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Two music obsessed friends meet up in a dilapidated studio known as Shabby Road to discuss 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, underground, proto punk.

Two music obsessed friends meet up in a dilapidated studio known as Shabby Road to discuss 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, underground, proto punk.
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Two music obsessed friends meet up in a dilapidated studio known as Shabby Road to discuss 1960's, 1970's, 1980's, classic rock, hard rock, heavy metal, underground, proto punk.

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English


Episodes

“Yankee Hanky” - Ep. 165

4/17/2018
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Which band do we give “southern rock nicknames” to? Which album did Eric Clapton agree to perform on after getting drunk with the composer? Which band does AD say borrowed at least one article of clothing from their girlfriends for the album photo? Which band flew British journalists to the US to see them perform but the journalists got drunk on the plane and gave them bad reviews? Which band had a standing New Year’s Eve gig at the Bayou in DC. Which artist was so drug addled that he would...

Duration:01:13:23

”Pepper Ringo” - Ep. 164

4/10/2018
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Which band had to quickly issue a greatest hits compilation with bonus new tracks to recoup losses incurred when their previous concept album bombed? Which artist left the music business to become a shepard? Which producer does Ryan call “super douche”? Which rock star was called a “lonely little kid” by his therapist? Which duo was the Spinal Tap film spoofing when characters Nigel and David talked about the first song they wrote together “All the Way Home”? Which drummer looks like his...

Duration:01:09:25

“Blizzard of Coke” - Ep. 163

4/3/2018
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Which cocaine fueled artist had a pet monkey that would frequently attack his pit bull? What is AD’s new favorite Phoenix area band? Which punk band missed the boat by not releasing their only album until 1981? Which band refused to listen to their album after messing it up using dbx noise reduction? Which singer takes a stand against female mud wrestling? Which band sold 43 million records after record exec Clive Davis kicked them out of the office while screaming “you don’t even know how...

Duration:01:06:50

“Look What the Fat Dragged In” - Ep. 162

3/27/2018
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Which rocker rigged firecrackers to the opening act’s keyboard and detonated them during their set? Which guitarist was set to hang out with Bon Scott on the night of his death? Which Shabby favorite band made a great record, opened for Deep Purple and went nowhere? Which singer had a female fan run to the front of the stage a pull a gun on him? Which band got signed when the head of the label’s wife heard a demo playing in the other room and said “I like that”. Join the conversation on...

Duration:01:26:01

”Hell’s a Poppin!” - Ep. 161

3/20/2018
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Which singer auditioned with Black Sabbath in the mid 1980’s, but a scathing article in the UK press derailed the partnership? Which artist wants to reform his old band but with a different direction because he’s “tired of metal”. Which classic band drunkenly taught AD “how to trash a dressing room?” Which English band made a film that was subtitled in America? At a young age, which album blew Ryan’s mind while he waited alone for his older friends to return from a bar? Which singer got a...

Duration:02:35:39

"Happy Hour 8"

3/13/2018
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Your Shabby pals are back for an hour of ROCK AND ROLL VINYL related games, trivia, and discussion. Ronnie James Dio related bands battle like dragons in a magic game of OVERBOARD. Albums from the golden year of 1984 are up for sale and AD has to put them in order according to value in a crazy version of PRICE HIKE. Your Shabby pals match wits in LUSCIOUS LIZZ’ ROCK AND ROLL QUIZ. Ryan has a brand new batch of HEEP or POE and AD’s HAPPY TRACK is drunken and slightly “rapey”, and we’re...

Duration:00:57:49

“Running Gag” - Ep. 160

3/6/2018
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Which rock opera pre-dates “Tommy” by the Who and Pete Townsend retracted his initial statement of being influenced by it? Which band is the only band to have released 25 studio albums? Which band started as a skiffle band in the 50’s and ultimately became a power trio in the 70’s and a huge influence on Motorhead? Which New York punk rocker grew up well to do in Communist Poland? In 1973, which band’s tour did the German press refer to as “the greatest rock show ever?” What kind of filth...

Duration:02:10:54

”Save Your Receipts, Coke Heads” - Ep. 159

2/27/2018
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Which musician became the musical director for the band that was his first concert in the 1970’s? Which album does AD cite as “Mutt” Lange’s best produced album? Which 60’s pop star became a regular character, playing himself on the 2000’s TV show “The Office?” Which 80’s metal guitarist never payed AD for rehearsals as promised? Which rock star set an airplane on fire with his coke pipe? Which piano player got kicked off the stage for not having his suit pressed? Join the conversation...

Duration:01:13:14

"The Fourth Annual Shabby Awards" - Ep. 158

2/20/2018
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Put on your finest threads and walk the red carpet with us to this year’s Shabbies. You get highlights (and lowlights) of the past year, hilarious live reads by Ricky, bad monologue jokes, and an “opening number” that will shock and amaze you! Find out the winners of “Best Rock Star Tragedy”, “Best Impression”, “Best Song”, “Rant of the Year”, the “Enabler Award” and much more. It’s our favorite show to do and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did! Join the conversation on Facebook,...

Duration:01:35:59

”Pickle Park Badge Bunny” - Ep. 157

2/13/2018
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Which song does Ryan cite as the grandaddy of all “murdering your old lady” songs? Which band built the stage at CBGB’s? Which rock star told John Lennon to “F off” causing Lennon to like him and the 2 spent the evening drinking with Keith Moon? Which band was formed on Friday the 13th? Which singer drank so much at a record label sponsored party that he needed his stomach pumped? Which song does AD claim is the worst ever played on the show? Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter...

