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The Age Old Question is an insightful and hilarious podcast for the music fan who has ever debated music's unanswerables. Each episode tackles another debate in music fandom ("Is D Minor the saddest of all keys?" "Why do people hate the Eagles?"...). Rich Price and Clint Bierman host and call on friends and experts to help settle them once and for all. Part of Pantheon Podcasts.
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Running an agency can be hard. Each week, join Nick Burrows and Chris Wright, ex-Board Directors of a global agency, as they discuss how to develop a good agency into a great one. If you're an agency leader or aspire to be one and want to hear some thoughts on what a different agency looks like, this is the podcast for you.
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the great singing drummers - the multi-tasking geniuses that held down the groove and sang lead vocal. As Levon said, "normally singing is a full-time job, and drumming is a full-time job." He and a handful of others did it so well they'll be remembered always. With special guests Jeff Symonds and Will Evans.…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint celebrate the songs where the bands or artists give themselves a shout-out. Special phone-in guests include Brian Chartrand (of The Sweet Remains) and Jeff Symonds. Artists celebrates this week include The Monkees, The Beastie Boys, NWA, Eminem, Survivor, Steely Dan, The Who, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Beatles an…
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This week, Rich and Clint explore the great "numbers about numbers," the songs with numbers in the their titles. It turns out, numbers have inspired some of the greatest songs in music history, but what's the greatest of them all? Special guest this week is Chris Baron, lead singer and writer in the Spin Doctors. Chris talks about their big hit "Tw…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint go deep on the world of James Bond themes. There have been 25 "official" James Bond films, and each one features an iconic opening credits theme. Through the years, the Bond theme is a time capsule of its time, featuring a band or artist of its era, from Shirley Bassey and Tom Jones of the 60s, Paul McCartney and Car…
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This week, Rich and Clint return to "most profound lyrics," with some great suggestions from listeners and regular guests, including Kelli O'Hara (currently starring on Broadway in Days Of Wine & Roses), Will Evans, Josh Panda, Jack Gauthier, Rian Alfiero and many more. The episode explores examples of lyrics that somehow distill the human experien…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the most profound lyrics of all-time. Every so often, an artist distills the entire human experience down to a single line or phrase in a way that is so moving or surprising it stops you in your tracks. Artists discussed today include The Rolling Stones, Greg Brown, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Crosby St…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the greatest music for kids - which, by the way, is often music that wasn't made for kids at all. Listeners won't be surprised to hear some stories about The Beatles, but also Ziggy Marley, Jerry Garcia, Johnny Cash, Jack Johnson, Vince Guaraldi and more. Part of Pantheon Podcasts. Learn more about your ad ch…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint follow up their Dec 2020 episode ("Best Opening Lines" episode) by discussing the greatest CLOSING lines in music history. Which song has the most impactful, surprising, meaningful, evocative closing lyric of all-time? The guys discuss Frank Sinatra, Led Zeppelin, Tenacious D, Eminem, Pink Floyd, Joni Mitchell, The K…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint talk about the greatest songs about songs, the ones about the art and inspiration of writing the song itself. Sometimes, the writing of the song is the main inspiration and subject of the song that's being written. It's all very meta, and Rich and Clint have fun with it. Songs and artists discussed include Leonard Co…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the greatest TV theme songs of all-time? From the Flintstones to Family Guy and all the great ones in between, what is the greatest?! With phone-in nominees from Stephen Kellogg, Kelli O'Hara, Jeff Symonds, Dave Levine, Brian Chartrand and Peter Day. Proudly part of the Pantheon Podcast network. Learn more ab…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss some of the ways in which artificial intelligence is transforming the music industry — the creation of music and how we consume it. What are the legal implications of AI-generated compositions that are created by neural networks that ingest and learn from source material by actual artists? Is it a force for g…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint recap HUG YOUR FARMER, a music benefit concert in Burlington that raised $219K for Vermont farmers reeling from July's flooding. The concert's theme was a celebration of the music of Bob Dylan, and featured Chadwick Stokes (of Dispatch), Tony-winner Kelli O'Hara, Martin Sexton, Mike Gordon (of Phish) with his daughte…
