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New York, NY

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USA TODAY editors Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan are two middle-aged music fanatics who love to talk about their long-time obsession. Join them in this new podcast series.

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@DadRockShow

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English


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Tuesdays with Mary: Our picks for songs of 2016

12/27/2016
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Mary and Patrick bring together friends of the podcast to discuss 15 favorite songs to cap off 2016.

Duration: 01:25:01


From the Archives: Our Celebraseasonal Holidaze Spectacular

12/23/2016
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On this week's episode from the archives of USA TODAY's Dad Rock podcast, hosts Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan pick their favorite holiday songs, along with a few listener suggestions.

Duration: 00:57:00


A Very 'Mary' Indie Christmas

12/20/2016
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Happy Tuesday! Christmas is this Sunday, so Patrick and Mary are sharing four Indie songs to add to the top of your Noel-inspired playlists. Tuesdays With Mary is a a music podcast from the USA TODAY Network. Subscribe to Tuesdays With Mary on iTunes and please rate/review us — it helps more people find the show: apple.co/1rEVWaK Thanks for listening!

Duration: 00:26:54


Bonus: How would you listen to every Tom Petty album?

12/18/2016
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Three (semi)wise-men get a visit from the Tom Petty vinyl angel. They are left with the massive, impressive and (literally) heavy box sets that encompass pretty much every important Tom Petty record ever released. Listen to see if the guys figure out how to have a happy holiday.

Duration: 00:21:20


Tuesdays With(out) Mary: Something, anything about Todd Rundgren

12/10/2016
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Singer, songwriter, producer, trendsetter and now the subject of an exhaustive (you have no idea) examination by Patrick and special guest Dave Bishop (The Bish), this Tuesday is all about Todd Rundgren. From Nazz to The Band to Runt to XTC, hit play for a rambling look at this icon who just wants to bang the drum all day.

Duration: 01:48:30


From the Archives: R.E.M. (The Warner years)

12/2/2016
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It's been 25 year since the release of R.E.M.'s "Out of Time.". In November, a deluxe edition of breakthrough album hit shelves — making it a perfect time to dig out this episode from the Dad Rock archives. Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan look back at the band's second period, when Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe moved up to a major label. This episode was a follow-up to Dad Rock Ep. 7, which focused on R.E.M.'s I.R.S. years. It features fan and GFOP (good friend of the pod) Justin Gay. Dad Rock...

Duration: 01:03:33


Tuesdays With(out)Mary - Campaign songs (thank god we made it)

11/7/2016
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USA TODAY Washington Correspondent (that's him in the picture)Paul Singer tells us it's going to be OK, no matter what happens. Why? Because Fleetwood Mac has always been a thing.

Duration: 00:32:52


Bonus Track: Election special with Paul Singer

11/7/2016
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In honor of the impending opening of the polls, USA TODAY Washington Correspondent Paul Singer drops by to chat about 'Who's Next,' playing music in a Capitol Hill bar, covering the Al Gore campaign and more.

Duration: 00:25:17


Tuesdays With(out) Mary: Remembering those we've lost

11/1/2016
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In honor of Día de los Muertos, Tuesdays With(out) Mary host Patrick Foster and guest host Justin Gay celebrate the lives of those who have left us through song with the help of friends from the USA TODAY newsroom. 'Tuesdays With Mary'/'Tuesdays With(out) Mary' is a weekly feature of Dad Rock, a music podcast from the USA TODAY Network. Subscribe to Dad Rock on iTunes and please rate/review us — it helps more people discover the show! You can also stream or download the show on SoundCloud,...

Duration: 00:48:50


Ep. 88: Great musical duos

10/28/2016
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A Very Special Dad Rock examines the greatest pairs in musical history and veers dangerously close to Hall and Oates. Plus, Dad Rock co-host Jim Lenahan shares some important news.

Duration: 01:04:38


Tuesdays With(out) Mary: My relationship in 8 songs

10/25/2016
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Tuesdays With(out) Mary: My relationship in 8 songs by USA TODAY

Duration: 00:37:32


Bonus Track - A chat with Whitney (the band)

10/22/2016
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Our main man Mike Snider talked with Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlich of Whitney before a show in DC earlier this month. Patrick joined Mike for the show. Mike and Patrick talk words about it all.

Duration: 00:23:29


Tuesdays With(out)Mary - Then and Now

10/18/2016
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In which good friend of the pod John Geddes talks about bands he saw back in the day ("then") and then saw when they reformed ("now). Also featuring that Big Country story.

Duration: 00:39:08


Ep. 87: Bob Dylan, a noble and Nobel man

10/13/2016
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Ep. 87: Bob Dylan, a noble and Nobel man by USA TODAY

Duration: 00:54:39


Ep. 86 - My Life in 10 Songs with Mark Jenkins

10/8/2016
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Critic Mark Jenkins tackles the "My Life in 10 Songs" challenge

Duration: 01:16:36


Bonus Track: Get to know Kaleo

10/6/2016
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Bonus Track: Get to know Kaleo by USA TODAY

Duration: 00:15:54


Tuesdays Without Mary: “Country music doesn’t suck, just give it a chance"

10/4/2016
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Tuesdays Without Mary: “Country music doesn’t suck, just give it a chance" by USA TODAY

Duration: 00:33:15


Ep. 84 - Unsigned bands

9/30/2016
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Ep. 84 - Unsigned bands by USA TODAY

Duration: 01:07:45


Bonus Track: Kevin Morby's great year

9/29/2016
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Bonus Track: Kevin Morby's great year by USA TODAY

Duration: 00:21:26


Ep. 83B - Nevermind, side two

9/23/2016
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Ep. 83B - Nevermind, side two by USA TODAY
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