Duration:01:25:06

“Dink Wiffler” - Ep. 156

2/6/2018
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Which guitarist played against Ritchie Blackmore and his soccer team in a pick up game in Connecticut? Which guitarist once auditioned to be the singer for Blood, Sweat and Tears? Which hard rock frontman once played keyboards for Lisa Marie Presley? Which drummer died from falling off a horse? Which singer lobbied to have “heavy metal” declared a religion on the U.K.’s 2011 census? Which singer was AWOL from the Army during Vietnam and was found starring in the musical Hair and sent to a...

Duration:01:09:59

“Hoof a Rug, Shine a Tile” - Ep. 155

1/30/2018
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Which young band wanted to fire their manager and to retaliate he threatened to tell their parents about their drug use? Which band’s manager was in charge of leasing the Fillmore West in the late 60’s? Which artist had no knowledge his former label had released his previous band’s material until he found it in a record store? Which band’s manager made his band re-record Buddy Holly songs because he owned a slice of the publishing? Which artist’s manager demanded he not chew gum on stage...

Duration:01:09:45

“Old Pie Fans” -Ep. 154

1/23/2018
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Which band demanded an interviewer meet them at dawn in a field then rode on horseback to greet him? Which future southern rock guitarist won a contest to have his high school garage band open for the Beatles in 1965? Which album’s nondescript cover hindered sales? Which band was excoriated in a review in the UK press where they called their sophomoric songs “positively Canadian”? Which label placed hype stickers advertising the band’s #1 single on albums that did not contain that song?...

Duration:01:13:18

“Oh My Cod” - Ep. 153

1/16/2018
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Which record label was started by the same guy that invented “hair in a can”? Which R&B singer is credited with saving Atlantic records? Which band released their first single on a 45, then on their first album, then again on their second album? Which album reached number 4 in the charts of a tiny country as an imported “cut out”? Which singer spent a year in a body cast to correct her spine and upon its removal, she died from a heroin overdose? Which album did Ryan and Michelle’s daughter...

Duration:02:14:50

“In Hog, Neato!” - Ep. 152

1/7/2018
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Welcome to Season 5 of the Shabby Road Record Show! Which album took home the coveted “Album of the Year” for 2017? Which “nu metal” band has splintered into a side project that sounds like 70’s blues rock? Which tape did AD and his band wear out while driving the van in the 1980’s? Which guitarist was told by Sharon Osbourne that a gig pays $2000 a week, but when he arrived to do the gig, she claimed it paid $200 a week? Which controversial play did AD’s parents take him to back in 1970?...

Duration:02:20:39

“Happy Hour 7”

1/2/2018
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Your Shabby pals are back for an hour of ROCK AND ROLL VINYL related games, trivia, and discussion. Titans of soul face off in a groovy game of OVERBOARD. Classic rock albums that you never need to hear again are up for sale and AD has to put them in order according to value in a crazy version of PRICE HIKE. Your Shabby pals match wits in LUSCIOUS LIZZ’ ROCK AND ROLL QUIZ. Ryan has a brand new batch of HEEP or POE and AD’s HAPPY TRACK is about a drunk cowboy who is ironically not “happy”,...

Duration:01:09:43

“Don’t Drink the Purple Stuff” - Ep. 151

12/26/2017
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Which current metal band was formed because the founder thought that “not enough people like Saxon”? Which band enlisted the help of two legendary brothers to produce their throwback classic rock album? Which artist left the music business and claims he barely remembers making a living driving a cab due to a 30 year drug and alcohol blackout? Which singer contracted polio from a swimming pool as a child in a boarding school? Which singer was embroiled in a family fight when he publicly...

Duration:02:08:47

”Desert Island Party in the 1970’s - SamePageCast”

12/19/2017
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Ryan joins Pods and Sods Network alumni Craig and Megan for a discussion about their favorite top 40 hits of the 1970’s year by year. Listen in as Ryan dishes out some music theory with his guitar, while the three 70’s fanatics discuss G’nip G’nop, disco, Joker’s Wild and more. Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter @shabbypodcast, email shabbyroadshow@yahoo.com, or the SHABBY FORUM at our website www.shabbyroadrecordshow.com where you can also buy us a round of beers, or click the...

Duration:02:27:59

”The Shabbiest Christmas Ever!” - Ep. 150

12/12/2017
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Which future guitar phenom did AD meet when he was only 11 years old? Which seminal punk album was recreated at a seedy club in the NYC east village this year with the lone surviving member along with other punk legends? Which lead singer’s influences are equal parts Freddie Mercury and Bon Scott? Which gift from Santa made Lizz giddy? Which underground singer became famous posthumously in England after a DJ discovered her music? Which song does AD claim rips off Lionel Richie's...

Duration:02:18:02

”Iguana Cold Cut Sandwich” - Ep. 149

12/5/2017
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Which guitarist was prevented from recording using his own name after his bandmates issued a cease and desist? Which German metal band’s concept album is about an intergalactic android searching to the rid the universe of evil? Which failed rock band’s 1982 album was sampled by rappers Jay Z and Kanye West for 2 number one records in the early 2000’s? Which rock star did Thin Lizzy’s Phil Lynott make breakfast for every morning when they shared an apartment in the 1970’s? Which jazz group...

Duration:01:23:25

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