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Do you study album credits? Do you sit in your driveway waiting to hear the rest of a good song? Get annoyed when someone refers to "Baba O'Riley" as "Teenage Wasteland?" You may want to listen to the Jukebox Graduate podcast that longtime friends Eugene Edwards (Dwight Yoakam) and Dave Rayburn co-host. It will be two friends talking about music with guests and an attempt to share our discoveries and experiences. Sometimes music helps us understand our world, sometimes ourselves. This show is about that and much more. We will also listen to and discuss new releases that excite us! With each episode we will provide a companion soundtrack on Spotify that will feature things that are mentioned. Please join us.

Do you study album credits? Do you sit in your driveway waiting to hear the rest of a good song? Get annoyed when someone refers to "Baba O'Riley" as "Teenage Wasteland?" You may want to listen to the Jukebox Graduate podcast that longtime friends Eugene Edwards (Dwight Yoakam) and Dave Rayburn co-host. It will be two friends talking about music with guests and an attempt to share our discoveries and experiences. Sometimes music helps us understand our world, sometimes ourselves. This show is about that and much more. We will also listen to and discuss new releases that excite us! With each episode we will provide a companion soundtrack on Spotify that will feature things that are mentioned. Please join us.
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Do you study album credits? Do you sit in your driveway waiting to hear the rest of a good song? Get annoyed when someone refers to "Baba O'Riley" as "Teenage Wasteland?" You may want to listen to the Jukebox Graduate podcast that longtime friends Eugene Edwards (Dwight Yoakam) and Dave Rayburn co-host. It will be two friends talking about music with guests and an attempt to share our discoveries and experiences. Sometimes music helps us understand our world, sometimes ourselves. This show is about that and much more. We will also listen to and discuss new releases that excite us! With each episode we will provide a companion soundtrack on Spotify that will feature things that are mentioned. Please join us.

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English

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562-304-0680


Episodes

Episode 15: First Degree Burns

9/14/2019
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In episode 15 of The Jukebox Graduate, Dave and Eugene host their guest, producer Carl Alvarez, in order to discuss the new Ken Burns documentary Country Music. The duo of dialogue first cover other topics: the Raconteurs at Amoeba, recent movies/upcoming music documentaries, Bryan Ferry at the Greek, recent suicides, and Eugene’s Fender Facebook Live appearance. Carl gives us an overview of the 16-hour PBS study of country music and goes over some highlights and things he learned after...

Duration:01:51:21

Episode 14: Nothing Is Real

7/3/2019
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Episode 14 of The Jukebox Graduate finds the babbling boys of summer at Humble Hill studios on a grey drizzly day. Dave recalls his trip to Detroit and shares the Third Man recording that he made in the Voice-O-Graph while there. They talk about the Universal fire of 2008. Then it’s a discussion of the recent Martin Scorcese/Bob Dylan Rolling Thunder Revue film. Finally the lads wrap it up by covering the Radiohead hack story, Eugene’s new Fender guitar demonstration videos and his Everyone...

Duration:01:40:52

Episode 13: Grateful Ted

5/11/2019
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In Episode 13 of The Jukebox Graduate, the lucky lads welcome Ted Russell Kamp to their show. Ted and Eugene go back many years and they comb through old memories. After discussing Bruce Springsteen’s new release news and Dave’s Record Store Day escapades, the discussion turns to Ted’s story of figuring out where he wanted music to take him and how he made the connections that took him on the road. He also discusses the fine points of co-writing, producing records for other artists and the...

Duration:01:52:38

Episode 12: Heartbreaker, Indeed

3/13/2019
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In Episode 12 of The Jukebox Graduate, Dave and Eugene run through the news of the first couple of months of the year. The prattling pair briefly go over Dave’s trip to NAMM. Eugene complains about the film Bohemian Rhapsody and that begets a discussion about Rock ‘n’ Roll and movies, and the glory of the Monkees. Then, they interview Brad Sample and talk about his upcoming album, Rhinestones and Broken Bones. Brad had a hiccup releasing his album and that leads us to the recent news about...

Duration:01:39:53

Episode 11: Burt So Good

1/7/2019
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In Episode 11 of The Jukebox Graduate, Dave and Eugene put a cork on 2018. This couple of cut-ups talk about rock memoirs, concept albums, Roy Clark and the best music they heard all year. There is also a tally of who got into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and a couple of Burt Reynolds stories to boot. We will hear songs from Brad Sample and Clover as well as Jerry Reed, the Drive-By Truckers and Brandi Carlile. This episode of The Jukebox Graduate was brought to you by Satellite Amplifiers...

Duration:01:41:30

Episode 10: Hall Monitors

11/21/2018
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In Episode 10 of The Jukebox Graduate, Dave and Eugene go over a few things as they head towards the end of the year. The personable pair discuss meeting up in Orange County and the wrap-up of the LSD tour. They look back at the late Geoff Emerick and the great recordings that he helped bring to us. Then it’s a run down of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees and who should get in. Finally the guys go over some new music they’ve been digging. Along the way we will hear songs from Liv,...