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This week, Rich and Clint celebrate the songs that offer the listener instructions - "you've got to know when to hold them...", "step out the back, Jack!" The songs that don't just put us in a particular frame of mind but offer instructions on what to do and how to do it. With special guest Peter Day. • Intro • Two starters (as provided by listener…
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This week, Rich and Clint discuss the great songs written outside of 4/4. Most songs in popular music are in 4/4, but occasionally songwriters venture outside of what's familiar to our ears, and the odd time signature is a brilliant and critical component of the storytelling. Without getting too deep into the music theory, Rich and Clint highlight …
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In this episode, Rich and Clint celebrate the great puns in country music. Why does country music gravitate towards word play more than any other genre and what are the best examples? Puns are easy to disdain, but everyone secretly loves a good (or a bad) pun. • Intro • Can't Wait to Get Laid Off (The Grift) • George Jones - the master of the pun •…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the great sing-along songs. When there's an acoustic guitar, a campfire, and an appetite for a big sing-along...which songs are you choosing? The question came from Waldron of Their Very Best (podcast), and the guys discuss: • Clint's "Rules For A Great Sing-Along" • Country Roads, Take Me Home (John Denver) …
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This week, Rich and Clint take a suggestion from a listener in the UK - thanks Laraine! - and tackle this age old question - what's the best whistling in a song? Whistling a melody over a solo is a rarely used move in recording, but when done well...it's the perfect choice. From Otis to Maroon 5...which songs do it best? • Intro • Otis • G&R • Lenn…
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This week, Rich and Clint discuss songs to be played during the final moments (deathbed) or at your funeral. When you've reached the end of the road - hopefully, many years from now - are there specific songs that you'd like played to send you into the next phase or during your "end credits?" The guys recorded this episode backstage at The Double E…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the great songs that also "feel" great, the ones that, as TAOQ's guest Kelli O'Hara says, are like "medicine for the soul." These songs envelope you like a warm bath. The guys discuss Daft Punk, Dire Straits, Chris Isaak, The Waifs, Sade and more. With special guests Kelli O'Hara, Jack Gauthier, Brian Chartra…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint celebrate the great songs that mention a day of the week — there are lots of them — and answer the age old question: what is the BEST day of the week in music? From "Manic Monday" through "Sunday Morning Coming Down," days of the week have inspired some great songs...but which day has the best. With special guest Bri…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the great songs without words in the choruses. The Age Old Question has celebrated great lyrics in previous episodes - this episode is about the songs that don't need lyrics at all to hook you. With Jeff Symonds as a phone-a-friend guest. • Intro • Nirvana • The Beatles • The White Stripes • The Police • Let'…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint ask the age old question that every generation asks...what's up with the music today? And was it better "back in the day?" With the help of Brian and Greg from The Sweet Remains, Josh Panda and Jeff Symonds, the guys take an earnest look at whether it's possible to answer that question objectively. If you can make a …
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In this episode, Rich and Clint explore the possible connection between left-handedness and musical genius. From Mozart to McCartney, Bach to Hendrix, is there a disproportionate number of creative geniuses who were left-handed and why would that be? With special guest David Wolman, author of "A Left Handed Turn Around The World." • Intro - Why Are…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the greatest tracks for working out - when you're going for that extra set or digging deep to make it up a steep hill, what's the song you want to play? With special guests Kelli O'Hara, Will Evans, Nick and Elise Toren, Brian Chartrand and Dave Levine. • Intro •The Eye Of The Tiger, Physical and Another One …
