The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers

The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers

By Josh Adam Meyers
Spotify Original The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.
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413 - Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime - Dave Pirner
Soul Asylum frontman Dave Pirner advocates for the all-time greatness of the highly influential post-hardcore trio Minutemen's 1984 album Double Nickels on the Dime. Listen to Soul Asylum’s latest album Hurry Up and Wait out now, and read Dave’s book Loud, Fast, Words. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
59:40
July 8, 2020
414 - The Go-Go’s - Beauty and the Beat - Karen Kilgariff
Comedian and "Queen of the Quip" Karen Kilgariff returns to the show ready to defend the idea that new wave punk rockers The Go-Go's 1981 debut album ‘Beauty and the Beat’ contains some of the greatest songs in human history. Listen to Karen’s podcast My Favorite Murder on Spotify. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:15:21
July 1, 2020
415 - Van Halen - Patrick Wilson
Weezer drummer and co-founding member Patrick Wilson revels in the raucous hard rock of Van Halen's 1978 self-titled debut album. Check out new songs from Weezer’s forthcoming album Van Weezer on Spotify. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:02:36
June 24, 2020
416 - Tom Waits - Mule Variations - Chris Sullivan
Actor and musician Chris Sullivan hoots, hollers and howls along to the experimental blues rock of his musical hero Tom Waits' 1999 album Mule Variations. Watch Chris play Toby on 'This is Us' and catch him perform with his band Joseph the Spouse. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:18:59
June 17, 2020
417 - U2 - Boy - Phoebe Robinson
Comedian Phoebe Robinson proudly displays her undying love for Irish rock band U2, whose historic contributions to the genre and the world began with their 1980 debut album Boy. Watch the 'Two Dope Queens' star's upcoming Comedy Central interview series, 'Doing the Most with Phoebe Robinson', launching later this year. She has also been hosting Instagram Lives with activists, writers, comedians, politicians and thought leaders to engage in thought provoking and important discussions around racial equality and social justice. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:16:45
June 10, 2020
418 - Paul McCartney and Wings - Band on the Run - Reggie Watts
Experimental musician and comedian Reggie Watts holds Wings in higher regard than frontman Paul McCartney's earlier contributions to rock history, using the group's 1973 album Band On The Run as a prime example of their superiority. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:16:58
June 3, 2020
419 - Portishead - Dummy - Jamie Kennedy
Comedian and actor Jamie Kennedy oozes the mid-90s cool of trip-hop innovators Portishead and their landmark debut album Dummy. Check out ‘Crabs in a Bucket’ with Taryn Manning and Bruce Dern, and his new special “Stoopid Smart” on tubi For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:19:49
May 27, 2020
420 - The Chirping Crickets - Tom Kenny
The Emmy award-winning voice actor behind Spongebob Squarepants Tom Kenny bares his old music soul and digs deep into the roots of rock ‘n roll following his beloved Buddy Holly leading The Crickets on their 1957 debut album The “Chirping” Crickets. Check out a virtual table read by the Spongebob Squarepants crew on June 1st, don't miss The Spongebob Movie coming out in August, and don't miss 'Tom Kenny & the Hi-seas' when they go back on tour.
