give the show a five-star rating and review...


Episode 97 | Haunted Rock & Roll Stories with Author Matt Swayne

Matt Swayne is on the podcast to talk about his books "Haunted Rock & Roll: Ghostly Tales of Music Legends" and "More Haunted Rock & Roll: More Tales of Guitar Hero Ghosts, Rock Star Curses, and Musical Mysteries". Matt shares ghostly stories of Jim Morrison, Jimmy Page, John Lennon, Janis Joplin and more rockers who’ve been seen haunting their favorite bars, clubs, and homes. He also talks about rock stars who have had alien encounters including Sammy Hagar, Jimi Hendrix, Ronnie Wood and...


Episode 96 | Sting '...Nothing Like The Sun'

On this month in 1987 Sting released his second solo studio album '...Nothing Like The Sun'. Released on October 13th of that year, it peaked at number nine in the US and on October 24th hit number one on the UK charts. The album would include one top ten and one top twenty single. It received three Grammy nods including Album of the Year. It sold two million copies in the US, over 9 million worldwide. In this episode find out what the inspiration behind the album title was, what the...


Episode 95 | "Limelight: Rush In The 80s" with Author Martin Popoff

It’s part two of my discussion with author Martin Popoff. Last time (Episode 94) we talked about Thin Lizzy and Martin's new book out called "Thin Lizzy: A Visual Biography". This episode we discuss his other new book "Limelight: Rush in the 80s". It’s the second in a career spanning Rush Across The Decades trilogy. In the follow-up to "Anthem: Rush in the ’70s", Martin brings together canon analysis, cultural context, and extensive firsthand interviews to celebrate Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson,...


Episode 94 | "Thin Lizzy: A Visual Biography" with Author Martin Popoff

Author Martin Popoff returns to the DISCovery podcast to talk about two new books out now. Thin Lizzy: A Visual Biography" and "Limelight: Rush In The 80s". This is a two-parter. This episoe we talk Thin Lizzy. If any band deserves to have homage paid to them with a massive photo book its Thin Lizzy. No one has published a visual biography of the band…until now. Drawing on several thousand images and items of memorabilia the 240-page book is full of live and off stage photos that span over...


Episode 93 | Bon Jovi 'New Jersey'

On October 15th, 1988 Bon Jovi started a four-week run at number one on the US Album chart with their fourth studio album 'New Jersey'. Bon Jovi was coming off of the multi-million selling 1986 album 'Slippery When Wet' so expectations were high when 'New Jersey' was released on September 19th, 1988. The band lived up to those expectations with another chart topper, another multi-million seller (seven million sold) and an album that still holds the record for having the most top ten hits for...


Episode 92 | A VHND/DISCovery Tribute To Eddie Van Halen

A special Van Halen News Desk/DISCovery tribute special in honor of Eddie Van Halen who died at the age of 65 on October 6th, 2020. This episode includes tributes from authors Kevin Dodds (Contributing writer for the Van Halen News Desk & Author of "Edward Van Halen: A Definitive Biography"), Greg Renoff (Author of "Van Halen Rising" & " Ted Templeman: A Platinum Producer’s Life in Music"), Ian Christie (Author of "Everybody Wants Some: The Van Halen Saga"), Greg Prato ("Shredders! The Oral...


Episode 91 | Cowboy Songs

Pull up a stool, have a seat in the DISCovery Saloon. These are the 20 greatest songs all about cowboys, outlaws and life in the goode 'ole Wild West. Along the way you'll hear clips from the greatest Western films and TV shows of all time (see if you can figure out which ones!). Find DISCovery on Facebook at The DISCovery theme song "Woo Hoo" by Reebosound ( Please give the show a five-star rating and review...


Episode 90 | Eddie Van Halen Has Died

Eddie Van Halen passed away today (10/6/20) at the age of 65. Share your thoughts on Eddie through our email If you have the ability to record your message and send as an mp3 definitely do so. I plan to share your thoughts and feelings with fellow fans soon. R.I.P. Eddie...


Episode 89 | Creedence Clearwater Revival 'Green River' Album

On September 19th, 1969 Creedence Clearwater Revival started a four-week run at number one on the US album chart with 'Green River.' It was one of three albums the band released in just that year alone. The number seven album 'Bayou Country' before it with the number three album 'Willie and the Poorboys' coming after. By the end of 1969, Creedence had three top-10 albums on the Billboard 200, and four top-five singles on the Billboard Hot 100. CCR was everywhere by the summer of 1969 and...


Episode 88 | Nirvana 'Nevermind'

Released on September 24th, 1991 Nirvana's 'Nevermind' was expected to sell 500 thousand copies at best. It’s gone to sell over 30 million copies. By January of 1992 it surpassed Michael Jackson’s 'Dangerous' to go to number one on Billboard. As Rolling Stone later put it, "No album in recent history had such an overpowering impact on a generation. A nation of teens suddenly turned punk." In this episode we’ll get into the stories behind the songs, the album cover and, well, whatever,...


Episode 87 | The Who 'Who's Next'

This episode all about the classic 1971 Who album 'Who’s Next'. On September 18th of '71 it became the band's first and only UK number one album. It would reach number four in the US. 'Who's Next' started out as a rock opera Pete Townshend was working on called "The Lifehouse Project". Although the project never came to fruition many songs from it would be used for 'Who's Next'. You'll hear what was Townshend's original concept of the aborted "Lifehouse Project", the stories behind the...


Episode 86 | "House of the Rising Sun"

On September 5th, 1964 The Animal’s cover of "House of the Rising Sun" started a three week run at number one on the US singles chart. This came centuries after the song was originally conceived which leads us to its mythical and legendary status. Was it about a prostitute? A prisoner? Or was it about a gambler? Just where was this house located? New Orleans? England? Was it even a house? We’ll explore the many theories behind the song and also get into the story of The Animals iconic...


Episode 85 | Christopher Thorn of Blind Melon

Musician/Producer Christopher Thorn is the guest on this episode of DISCovery. Christopher is the guitarist and one of the founding members of Blind Melon along with the late great Shannon Hoon, guitarist Rogers Stevens, drummer Glen Graham and bassist Brad Smith. After Shannon’s passing in 1995 Christopher continued to establish a career as a producer, played with the band Live, produced and performed with AWOL Nation who had a huge hit single with "Sail" in 2011 and formed a couple of...