Beyond The Grooves
By Positive Listening Radio
Music industry professionals Patty Molloy and Joe Iaquinto share expert insight, facts and laughs on a wide variety of music topics from misheard lyrics to the roles producers play in recording, plus stories from their careers in the industry.
Joe and Patty take listeners on a trip into a fun and funky Christmas show. We have three holiday misheard lyrics plus a cool giveaway!
December 25, 2021
Songs that mention ways of getting around
There are so many ways to get from point A to point B. Trains, cars, boats, even roller-skates! Today Joe and Patty take a listen to songs that mention modes of transportation. Thanks to all the Facebook fans who gave us suggestions. Plus today's mondegreen (misheard lyric) comes from The Beach Boys! Be sure to take our quiz too! Thanks for tuning in!
November 11, 2021
Today we take a deep dive into soul music. But these aren't the songs you'll hear every day on the radio. We picked some great soul music that are deeper cuts from the artists you know and love! Plus two fun misheard lyrics!
August 08, 2021
Songs that remind us of summer
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Now that the weather is warm, the barbecues are fired up and the kids are out of school. we take a look at songs that make us think of summer. These are not limited to songs about summer, but songs we remember listening to in the summertime of our youths.
June 24, 2021
Songs that don't mention the title in the lyrics
Joe and Patty dive into songs that don't use the title in the lyrics. We used some of the suggestions from our Facebook page and came up with a few of our own! Plus a triple mondegreen!
May 21, 2021
Songs that mention body parts
Joe and Patty take a fun listen to tunes that mention parts of the body. Plus two mondegreens! Like us on Facebook and we hope you'll support our podcast!
May 07, 2021
Terry Kath 75th Birthday Special
Joe Iaquinto and Patty Molloy celebrate Terry Kath's 75th birthday with great music and stories about one of the greatest guitar players of our time. Terry Kath was a founding member of the band Chicago. Jimi Hendrix considered Terry to be a better guitar player than he. Guests include Terry's former bandmates Walter Parazaider and Danny Seraphine, John Carsello- former manager of Caribou Ranch Recording Studio and Terry's childhood friend and former bandmate Nick Morrone.
April 14, 2021
So you think you know what this song is about?
Today we take a listen to songs you thought were about one thing...but they really aren't what they appear to be! Love songs that are anything but Lyrics that sound naughty, but aren't And if you like our show, please support us!
April 08, 2021
Interview with Barry Mann - one of the greatest songwriters of the 20th century
Barry Mann, along with his wife Cynthia Weil wrote over 98 hit songs in the US spanning over 4 decades, including the song that got the most radio airplays of the 20th century! His roster of hits include On Broadway, Blame It On The Bossa Nova, Just Once, Somewhere Out There, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' and Here You Come Again. In today's show, Patty Molloy and Joe Iaquinto discuss the Brill Building years when Barry was part of the iconic group of songwriters who wrote the songs that defined the era.
March 13, 2021
Popalgangers - Songs that sound like other songs
Joe and Patty take a listen to songs that either borrow, sample or outright plagiarize other songs. Some resulted in lawsuits, some settled out of court. Occasionally the original songwriter said "go ahead and use it, I don't care". You might be surprised when you hear which songs we included! Plus two "mondegreens".
February 26, 2021
Listen to the Lyrics part one
In this episode, Joe and Patty take a listen to politically incorrect songs that would never fly today. Masked beneath catchy, upbeat music are songs about misogyny, adultery, racism, abuse, incest, pedophilia and body shaming! These are tunes we all sang along and danced to - and some that even topped the charts! But we really didn't pay attention to the lyrics. Plus a surprising misheard lyric from The Rolling Stones and one from Cher.
February 14, 2021
Joe and Patty take you down memory lane with songs that songs that you haven't heard in a long time! Plus two misheard lyrics. If you'd like to support our station, please click on the support button. Thank you!
February 04, 2021
Terry Kath Tribute Show 1/23/21
This is an edited version of the show we aired on Positive Listening Radio on the anniversary of Terry Kath's death. Because of podcast restrictions, we had to edit out some of the music. Included in this show you'll hear a rare radio interview he did for Chicago VIII, and some memories from his bandmates Lee Loughnane and Walt Parazaider.
January 31, 2021
Songs about animals
Joe and Patty take a fun and fact filled look at songs that are about animals. Plus a double misheard lyric!