1:19:47
May 20, 2020
421 - The Best of the Girl Groups - Stephanie Simbari
Comedian, actor and writer Stephanie Simbari summons the strong, sultry spirits of the 1950s and 60s pop singers gathered together on The Best of the Girl Groups: Volume 1 and 2. Check out her podcast That's So Retrograde. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:10:57
May 13, 2020
422 - The Ronettes - Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica - Zainab Johnson
Comedian and actress Zainab Johnson finds strength in the powerful femininity of Spanish Harlem R&B trio The Ronette's only studio album: 1964's Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica. Watch her on Amazon’s ‘Upload’, '100 Humans' on Netflix, and listen to her podcast HonesTEA with Z. For new music influenced by this album, music history and show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:07:11
May 6, 2020
423 - Diana Ross and The Supremes - Anthology - Esther Povitsky
Comedian and actor Esther Povitsky fantasizes about living in the era of doo-wop, when Motown queens Diana Ross and the Supremes ruled the charts with all the hits catalogued in their career retrospective Anthology.. Subscribe to her podcast Esther Club and watch her Comedy Central special June 5th! For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:16:21
April 29, 2020
424 - Bruce Springsteen - The Rising - Greg Fitzsimmons
Comedian Greg Fitzsimmons indulges his inner Bruce Springsteen fanboy by taking a heartfelt plunge into the dark, yet uplifting heartland rock of The Boss's 2002 release The Rising. Check out Greg's podcasts The FitzDog Radio Podcast, Childish, and Sunday Papers. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:16:13
April 22, 2020
425 - Gram Parsons - Grievous Angel - Tommy Chong
Comedian, actor, director and musician Tommy Chong peers back through time to an era when rock went country, of which there is no more perfect example than Gram Parson’s final studio album: 1974’s Grievous Angel. Download Cheech & Chong's Bud Farm Video Game app on iOS or Android. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:18:22
April 15, 2020
426 - Cheap Trick - At Budokan - Matt Sorum
Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum embodies the raw rock n' roll power of Cheap Trick's unparalleled 1978 live album At Budokan. Pre-order Matt's autobiography Double Talking Jive. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:03:39
April 8, 2020
427 - Peter Wolf - Sleepless - Bill Burr
Comedian Bill Burr makes his return to the show by looking back on the career arc of J. Geils Band front man Peter Wolf as he evolved into the mature rock sounds of his sixth studio album, 2002’s Sleepless. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:08:08
April 1, 2020
428 - The Police - Outlandos d’Amour - Matt Braunger
Actor and comedian Matt Braunger praises the perfectly precise songcraft and roasts the ridiculous melodrama of new wave reggae-rockers The Police’s 1978 debut Outlandos d’Amour. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:09:26
March 25, 2020
429 - Brian Eno - Another Green World - Gerald Casale
DEVO founding member Gerald Casale traverses the eerily beautiful soundscapes of ambient music pioneer Brian Eno’s 1975 album Another Green World. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:09:09
March 18, 2020
430 - Vampire Weekend - Rosebud Baker
Comedian Rosebud Baker reminisces about life in New York in the early 2000s, an era of whimsy and still only minor gentrification in which Baroque pop band Vampire Weekend released their self-titled debut album. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:08:39
March 11, 2020
431 - PJ Harvey - Stories From the City, Stories From the Sea - Mary Lynn Rajskub
Actor and comedian Mary Lynn Rajskub pays respect to the gorgeously dark alt rock of PJ Harvey’s 2000 album Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea for shaping the woman she is today. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:09:27
March 4, 2020
432 - Brian Eno - Here Come the Warm Jets - Perry Farrell
Jane's Addiction and Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell idolizes the groundbreaking art pop of Brian Eno's 1974 debut album Here Come The Warm Jets. Perry Farrell's Kind Heaven Orchestra performs live at The Roxy in LA March 20th and the 21st, and catch Lollapalooza in South America - Argentina, Chile and Brazil - this spring. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:04:31
February 26, 2020
433 - George Harrison - All Things Must Pass - Peter Asher
Performer, producer and author Peter Asher provides a firsthand account of what it was like to witness some of the most incredible songwriting in history, including the godly folk rock of George Harrison's debut solo record, 1970's All Things Must Pass. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:07:19
February 19, 2020
434 - Big Star - #1 Record - Ronnie Barnett
The Muffs bassist Ronnie Barnett shares memories from his wide-eyed youth as well as his life as a touring musician inspired by the power pop of Big Star's 1972 debut album #1 Record. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:05:34
February 12, 2020
435 - Nirvana - In Utero - Jeff Dye
Comedian Jeff Dye's boundless joy both contrasts and compliments the raging darkness of grunge superstars Nirvana's third and final album: 1993's In Utero. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:08:27
February 5, 2020
436 - Beck - Sea Change - Nick Thune
Comedian and musician Nick Thune bares his soul and finds salvation in the dreamy folk rock of American singer-songwriter Beck's crushingly beautiful 2002 break up album Sea Change. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:08:59
January 29, 2020
437 - Lil Wayne - Tha Carter III - Chris D'Elia
Comedian & actor Chris D'Elia discusses baller moves and internet beefs to the beat of rapper Lil Wayne's 2008 release Tha Carter III.
