Thursday, September 7, 2017

Episode 321: The Perfect Album Side




Episode 321: The Perfect Album Side
Pat and Kyle welcome Christy back to the Co-Host chair to play songs from perfect album sides.
From September 7, 2017

With your hosts:

Pat Francis

Christy Stratton


Liner Notes

  • Christy is finally back! Christy has been busy with things and on vacation in Hawaii. School is back in session so she has also been doing a lot of 2nd grade homework.
  • Patreon subscriber and last week's guest co-host Mike Bietz is in studio observing.
  • Three listeners also made picks in today's show West Anthony, James Sandlin and Steve Howard.
  • Christy found this to be a challenging episode to pick for. She didn't want to bring the classics that everyone knows. She warns that this is going to be a lot of soft rock.
  • Pat tells Christy that Kyle is engaged again. Pat's waiting for the third time because "it's a charm."
  • Christy fires off first (in what may be the quickest pick ever at 0:06:30) with side one of Carol King's Tapestry. Tapestry was released in February 1971. The follow up album Music was released in December of that same year. Pat feels they could have let Tapestry breathe a little more because it is such a good album.
  • Pat's first pick is side two of Rod Stewart's Every Picture Tells a Story. Probably Rod's best album.
  • West Anthony starts off the listener picks with side one of The Smithereens' Especially for You
  • Christy picks a sentimental album that was given to her by her friend Bubby in middle school, side one of Talking Heads' Speaking in Tongues.
  • Apologies to Rush for Moving Pictures side one. It just missed Pat's list. He does pick a Detroit rocker: side one of Bob Seger's Stranger in Town.
  • Christy follows with side two of The B-52's self titled first album. Pat saw The B-52's at theUniversal Amphitheater in 1991 and The Pretenders opened.
  • Pat's next pick was side one of Billy Joel's Glass Houses. Pat saw Billy Joel in May this year in Dodger Stadium. Pilar got him tickets for his birthday.
  • Christy picks side three of Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John.
  • Pat quickly follows with an 80's era Elton John pick: side two of Too Low for Zero.
  • Listener James Sandlin picks someone that Pat has never heard of. The pick is side one of TV on the Radio's Dear Science.
  • Christy's last pick of the show, coming in at minute 53 of the show, is a "legit one": side one of Super Tramp's Breakfast in America.
  • Pat of course has more because he had trouble making up his mind. His next pick is side one of Eagle's Hotel California.
  • He follows it up with side two of Back in Black by AC/DC.
  • The last listener pick is from Steve Howard.he brings it with side one of Low-Life by New Order.
  • Bose is sponsoring the podcast. New cans for everyone in the studio. They are now all using the QuietComfort 35 headphones. Bose - Get Closer.
  • Pat's last pick is one of the classics everyone knows: side one of Damn the Torpedoes by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers!
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Time Song Album Artist Who
00:06:30I Feel the Earth MoveTapestryCarol KingChristy
00:07:51Home AgainTapestryCarol KingChristy
00:10:52Mandolin WindEvery Picture Tells a StoryRod StewartPat
00:11:58(I Know) I'm Losing YouEvery Picture Tells a StoryRod StewartPat
00:13:53Strangers When We MetEspecially For YouThe SmithereensWest Anthony
00:14:49I Don't Want to Lose YouEspecially For YouThe SmithereensWest Anthony
00:16:28Girlfriend is BetterSpeaking in ToungesTalking HeadsChristy
00:17:33Slippery PeopleSpeaking in ToungesTalking HeadsChristy
00:20:52Till It ShinesStranger in TownBob Seger & The Silver Bullet BandPat
00:22:35Feel Like a NumberStranger in TownBob Seger & The Silver Bullet BandPat
00:25:52LavaThe B-52'sThe B-52'sChristy
00:27:23Hero WorshipThe B-52'sThe B-52'sChristy
00:29:46Sometimes a FantasyGlass HousesBilly JoelPat
00:32:07All for LeynaGlass HousesBilly JoelPat
00:36:46Sweet Painted LadyGoodbye Yellow Brick RoadElton JohnChristy
00:37:46The Ballad of Danny Bailey (1909–34)Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadElton JohnChristy
00:40:24Whipping BoyToo Low for ZeroElton JohnPat
00:44:43SaintToo Low for ZeroElton JohnPat
00:48:03CryingDear ScienceTV on the RadioJames Sandlin
00:50:31Dancing ChooseDear ScienceTV on the RadioJames Sandlin
00:53:20Goodbye StrangerBreakfast in AmericaSuper TrampChristy
00:56:20Oh DarlingBreakfast in AmericaSuper TrampChristy
01:01:44Wasted TimeHotel CaliforniaEaglesPat
01:05:23Have a Drink on MeBack in BlackAC/DCPat
01:06:28Rock and Roll Ain't Noise PollutionBack in BlackAC/DCPat
01:11:56Love VigilantesLow-LifeNew OrderSteve Howard
01:12:57The Perfect KissLow-LifeNew OrderSteve Howard
01:17:17Here Comes My GirlDamn the TorpedoesTom Petty and the HeartbreakersPat
01:22:38Shadow of a Doubt (A Complex Kid)Damn the TorpedoesTom Petty and the HeartbreakersPat

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