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A Monday music podcast hosted by Eric and Mary, a music-obsessed husband and wife team. We discuss the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, music honors, history & pop culture.

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United States

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A Monday music podcast hosted by Eric and Mary, a music-obsessed husband and wife team. We discuss the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, music honors, history & pop culture.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Ep 135: Hall Watchers Summer Documentary Review

7/1/2024
Join us as we dust off our mics to review the Bon Jovi documentary 'Thank You, Goodnight' and the Lollapalooza documentary 'LOLLA: The Story of Lollapalooza'. We discuss what we enjoyed about the documentaries, what didn't work, and Eric shares his experience attending the first Lollapalooza tour.

Duration:02:08:05

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Ep 134: Rock Hall 2024 Reaction

4/26/2024
Rock Hall 2024 left us asking, "What's real and what's for sale?" We go back to our roots and talk about the foundational issues continuing to plague classes, such as category mismanagement, cruelty to the dearly departed, and a murky identity.

Duration:02:24:00

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Ep 133: The Danger of 'Idol' Hands

4/17/2024
The Rock Hall announcing the 2024 class this Sunday on American Idol was just too much for us to resist!

Duration:01:57:48

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Ep 132: A Hall Watchers Announcement

2/19/2024
Join us for an important announcement about the future of the Hall Watchers podcast.

Duration:01:41:41

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Ep 131: Our Rock Hall 2024 Ballot Reaction

2/10/2024
Join us for our reaction to the 2024 Rock Hall ballot.

Duration:01:45:03

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Ep 130: Our Influence Category Picks for Rock Hall 2024

1/8/2024
Join us as we continue Rock Hall January and discuss 14 artists we want to see chosen for the Influence category at the Rock Hall.

Duration:01:42:11

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Ep 129: Our Rock Hall 2024 Performer Picks

1/1/2024
Join us as we kick the year off by listing 20 performers we want to see on the 2024 Rock Hall ballot.

Duration:02:13:44

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Ep 128: Hall Watchers State of the Union

11/27/2023
Join us for the last episode of 2023, where we talk about our life, our upcoming schedule, the Rock Hall and the future of the podcast.

Duration:01:35:13

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Ep 127: Voyage's Hugo Valenti & Robby Hoffman

11/13/2023
Join us as we chat with Voyage's Hugo Valenti (Valentine, Open Skyz) and Robby Hoffman (In The Pink) to talk about their new album 'Inception'. We discuss Journey, songwriting, saxophone, the psychology of song fadeouts, AOR and so much more!

Duration:01:09:38

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Ep 126: A “Deck Watchers” Halloween

10/31/2023
Happy Halloween - and, surprise! We're putting on a "podcast costume." This episode only, we become "Deck Watchers," talking all things 'Below Deck," Bravo's reality franchise that has haunted us since the summer. Yachties, captains, and rich charter guests, oh my!

Duration:02:45:21

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Ep 125: Jann Wenner: Master of None

9/25/2023
Join us for a very honest and sometimes vulnerable conversation about the Jann Wenner interview/Rock Hall fallout this past week.

Duration:01:25:47

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Ep 124: Why Aaliyah Belongs In The Rock Hall

9/18/2023
R&B princess Aaliyah Haughton left an undeniable impact on music, film and fashion that can still be felt today. Join us as we chat with Albert Tsibu of the Induct Aaliyah campaign and discuss her incredible accomplishments, legacy, influence and why she deserves to be in the Rock Hall.

Duration:01:37:09

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Ep 123: Rock Hall Roundup

9/11/2023
Join us for an overdue discussion where we talk about the current state of the Rock Hall, including their strange silence on social media, The Spinners blunder, ceremony ticket sales and the state of the community.

Duration:01:56:57

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Ep 122: Extreme/Living Colour Show Recap

9/4/2023
Join us for a recap of our experience seeing Extreme on their "Thicker Than Blood" tour with iconic opener Living Colour! We discuss the setlists, and break down our favorite moments.

Duration:01:50:39

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Ep 121: Hall Watchers Casual Summer Chat

7/24/2023
Join us for a casual episode before we go on summer break! We talk about a variety of topics including whether we're going to the Rock Hall ceremony, Motley Crue vs Mick Mars, Ozzy bowing out of the Power Trip festival, Sheila E.'s recent Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony and much more!

Duration:01:45:39

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Ep 120: 15 Questions with Greg Peurach

7/17/2023
What vocalists do we wish we sounded like? What songs by fictional bands are our favorites? Just why the hell DO we follow the Rock Hall? Join us for a fun, laid-back episode with friend and frequent guest Greg Peurach where we blindly ask each other 5 music related questions!

Duration:01:23:27

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Ep 119: Why Isn't Estelle Axton In the Rock Hall?

7/3/2023
In 2002 the Rock Hall inducted Stax co-founder Jim Stewart, but excluded his sister Estelle Axton, the other Stax co-founder. Today we discuss her life and impact at Stax, why the label couldn't have succeeded without her and why her exclusion is a mistake that needs to be corrected. We also give a brief history of the Ahmet Ertegun award, discuss the ugly allegations against him and once again implore the Rock Hall to change the category name.

Duration:01:08:42

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Ep 118: Why Isn't Carol Kaye In The Rock Hall?

6/26/2023
With a career spanning over 60 years and 10,000 session recordings, including the Mission Impossible theme and the Pet Sounds album, Wrecking Crew member Carol Kaye may just be the bassist whose work you've heard the most. So why isn't she inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? Join us as Mary gives an overview of Carol's career, the Musical Excellence category, and the Rock Hall's continued appalling treatment of women.

Duration:00:53:36

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Ep 117: Holly Knight Chats with Hall Watchers

6/19/2023
This week we're chatting with musician, songwriter, producer, author and Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Holly Knight, a woman who helped shape the MTV era with hits like "Love Is A Battlefield", "Obsession" and "I Am The Warrior". We talk about her life and career, including her memoir, her memories of Tina Turner and the appalling lack of women in both the Rock Hall and Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Duration:00:58:55

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Ep. 116: Gary Cherone Chats with Hall Watchers

6/12/2023
Today we're honored to welcome Extreme’s lead singer, Gary Cherone, to talk about Extreme's new, long-anticipated album 'SIX'. Mary and Gary go track by track to discuss several of the lyrical themes, including social media behavior, human connection, spirituality, mental health, cynicism, and the drawbacks of fame.

Duration:01:27:41