1:08:41
January 22, 2020
438 - The Cure - Boys Don't Cry - Margaret Cho
Comedian Margaret Cho dusts off her velvet suit and busts out her darkest eyeliner to embrace the inner goth of her youth and her undying love for The Cure's 1980 post-punk compilation album Boys Don't Cry. Check out her podcast The Margaret Cho. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:06:40
January 15, 2020
439 - Sam Cooke - Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson blows the minds of everyone who has ever thought of Sam Cooke as just another crooner, using the soul singer's second live album, Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963, to unravel the mysteries of the universe. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:07:04
January 8, 2020
440 - The Pogues - Rum, Sodomy & The Lash - James Fearnley
The Pogues' legendary accordion-player James Fearnley regales with tales of how the Irish folk punk band began and ended using their second album 'Rum, Sodomy & the Lash' as a guide through the back-alleys and barrooms of music history. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:09:55
January 1, 2020
441 - Suicide - Fahim Anwar
Comedian Fahim Anwar shares the highs and lows of his life and career over the soundtrack of Suicide’s influential self-titled debut. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:14:14
December 25, 2019
442 - DEVO - Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are DEVO - Josh Freese
DEVO's drummer since 1996 Josh Freese shares stories from inside the studio and on the road focusing on the band's 1978 album 'Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are DEVO'. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:11:10
December 18, 2019
443 - Cheap Trick - In Color - Annie Lederman
Comedian Annie Lederman shares her hilariously raw account of growing up to the sounds of Cheap Trick’s 1977 album ‘In Color’. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:08:41
December 11, 2019
444 - WAR - The World is a Ghetto - Caron Butler
NBA Champion Caron Butler shares his rollercoaster ride of a life story through the prism of WAR’s 1972 number one record ‘The World is a Ghetto’. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:07:45
December 4, 2019
445 - Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle - Wayne Federman
Comedian Wayne Federman finds connections between the 1976 release of Steve Miller Band's hit-laden space rock record Fly Like An Eagle and his storied life and career. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:08:39
November 27, 2019
446 - MC5 - Back in the USA - Adam Ray
Comedian Adam Ray's spirits are raised by the electrifying proto-punk of MC5's sophomore album, 1970's Back in the USA. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:10:02
November 20, 2019
447 - Stan Getz João Gilberto - Getz/Gilberto - Jade Catta-Preta
Comedian Jade Catta-Preta gushes with Brazilian pride over the bossa nova-infused jazz tracks co-created by legends Stan Getz and João Gilberto on their iconic 1964 collaboration Getz/Gilberto. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:01:56
November 13, 2019
448 - The Police - Synchronicity - Dan Soder
Comedian Dan Soder mercilessly mocks the maudlin pretentiousness of Sting on The Police's final studio album, 1983's Synchronicity. This episode was recorded live at Just For Laughs 42 in Toronto.
1:08:54
November 6, 2019
449 - Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers - Chris Garcia
Comedian Chris Garcia sings the praises and explores the mysteries of an album as influential as it is complex: Big Star's 1978 release Third/Sister Lovers. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:09:13
October 30, 2019
450 - Jackson Browne - For Everyman - Judd Apatow
Filmmaker Judd Apatow reveals just how many of his ideas for movies were subconsciously spawned by the sublime folk rock of Jackson Browne's 1973 release For Everyman. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:13:31
October 23, 2019
451 - Amy Winehouse - Back to Black - Dulcé Sloan
Comedian and Actor Dulcé Sloan recalls the soothing sounds of Amy Winehouse’s words on Back to Black with the bittersweet echoes of destructive love lost. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:07:16
October 16, 2019
452 - John Prine - Tim Dillon
Comedian Tim Dillon peers into the dark corners of American life and sees hope in its simple joys as told by folk legend John Prine’s 1971 self-titled debut album. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:05:19
October 9, 2019
453 - EPMD - Strictly Business - Joe DeRosa
One of the most sampled hip hop acts in history, New York-based EPMD earned the respect of musicians the world over including our guest comedian Joe DeRosa. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:06:23
October 2, 2019
454 - Alice Cooper - Love It To Death - Shep Gordon
Alice Cooper’s lifelong manager Shep Gordon share stories from inside the studio as the band’s third album Love It To Death represents a pivotal point in the legendary entertainer’s career. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:06:15
September 25, 2019
455 - Los Lobos - How Will The Wolf Survive? - Frankie Quinones
Comedian Frankie Quinones gets in touch with his East LA roots via the blues rock sounds of the 1984 sophomore Los Lobos album How Will the Wolf Survive?