January 13, 2021
Bands That Changed Musical Direction
In this episode, Patty and Joe take a look at the evolution of bands and musicians who started out playing one type of music, but switched gears and took their sound in a different direction. Plus a funny misheard lyric from the Bee Gees! Songs discussed Introduction, Chicago Transit Authority, CBS Records, April 1969 Just You N Me, Chicago VI, CBS, June 1973 Look Away, Chicago 19, Reprise Records. June 1988 Funky Stuff, Wild and Peaceful, De-Lite Records, Sept. 1973 Celebration, Celebrate LP, De-Lite Records, Sept. 1980 Joanna, In The Heart, De-Lite Records, November 1983 I Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In, The First Edition, Reprise Records, 1967 The Gambler, The Gambler , Capitol Records Nashville, November 1978 Lady, Kenny Rogers Greatest Hits , Liberty Records, 1980 My Heart Beat Like A Hammer, Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, Blue Horizon , Feb 1968 Show Me A Smile, Future Games, Reprise, Sept. 1971 Go Your Own Way, Rumors, Warner Bros, Dec. 1976 Timber, The Bee Gees Sing and Play 14 Barry Gibb Songs, Leedon, Nov. 1965 Nights on Broadway, Main Course, RSO, Sept. 1975 157 Riverside Drive, REO Speedwagon, Epic, 1971 Riding The Storm out, T.W.O, Epic, December 1972 Keep on Loving You, High Infidelity, Epic, November 1980 Barracuda, Little Queen, Portrait Records, May 1977 These Dreams, Heart, Capitol Records, January 1986
December 15, 2020
Did you know a misheard lyric is called a mondegreen? Find out why and laugh along with us as we play some of the most popular and funny misheard lyrics! Song list Dance Hall Days - Wang Chung I’d Really Love To See You Tonight- England Dan & John Ford Coley Authority Song – John Mellencamp Bohemian Rhapsody – Queen Killen Queen - Queen We Will Rock You – Queen Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me - Elton John Bennie And The Jets – Elton John Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson Lady Marmalade – Labelle Chain Of Fools – Aretha Franklin Groovin’ – The Young Rascals Old Days – Chicago We Built This City- Starship Drift Away – Dobie Gray Under Pressure - David Bowie, Queen Will It Go Round In Circles – Billy Preston Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds – The Beatles The Heart Will Go On – Celine Dion Wrapped Around Your Finger – Police Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)- Melanie Yellow Ledbetter – Pearl Jam Louie Louie – The Kingsmen Bad Moon Rising – Creedence Clearwater Revival Three Bedroom House - Bat Boy, The Musical Blinded By The Light – Manfred Man’s Earth Band Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers Can’t Live If Living Is Without You- Mariah Carey Daydream Believer – The Monkees Mercy – Duffy Dancing Queen - ABBA Eli’s Coming - Three Dog Night Looks Like We Made It – Barry Manilow Lonesome Loser – Little River Band Long Cool Woman – The Hollies Africa – Toto Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival I Can See Clearly Now- Johnny Nash Laughter In The Rain – Neil Sedaka Yellow Ledbetter - Richard Cheese
December 15, 2020
Songs You Didn't Know Were Covers
Patty and Joe take a look at popular songs you might have thought were written by the band or musician that had success on the charts, but they were written and performed by someone else! This week's misheard lyric comes from The Black Crowes "Hard To Handle". Tune in to www.positivelisteningradio.com to hear more great shows and 24/7 positive tunes from the 60's - today.
December 15, 2020
Novelty and Parody Songs
Patty and Joe take a fun and factual look and some of the most popular parody and novelty songs of our time. They discuss the differences between the two and even throw in a few tunes you may not be familiar with. Plus, misheard lyrics from the song Wooly Bully.
November 18, 2020
Musicians who appeared in movies and TV
Throughout the years in the Entertainment industry, musicians have ventured into the acting biz while just as many actors have tried their hands in the music biz. In this episode we take a funny and informative look at some of the successes and fails of such pursuits. In our misheard lyric segment (also called a mondegreen), we look at popular songs and some of the most commonly misunderstood lyrics associated with them. This episode features the Doobie Brothers, Chicago, Davy Jones and more. Movies discussed include Electra Glide In Blue, Clear History, Hair as well as the TV shows What's Happening and The Brady Bunch. This episode's misheard lyric comes from Chicago's Saturday In The Park. Davy Jones, The Brady Bunch Doobie Brothers, What's Happening Cory Wells, The Beverly Hillbillies Joe Iaquinto, What's Happpening Clear History, Wendy Blows Chicago Sodomy, Donnie Dacus, Hair (film) Tell Me, Chicago, Electra Glide In Blue Chicago In The Rockies Songs: Girl, Davy Jones, Bell, 1971 Lady is a Tramp, Frank Sinatra, Capital, 1957 My Kind of Town, Frank Sinatra, Reprise, 1964 Echoes of Love, Doobie Brothers, Warner Bros., 1977 Saturday in the Park, Chicago, Columbia, 1972 Tell Me, Chicago, United Artists, 1973
November 17, 2020