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Episode 37: Loretta Lynn- Hot Grandma

9/18/2018
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Country music was never the same once Loretta Lynn hit the scene. With her progressive views colliding with her Christian values, it's really hard to put a finger on where she finds inspiration. But the mystery just makes her all the more interesting! Sit yourself down with a Contucky Lightning from Two Roads Brewing and listen to the story of one hell of a trailblazing woman! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:01:37:54

Episode 36: Johnny Cash Part 2- Top Notch Dentures

9/12/2018
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This week we conclude our story of The Man In Black. The ups and downs, the activism, and the inevitable end- this story sees just about all of it. Listen as we parse the actions of a drug addict from the heart of a one-in-a-million musician. Pair this episode up with a Porter from Port City Brewing, cause we want to stay as on theme as possible! Resources: Johnny Cash- The Life by Robert Hilburn Cash by Johnny Cash with Patrick Carr I See A Darkness by Reinhard Kleist I Am Johnny Cash...

Duration:01:17:16

Episode 35: Johnny Cash Part 1- You Could’ve Done So Much Fun

9/4/2018
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After our recent trip to Nashville, we have been inspired to bring you the story of the legendary Johnny Cash! In this episode we cover his early life- growing up on a cotton farm, serving our country in the air force, his beginning steps into the world of music, and how he started up a severe addiction to pills. If you find the time to kick back at the Yazoo Brewery, grab yourself a beer named Sue and take a listen to the story of one of the greatest story tellers to ever live. Rocker...

Duration:01:29:26

Episode 34: Lord of the Rings- Music and Middle Earth

8/28/2018
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Or weekend at Tom Bombadil's! In a journey of self-indulgence, we're talkin' Lord of the Rings! How the music for the movies was created and how the stories themselves influenced some of our most beloved musicians. You won't believe some of the stories we have for you, and some you might already know. So kick back with a nice bottle of Gandalf's finest wine stash (or regular stash) and enjoy hearing two grown women absolutely nerd out on tales by Tolkien! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is...

Duration:01:34:07

Episode 33: Unconventional Covers- Sick burn, Tom

8/21/2018
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You know the classics- Johnny Cash's version of "Hurt", "Killing Me Softly" as played by The Fugees, and Whitney Houston's powerful rendition of "I Will Always Love You". Covers have a way of taking something old and turning it into the new hotness. This episode we take some of our personal favorite cover songs that really turn the original on its head. So grab yourself a bottle of Beer To Drink Music To by Dogfish Head Brewing and see if we've got something new and exciting for you! Rocker...

Duration:01:40:57

Episode 32: Music Feuds- Steve Harvey Face

8/14/2018
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Move over Celebrity Deathmatch! This week we are covering just a few of music's most infamous rivalries. Spanning all genres from rock to hip-hop to pop, we can't even believe some of the things said and done in the name of one upping an enemy. Try pairing this episode up with some Raw Beats from Rare Form Brewing Co, then kick back and be happy you didn't have to deal with these antics in your life. Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:01:32:22

Episode 31: Now That’s What I Call Music- 12 Sheets

8/8/2018
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It's been too long since our last album review, so we decided to go with a real collage of 90's nostalgia in Now That's What I Call Music: Volume 1! Learn about how this was conceived and created and listen as we go from track to track and remember how awesome/terrible the year 1998 was. Don't forget to grab yourself a chilled can of Mainstream Pop Song from StillWater Artisanal Brewing! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:01:30:59

Episode 30: Heart- If 3’s Company

8/1/2018
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Never has a voice had the ability to shake you to the core like Ann Wilson, and never has a story had more ups and downs than Heart. This week we cover their journey from small family band to super mega-stars and everything in-between. From rumors of incest to collaborations with grunge rockers, they've got it all. So go get yourself a Valley of the Heart's Desire from Almanac Beer Company and snuggle close with that hitchhiker you picked up while you listen to the tell tale of Heart. Rocker...

Duration:01:35:26

Episode 29: Blondie- Underground Hashtags

7/24/2018
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This week we cover a band whose music you know real well, but the story maybe not so well. Blondie's short, but impressive run could be a result of a large group of personalities all vying for attention. Or perhaps it was the usual suspect- coke. Join the boozy babes this week while they discuss and debate over a tasty radler called The Blondie by Owl's Brewing. Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:03:57:04

Episode 28: Guns N Roses Part 2- Enjoyed Mildly

7/19/2018
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In the conclusion of our GNR coverage, we're talking about bad egos, riots, and the eventual break up of this infamous band. We also can only find more and more reasons to NOT do heroin. For this episode grab yourself a Hoptical Illusion from Blue Point Brewing and enjoy more stories from the world of hardrock! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