1:05:23
September 18, 2019
456 - Marvin Gaye - Here, My Dear - Roy Wood, Jr
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. bears witness to the cold-blooded rhythm and blues of Marvin Gaye's musical reckoning of his divorce in the form of the 1978 album Here, My Dear. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:04:08
September 11, 2019
457 - My Morning Jacket - Z - Brooks Wheelan
SNL alum Brooks Wheelan reveals his zealous love for all things My Morning Jacket, especially their 2005 psychedelic rock triumph Z. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:05:55
September 4, 2019
458 - Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection - Ron Bennington
Radio legend Ron Bennington reminisces about growing up in an era defined by roots rock albums like Elton John’s 1970 release Tumbleweed Connection. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:05:28
August 28, 2019
459 - The Drifters - Golden Hits - Erik Griffin
Comedian Erik Griffin raises some interesting questions about the integrity of the timeless soul classics included in The Drifters’ 1968 compilation Golden Hits. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:00:26
August 21, 2019
460 - Hole - Live Through This - JessiMae Peluso
Comedian JessiMae Peluso fully embodies the fearless but feminine grunge rock of Hole’s 1994 album Live Through This. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
1:05:26
August 14, 2019
461 - Public Image Ltd - Metal Box - Kyle Kinane
With former Sex Pistols front man Johnny Rotten at the helm, you’d think P.I.L.’s 1979 release Metal Box would be a slam dunk for anti-establishment types the world over, but that is not the case for punk rock-loving comedian Kyle Kinane.
1:05:57
August 7, 2019
462 - R.E.M. - Document - Bobby Lee
In the Premiere episode of The 500 as a Spotify Original, Comedy icon Bobby Lee runs wild with R.E.M.’s 1987 album Document revealing the hilarious highs and lows of his life and career as well as his passion for alternative music at the 2019 Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement. Join the movement.
58:57
July 31, 2019
The 500 is now a Spotify Original!
The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians, using facts from the albums and song meanings as a road map to interview each guest. Previous guests include Bill Burr, Jim Jefferies, Wanda Sykes, Kevin Nealon, and Bert Kreischer, all sitting down with Josh to talk about the album and life.
00:52
July 24, 2019
463 - Echo & The Bunnymen - Heaven Up Here - Krystyna Hutchinson
Podcasting powerhouse Krystina Hutchinson pulls no punches while pouring over the post-punk perfection of Echo and the Bunnymen’s 1981 release Heaven Up Here. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.   For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by Echo & The Bunnymen:  ‘Medio Litro’ by Cosmonauts (Listen on Spotify) Join The Movement
1:13:27
July 17, 2019
464 - Def Leppard - Hysteria - Big Jay Oakerson - Sklar Brothers
Big Jay Oakerson and the Sklar Brothers descend on Austin Texas to tear apart Def Leppard’s 1987 release Hysteria taped in front of a live audience at Moontower Comedy Festival. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.   For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Artist/Song influenced by Def Leppard:  ‘Panic Attack’ by The Glorious Sons   Join. The. Movement.
1:15:03
July 10, 2019
465 - Magnetic Fields - 69 Love Songs - Tony Sam
Biologist-turned-writer & comedian Tony Sam dissects the emotional breadth of the Magnetic Fields’ 1999 low fi, indie pop masterwork 69 Love Songs. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.   For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Artist/Song influenced by Magnetic Fields:  ‘Dog Inside a Car’ by Fell Runner Join. The. Movement.
1:20:04
July 3, 2019
466 - Coldplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head - Kelsey Cook
Comedian and foosball all-star Kelsey Cook revels in her unabashed love for the anthemic alternative rock of Coldplay's 2002 sophomore album A Rush of Blood to the Head. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.   For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Artist/Song influenced by Coldplay:  Luke Sital-Singh "Lover" Join. The. Movement.
1:18:13
June 26, 2019
467 - Bruce Springsteen - Tunnel of Love - Jay Mohr
One of the most raw albums Bruce Springsteen ever produced, Tunnel of Love sets the scene for actor and comedian Jay Mohr to bare his soul discussing his own roller coaster ride following his heart to the bottom and back up again. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by Bruce Springsteen: Gaslight Anthem "National Anthem" Join. The. Movement.
2:22:11
June 19, 2019
468 - The Paul Butterfield Blues Band - Charley Steiner
It's a counterculture deep dive with the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers Charley Steiner sharing his passion for music through the lens of the 1965 debut self-titled album by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.  The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band:  Durand Jones & The Indications "Morning In America"    Join. The. Movement.
