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By The Time You Hear This Podcast

Music is never done. It's always changing. And within music there are genres, subgenres, instruments, record companies, concerts, venues, streaming services and sounds that impact our lives in some way. We talk about it here.

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Episode 56: Because 5️⃣: Michael Jackson Songs

Greg and Ben discuss American Idol going over the salary cap, Mystikal’s accuser recants, Troy Gentry, Walter Becker, Hurricane Harvey benefit, DACA, the charts, our Because 5: Michael Jackson songs, and our Earworms of the Week!Michael Jackson - Blood on the Dance FloorMontgomery Gentry - Roll With MeMichael Jackson - Who Is It?Michael Jackson - I Wanna Be Where You AreMichael Jackson - Stranger In MoscowMichael Jackson - Off The WallMichael Jackson - Human NatureMichael Jackson - Get On the FloorMichael Jackson & Stevie Wonder - Just Good FriendsMichael Jackson - PYTMichael Jackson - Billie JeanMichael Jackson & Janet Jackson - ScreamMichael Jackson - Beat ItMichael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’Michael Jackson - Rock With YouSteely Dan - Jack of SpeedMichael Jackson - JamCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Play!

2hr 7mins

9 Sep 2017

Rank #1

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104: The Dangerous Sam Cooke

Greg and Ben discuss the Grammys, the Oscars, R. Kelly, the Netflix documentary "The Two Killings of Sam Cooke," and our Earworms of the Week! Sam Cooke - Chain Gang Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up Duckwrth - MICHUUL. Sam Cooke - Twistin' the Night Away Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis, @gplaysitcool, @benwattsphoto Email: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music! Search us on listennotes.com

1hr 52mins

26 Feb 2019

Rank #2

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106: The Beginning of Britney

Greg and Ben are joined by Lorrie Anne to discuss her work with a law firm, Billboard Music Awards, Woodstock 50 being canceled, Britney Spears’ debut album, and Earworms of the Week! Britney Spears - Born to Make You Happy Mariah Carey ft. Krayzie Bone and Wish Bone - Breakdown Ed Sheeran ft. Justin Bieber - I Don’t Care Gabriel Garzon-Montano - Golden Wings Britney Spears - …Baby One More Time Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis, @gplaysitcool, @benwattsphoto, @lorriedelon Email: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, Google Music and Spotify! Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 31mins

11 May 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 28: Bee Stings?

Greg and Ben discuss the passing of Al Jarreau and Clyde Stubblefield, new music released in the last week, Maroon 5’s hip-hop collabs, Kesha vs. Dr. Luke, Creedence Clearwater Revival reunion, the Tupac/Biggie revival, our Indie Instagrammer of the Week, Adele beating Beyonce for Album of the Year, and our Earworms of the Week!Adele - Album of the Year acceptance speechPrince - I Wanna Be Your LoverChevalier - Arts of NaturePhantogram - You’re MineBeyonce feat. Jack White - Don’t Hurt YourselfCheck out our new website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio and Google Play!

2hr 27mins

19 Feb 2017

Rank #4

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113: Fame Without the Fame

Greg and Ben are joined by Lorrie to discuss Drake’s new “album,” BTS taking a break, debuting Lorrie’s new song, the film “Amy,” and Earworms of the Week! Amy Winehouse - You Know I’m No Good (Live in London 2007) Lorrie Anne - Your World (Keeps Turning) Faith Hill - Breathe Ekkah - 4ever Amy Winehouse - Tears Dry On Their Own Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis, @gplaysitcool, @benwattsphoto, @lorriedelon Email: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, Google Music and Spotify! Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 9mins

13 Aug 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 81: Dave Gahan's 1.5 Dance Moves

Greg and Ben discuss Avicii, Beyonce as Angela Davis, Kanye, Meek Mill, the NFL Draft, the Depeche Mode documentary “101,” and our Earworms of the Week!Depeche Mode - Route 66 (Beatmasters Mix)Beach Boys - I Get AroundChuckii Booker - Turned AwayDepeche Mode - PimpfCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music!

2hr 4mins

27 Apr 2018

Rank #6

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Episode 27: 25 Lemonades and Views With a Purpose

Greg and Ben discuss Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl performance, potential performers for future Super Bowls, the Billboard Power 100, Aretha Franklin retirement, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis not submitting album for the Grammys, George Michael and Prince tributes at the Grammys, our Indie Instagrammer of the Week, our Grammy picks, and our Earworms of the Week!Daft Punk feat. Pharrell and Stevie Wonder - Get Lucky/Another StarMarianas Trench - VertigoHawk Jones - The Final FrontierDrake feat. Rihanna - Too GoodLukas Graham - 7 YearsMike Posner - I Took a Pill in IbizaAdele - HelloKelsea Ballerini - Peter PanMaren Morris - 80s MercedesThe Chainsmokers feat. Phoebe Ryan - All We KnowGojira - SilveraGallant - Weight in GoldRationale - PalmsImagine Dragons and Kendrick Lamar - Radioactive vs m.A.A.d cityfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, and now TuneIn Radio!

