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The Best Song Ever (This Week)

  • Introducing - Hitmaker Chronicles : Toby Keith Beer For My Horses

    6 FEB 2024 · Join us on “Hitmaker Chronicles” as we delve into the storied career of Toby Keith, spotlighting his groundbreaking duet "Beer for My Horses" with Willie Nelson. Released in 2003, this anthem not only dominated the charts but also ignited discussions on justice and camaraderie, solidifying Keith's place in country music history. From his roots in Oklahoma to his emergence as a country music titan, we explore how Keith's authentic storytelling and musical innovation have captivated fans worldwide. "Beer for My Horses" epitomizes Keith's blend of traditional country and thematic depth, celebrating virtues of patriotism and hard work while navigating the complexities of modern society. This episode unpacks the song's lyrical vividness, musical composition, and its impact, alongside the controversies it sparked, offering a comprehensive look at a track that continues to resonate with listeners and provoke thought. Join host Andrew Irons for this journey through a pivotal moment in country music, courtesy of Toby Keith and Willie Nelson. Follow Hitmaker Chronicles https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hitmaker-chronicles/id1727016210
    Ascoltato 6 min. 41 sec.
  • "This Christmas" by Donny Hathaway

    15 DIC 2023 · Christmas standards like "White Christmas" often balance the joy of the season with some melancholy. Donny Hathaway's modern standard of "This Christmas" celebrates the simple pleasures of the season, but the complexities of real life give a tinge of sorrow that presses us to enjoy those joys to the full. You can hear "This Christmas" and more songs by Donny Hathaway in a playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5msQTtkOwzRvTt5NoYk5Ao?si=0146d497298b49f1
    Ascoltato 9 min. 10 sec.
  • And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" by The Pogues (Shane MacGowan)

    30 NOV 2023 · In honor of Shane MacGowan, frontman of The Pogues, who died this week at age 65, we are revisiting an episode from March of last year. "And The Band Played Waltzing Matilda" is a folk song about the WWI battle of Gallipoli, one that MacGowan in his inimitable growl made into something more devastatingly universal. A playlist of this and other songs relevant to the episode can be found here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5oUG8FGmjhC0ZkzctKvFLP?si=78f2f40c8a934da1
    Ascoltato 6 min. 38 sec.
  • "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers

    30 OTT 2023 · Author: The Best Song Ever (This Week) "Monster Mash" by Bobby "Boris" Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers "Monster Mash" has been a Halloween hit for over five decades. Its roots are in the biggest dance craze inspired by a root vegetable -- The Mashed Potato -- and even Boris Karloff himself was a fan. You can hear "Monster Mash" along with 160 other Halloween songs in a 7.5 hour mix https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6lYPPvraDW5urtK8cQtaP6?si=78af0003d6504239
    Ascoltato 6 min. 40 sec.
  • "How Long Must I Wait for You" by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

    12 OTT 2023 · Author: The Best Song Ever (The Week) "How Long Must I Wait for You" by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings Told she was "too black and too fat" for a music career, Sharon Jones went to work as a corrections officer in one of the country's most notorious prisons. On the other side of 40, she found her spotlight with some funk and soul revivalists who built a band around her. She beat expectations and even beat cancer -- the first time. You can hear " "How Long Must I Wait for You" along with other songs by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6Uq23ZNJITVyyNjLBicebF?si=befb94f695ae4b3d
    Ascoltato 7 min. 38 sec.
  • "A Nickel And A Nail" by O.V. Wright

    5 OTT 2023 · Author: The Best Song Ever (The Week) "A Nickel And A Nail" by O.V. Wright The greatest soul song, by the greatest soul singer, you never heard. Here's the story of O.V. Wright and the Memphis soul maestro who gave him his moment of pop song greatness by harkening back to Gospel roots. You can hear "A Nickel And A Nail" along with other songs by Willie Mitchell and the Memphis Horns https://open.spotify.com/playlist/27oWSUHyfO4yl7m9IBNig0?si=1d6daf632adf4234.
    Ascoltato 8 min. 31 sec.
  • "Steal My Sunshine" by Len

    28 SET 2023 · Author: The Best Song Ever (This Week) "Steal My Sunshine" by Len A sample from a disco hit by a porn star looking to change careers gave a career to Len -- if only they really wanted one. This is the story of how "Steal My Sunshine" randomly became an enduring hit from the randomness of the late '90s. You can hear "Steal My Sunshine" along with other songs from The Best Song Ever (This Week) https://open.spotify.com/playlist/77aAaHou94wMvTx2siYRyq?si=b1c2dc2baaa34c60
    Ascoltato 8 min.
  • "The Köln Concert" by Keith Jarrett

    22 SET 2023 · Author: The Best Song Ever (This Week) "The Köln Concert" by Keith Jarrett It was a disaster: A 17 year-old young woman had filled the Cologne Opera House with jazz fans, but the piano was nearly unplayable. Keith Jarrett called the concert off. She changed his mind, and his performance made history as the best-selling jazz record of its kind. You can hear the Köln Concert https://open.spotify.com/album/0I8vpSE1bSmysN2PhmHoQg?si=0BhxK3iGQOqTtruRauzabQ: Or https://youtu.be/bZhTwoO0Fd8?si=g7VDvemHXAAzGgD2:
    Ascoltato 8 min. 8 sec.
  • "The Good Life" by Tony Bennett

    14 SET 2023 · Author: The Best Song Ever (This Week) "The Good Life" by Tony Bennett Tony Bennett died on July 21, 2023. "The Good Life" remains one of his greatest achievements, a subtle expression of what the good life actually is, given life by an artist who showed that a good life could be, for yourself and others. A playlist with "The Good Life" and other songs by Tony Bennet from his late-50s - early 60s era can be found https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3486J5HYlfCQtHWzxSXKxc?si=ebdc80536b3b428a
    Ascoltato 8 min. 33 sec.
  • "Reflections" by Diana Ross and The Supremes

    7 SET 2023 · Author: The Best Song Ever (This Week) "Reflections" by Diana Ross and The Supremes Flo Ballard was the first leader of The Supremes and gave what would become the biggest "girl group" in the world their name. By the end of the summer of 1967, she was out of the group that would then be known as Diana Ross and the Supremes. A playlist with "Reflections" and other songs from the Diana Ross and The Supremes era can be found https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6WviDMTQXG1MobwoRkzkbA?si=f8d31a85f33b4cc7:
    Ascoltato 8 min. 37 sec.

"Caloroga Shark Media" presents "The Best Song Ever (This Week)", an extraordinary podcast that takes listeners on an exhilarating musical journey like no other. Join our host, the passionate and...

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"Caloroga Shark Media" presents "The Best Song Ever (This Week)", an extraordinary podcast that takes listeners on an exhilarating musical journey like no other. Join our host, the passionate and insightful Scott Frampton, as he immerses you in the depths of a single song, unraveling its intricacies and revealing what makes it truly remarkable. With a keen focus on diverse genres and eras, this podcast beautifully blends the nostalgia of old classics with the excitement of chart-topping hits. Scott's soulful exploration and captivating breakdown of each song will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the artistry of both the song and the artist. Prepare to experience music in a way you've never heard before.
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