Duration:01:42:02

Side Pod 01: Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

8/23/2018
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Enter at your own risk of eye-roll. In this special “side pod” episode of The Jukebox Graduate, Dave and Eugene dive into the abyss of 1978’s Darkness On the Edge of Town album and tour by Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. Upon the 40th anniversary of that annus mirabilis the Goons of Tunes talk about what it means to them to this day. The illicit bootleg tapes, the class consciousness of the material, the never-to-be-heard-again guitar solos, the soul-baring stories, the legend...

Duration:00:58:48

Episode 09: Buck Starts Here

7/24/2018
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In the ninth episode of The Jukebox Graduate Dave and Eugene get caught up on a few things. Eugene talks about the Greater Bakersfield show on SiriusXM and the Bakersfield sound in general. Then we hear a little about the LSD tour that began this summer. After a brief discussion of sidemen musicians we hear music from the Mastersons and Brad Sample. Dave talks about attending a live podcast taping with Keith Morris which gets the guys talking about the recently departed Steve Soto. Dave also...

Duration:01:41:14

Episode 08: There's No Place Like Home

5/14/2018
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Episode 8 of The Jukebox Graduate brings the blabby boys to The Sharktank in Los Angeles for a very special in-studio session with Bloodshot Records recording artist Ruby Boots. Things kick off with a quick recap of Eugene's tales from the road, Dave's Record Store Day triumphs, as well as the latest happenings in the world of Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls. Then, the mesmerizing Ruby Boots (one of Rolling Stone magazine’s "10 New Country Artsits That You Need To Know”) drops in for a deep...

Duration:01:16:10

Episode 07: My Happiness

4/10/2018
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In Episode 7 of The Jukebox Graduate the Telecommunicating Twosome chat over the phone about a smattering of topics and have a very special guest with a very special documentary. Eugene calls from the road and talks with Dave about “The Searcher,” the new HBO documentary about Elvis Presley and his music. Eugene announces this summer’s LSD tour. The guys review the Blaze Foley episode of Tales From The Tour Bus. Eugene conjures a trivia question for a CD giveaway contest and talks about...

Duration:01:44:10

Episode 06: Even Better Than The Real Thing

2/22/2018
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In this episode Dave Rayburn and Eugene Edwards reflect on recent trips. Eugene goes to Nashville to perform at the Ryman and bumps into old friends. The duo of dialogue go over the Grammys. Dave goes to the NAMM convention and thinks he sees a U2 concert. Eugene gets corrected by a listener. Dave gets hold of a legendary Deejay’s records and Eugene eulogizes Pat DiNizio of the Smithereens. After discussing new releases from Jade Bird, Ruby Boots and Ty Segall the guys discuss tribute...

Duration:01:44:37

Episode 05: A Hairy Spector Christmas

12/19/2017
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After a bit of a sabbatical Dave and Eugene sit down at Mystery Ship studios for the 5th episode of the Jukebox Graduate. The talkative twosome discuss Dave’s move into his new house, Eugene’s great time at the Heritage Festival in Iowa, music anachronisms in film, a visit to the Birthplace of Country Music museum in Bristol TN, hecklers, holiday music, Tom Petty, and their favorite music from 2017 (Masseduction by St. Vincent in particular). In this episode we will hear from the Salty Dogs,...

Duration:01:38:43

Episode 04: The House That Built Elvis

8/8/2017
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Episode four of The Jukebox Graduate is a good old-fashioned conversation about music and how it makes us think. After explaining why John Stamos does the intro Eugene talks about his visit to Elvis's childhood home. Cindy Wasserman briefly graces the show to introduce a song by her band Dead Rock West, plus we get to hear a track from the Sadies. After that the guys discuss how music has influenced their politics. Dave and Eugene go over new releases by Lana Del Rey, Lorde, Lukas Nelson,...

Duration:01:35:16

Episode 03: My Rock 'n' Roll Dreams

6/16/2017
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In the third episode of the Jukebox Graduate Dave and Eugene welcome Brian Whelan into Pollywood Studios for a fun-filled fragment of their ongoing discussion of all things music. You'll hear about the history between Brian and Eugene and how Brian soldiered through life changes to produce his two great albums, Decider and Sugarland. You'll also hear some cuts from those albums and a live in-studio performance of a brand new song. Then the guys discuss the new Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts...

Duration:01:45:28

Episode 02: Remember, This Is Important (To Me)!

4/17/2017
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From Pollywood Studios in Eagle Rock, California it's the second episode of the Jukebox Graduate. Dave and Eugene discuss why Chuck Berry matters, how Willie Nelson and X remind us of singularity and legacy, NAMM 2017, and the 10th annual Record Store Day. We listen to tracks from Tift Merritt and Abel Franco. And, we discuss the new stuff that has been filling our ears. Amongst all this we will hear drops from just about everyone we've mentioned as well as Paul McCartney, Elvis Costello,...

Duration:01:36:07

Episode 01: We're Jukebox Graduates. Do You Know What That Means?

3/11/2017
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In this first episode of the Jukebox Graduate, Dave and Eugene discuss how music has been a guiding light in their lives, how they met, the first moment that they caught the bug, how they consume music, what they can still learn from great records, the losses of 2016, the unknowable legacy of rock and roll, and the relevance of outtakes. After listening to a new Chuck Prophet song they discuss recent releases from Ryan Adams, Joseph, LP, Bash & Pop, Porcelain Raft, Allison Crutchfield, John...

Duration:01:23:36