2hr 4mins

11 Feb 2017

Rank #7

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Episode 96: Because 5: One Hit Wonders 2000

Greg and Ben discuss the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees, Taylor Swift getting political, Because 5: One Hit Wonders 2000, and Earworm’s fo the Week!Ruff Endz - No MorePrince - Diamonds And PearlsAnderson .Paak feat. Kendrick Lamar - TintsATC - Around the World (La La La La La)The Because 5: One Hit Wonders 2000 playlist https://open.spotify.com/user/12410506/playlist/28trQulyfa8Ph0Sb7P7rax?si=xyVhSoQCRjmjn2tmCi6U9wCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music!Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 6mins

19 Oct 2018

Rank #8

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Episode 98: Because 5: Madonna Songs

Greg and Ben discuss Taylor Swift and Linkin Park breaking records, Michael Jackson still making bank, Chris Thomas King and the co-opting of blues, Because 5: Madonna Songs, and our Earworms of the Week! Check out the playlist https://open.spotify.com/user/12410506/playlist/28vl3L0tNkxcUaixVcYQwi?si=pku_SX4ZQDG_bVUAw7blrgGeorge Jones - He Stopped Loving Her Today Switch - There’ll Never Be Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis Email: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music! Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 9mins

12 Nov 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 84: Because 5: One Hit Wonders 1998

Greg and Ben discuss Spotify being pressured to remove artists from service/playlists, Drake and Migos going on tour, the launch of YouTube Music, Tidal releasing new Prince music, Because 5: One Hit Wonders 1998, and our Earworms of the WeekJimmy Ray - Are You Jimmy Ray?The Mars Volta - The WidowCherry Poppin Daddies - Zoot Suit RiotBen Folds Five - BrickNicole Wray ft. Missy Elliott and Mocha - Make It HotKP & Envyi - Swing My WayBen Folds Five - BrickEagle Eye Cherry - Save TonightCleopatra - Cleopatra’s ThemePras ft. ODB & Mya - Ghetto SupastarShawn Mullins - LullabySemisonic - Closing TimeAlana Davis - 32 FlavorsThe Verve - Bittersweet Symphony Jennifer Paige - CrushNew Radicals - You Get What You GiveC+C Music Factory - Do You Wanna Get Funky?Tatyana Ali - Daydreamin’Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music!Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 1min

18 May 2018

Rank #10

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Episode 75: Because 5️⃣: Socially Conscious Songs

Greg and Ben discuss Fergie’s national anthem performance, Prince and the Minnesota Twins, Lonzo Ball’s top 5 rappers, benefit concert in Parkland, our Because 5: Socially Conscious Songs, and our Earworms of the Week!Lecrae - Welcome to AmericaGoldlink - CREW Remix (ft. Gucci Mane, Shy Glizzy, Brent Faiyaz)U2 - Sunday Bloody SundayThe Impressions - People Get ReadyThe Cranberries - ZombieBruce Hornsby & the Range - The Way It IsPrince - Sign O the TimesKendrick Lamar - AlrightMichael Jackson - They Don’t Care About UsMarvin Gaye - Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)Rage Against the Machine - Killing in the NamePublic Enemy - Fight The Power Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On?Nina Simone - Strange Fruit2Pac - ChangesSam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna ComeKhalid, Normani - Love LiesRobert Glasper Experiment ft. Lalah Hathaway and Malcolm-Jamal Warner - Jesus ChildrenCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Play!

2hr 9mins

28 Feb 2018

Rank #11

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112: Bendra's Infinite Wedding Playlist

Greg and Ben are joined by Ben’s fiancée Kendra to discuss their wedding planning process, songs to play at a wedding, and Earworms of the Week!Etta James - At Last Anderson .Paak - Who R U? Lil Nas X - Panini Shania Twain - You’re Still the One Check out the playlist here: Because 5 Wedding Songs Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis, @gplaysitcool, @benwattsphoto, @kwilliamsfit Email: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, Google Music and Spotify! Search us on listennotes.com

1hr 44mins

27 Jul 2019

Rank #12

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103: I Paid For A Private Helicopter

Greg and Ben are joined by Matthew to discuss the Grammys, the Super Bowl halftime show, the documentaries about the Fyre Festival, and our Earworms of the Week! Ricky Martin -Livin La Vida LocaMidnight to Monaco - One In a Millionblink-182 - Bored to DeathCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis, @gplaysitcool, @benwattsphoto, @matthew__vaughanEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music! Search us on listennotes.com

1hr 50mins

11 Feb 2019

Rank #13

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109: Sting Be Readin'

Greg and Ben discuss DJ Khaled’s beef with Billboard, the Jonas Brothers documentary, Spotify wanting some money back, The Police’s “Synchronicity” and Earworms of the Week!Twinkle Schascle - Hold Me GoldLink - Zulu Screams (ft. Maleek Berry & Bibi Bourelly) Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis, @gplaysitcool, @benwattsphoto Email: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, Google Music and Spotify! Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 18mins