1:17:15
June 12, 2019
469 - The Fugees - The Score - Andrew Santino
Self-proclaimed hip hop junkie Andrew Santino opens the floodgates on his intimate knowledge of the 1996 sophomore studio album The Score from rap supergroup The Fugees. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by The Fugees:  The Internet "Girl"    Join. The. Movement.
2:13:49
June 5, 2019
470 - LL Cool J - Radio - Russell Peters
International sensation Russell Peters drops extensive knowledge of the hard-hitting 1985 debut album Radio from LL Cool J that firmly established his place as founding father of hip hop. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by L.L. Cool J:  Lute "Still Slummin'" Join. The. Movement.
1:52:32
May 29, 2019
471 - Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight - Avery Pearson
Best friend of the podcast Avery Pearson drops by to revel in the darkly whimsical folk rock of Richard and Linda Thompson's highly underrated 1974 release I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, and fan blogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by Richard and Linda Thompson:  David Ramirez "Watching From A Distance"  Join. The. Movement.
1:52:56
May 22, 2019
472 - George Michael - Faith - Nia Renee Hill
Actor Nia Renee Hill - of Crashing on HBO, Santa Clarita Diet and F is for Family on Netflix - shares her love for George Michael's Grammy-winning album Faith. Hear Nia's regular appearances on The Monday Morning Podcast with Bill Burr. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by George Michael: January Jane "Take The Lions On"
1:59:50
May 15, 2019
473 - The Smiths - Christina P
Comedian Christina Pazsitzky sheds light on her past and faces the post-punk darkness of The Smith’s 1984 debut album The Smiths with her own unflinching spirit. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by The Smiths:  Flora Cash "They Own This Town" Join. The. Movement.
2:03:32
May 8, 2019
474 - Manu Chao - Proxima Estacion Esperanza - Felipe Esparza
Last Comic Standing winner Felipe Esparza gets down to the nitty gritty of his hard upbringing, when hope was scarce, yet could still be found in the bright, Latin reggae sounds of Manu Chao's 2001 release Proxima Estacion: Esperanza. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by Manu Chao:  Victizzle "Oshé Gan Gan"  Join. The. Movement.
1:48:07
May 1, 2019
475 - Elvis Costello - Armed Forces - Dana Gould
Comedian, actor and writer Dana Gould waxes philosophic about his post-punk idol and doppelgänger Elvis Costello’s 1979 release Armed Forces. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by Elvis Costello:  All Day Sucker "Quality Problems" Join. The. Movement.
1:42:08
April 24, 2019
476 - Notorious B.I.G. - Life After Death - Bert Kreischer
Two masters storytellers meet as comedian and world-famous party animal Bert Kreischer intertwines the narrative thread of his nearly unbelievable life with the ominous street poetry of Notorious B.I.G.'s classic hip hop double album Life After Death. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. Go to The500Podcast.com for show notes & guest playlists New Artist/Song influenced by Notorious B.I.G.: Benny the Butcher - "97 Hov" on (Spotify) + (YouTube) Join. The. Movement.
1:42:15
April 17, 2019
477 - Merle Haggard - Down Every Road - Peter Billingsley
Producer, director and actor Peter Billingsley puts the nearly 40 years of outlaw country legend Merle Haggard's career-spanning retrospective collection Down Every Road into perspective for the modern era. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist/Song influenced by Merle Haggard: "Mick Fury Front Porch of America"(YouTube) Join. The. Movement.
2:20:30
April 10, 2019
478 - Loretta Lynn - All Time Greatest Hits - Jenny Zigrino
Two veritable rebels sustain us in this supremely honest conversation about love and relationships. While stand-up comic Jenny Zigrino bares all on her appearances on Conan and Comedy Central, Loretta Lynn lambasts her long-time husband for every wrongdoing in the book in this, her All Time Greatest Hits album, a classic in the eyes of pioneers looking for historical footholds. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries and audiobooks about the music, go to The500Podcast.com.
2:32:18
April 3, 2019
479 - Funkadelic - Maggot Brain - Baron Vaughn
Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn welcomes the weird and waxes philosophic while listening to Funkadelic's 1971 acid funk masterpiece Maggot Brain. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries and audiobooks about the music, go to The500Podcast.com. New Music influenced by Funkadelic: “El Moran” by Mascaras (bandcamp)  “Bay City Blues” by Jack McCue / Idle Hands (Soundcloud) The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.