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In this episode, Rich and Clint discuss the greatest duos in music history. From the Everly Brothers (and their influence on legends of rock) to the unusual and inspired pairing of Robert Plant and Alison Kraus, the guys explore which duos epitomized the idea that transcendent chemistry can mean two artists together can "greater than the sum of its…
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• Intro to "the key change" • Macy Gray ("I Try") • MJ ("Man In The Mirror") • "Me & Bobby McGee" (Janis, Kris, Willie...) • The Beatles ("You're Gonna Lose That Girl," "Penny Lane," featuring clips from Paul Davids) • The Grateful Dead ("Eyes Of The World") • Whitney Houston ("I Will Always Love You," "I Wanna Dance With Somebody") • Beach Boys ("…
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• Intro to the question - the greatest examples of hit songs that don't actually sound like the band. • Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah • REM - Shiny Happy People • Extreme - More Than Words • Led Zeppelin - D'yer Maker • Clint's "changing lead singer and evolution" theory - Van Halen, Chicago, Kings Of Leon • Let's Go To The Comments • Clint's…
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Intro — The songs that inspired the episode (Low Rider, Who Let The Dogs Out, La Macarena...) • Intro to the format - "Can You Stump Your Co-Host?" • Rd 1 Clint tries to stump Rich • Rd 1 Rich tries to stump Clint • Rd 2 Clint tries to stump Rich (lifeline to Jeff Symonds) • Rd 2 Rich tries to stump Clint (lifeline to Matt Schrag) • Side Tangent — …
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• Intro — what gets you on to the dance floor? • The answer is this week's question! • Three genres that get down with "four on the floor" Motown Disco EDM • Calls with Jeff Symonds and Jeff Vallone Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesעל ידי Rich Price and Clint Bierman
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• Intro to the question: What is the best use of cowbell in a song? • Inspiration: "More Cowbell" from Saturday Night Live • History of cowbell in popular music (from Mahler and Strauss to Buddy Holly) • Blue Oyster Cult • Honky Tonk Woman • Low Rider • Stuck In The Middle • Honorable Mentions • Marvin Gaye • The Beatles • More Honorable Mentions •…
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• Intro to the question — the greatest music venues. • Russ Lawton, drummer of the Trey Anastasio Band and Soule Monde, • Pete Francis, founding member of Dispatch. • Jeff Symonds on the Bay Area as a mecca of legendary venues. • Greg Naughton on playing at The White House. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
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• Intro to the topic - part 3 of in the series on "Greatest Label of All-Time" • Blue Note - the label that brought the "cool" and "vibe" of jazz to the world (Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Horace Silver, Grant Green, Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis, Kenny Clarke, Freddie Roach and more) and its revival including Norah Jones a…
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• Intro to the question — part 2 (part 1 was Episode 48) of "What Is The Greatest Record Label of All-Time?" • Atlantic Records — Ahmet Ertegun created and curated one of the most remarkable and influential catalogs in music, spanning genres from jazz and soul to rock, folk and pop. • Sun Records — Sam Phillips was an incubator for early rockabilly…
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• Intro to the question - 1997 has been called "the year of guilty pleasures" - having produced more than any other year. • What happened in 1997 that created the conditions for so many the guilty pleasures? • Let's Go To The Comments - special edition featuring Kelli O'Hara, Stephen Kellogg, Will Evans, Brian Chartrand and Greg Naughton (of The Sw…
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• Intro - songs almost always rhyme...when they don't, it requires a certain kind of genius to do it in a way that you may have never noticed. • REM • Alanis Morrisette • INXS • The Drifters • Elton John • Willie Nelson • Joni Mitchell • Crosby, Stills & Nash • Ron Sexsmith • Sheryl Crow • And more... Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megapho…
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• The first rule of show biz: "always leave them wanting more." • Did Milli Vanilli walk away on top? • When Sting walked away from The Police, they were the biggest band in the world. • Few bands have had a bigger impact on their genre and music generally as Outkast, and yet... • The Beatles were still arguably the biggest band in the world when t…
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Celebrating the great short songs of all-time. • Clint breaks down "Stay" by Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs • Rich breaks down some highlights of The Beatles' sub-2 min tracks. • Clint reviews the Paul McCartney show at Fenway Park. • Clint breaks down The Letter by The Box Tops • Quickfire round includes The Rolling Stones, Simon & Garfunkel, Th…