24 Jun 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 88: You Will Record That Thing You Do! In Spanish

Greg and Ben are joined by Chris Reece (Rocks) to discuss Ed Sheehan being sued again, who’s buying all the vinyl, Teddy Geiger, Brendon Urie, artists being successful after changing their sound, and our Earworms of the Week!Sugar Ray - Every MorningProtest the Hero - ClarityDaruis Rucker - Wild OneBell Biv DeVoe - GangstaTaylor Swift - FearlessCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisfacebook.com/chrisreecerocksFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music!Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 4mins

7 Jul 2018

Rank #15

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Episode 86: Everybody Out! I Got This

Greg and Ben discuss the end of Spotify’s “hateful conduct” policy, Neil Portnow steps down, the Drake/Pusha T beef, Trevor Horn and our Earworms of the Week!Yes - Owner of a Lonely HeartKanye West - Wouldn’t LeaveArt of Noise - Close (To the Edit)Seal - Kiss From a RoseFrankie Goes to Hollywood - RelaxBelle & Sebastian - Step Into My Office, BabyThe Buggles - Video Killed the Radio StarABC - Poison ArrowLeon Bridges - Bad Bad NewsSeal - Don’t CryCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music!Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 26mins

4 Jun 2018

Rank #16

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Episode 22: Who's Bad?

Greg and Ben discuss Rebecca Ferguson performing at the inauguration under one condition, Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy’s hick-hop bars performing at the inauguration, Coachella announcing their 2017 lineup, Drake living out his childhood dreams, Black Beatles being #1 again, Sheryle Crow’s new album, Yes reuniting for the Rock and Roll HOF induction, Mariah Carey’s NYE fiasco, our Indie Instagrammer of the Week, Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’ album, and our Earworms of the Week!Michael Jackson - Al CaponeNina Simone - Strange FruitDownplay - Cruel SummerThe Brandon Brown Collective - What You On (feat. Mackenzie)Michael Jackson - BadMichael Jackson - Dirty DianaMichael Jackson - Smooth CriminalMichael Jackson feat. Stevie Wonder - Just Good FriendsAlpine - Damn BabyMichael Jackson - Leave Me Alonefacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox and/or Satchel Podcast Player

1hr 44mins

6 Jan 2017

Rank #17

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102: When You Fire Your Father

Greg and Ben discuss R. Kelly being dropped by Sony, Missy Elliott, Ariana Grande, an almost supergroup, Janet Jackson’s Control, and our Earworms of the Week! (All while watching the AFC Championship.) Janet Jackson - Control (the entire album) Faces - Stay With Me Pages - You Need a Hero Check out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.com facebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthis Follow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthis, @gplaysitcool, @benwattsphotoEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.com Subscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music! Search us on listennotes.com

2hr 9mins

22 Jan 2019

Rank #18

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Episode 29: Because 5️⃣:Best Original Song

Greg and Ben discuss the new music, Ed Sheeran breaking streaming records, Sun Records, Jay-Z inducted into Songwriters HOF, Danger Mouse producing Man on the High Castle soundtrack, Hall & Oates on tour with Tears For Fears, a recording console up for auction among other things, Kendrick Lamar’s new direction, new Bobby Shmurda documentary, SHether, our Indie Instagrammer of the Week, our Because 5 of Best Original Song winners, and our Earworms of the Week!Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone - City of Stars40 Below Summer - Self MedicateKaela Kinney - It’s a Girl’s Night OutThe Lion King - Hakuna MatataElliott Smith - Miss MiserySurvivor - Eye of the TigerPhil Collins - Two HeartsBill Medley and Jennifer Warnes - (I’ve Had) The Time of My LifeIsaac Hayes - Theme From ShaftIrene Cara - Flashdance…What a FeelingElton John - Can You Feel the Love TonightPhil Collins - You’ll Be In My HeartChristopher Cross- Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)Eminem - Lose YourselfSamuel E. Wright - Under the SeaCeline Dion - My Heart Will Go OnJidenna feat. Quavo - The Let OutIrene Cara - FameCheck out our new website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio and Google Play!

2hr 31mins

6 Mar 2017

Rank #19

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Episode 66: Because 5️⃣: One Hit Wonders 1996

Greg and Ben discuss the AMAs, Chrisette Michelle's new song, the charts, Because 5: One Hit Wonders 1996, and our Earworms of the Week! The Madison Project - Counting Blue Cars Darius Rucker - This Is My World Amanda Marshall - Birmingham DJ Kool - Let Me Clear My Throat Crucial Conflict - Hay Seven Mary Three - Cumbersome Nada Surf - Popular Tony Rich Project - Nobody Knows Nonchalant - 5 O'Clock Donna Lewis - I Love You Always Forever OMC - How Bizarre Duncan Sheik - Barely Breathing Mark Morrison - Return of the Mack Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) DJ Premier x Miguel - 2 LOVIN U Merril Bainbridge - MouthCheck out our website! www.bythetimeyouhearthis.comfacebook.com/bythetimeyouhearthisFollow us on Instagram: @bythetimeuhearthisEmail: bythetimeuhearthis@gmail.comSubscribe on iTunes, Podomatic, Castbox, Satchel Podcast Player, TuneIn Radio, Overcast, Otto Radio, and Google Music!

2hr 3mins

25 Nov 2017

Rank #20