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A podcast for the musically obsessed with hosts Craig Smith & Eric Miller.

A podcast for the musically obsessed with hosts Craig Smith & Eric Miller.
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A podcast for the musically obsessed with hosts Craig Smith & Eric Miller.

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English


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Pod O’ Graffitti – Introduction & Early Days

9/13/2018
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We're kicking off a new sidecast series - Pod O' Graffitti, a look at the Extreme discography! In this introductory episode, your hosts Sonny "Hollywood" Pooni of the Growin' Up Rock Podcast, Brian Sword of The Double Stop Podcast, and Eric Miller of The Pods & Sods Network share their stories of discovering the music of Extreme, their memories of seeing the band live as far back as 1990 with Alice In Chains. We also break down some of the early pre-Extreme days from both Gary with The...

Duration:00:39:00

PTE15 - Danny Seraphine Picks the Essential Chicago

9/11/2018
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Danny Seraphine Picks The Essential Chicago Danny Seraphine shares his 10 Essential Chicago songs. Spanning all eras of the iconic band Chicago, Danny picks his favorites, shares memories of early drumming influences, some childhood memories, some really detailed and wonderful stories about the formation of Chicago, colorful memories of playing a mob bar with an owner that insisted on singing Sinatra songs with the band, locking with Terry Kath as a bass player and guitarist, the very...

Duration:02:01:57

VCMBF 06 | Lauren Hoffman / Megiddo: An Audio Documentary

9/6/2018
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VERSE/CHORUS/MIDDLE8/BREAK/FADE Lauren Hoffman / Megiddo an audio documentary Lauren Hoffman was the very first interview on Pods & Sods way back in October of 2013. The full story of her career until that point can be found there, but in this episode Lauren joins Craig for an extremely in depth conversation about the songs and stories surrounding MEGIDDO, her debut album released in 1997 on Virgin. Check out Lauren's first appearance here:...

Duration:02:37:41

Live From The Nashville Rock n Pod Expo 8/25/18

8/27/2018
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PODS & SODS & FRIENDS Live From The Nashville Rock n Pod Expo 8/25/18 This year Eric and Craig are joined in Nashville by Mister Brian Jacobs (father of Not Pete Ham Jacobs) for the second annual ROCK N POD EXPO! Enjoy a super jam packed four hour marathon with all of our friends: Henning Mielke Jason Bakken (Cobras and Fire) Lee McCormack (Tramps Like Us) Randy W. Hall (That Dandy Classic Music Hour) Andy Schaal Craig Gass Matt Porter (The KISS Room) Brad Page (I'm In Love With...

Duration:03:56:27

SOK2 - Don't Say No

8/23/2018
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What is "articulate rock"? Find out as we continue our Billy Squier sidecast series, Songs of The Knight: A Billy Squier Retrospective. Today we're taking at Billy's breakout album from 1981, Don't Say No. Joined by podcast friends Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle Podcast and BJ Kramp of the Rock And/Or Roll Podcast, Eric and his co-hosts go in-depth and track back track of Billy's legendary record that featured the massive radio hits In The Dark, Lonely Is The Night, My Kinda Lover (wait, or...

Duration:01:05:54

Road Trip to Nashville Rock n Pod Expo 2

8/20/2018
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Matt Porter of The KISS Room and Mr Brian Jacobs join Eric to discuss the upcoming Nashville Rock n Pod Expo 2 in Nashville! It's Three for The Road! We'll be hitting the road and heading to Nashville to hang out with our friends in the rock podcast community. Hopefully we'll see you there, this Saturday, August 25th at the Nashville Palace!! For all the details on the Expo, the list of incredible podcasts and musical guests, or to get tickets, visit http://www.nashvillerocknpodexpo.com/

Duration:00:13:22

EM81 - Jimmy Carter of Blind Boys of Alabama

8/7/2018
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Jimmy Carter of The Blind Boys of Alabama joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early life connecting with his classmates to form The Blind Boys of Alabama, early memories of touring and recording, memories of contemporaries like Sam Cooke and Sister Rosetta Tharpe, experiencing the Civil Rights movement and the diversification of the Blind Boys' audiences in the 80s, their appeal in the secular world, touring with Peter Gabriel, what it was like performing at The White House for...

Duration:01:47:45

Album By Album | Iron Maiden 1982-1988

8/6/2018
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ALBUM BY ALBUM: IRON MAIDEN 1982-1988 presented by Ryan Leonardo and Craig Smith for the Pods & Sods Network recorded July 2018 Ryan Leonardo reunites with Craig for the first time in a long time to discuss what many consider Iron Maiden's albums recorded during their best years: The Number Of The Beast, Piece Of Mind, Powerslave, Somewhere In Time, and Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son. Weaved around these appreciations for the band and their music are stories about discovering these albums...

Duration:02:24:04

Pods & Sods 185 | Our Look At 1988 - part II

7/30/2018
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PODS & SODS episode 185 Our Look At 1988 - part II In the conclusion of our look at 1988, Jeff Harris joins in for a discussion about the top five Billboard albums of the year, some honorable mentions, and a round of trivia. Visit PODS & SODS at your online watering hole of choice: http://www.podsodcast.com https://www.facebook.com/podssods RSS FEED: http://www.podsodcast.libsyn.com/rss

Duration:01:33:55

Monkees Trivia with Derek Miner and Craig Smith

7/20/2018
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SMISHSMASHCAST with Eric Miller and Megan Stemm-Wade Trivia with Derek Miner and Craig Smith SmishSmashCast returns to welcome the authors of the forthcoming book MIXING LINKS: THE MONKEES ON DISC (check out the first installment to hear all about the book)! In the conclusion, Craig and Derek go up against Megan for a few rounds of Monkees trivia with our venerable host Eric! Visit PODS & SODS & SAMEPAGECAST at your online watering hole of...

