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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

”My Beloved Sweethorse” - Ep. 147

11/14/2017
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Which 90’s band were rivals with AD’s band? Which drummer was arrested for public drunkenness while walking his dog? Which trio split up and all three members recorded failed solo projects leading to the band reforming? Which singer was forced to donate the earnings from his album to his ex-wife? Which singer obtained notoriety in LA by eating worms onstage? Which singer became a well respected NASCAR driver in later years? Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter @shabbypodcast, or email...

Duration: 01:25:17


”Magic Toe” - Ep. 146

11/7/2017
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Which song made a grizzled, old French fisherman sob when the songwriter performed it for him? Which avant garde artist was criticized in the press for hiring famous pop singers? Which 12 year old singer refused to perform when her parents were asked to give up their front row seats for a white couple? Which heavy metal album artwork was designed by an artist that would go on to work for Pixar’s Finding Nemo and Toy Story? Which member of Styx does AD have a personal issue with and why?...

Duration: 01:27:29


”A Dirty Word….Like Moist” - Ep. 145

10/31/2017
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Which band landed a recording contract as a result of being involved in biker exploitation movies? Which guitarist and drummer used their live album to showcase impressions of a groupie they “shared”? Which glam punk album features a guest appearance by Liza Minnelli? Which rock band does AD put in his “classical music” playlist? Which band did Bowie love so much he hired them to play on his classic 1980 Floorshow TV appearance? Which punk compilation had possibly the most offensive band...

Duration: 01:26:51


”YamPod on Shuffle” - Ep. 144

10/24/2017
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Which singer had an affair with his drummer’s wife, then when it soured, attempted suicide by chugging a bottle of furniture polish? Which album was nearly scrapped when the producer they hired had a crippling heroin addiction that rendered him unless to the project? Which guitarist disappeared from the music biz but was rumored to have been working as a guitar tech for the guy that replaced him? Which guitarist’s grandfather purchased his first guitar but demanded he not play “the devil’s...

Duration: 01:08:39


”Nipple Clamps” - Ep. 143

10/17/2017
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Which band claims to have captured all the “spooky elements of their souls” onto analog tape? Which singer of an 80’s hair band became a phone psychic in the 90’s? Which band re-recorded their major label debut album because they didn’t think it was good enough? Which band wanted large, mean dogs in their video but had to settle for cute puppies? Which band had a pornographic movie playing on a loop in the recording studio that inspired the album’s title? Is there any way we could possibly...

Duration: 01:29:39


”AD and the Aardvark” - Ep. 51

9/19/2017
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An encore presentation of episode 51. Our pal Mikey Bones joins us for more classic stories and great tunes. The mystery boxes are filled with an eclectic blend of rock and roll. Which guitarist was rumored to have be visited by Jimi Hendrix during an acid trip? Which band of both african american and caucasians blew Mikey away in the late 70’s? Mikey stole which rock star’s shoes in 1980? Which guitarist does Ryan say “sounds like he’s dropping his guitar?” Which band’s song was used for...

Duration: 01:51:21


"Where's My Crackpipe?" Ep. - 0

9/12/2017
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What is the first album ever played on the Shabby Road Record Show? Which band got so high during the mixing of their live album that they forgot to include the recorded audience tracks? Which rocker elicits fits of laughter from Ryan and AD by chugging a beer on the album cover? Which band called their 1978 album “disgusting?” Which album was AD’s friend Bob Loevy so excited about that he rapped on AD’s window at 3am to share it? Which artist was rumored to be dead after Hurricane Katrina...

Duration: 01:50:56


"Fumigation Sensation" Lifers - Chapter 13

9/5/2017
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With Shabby overrun with pestilence, we pull a real gem from the vault. First, Ryan describes the horror that festered inside the studio while we were on tour. Then, we unearth a tape of Ryan and AD interviewed on a radio show in 2008 in the band Crash Street Kids. The band performs 3 songs live on air. To round out the show, Ryan grabs his guitar and breaks down the music theory and lyrics of a song performed on the broadcast. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:48:56


“Happy Hour 5"

8/29/2017
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Your Shabby pals are back for an hour of ROCK AND ROLL VINYL related games, trivia, and discussion. The gang has to throw a record into the abyss, never to be heard from again in a game of OVERBOARD. They have to arrange records in order according to their value in a spirited round of PRICE HIKE. Ryan and AD match wits in a round of LUSCIOUS LIZZ’ ROCK AND ROLL QUIZ. Plus, can you decide if it’s HEEP or POE, and AD’s HAPPY TRACK is a boozy little number slurred out by ‘ol blue eyes. SHARE...

Duration: 00:58:52


”Mass Debating” - Ep. 142

8/22/2017
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In 1973, which drummer chastised KISS members Gene, Paul, and Ace for sneaking behind his drum set to mimic his unique playing style? Which album does AD describe as a drunken frat party? Which artist is rumored to have bootlegged his own first two albums when the distribution channel went out of business? Which band claims to be the first band from Boston to have released a major label record? Which artist wanted to record his guitars with the amplifiers under water? Which album does AD...

