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 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.
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!
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.
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".
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.
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.
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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.
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!
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
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!
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
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.
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.
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
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