Duration:00:38:33

Pods & Sods 184 | Our Look At 1988 - part I

7/16/2018
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PODS & SODS episode 184 Our Look At 1988 - part I Jeff Harris joins us for an in depth look at the year 1988 in our continuing series of 80s-centric episodes. In this episode, we look at the top ten Billboard singles of the year and follow up with some favorites from the year as honorable mentions. Visit PODS & SODS at your online watering hole of choice: http://www.podsodcast.com https://www.facebook.com/podssods RSS FEED: http://www.podsodcast.libsyn.com/rss

Duration:01:25:29

EM80 - Tom Bailey of Thompson Twins

7/10/2018
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Tom Bailey of The Thompson Twins joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early life discovering music and growing up with a musical family, how he got into discovering the keyboards via The Beatles, what the working structure was within The Thompson Twins in terms of creativity, are there any songs hidden in their vault, what it's been like returning to the stage after 20+ years, was he nervous that the audience would still be there, the journey back to pop music in recent years,...

Duration:00:26:43

Talking Monkees with Derek Miner and Craig Smith

7/5/2018
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SMISHSMASHCAST with Eric Miller and Megan Stemm-Wade An Interview with Derek Miner and Craig Smith Megan and Eric are back together to welcome the authors of the forthcoming book MIXING LINKS: THE MONKEES ON DISC - Derek Miner and Craig Smith. In this first installment, we learn about how they discovered The Monkees, the birth of MONKEESMIXOGRAPHY, how it became a book (and what to expect when it is released) and much more! Visit PODS & SODS & SAMEPAGECAST at your online watering hole...

Duration:01:57:32

SOK1 - Early Days, Piper & Tale Of The Tape

7/5/2018
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Kicking off our Billy Squier sidecast series, Songs of The Knight: A Billy Squier Retrospective, we're taking a look at Billy's early life in music, his two A&M albums with Piper and his solo debut from 1979, Tale of The Tape. Joined by podcast friends Jon Lamoreaux of The Hustle Podcast and BJ Kramp of the Rock And/Or Roll Podcast, Eric and his co-hosts go in-depth on the details of these early records in Billy's career, we share personal stories about getting into Billy's music, what it...

Duration:01:06:19

EM79 - Paul Rodgers

7/3/2018
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The legendary Paul Rodgers of Bad Company, Free, The Firm, The Law, and Queen + Paul Rodgers joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early life discovering music and the soul singers that inspired him to find his voice, his early days of songwriting, the success experienced by Free at an early age, was he ever tempted to wade into the Prog waters of the 70s UK scene, where his thoughts were at the time of leaving Bad Company, connecting with Jimmy Page to form The Firm, are there any...

Duration:00:48:43

Startin' Something - Off The Wall

6/26/2018
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Kicking off our Michael Jackson sidecast mini-series, we're taking a look at Michael's proper solo debut album from August 1979, Off The Wall. Joined by dear friend and serious, SERIOUS Michael Jackson fan Beverly Brown and frequent and beloved guest/the musical encyclopedia himself Jeff Harris of Behind The Grooves, Eric and his co-hosts go in-depth on the release of the record, going track by track with facts, thoughts and commentary. Also discussed are some of the other songs that didn't...

Duration:01:04:42

Startin' Something - An Introduction

6/25/2018
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Joined by dear friend and serious, SERIOUS Michael Jackson fan Beverly Brown and frequent and beloved guest/the musical encyclopedia himself Jeff Harris of Behind The Grooves, Eric kicks off a new sidecast series looking at the discography of Michael Jackson. Over the upcoming weeks and months, we'll be doing episodes on Off The Wall thru History, with perhaps a little Janet and some bonus episodes thrown in. This introductory episode gives some info on each of the three co-host's...

Duration:00:23:15

Pods & Sods | Burning Bridges: A Commentary On Recent Events

6/18/2018
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PODS & SODS Burning Bridges: A Commentary On Recent Events You wanted a Vinnie Vincent episode. Here it is. https://www.nashvillerocknpodexpo.com https://www.gofundme.com/rocknpod2018 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nashville-rock-n-pod-expo-kisstory-guitar-tickets-45946847257 Visit PODS & SODS at your online watering hole of choice: http://www.podsodcast.com https://www.facebook.com/podssods RSS FEED: http://www.podsodcast.libsyn.com/rss

Duration:00:34:14

Two Pick Ten With A Twist: Desert Island Beatles

6/1/2018
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TWO PICK TEN WITH A TWIST: DESERT ISLAND BEATLES The always jovial Mister Brian Jacobs joins Craig for a risky and controversial episode of Two Pick Ten, where each pick their top ten Beatles desert island picks. Before they do, though - an icebreaker that has caused brawls on certain internet forums... but what happens AFTER is where things get really strange. This podcast is presented by the Pods & Sods Network. You can find us within you without you in the following...

Duration:02:01:05

EM78 - Will Turpin of Collective Soul

5/29/2018
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Will Turpin of Collective Soul joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early life discovering music, songwriting, and growing up with the family owned Real to Reel Studios in Atlanta, how he first connected with Ed Roland and how he officially joined Collective Soul, memories of their first recording sessions, traveling the world for Music In High Places, finding his own voice lyrically and musically with his solo debut EP Lighthouse, his latest full length debut album Serengeti Drivers,...

Duration:00:42:49