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The Rock Doc podcast titled Music Is Medicine is a magazine style show hosted by Neil Ratner, MD, the Rock Doc. Having spent years in the music business during the late sixties and seventies, the show includes This Week In the History of Rock and Roll with details and facts about artists and songs you never knew, in depth interviews with both musicians and backstage music industry icons, and calling upon his 20 years of experience as a practicing MD, Neil will devote a segment to medical issues of the day with a particular focus on how those issues affect musicians and the music industry.

The Rock Doc podcast titled Music Is Medicine is a magazine style show hosted by Neil Ratner, MD, the Rock Doc. Having spent years in the music business during the late sixties and seventies, the show includes This Week In the History of Rock and Roll with details and facts about artists and songs you never knew, in depth interviews with both musicians and backstage music industry icons, and calling upon his 20 years of experience as a practicing MD, Neil will devote a segment to medical issues of the day with a particular focus on how those issues affect musicians and the music industry.
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The Rock Doc podcast titled Music Is Medicine is a magazine style show hosted by Neil Ratner, MD, the Rock Doc. Having spent years in the music business during the late sixties and seventies, the show includes This Week In the History of Rock and Roll with details and facts about artists and songs you never knew, in depth interviews with both musicians and backstage music industry icons, and calling upon his 20 years of experience as a practicing MD, Neil will devote a segment to medical issues of the day with a particular focus on how those issues affect musicians and the music industry.

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@RockDoc10

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English


Episodes

05 Musician, Writer, Actor - Robert Burke Warren

11/20/2019
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In this episode we meet musician, writer, and actor Robert Burke Warren. He began his musical career in Atlanta playing bass guitar in a band featuring the then unknown drag queen RuPaul, but two years later found himself in NYC’s East village immersed in the underground scene with the cult garage band, The Fleshtones. He played Buddy Holly in the London production of the Buddy Holly Story, has written multiple books, and entertains kids as Uncle Rock. And of course, This Week In Rock and a...

Duration:01:07:50

04 Stewart Young, Legendary Manager for ELP, AC/DC, and Many More

10/30/2019
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Today on the show, we meet Rock and Roll manager, Stewart Young, one of the true “Backstage Icons of Rock and Roll”. Stewart began his management career in the early 70’s with no less than super-group, Emerson Lake and Palmer. In his more than 40 year career, he has managed and worked with a with whole host of internationally famous artists that include Cyndi Lauper, AC/DC, and Foreigner, to name a few. In this episode, we hear how Neil and Stewart met and they discuss road stories from...

Duration:00:41:21

03 Bruce Milner, DDS & Every Mother's Son

10/16/2019
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The Rock Doc is back with the third episode of Music IS Medicine! This week, Neil is joined by another rock doc and Woodstock local, Dr. Bruce Milner. Bruce owns Transcend Dental in West Hurley, NY and he was the drummer for Every Mother's Son. He tells us about growing up in Brooklyn; starting off playing the piano; his love of Elvis; forming Every Mother's Son early on; being in an episode of The Man From Uncle; his experience at the Monterrey Pop festival; finding Buddhism; moving to...

Duration:00:44:09

02 Mario 'The Big M' Medious, Part 2

10/2/2019
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Today is part 2 of Neil's incredible conversation with former promotions Guru at Atlantic Records, Mario 'The Big M' Medious! The stories just don't stop with this guy. He tells us about meeting Stevie Wonder; his dealings with The J Giles Band; a crazy ride in John Bonham's Rolls Royce; fishing out of hotel room windows in Seattle with Led Zeppelin; a really great story of solidarity; we hear how Mario and Neil met; and much more. Plus, This Week In Rock and your medical segment. This...

Duration:00:55:59

01 Mario 'The Big M' Medious, Part 1

9/22/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of Music In Medicine with The Rock Doc, Neil Ratner! Joining Neil today is a man who's name younger generations might not know, but he helped shape Rock & Roll as we know it, Mario 'The Big M" Medious. Mario came up in a time when not only music was undergoing a huge evolution, but so was radio formatting. In this first of a two-part interview, Mario tells us about growing up in Mississippi when it was still segregated; his interest in photography leading him to...

Duration:00:54:47