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Where To Begin. Beginner's Guide To Bands.

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Your beginner's guide to a singer or band - album by album. Hosted by Stevie Nix.

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United States

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Your beginner's guide to a singer or band - album by album. Hosted by Stevie Nix.

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English


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Bob Dylan [Bootlegs]

7/18/2024
Send us a Text Message. Which album was Let Me Die In My Footsteps recorded for? Who first recorded Farewell Angelina? Which song written by Dylan did The Byrds put out in 1968? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Bob Dylan's bootlegs song by song [well, some of them]. Featured songs: Talkin’ Bear Mountain Picnic Blues Let Me Die In My Footsteps Who Killed Davey Moore? Tomorrow Is a Long Time Percy’s Song Farewell Angelina If You Gotta Go, Go Now Sitting On A Barbed Wire Fence She's Your Lover Now You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere Pretty Saro George Jackson Call Letter Blues Up To Me Blind Willie McTell Can’t Wait Last Thoughts On Woody Guthrie Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:00:58:04

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Jay-Z

7/11/2024
Send us a Text Message. What was Jay-Z's first album on Roc-A-Fella? What is his most commercially successful album? Which album did he consider releasing as Shawn Carter? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more on this episode that goes through Jay-Z's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: In My Lifetime D’evils I Know What Girls Like Paper Chase So Ghetto Get Your Mind Right Mami Never Change Blueprint 2 Lucifer Lost One Sweet Off That Murder To Excellence BBC Smile Lovehappy 99 Problems Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:00:57:52

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Frank Zappa

7/4/2024
Send us a Text Message. What was the first instrument Frank Zappa learned to play? Which record was a concept album about a fictitious doo-wop band? Which two albums were recorded at the same time? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more as Stevie Nix goes through Frank Zappa's back catalogue album by album [well some of them]. Featured songs: Anyway The Wind Blows What’s The Ugliest Part Of Your Body? Anything Road Ladies Montana Nanook Rubs It Inca Roads I Have Been In You Joe’s Garage Harder Than Your Husband Jesus Thinks You’re A Jerk Uncle Meat We’re Turning Again Bobby Brown Goes Down Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:00:48:39

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M Ward

6/27/2024
Send us a Text Message. What does M stand for? What Beach Boys song has he covered? How did he meet Zooey Deschanel? Find out the answers to all of these questions and more as Stevie Nix goes through M Ward's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: Fishing Boat Song Carolina Vincent O’Brien Hi-Fi Chinese Translation Why Do You Let Me Stay Here? Dear God [Sincerely MOF] To Save Me Blake’s View Pure Joy Little Baby Shark Torch I’m A Fool To Want You Don’t Worry Baby Too Young To Die Fisher Of Men Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:03:19

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens

6/20/2024
Send us a Text Message. What label did Cat Stevens' first two albums come out on? Who produced Tea For The Tillerman? How many years did Yusuf take off after Back To Earth? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through the back catalogue of Yusuf/Cat Stevens album by album. Featured songs: Portobello Road The Laughing Apple Maybe You’re Right On The Road To Find Out Bitterblue 18th Avenue [Kansas City Nightmare] How Many Times Music I Think I See The Light Roadsinger You Are My Sunshine Blackness Of The Night Wild World Take The World Apart Pop Star Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:00:55:23

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Joni Mitchell

6/13/2024
Send us a Text Message. What is Joni's real first name? Who produced her first album? Where does Blue rank in Rolling Stone' list of the greatest albums ever made? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more on this episode that goes through Joni Mitchell's back catalogue album by album. Features songs: I Had A King Both Sides Now The Circle Game Carey Cold Steel Blue And Sweet Fire Twisted Shadows And Light Black Crow Goodbye Pork Pie Hat [You’re So Square] Baby, I Don’t Care Shiny Toys Night Ride Home Not To Blame Both Sides Now Woodstock If I Had A Heart Big Yellow Taxi Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:00:56:14

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Neko Case

6/6/2024
Send us a Text Message. What was the first album that Case co-produced? Why doesn't she like the term "alt-country"? What album features The Band's Garth Hudson? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more on this episode that goes through Neko Case's back catalogue [and The New Pornographers'] album by album. Featured songs: Misfire No Need To Cry Letter From An Occupant Alone & Forsaken Look For Me [I’ll Be Around] Streets Of Fire Dirty Knife Go Places Middle Cyclone Nearly Midnight, Honolulu Night Still Comes Champions Of Red Wine I Want To Be Here Play Money Sleep All Summer Curse Of The I-5 Corridor Cat And Mouse With The Light This Tornado Loves You Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:00:55:16