Duration:01:27:50

Episode 27: Guns N Roses Part 1- Appetite for Spaghetti

7/11/2018
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We're back with another big-time-rock-star-2-parter! This time us ladies are chatting up about one of the most confrontational bands in hard rock- GNR! We go through the earlier days when Axl was already a handful and the guys were already doing heroine. Grab yourself a nice can of You're In The Jungle Baby! from Evil Twin Brewing and listen to our notes, cause we got 'em! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:01:42:54

Episode 26: Joy Division – Mugatu Moment

7/4/2018
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This week Maggie and Ashleigh learn about Joy Division- a band they didn't know anything about UNTIL NOW. The ultimate post-punk band, Joy Division's story escalates quickly before coming to a bit of a screeching halt. It's one that includes fights, great music, tears, and best of all- British slang. So swing by Rare Form brewing to grab your own Troy Division IPA, then put on this episode to hear about a truly fascinating group! Resource: Unknown Pleasures: Inside Joy Division- by Peter...

Duration:01:21:49

Episode 25: Beth Ditto- The Gossip beat The Hoff

6/27/2018
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For our final installment of pride month, Ashleigh and Maggie discuss the life of femme fatale Beth Ditto! This southern girl moves out to the northwest to start the band Gossip and has now made her way to successful solo artist. And we're gonna tell you how she got there. All while drinking some tasty Fire Water from Evil Twin Brewing and Wake Up Call from Peekskill Brewery! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:01:10:06

Episode 24: RuPaul- Come Thru

6/21/2018
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The library is open! This week we discuss the most well known Drag Queen of our time- RuPaul. Listen to his stories of growing up in a household of women and how his path eventually lead him to being not only one of the most recognized faces in pop culture, but a talented music artist in his own right. Untuck with a Sweet Baby Jesus from Duclaw brewing and learn yourself something. Because as we all know, reading is fundamental. Resource: Letting It All Hang Out- RuPaul Charles Rocker Chicks...

Duration:01:13:30

Episode 23: Against Me!- Laura Jane Grace finds her voice

6/14/2018
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This week Ashleigh and Maggie continue the Pride month celebrations with the transgender lead singer of the punk band Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace. Hear the story of growing up in the 80's-90's as a transgendered person and the escape and therapy that she found in music. Keep the beer pairing real simple this week with a pint of Guinness, because that's what will make you strong! Resources- Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout- by Laura Jane Grace Rocker Chicks...

Duration:01:03:42

Episode 22: Judas Priest Part 2- Rob Halford’s Coming Out Party

6/6/2018
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Happy Pride month, kids! Maggie and Ashleigh are kicking off this month with the conclusion of our Judas Priest story and talking about the God of Metal himself coming out of the closet. There are also some discussions of the influence of the gay culture on heavy metal and some drunken movie tangents. So curl up with a Little Wolf Pale Ale from Zero Gravity Brewing and get ready to learn yourself about one of the great musicians of the LGBT+ community! Resources: Leather, Spikes, and Chains:...

Duration:00:55:44

Episode 21: Judas Priest Part 1- Subliminal Message Trial

6/1/2018
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This week Ashleigh and Maggie join Metal MAY-nia in anticipation for Gay Pride month by bridging it with one of the OGs of metal- Judas Priest! They go through the early beginnings of the band and make it into covering the 1990 trial where they faced a fan and his family after a tragic suicide attempt. But of course they counter balance the feels with ridiculous banter and some legit throwbacks to several older episodes. So grab yourself a Tears of Green IPA from Captain Lawrence Brewing,...

Duration:01:01:04

Episode 20: Metallica Part 2- I was more of a Kazaa person

5/24/2018
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Keeping it brutal in Metal May-nia and today we finish up our story of one of the Big 4- Metallica! Listen up as we regale you with stories of hurt feelings, court cases, line up changes, bizarre personal stories (ours and the band members), and we still can't get over that gorgeous hair! If you feel the need to drink along, try to find yourself an aptly named Master of Pumpkins from Troegs Brewing. Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license...

Duration:01:15:01

Episode 19: Metallica Part 1- Moral of the Story

5/17/2018
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As Maggie and Ashleigh continue down the road of Metal May-nia month, they make a 2 part pit stop with METALLICA! In part one we cover them from their modest beginnings in 1981 up thru the release of their live album S&M in 1999- including stories of alcohol, death, rebellion, religion, and the things they don't tell you about in health class. Grab yourself an Allagash Black Belgian-style stout, and get ready to for a headbanger! Rocker Chicks by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative...

Duration:01:11:58

Episode 18: Norwegian Black Metal Part 2- According to Varg

5/9/2018
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This week we conclude the topic of the Norwegian Black Metal scene with more tales of arson, murder, and crop tops. Join Ashleigh and Maggie for discussions on the origins of the racism and violence these problem children are still expounding today. We decided to pair up this drinking game with Feral from Heldeberg Meadworks, because what's more Viking than mead? Resources: Lords of Chaos by Didrik Søderlind and Michael Moynihan Spin Article- Satan’s Cheerleaders by Darcey Steinke Rocker...

Duration:01:26:03