2:19:08
March 27, 2019
480 - Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx - Ron Funches
The world’s friendliest comedian, Ron Funches, steps into the murderous, drug-dealing rap game through one of the greatest Wu Tang Clan solo albums of all time: Raekwon’s 1995 release Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries and audiobooks about the music, go to The500Podcast.com. New Music influenced by Raekwon: Armand Hammer – “No Days Off” The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.
1:49:30
March 20, 2019
481 - D'Angelo - Voodoo - Michael Rapaport
Actor, director and social media instigator Michael Rapaport opens up about his public image, past mistakes and and his love for the neo-soul serenading of D'Angelo's classic 2000 release Voodoo. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist / Song influenced by D'Angelo: Dijon "Skin" Join. The. Movement.
1:50:25
March 13, 2019
482 - Steve Earle - Guitar Town - Tom Everett Scott
Actor Tom Everett Scott finds parallels to his own life in the small-town roots and overnight success of Steve Earle’s 1986 debut album Guitar Town. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. New Artist / Song influenced by Steve Earle: Barrel Bones "Rebel Threat" (YouTube) Join. The. Movement.
1:29:09
March 6, 2019
483 - Gang of Four - Entertainment! - Karen Kilgariff
Comedy television maven Karen Kilgariff makes up for bailing on going to a Gang of Four concert with Josh by pouring her heart out over a thorough analysis of the band’s 1979 release Entertainment! For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com. Join. The. Movement.
2:03:09
February 27, 2019
484 - Mott the Hoople - All the Young Dudes - Matt Pinfield
Music industry legend Matt Pinfield lets Josh pick over his encyclopedic brain in this epic discussion of the slightly obscure but sorely underrated 1972 Mott the Hoople release All the Young Dudes. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com.  New Song / Artist influenced by Pearl Jam: "Outta My Mind" by Des Rocs (feat. The Cobra) Join. The. Movement.
1:40:20
February 20, 2019
485 - Pearl Jam - Vitalogy - Joe List
Pearl Jam fanatic and incomparable comedic talent Joe List digs deep into the band’s third studio album Vitalogy in order to explain why it just might be worth seeing them live at least 40 times before you die. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com.  New Song / Artist influenced by Pearl Jam: "Rock N Roll" by Welles Join. The. Movement.
1:30:35
February 13, 2019
486 - Earth Wind and Fire - That's The Way Of The World - Wanda Sykes
Positivity reigns supreme as comedy powerhouse Wanda Sykes shines some light on how she has found her way through the darkness by keeping hope in her heart and the uplifting funk of Earth Wind and Fire’s 1975 release That’s the Way of the World on repeat. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes & guest playlists, , go to The500Podcast.com. New Song / Artist influenced by Earth, Wind and Fire: "Beat 54 (All Good Now)" by Jungle Join. The. Movement.
1:10:26
February 6, 2019
487 - Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual - Big Jay Oakerson
Growing up, Big Jay Oakerson was drawn to Cyndi Lauper's strangeness, and he was not alone. Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga created careers out of replicating and building upon that oddball personality, letting their freak flags fly.  The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  For show notes, guest playlists, fanblogs about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Song / Artist influenced by Cyndi Lauper: "She's Kerosene" by The Interrupters Join. The. Movement.
1:16:05
January 30, 2019
488 - Hüsker Dü - New Day Rising - Joe Sib
Punk rock comedian Joe Sib joins The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers to discuss Hüsker Dü's influence on his music career. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Song / Artist influenced by Hüsker Dü: "Ollie Oxen Free" by Chill Parents Join. The. Movement.
1:34:55
January 23, 2019
489 - KISS - Destroyer - Jeff Ross
Star of Comedy Central's Celebrity Roasts and the host of the network's hit show Roast Battle, Jeff's ability to tear people to shreds while keeping them hysterically laughing has garnered him international renown, much like the blistering glam metal that has kept Kiss as a household name for decades. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. Show Notes & Guest Playlists at The500Podcast.com. New Music inspired by KISS: "Stepdad" by Regan & Watkins featuring Pauly Shore
1:25:30
January 16, 2019
490 - ZZ Top - Tres Hombres - Chris Porter
One of Josh's oldest friends in comedy Chris Porter joins The 500 to relive the glory days of jam sessions past and revel in the high octane blues rock glory that is ZZ Top's 1973 release Tres Hombres. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  For show notes, guest playlists, complimentary documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Song / Artist influenced by ZZ Top: "Homesick" by Marcus King Band Join. The. Movement.