Duration: 01:07:30


“Peaches Be Damned”- Ep. 141

8/15/2017
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Which singer/songwriter has his band perform a song for a year on the road before taking it into the studio to record? Which guitarist got so wasted at Live Aid he doesn’t remember participating in the finale next to Bowie and Bono? Which singer commissioned music to be added to a controversial poem and fought successfully to have it released becoming a touchstone in American race equality? Which band got a 20 quid loan from Robert Plant to buy a P.A. system in the late 60’s? Which album...

Duration: 02:23:02


“Happy Hour 4”

8/8/2017
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Your Shabby pals are back for an hour of ROCK AND ROLL VINYL related games, trivia, and discussion. The gang has to throw a record into the abyss, never to be heard from again in a game of OVERBOARD. They have to arrange records in order according to their value in a spirited round of PRICE HIKE. Ryan and AD match wits in a round of LUSCIOUS LIZZ’ ROCK AND ROLL QUIZ. Plus, the listener’s favorite new game HEEP or POE, and AD’s HAPPY TRACK is a Shabby classic tongue twister that will have...

Duration: 01:01:07


”Fuzzy Orgies” - Ep. 140

8/1/2017
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Which female guitarist was rumored to have actually been a man? Which band changed their look to appear tougher, but only managed to lose their female fans and get beat up by their new male audience? Which guitarist summed up his singer in one word…”debaucherist”? Which band has claimed to be on “hiatus” for over 40 years? Which band wanted to call themselves “The Pineapples” but discovered another band in town had the same name? Which famous singer was paid “a pair of car seat covers” for...

Duration: 02:08:01


“Hypercoked” - Ep. 139

7/25/2017
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Which record cover terrified an impressionable 5 year old Ryan? Which band’s logo makes reference to baseball and apple pie? Which producer once crashed his car into a bus that was carrying nuns? Which band’s photo on their album is so bad AD claims that there is a new champ in our “Artful Dodger” syndrome? Which famous 1970’s guitar player spent the 1980’s making novelty records? Which band was the catalyst for the formation of Chrysalis Records? Join the conversation on Facebook,...

Duration: 02:02:22


”Poohjamas”- Ep. 138

7/18/2017
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Which guitarist did AD say was mean, unhealthy and wearing a moo moo? Which rocker left the music business for a year to learn how to use a ham radio? Which singer left his band and fell under the spell of a religious sect who’s leader was an ill-tempered guru who had 14 wives and once killed a neighbor over a dispute with his dog? Which company unsuccessfully branched off into being a record label but did manage to spawn 3 famous acts who eventually signed to the company’s subsidiary...

Duration: 02:15:59


“What’s All Up in There?”- Ep. 137

7/11/2017
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Which band won a lawsuit against a 90’s band for stealing their name and donated the money to charity? Which guitarist caused a huge tour to be delayed because he slipped and fell in the bathtub breaking his finger? Which “ear worm” song does AD play that he requests that we all write our own verse for? Which album is named after a catch phrase from the Hanna Barbara character Snagglepuss? What does it mean to “kick the gong around?” Who’s hand did AD shake that he described as a large...

Duration: 01:08:15


”Bunny Hutch” - Ep. 136

7/4/2017
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Which rocker retired in the 90’s and then stumbled across an internet message board dedicated to him and upon joining was coaxed into coming out of retirement? Which songwriter wrote several songs about heroin despite never doing it? Which artist became an aerobatic pilot and performed in a display in which 4 other pilots were killed in a crash? Which new supergroup just formed that features members of Slade and Sweet? Which guitarist went busking in France at age 16 and had to be...

Duration: 02:21:27


“Happy Hour 3”

6/27/2017
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Join your Shabby pals for an hour of ROCK AND ROLL VINYL related games, trivia, and discussion. The gang has to throw a record into the abyss, never to be heard from again in a game of OVERBOARD. They have to arrange records in order according to their value in a spirited round of PRICE HIKE. Ryan and AD match wits in a round of LUSCIOUS LIZZ’ ROCK AND ROLL QUIZ. Plus, don’t miss our brand new game HEEP or POE, it has to be heard to be believed. AD’s HAPPY TRACK angers Ryan and Lizz but...

Duration: 01:10:40


“Mud Wrestle for the Crown” - Ep. 135

6/20/2017
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Which rocker overdosed on amphetamines early in his career and from then on demanded his band members be drug free? Which drummer was murdered in his friend’s apartment and it remains unsolved to this day? Which guitarist said in a post shortly before he succumbed to cancer that his current state is just like his rock star days in that he’s full of drugs, gin and tonics and surrounded by friends? Which band was instrumental in starting the CBGB’s scene in the early 70’s? Which keyboard...

Duration: 02:14:51


”I Brought Enough For Everybody” - Ep. 134

6/13/2017
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Which artist’s stage sir name was borrowed from his musician father’s stage name? Which proto metal band initially named their band after a 6 ton bird? Which band toured together for years but could never get a record deal because the two main singers were signed to different labels? Which album does AD say “has Ted Nugent by his scrote?” Which rock star is Lizz attracted to that surprised Ryan? Which singer took it upon himself to fulfill his band’s contract with an album that competed...

Duration: 01:35:07

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