If you listened carefully to our “3 minutes more or less” summary of The Sesame Street Record, you might notice that there was one final track in that that’s not in our Spotify Playlist. That’s because the original release of The Sesame Street Record was an LP, on a vinyl record with two sides. The Read more about Bonus Content: The Sesame Street Record’s deleted final track[…]
Chances are, our first encounters with music was that which was aimed right at our hungry little learning minds and dancing little feet. For generations of kids, including our own Graeme Burk, a heavyweight in this department was the original cast recording The Sesame Street Record, released in 1970. Like the groundbreaking TV show it was Read more about 3: The Sesame Street Record (1970)[…]
We’ve got rubber duckies, musings on what is up and what is down and meditations on being green, alongside determinations of the most impossible word you’ve ever seen, what people (and Big Birds) have two of, and just how a face can make you feel inside. That’s right: The Sesame Street Record (1970) comes to Read more about Deeper Cuts Spotify Playlist: Week Two[…]
Everyone needs a role model. This is true even for those who become role models themselves later on including Shannon Dohar. At one time, Ani DiFranco’s 1995 album Not A Pretty Girl served as her template, including the cover art that informed her ideal wardrobe! Shannon, Graeme, and Rob discuss the album that explores the complexity of Read more about 2: Ani DiFranco – Not a Pretty Girl (1995)[…]
We have everything from British synthpop to Folk/Punk as our playlist covers our first two episodes: Tears For Fears’ The Hurting and Ani DiFranco’s Not a Pretty Girl. We’ll be adding future episodes’ albums to this list every week, so keep checking back.
Being a teenager is tough. We all have those albums that we went to for solace when we were slogging through our teen years that helped us to realize that we’re not alone in our awkward gloominess. Rob submits this one as his go-to teenage angst record; Tears For Fears’ 1983 debut album The Hurting. Read more about 1: Tears For Fears – The Hurting (1983)[…]
Starting on Thursday, October 19 is Deeper Cuts, a new podcast from the team who brought you A Year With the Beatles and Reality Bomb. Featuring Graeme Burk, Rob Jones and Shannon Dohar, Deeper Cuts explores albums of personal significance. The premise is simple: every week Shannon, Graeme or Rob will pick an album that has Read more about Deeper Cuts starts October 19[…]