1:33:17
January 9, 2019
491 - Albert King - Born Under A Bad Sign - Sinbad
Sinbad joins The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers to declare his love for the blues as the two comics breakdown Albert King's Born Under a Bad Sign. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  For show notes, guest playlists, documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Song / Artist influenced by Albert King: "Face In The Scene" by Black Joe Lewis (YouTube) & (Spotify) Join. The. Movement.
1:27:34
January 2, 2019
492 - Eurythmics - Touch - Sal Vulcano
The great Sal Vulcano of The Tenderloins and (Impractical) Jokers on TruTV joins The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers to discuss the Eurythmics' 1983 record 'Touch'. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, documentaries and audiobooks about the music, go to The500Podcast.com. New Song / Artist influenced by Eurythmics: "World's Crazy" by Róisín Murphy (YouTube) & (Spotify) Join. The. Movement.
1:49:23
December 26, 2018
493 - Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot - Sklar Brothers
In Episode 493, the Sklar bros breakdown Wilco's seminal album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  For show notes, guest playlists, documentaries, and audiobooks about the music go to The500Podcast.com.   New Song / Artist influenced by Wilco: “Less Than Positive” by Michael Nau (YouTube) & (Spotify) Join. The. Movement.
1:13:37
December 19, 2018
494 - MGMT - Oracular Spectacular - Gareth Reynolds
Fellow podcaster and comedian Gareth Reynolds stops by the 500 with Josh Adam Meyers to sling riffs on the foolishness of youth, the practicality of selling out and what it means to leave normalcy behind, set to the poppy psychedelia of MGMT's 2007 overnight success Oracular Spectacular. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes, guest playlists, go to The500Podcast.com.  New Song / Artist influenced by MGMT: "Afterthought" by Slum Sociable
1:06:37
December 12, 2018
495 - Bonnie Raitt - Give It Up - Fortune Feimster
Actor and comic Fortune Feimster discusses her life through the lens of Bonnie Raitt's sophomore album Give It Up. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. New Song / Artist influenced by Bonnie Raitt:  "I Adore You" by Molly Burch Join. The. Movement.
1:03:06
December 5, 2018
496 - Boz Scaggs - Kevin Nealon
Saturday Night Live veteran Kevin Nealon takes the 500 with Josh Adam Meyers on a musical voyage through the storied arc of his life and career, using Boz Scaggs’s self-titled debut album as a waypoint connecting the successes and influence both artists had. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts. For show notes and guest playlists, go to The500Podcast.com New Song / Artist influenced by Boz Scaggs:  "Little Finger'" by Lady God Join. The. Movement.
1:04:09
November 28, 2018
497 - The White Stripes - White Blood Cells - Bill Burr
Bill Burr joins Josh Adam Meyers on The 500 to breakdown The White Stripes' 2001 album White Blood Cells. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  New Artist / Song influenced by The White Stripes: Night Beats – “Her Cold, Cold Heart” For show notes and guest playlists, go to The500Podcast.com. Join. The. Movement.
1:52:44
November 22, 2018
498 - The Stone Roses - Jim Jefferies
Comedian Jim Jefferies joins Josh Adam Meyers on The 500 Podcast to profess his love for The Stone Roses' self-titled debut album. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  New Song / Artist influenced by The Stone Roses:  "Talkin Straight" by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever For show notes & guest playlists, go to The500Podcast.com. Join. The. Movement.
1:30:20
November 14, 2018
499 - BB King - Live in Cook County Jail - Ryan Sickler
Episode 499 is all about going back to your roots, as the friendship between comedian Ryan Sickler and Josh goes way back, and the influence of B.B. King's signature style of blues guitar playing, captured at a dark time in American history on the album Live in Cook County Jail, is deeply embedded in the generations of musicians that have come after him. The 500 is a production of Native Creative Podcasts.  New Song / Artist influenced by B.B. King: "Witness" by Benjamin Booker The500Podcast.com
1:24:39
November 7, 2018
500 - OutKast - Aquemeni - Byron Bowers
Atlanta native Byron Bowers joins the debut of The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers to talk about how his life has mirrored the lyrics of hip-hop group OutKast's seminal album, Aquemini, touching on his turbulent family life, brief experiences selling drugs and how he has found ways to go beyond the creative expectations of others.
1:35:09
October 31, 2018
Trailer
The 500 Podcast with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.
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October 15, 2018