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• On the phenomenon of "tribute acts" and their current popularity. • A discussion of the best tribute band names...from Non Jovi to Near-vana. • A conversation with Monroe Grisman of Petty Theft • A conversation with Brian Chartrand of The Sweet Remains and Live From Laurel Canyon • Rich and Clint pick their favorite tribute band name. Learn more …
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The collaborations discussed in this episode: • When Eric Clapton was brought in by The Beatles... • When the legendary backup singer Merry Clayton was brought in by The Rolling Stones... • When Duane Allman took Wilson Pickett to the next level and birthed Southern Rock... • When Stevie Wonder created a signature sound on the harmonica... • When J…
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This week, Rich and Clint are talking the best stage names of all-time, from Freddie Mercury to Engelbert Humperdinck (yes, he actually chose that name), Bob Dylan to Sir Mix-A-lot, what goes into picking a stage name and how, for some, it can unlock their true self. This episode also features a "Mini Age Old Question," about whether Neil Young can…
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This week, Rich and Clint return to the "greatest (and most hilarious) misheard lyrics of all-time." The guys discuss why Prince hates your kids, why the Stones wrote an anthem about Yugoslavia, why Robert Palmer had a beef with Michael Jackson, Bob Marley's song about pirates that are rabbis and many many more. Try not to laugh! Learn more about y…
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This week, Rich and Clint look back at the first 40 episodes and share some of their highlights of the first 18 months of the show. Highlights include "Can You Write A Masterpiece After The Age of 40?", "What Makes The Beatles The Best Band of All-Time?", "Is D Minor The Saddest of All Keys?", "What Happened To The Sax Solo?" and many more. #TheBea…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint ask the age old question — would you be Elton John (the star in the spotlight) or Bernie Taupin (the artist behind the scenes)? Lots of laughs, lots of incredible music and enlightening discussion about an odd and incredible collaboration that has produced some of the greatest songs in music history. Rich and Clint a…
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In this episode, Rich and Clint make the case that "Free As A Bird," which the Beatles released in 1995, is, in fact, the band's most impressive hit. After years of acrimony and discord, after the tragic murder of John Lennon, the Fab Four were able to work together again on a "new" song. And who made it possible to bring the band back together? Yo…
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This week, Rich and Clint discuss the greatest (and most hilarious) misheard lyrics of all-time. From Hendrix's "excuse me while I kiss this guy" to Bon Jovi singing "it doesn't make a difference if we're naked or not," this episode is for anyone who has ever thought "ohhh, that's what the lyric is?!" With guest appearances from Tony-winner Kelli O…
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This week, Rich and Clint ask: What is the greatest year in music history? 1967? 1973? 1985? Some argue that not only is 1991 the best year, but that Sept 24th, 1991 is the single most epic day in music history. The guys discuss why, as they explore which year gave us the most greatness. Special guest Jeff Symonds weighs in on the debate. The Age O…
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This week, Rich and Clint join forces with the "50 Years Of Music With 50 Year Old White Guys" podcast (Jeff, Ben and Tim) for a crossover episode about creating the ultimate mixtape for a crush — it's a draft format...five picks, five chances to create the best mixtape but with a very specific framework — it is January, 1990. Artists discussed inc…
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This week, Rich and Clint explore whether lyrics really matter after all. Some massive hits in popular music have some of the most insanely stupid lyrics, which reveals that lyrics might not be a critical component of a great song. Artists and bands discussed include John Cougar Mellancamp, Beyonce and Jay Z, The Black Eyed Peas, John Lennon, Cheap…
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This week, Rich and Clint discuss the phenomenon of "classic rock radio" in the US. Every city in America has a classic rock station, and they all have their "countdown to the greatest songs" playlist. Even though the songs to choose from haven't changed in decades, these top 10 lists change from year to year and differ significantly by region. Why…
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