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James Brown

5/30/2024
Send us a Text Message. How many albums did James Brown release in 1968? What was his first all-instrumental album? Who invented the word "funk"? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more on this episode that goes through James Brown's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: That Dood It The Thing In G Sweet Lorraine When A Man Loves A Woman Don’t Be A Dropout Just Plain Funk I Got The Feelin’ Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto Home At Last I Can’t Stand Myself When You Touch Me It Had To Be You Mother Popcorn Answer To Mother Popcorn Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag My Rapp Sho Is Funky Down Here Hot Pants The Whole World Needs Liberation The Boss Money Won’t Change You Sexy Sexy Sexy Forever Suffering Papa Don’t Take No Mess Funky President I Got You I Don’t Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:03:57

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Lennons

5/23/2024
Send us a Text Message. How many months after Plastic Ono Band came out was Imagine in the stores? How many albums has Sean released with other artists? What was the name of Julian's first album? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions as he goes though the back catalogue of John, Julian and Sean Lennon album by album. Featured songs: Isolation Well [Baby Please Don’t Go] How? Angela I Know [I Know] Steel & Glass You Can’t Catch Me Borrowed Time Well I Don’t Know Stick Around Johnny B Goode New Physics Rant How Many Times Queue Pyramid Parachute The World Was Made For Men Comic Strip Invisible Too Deep Easily Charmed By Fools Save Me Beautiful Boy Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:11:21

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Public Enemy

5/16/2024
Send us a Text Message. Who did Adam Yauch once compare Public Enemy to? Who produced PE's first album? What album did one music critic compare to Sly Stone's There's A Riot Goin' On? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Public Enemy's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: Lies You’re Gonna Get Yours Don’t Believe The Hype 911 Is A Joke More News At 11 Give It Up I Can A Woman Make A Man Lose His Mind? MKLVFKWR See Something, Say Something WTF?! Notice [Know This] Honky Talk Rules Nothing Is Quick In The Desert 2020 State Of The Union (STFU) Harder Than You Think Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:00:39

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Damon Albarn

5/9/2024
Send us a Text Message. What did Blur call themselves before "Blur"? What was the first single they recorded? What British band did Albarn loathe in the early 90s? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Damon Albarn's back catalogue album by album [plus Blur and Gorillaz]. Featured songs: High Cool Colin Zeal Badhead Fade Away Death Of A Party Mellow Song Tomorrow Comes Today Brothers & Sisters History Song To Binge Photographs [You Are Taking Now] Ghost Ship Ribbons The Valley Of The Pagans Daft Wader Skinny Ape Parklife Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:00:59:24

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Willie Nelson

5/2/2024
Send us a Text Message. How many albums has Willie Nelson released? What year did Nelson release his first album? What was his first concept album? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Willie Nelson's back catalogue album by album [well, some of them]. Featured songs: No Place For Me Mr Record Man Funny How Time Slips Away Who Put All My Ex’s In Texas Bloody Mary Morning Summer Of Roses Shotgun Willie I Still Can’t Believe You’re Gone Can I Sleep In Your Arms September Song Stand By Me It’s Not Supposed To Be That Way Your Memory Won’t Die In My Grave Somebody Pick Up My Pieces Black Night $1000 Wedding Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down Summertime God’s Problem Child Live Forever Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:03:34

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PJ Harvey

4/25/2024
Send us a Text Message. What album did Harvey characterise as "extreme"? What was the last album Harvey recorded with The PJ Harvey Trio? What album did The Independent say was "a threatening, nightmarish creature”? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more on this episode that goes through PJ Harvey's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: O Stella Sheela-na-gig Me-Jane Man-Size Working For The Man Down By The Water City Of No Sun Angelene The Wind This Mess We’re In Whores Hustle and The Hustlers Whore The Desperate Kingdom Of Love The Letter When Under Ether Silence Black Hearted Love All And Everyone On Battleship Hill The Ministry Of Defence The Nether-edge Kamikaze Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:00:13

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Ray LaMontagne

4/18/2024
Send us a Text Message. What song inspired Ray LaMontagne to take up music? What album did The Guardian say sounded like a long-lost masterpiece? What is the first album he self-produced? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more on this episode that goes through Ray LaMontagne's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: Jolene Burn You Can Bring Me Flowers Be Here Now You Are The Best Thing Meg White Are We Really Through Beg Steal Or Borrow Airwaves Pick Up A Gun In My Own Way Hey, No Pressure No Answer Arrives Such A Simple Thing Roll Me Mama, Roll Me Misty Morning Rain No Other Way Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:06:35

