Episode 50: “Honky Tonk” by Bill Doggett

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 50: "Honky Tonk" by Bill Doggett
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Bill Doggett

Episode fifty of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs looks at “Honky Tonk” by Bill Doggett, and uses his career to provide a brief summary of the earlier episodes of the podcast as we’re now moving forward into the next stage of the story. Click the full post to read liner notes, links to more information, and a transcript of the episode.

Patreon backers also have a ten-minute bonus episode available, on “Sixteen Tons” by Tennessee Ernie Ford.

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Episode 6: The Ink Spots — “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 6: The Ink Spots -- "That's When Your Heartaches Begin"
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The Ink Spots

Welcome to episode six of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. Today we’re looking at the Ink Spots and “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”

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Episode 5: Rosetta Tharpe and “This Train”

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs
Episode 5: Rosetta Tharpe and "This Train"
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Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Welcome to episode five of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. Today we’re looking at Sister Rosetta Tharpe and “This Train”

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