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ROCK AND/OR ROLL

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A podcast about rock and/or roll.

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A podcast about rock and/or roll.

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116 Ratings
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Greet Pod!

By yfofo - Aug 15 2019
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BJ does a great job. This podcast has introduced me to a ton of good music I never would have come across otherwise. Lots of cool info from BJ too. The guy does his homework.

fan for a few years

By Feck99 - Jul 18 2019
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Been listening to RAOR for a few years now, really enjoy BJ and his love for music.

iTunes Ratings

116 Ratings
Average Ratings
100
8
4
1
3

Greet Pod!

By yfofo - Aug 15 2019
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BJ does a great job. This podcast has introduced me to a ton of good music I never would have come across otherwise. Lots of cool info from BJ too. The guy does his homework.

fan for a few years

By Feck99 - Jul 18 2019
Read more
Been listening to RAOR for a few years now, really enjoy BJ and his love for music.
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ROCK AND/OR ROLL

Latest release on Jan 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 065 - THE GENIUS OF LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM (PART ONE)

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In part one of his two part tribute to one of his very favorite songwriters BJ presents an overview of Lindsey Buckingham's career, focusing on the amazing Lindsey Buckingham album contained within Fleetwood Mac's 1979 double album Tusk.

Feb 27 2015

1hr 7mins

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Rank #2: 004 - AMERICAN GLAM

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BJ investigates how glam rock manifested itself in the US in the seventies.

Jun 23 2013

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: 048 - DOKKEN

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BJ is joined once again by Greg Renoff, author of the forthcoming book Van Halen Rising, but this time to discuss one of BJ's favorite bands growing up: Dokken.

Aug 16 2014

2hr 10mins

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Rank #4: 284 - WORST OF OZZY - THE EIGHTIES

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BJ and Brian Sword pick the five worst songs from the Ozzy Osbourne albums released in the eighties.

Oct 25 2019

57mins

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Rank #5: 257 - TOO FAST FOR LOVE

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Get a piece of the action as BJ kicks off the Motley Crue series with a discussion about the band's first album Too Fast For Love with frequent guest Fistful of Dave.

Mar 01 2019

1hr 45mins

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Rank #6: 195 - POWER POP 7

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Once again it's time for more power pop. Great music on this episode.

Aug 25 2017

1hr 35mins

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Rank #7: 162 - "HAIR" METAL 2

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Way back in March of 2014 BJ took a closer look at the wide variety of bands that have been damned to the purgatory of "hair" metal. On this episode we'll hear even more great songs by bands lost to history because the style and image they reveled in became unfashionable.

Jan 06 2017

1hr 47mins

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Rank #8: 072 - ROD STEWART

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BJ closely examines the first ten years or so of a storied career. Rod Stewart played a pretty major role in the development of rock and roll before he forsook his artistry (and the guy was a true artist) for the pomp and circumstance of pomp and circumstance. If you are unfamiliar with Rod's early work, solo and with the Faces, prepare to be impressed.

Apr 17 2015

1hr 35mins

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Rank #9: 179 - WORST OF KISS (70s & 80s)

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For this episode special guest Terry Means contributed $50 to the Nashville Rock n Pod Expo fund and in so doing garnered himself the opportunity to join BJ and Brian Sword for a "Worst of" episode of his choice and Terry chose KISS. Get ready to rock and roll all nite and part of every day as each of the three lists what he thinks are the five worst KISS songs of the seventies and the five worst KISS songs of the eighties. Oh yeah!

May 05 2017

1hr 20mins

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Rank #10: 124 - STATUTORY ROCK

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BJ is joined by Ryan McKay and A.D. Adams from The Shabby Road Record Show for an unfiltered discussion about the elephant in the room of rock and roll: rock stars and their unabashed fondness for underage girls.

Apr 22 2016

1hr 38mins

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Rank #11: 028 - SOUNDTRACKS

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BJ plays some of his favorite songs from movie soundtracks.

Jan 11 2014

1hr 37mins

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Rank #12: 019 - HEAVY SEVENTIES PART 1

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BJ is joined by author Martin Popoff and Fistful of Dave to discuss just what heavy means and how heavy rock developed over the course of the seventies.

Oct 18 2013

1hr 28mins

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Rank #13: 015 - SUNSET STRIP PART 1

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BJ takes a look at the development of the Sunset Strip hard rock scene in the seventies and early eighties.

Sep 19 2013

1hr 30mins

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Rank #14: 151 - SEVENTH SON OF A SEVENTH SON (with Craig Smith)

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Seven holy paths to hell and your trip begins. For this episode BJ is joined by Craig Smith from the Pods & Sods Network to discuss Iron Maiden's aptly titled seventh album. You want to know the truth, son? Lord, we'll tell you the truth.

Oct 28 2016

1hr 42mins

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Rank #15: 003 - GLAM ROCK

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BJ gives an overview of the Glam Rock phenomenon that overtook the UK in the mid-seventies and plays some of his favorite Junk Shop Glam.

Jun 14 2013

1hr 27mins

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Rank #16: 017 - BADFINGER

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BJ takes a close look at the tragic career of a truly wonderful band.

Oct 05 2013

1hr 8mins

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Rank #17: 056 - GOO GOO DOLLS

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BJ is once again joined by old friends Chris and Dave to discuss a band that all three of them agree used to be great. Used to be.

Dec 02 2014

1hr 34mins

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Rank #18: 126 - ON THROUGH THE NIGHT (with Joe Royland)

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For this first in a series of episodes devoted to a celebration of the Def Leppard catalogue BJ is joined by Joe Royland from the Sit and Spin videocast for a discussion about the band's debut album from 1980.

May 06 2016

1hr 17mins

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Rank #19: 088 - BON JOVI

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This is for the ones who stood their ground.For Tommy and Gina, who never backed down.

Aug 14 2015

1hr 18mins

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Rank #20: 248 - NEIL DIAMOND (with Lee McCormack)

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BJ is joined once again by Lee McCormack from Tramps Like Us to discuss the high points of Neil Diamond's fifty plus year career as a songwriter and performer.

Nov 16 2018

1hr 53mins

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