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The Rock & Roll Twilight Zone with Richard Syrett

The Rock & Roll Twilight Zone with Richard Syrett
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The Rock & Roll Twilight Zone with Richard Syrett

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PSYCHIC SLEUTHS

8/15/2018
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Richard consults a panel of three psychics who consult with the spirit world in order to solve several great Rock 'n Roll mysteries: Will Led Zeppelin ever reunite? When will The Rolling Stones finally retire? What happened to Brian Jones and Jimi Hendrix? Why did Manic Street Preachers' lyricist and guitarist Richey Edwards vanish? Is Tupac Shakur still alive? GUESTS: SLOAN BELLA: Born with psychic-mediumship abilities since birth, by the age of four Sloan learned to articulate nightly...

Duration:00:45:01

The Beatles, Manson and the Summer of Helter Skelter

8/8/2018
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Richard speaks with a former Manson family member, a rock journalist, and the authors of two chilling biographies of Charlie Manson about the supposed influence The Beatles and their self-titled ninth studio album, aka "The White Album" had on Manson. Did the McCartney composition, Helter Skelter, convince Manson and his followers that an apocalyptic race war was "coming down fast"? GUESTS: Simon Wells has written on film and music for numerous magazines and newspapers including the...

Duration:00:49:04

Alan Parsons Part 2

8/1/2018
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Part Two of an exclusive and candid conversation with British audio engineer, producer, composer Alan Parsons. Parsons discusses his contribution to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, the phenomenon known as the Dark Side of the Moon and Wizard of Oz mash-up, and his work with The Alan Parsons Project. Parsons also reveals details of his visit to Roswell, New Mexico where he and his wife learned some shocking news regarding the supposed crash of a UFO in 1947. GUEST: Alan Parsons was born...

Duration:00:28:43

Alan Parsons Part 1

7/25/2018
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Part one of an exclusive and candid conversation with British audio engineer, producer, composer Alan Parsons. Parsons discusses his early years as an assistant audio engineer at Abbey Road Studios; his contribution to Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon; his father's skeptical inquiries into the paranormal. Alan even weighs in on the Paul is Dead legend. GUEST: Alan Parsons was born into a family with an impressive history in entertainment. His great-grandfather was the celebrated...

Duration:00:23:59

THE KILLING OF TUPAC

7/18/2018
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Las Vegas, Nevada's most famous unsolved crime- the murder of Tupac Shakur - is re-examined by a former crime reporter with the Las Vegas Sun, and a former LAPD detective and multi-agency task force.

Duration:00:47:24

Smells Like Murder Part Two

7/11/2018
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Part Two of a two-part series. Did Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, really commit suicide, or was he murdered? A Seattle-based independent investigative journalist who was the first to suggest homicide; the co-author of two books alleging Cobain was murdered; and a music correspondent/PR consultant sift through the evidence. GUESTS: Richard Lee is the creator of Now See It Person to Person: Kurt Cobain Was Murdered, his cable TV documentary on this homicide and related aspects of...

Duration:00:41:55

Smells Like Murder - The Death of Kurt Cobain

7/4/2018
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Did Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana, really commit suicide, or was he murdered? A Seattle-based independent investigative journalist who was the first to suggest homicide; the co-author of two books alleging Cobain was murdered; and a music correspondent/PR consultant sift through the evidence. GUESTS: Richard Lee is the creator of Now See It Person to Person: Kurt Cobain Was Murdered, his cable TV documentary on this homicide and related aspects of Seattle politics and policing. Lee...

Duration:00:33:30

Was Michael Jackson Murdered?

6/27/2018
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Michael Jackson's sudden death in June 2009 is re-examined amidst recent allegations by his children, Paris and Prince, that their father was murdered. Featured interviews include a journalist/author who attended Dr. Conrad Murray's manslaughter trial, and a close friend of Jackson's who has letter's written by Jackson which may reveal the names of his killers. Guests: Michael Jacobshagen is the author of Will You Be My Friend. As a child Jacobshagen spent time on the move with Michael...

Duration:00:41:25

Alien Rock

6/20/2018
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Richard explores the strange connection between famous rock musicians and the UFO/ET phenomenon.

Duration:00:30:09

Altamont - Rock's Darkest Day

6/13/2018
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Richard and three rock journalists explore the tragedy at the free Altamont concert in northern California on December 6th, 1969 that resulted in the deaths of four young people. Joel Selvin is an award-winning journalist who has covered pop music for the San Francisco Chronicle since 1970. Selvin is the author of the bestselling Summer of Love and coauthor, with Sammy Hagar, of the number-one New York Times bestseller, Red. He has written twelve other books about pop music, including...