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Pink Floyd

4/11/2024
Send us a Text Message. What name did the band use before Pink Floyd? What album did Dave Gilmour say he "bullsh---ed" his way through? What was the first Pink Floyd album to top the British charts? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Pink Floyd's back catalogue [and Rogers Waters and Dave Gilmour's] album by album. Featured songs: The Gnome Let There Be More Light Grantchester Meadows Summer ’68 St Tropez Free Four Brain Damage Have A Cigar Pigs Nobody Home No Way The Gunner’s Dream You Know I’m Right For The First Time Today, Part 1 Sunset Strip Lost For Words The Girl In The Yellow Dress The Bravery Of Being Out Of Range Deja Vu Time Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:03:13

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Ben Harper

4/4/2024
Send us a Text Message. What album did Ben Harper put out before Welcome To The Cruel World? What albums did The Innocent Criminals go uncredited on? What album features Ladysmith Black Mambazo? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Ben Harper's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: The Three Of Us Whipping Boy One Road To Freedom Glory & Consequence Roses From My Friends Steal My Kisses Brown Eyed Blues Picture Of Jesus Church House Steps Happy Everafter In Your Eyes Get It Like You Like It Put It On Me Lay There & Hate Me I Will Not Be Broken Rock N Roll Is Free I’m In I'm Out And I'm Gone Altar Of Love Call It What It Is Movin’ On Brittany Where Did We Go Wrong Masterpiece Diamonds On The Inside Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:01:16

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The Waterboys

3/28/2024
Send us a Text Message. Where did Mike Scott get the name Waterboys from? How many albums did World Party put out? How many solo albums has Scott released? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through The Waterboys back catalogue [and Mike Scott's and World Party's] album by album. Featured songs: A Girl Called Johnny The Big Music Old England Hawaiian Island World Fisherman’s Blues God On My Side A Man Is In Love Radio Days Spiritual City She Is So Beautiful Vanity Fair My Dark Side Another 1000 Years Peace Of Iona You In The Sky Before The World Was Made I Can See Elvis Didn’t We Walk On Water Ship Of Fools Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:07:09

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Aretha Franklin

3/21/2024
Send us a Text Message. What was Aretha Franklin's first single? What album contained Franklin's first original composition? What was the first song Franklin recorded for Atlantic? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Aretha Franklin's back catalogue album by album [well, most of them]. Featured songs: It Ain’t Necessarily So You Made Me Love You Try A Little Tenderness Evil Gal Blues My Guy If I Had A Hammer Ol’ Man River Drown In my Own Tears Niki Hoeky You’re A Sweet Sweet Man River’s Invitation It Ain’t Fair The Thrill Is Gone A Brand New Me Sister From Texas No Matter Who You Love It’s Gonna Get A Bit Better You Can’t Always Get What You Want Freeway Of Love Do Right Woman Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:03:53

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Neil Finn

3/14/2024
Send us a Text Message. What was the first song Neil Finn wrote for Split Enz? How many albums has Finn recorded with his brother, Tim? What album features Finn's wife, Sharon? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Neil Finn's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: Give It A Whirl What’s The Matter With You Log Cabin Fever Message To My Girl I Walk Away I Feel Possessed Chocolate Cake Catherine Wheels Only Talking Sense Sinner Last To Know Disembodied Voices A Sigh Elephants Dizzy Heights Widow’s Peak Show Me The Way Truth Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:00:43

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Jack White

3/7/2024
Send us a Text Message. What's the first song The White Stripes recorded? What album did Rolling Stone say was "pulverising perfection"? What album was inspired, in part, by short stories and plays written by White when he was 19? Join Stevie Nix as he answers all of these questions and more as he goes through Jack White's back catalogue album by album. Featured songs: St James Infirmary Blues Sister, Do You Know My Name? I Think I Smell A Rat Ball And Biscuit White Moon Blue Veins Little Cream Soda Rich Kid Blues I Cut Like A Buffalo Hustle And Cuss Missing Pieces High Ball Stepper Rough Detective Why Walk A Dog? Only Child Morning, Noon And Night I've Got You Surrounded [With My Love] I’m Mad Curated Spotify Playlist stevienix.com

Duration:01:02:34