Duration:00:38:52

Were The Beatles a British Psychological Warfare Weapon?

6/6/2018
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Were The Beatles created as a psychological warfare weapon by British Intelligence? RIchard speaks with a media scientist, a pop culture critic and a music journalist who discuss the merits of this fascinating and complex conspiracy theory. GUESTS: Nelson S. Thall is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on the science of communication/media and process analysis. His expertise has afforded him the opportunity to define law terms for the Federal Court of Canada and develop...

Duration:00:37:13

PT2-THE KING MUST DIE-THE MURDER OF ELVIS PRESLEY

5/30/2018
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In Part 2 of this two-part series, Richard speaks with two authors who present their best evidence that Elvis Presley was murdered. Guests: Steve Ubaney is an American suspense author who re-investigates the deaths of famous people using newly discovered facts that debunk historical claims. His books deduce that some of history’s most famous deaths were actually murders. He is the author of Who Murdered Elvis? Dave Gardner is the author of Murders, Lies, and Coverups. He is a former...

Duration:00:42:17

The King Must Die - The Murder of Elvis Presley

5/22/2018
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In Part One of a Two-Part Series, Richard is joined by two authors who reveal startling evidence that Elvis Presley may have been murdered. Although the official cause of Presley's death was ruled a heart attack, it has long been assumed the King died from an overdose of prescription drugs. Forensic evidence, the findings of two toxicology studies and the testimony of two members of the autopsy team that examined Presley's body refute both of those scenarios. Once natural death and...

Duration:00:32:23

Mr. Mojo Risin' Did Jim Morrison Fake His Own Death

5/16/2018
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Richard explores the life and times and mysterious death of Jim Morrison, the charasmatic lead vocalist with The Doors. Was that really Jim's body that Pam found in the bath tub in their Paris apartment, or was it a doppleganger? Guests: Alan Graham is Jim Morrison's former brother-in-law. He was married to Jim's younger sister, Anne, beginning in 1966. He is the author of I Remember Jim Morrison. R. Gary Patterson was known as the Fox Mulder of Rock. He was a noted Rock historian and...

Duration:00:37:55

Sink Like a Stone - The Drowning of Brian Jones

5/9/2018
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Richard explores the suspicious "drowning" death of Brian Jones, founder of The Rolling Stones. Jones' lifeless body was found at the bottom of his swimming pool at his home in East Sussex, England on July 2nd, 1969. Several weeks prior to his death, fellow Stones Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, and Charlie Watts showed up at Jones' house and kicked him out of the band. At the time of his death, Jones was surrounded by a cast of suspicious characters, most of whom were with him at Cotchford...

Duration:00:45:24

Johnny Horton's After-Death Communication

5/2/2018
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Did country-folk-rockabilly legend Johnny Horton predict the exact circumstances of his own death? Did he reach out to his friends Johnny Cash and Merle Kilgore from beyond the grave, not once, but twice? On this episode, Richard explores the strange premonitions and after-death communications of the singer, songwriter, best known for his version of The Battle of New Orleans and his other historical saga songs, North to Alaska and The Sinking of the Bismark. GUESTS: Jim Harold is...

Duration:00:28:11

Owsley Acid, The Dead and The CIA

4/25/2018
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Richard explores the life and times of counter-culture icon, Augustus Owsley Stanley. Without Stanley it is debatable whether the Summer of Love would ever have happened, whether The Warlocks would have become The Grateful Dead, or whether Psychedelic Music would even exist. Bear as he was known, began mass producing hits of LSD from his makeshift lab near UC Berkely beginning in the mid 1960s and would become the single largest individual acid distributor in the world. His Owsley Acid was...

Duration:00:35:29

Aleister Crowley and the Led Zeppelin Curse

4/18/2018
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Did Jimmy Page's fascination with the occult, and magick lead to the string of accidents, addictions, and tragedies that befell Led Zeppelin in the mid to late 1970s? Richard interviews a dedicated occultist and founder of a Pagan Temple in London, Ontario and two authors who have researched Jimmy Page's strong interest in the teachings of Aleister Crowley, the most influential and notorious occultist of the 19th and 20th centuries. Guests: Most Honoured Frater Archeus is the founder and...

Duration:00:36:59

Paul is Dead

4/11/2018
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It's the most enduring legend in Rock 'n Roll history... Paul McCartney was killed in a car accident in November 1966. But instead of announcing Paul's death, the Beatles' brain-trust covered it up and secretly replaced Paul with a talented look-alike. Perhaps motivated by feelings of remorse, the surviving Beatles decided to reveal this dark secret to their fans through a series of clues left in song lyrics and album cover art. Richard speaks with a documentary filmmaker, the curator of...

Duration:00:36:04