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The Jack Alberson SongStory

The Jack Alberson SongStory

By Jack Alberson
Memphis electronic musician Jack Alberson fiercely loves two things: obsessing over his favorite songs, and sharing them with the world. On the Jack Alberson SongStory, Jack is doing just that - and talking to the original writer/performer behind each inspiring masterpiece.
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"All the Wrong Reasons" with Robert Poss (Band of Susans)

The Jack Alberson SongStory

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The Jack Alberson SongStory

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"Daredevil" with Chris Connelly (Ministry/Revolting Cocks/Pigface)
Jack talks with Chris Connelly about growing up in the UK in the 1970s, his early days in Fini Tribe, visiting Chicago and never leaving, and the circumstances leading to the creation of his debut solo record, Whiplash Boychild. He performs the opening track from the album, "Daredevil".
01:14:21
February 27, 2021
"A Miserable Wretch" and "Pandas" with Tape Deck's Jason Pulley
Jack talks to old friend and musical co-conspirator Jason Pulley about two songs from his Tape Deck project, and Jason performs both tracks for the episode.
41:52
November 3, 2020
"First Incision" with Matt Steinke (Satisfact)
Jack discusses "First Incision", the first track on the first Satisfact album (The Unwanted Sounds of Satisfact), with vocalist/guitarist/synth player Matt Steinke. A rarely heard early four-track recording of the song is featured after the interview.
49:50
October 9, 2020
"Dinosaur Act" with Alan Sparhawk (Low)
Jack talks to Low's Alan Sparhawk about the single from 2001's Things We Lost in the Fire album. Alan also performs the song - it's as wonderful as you think it will be.
36:37
October 2, 2020
"All the Wrong Reasons" with Robert Poss (Band of Susans)
Jack talks to Robert Poss from NYC noise rockers Band of Susans about their song "All the Wrong Reasons" from their debut album Hope Against Hope. Robert mixed a new version of the song and later in the episode breaks down some of the song's individual layers. The goal, as always, is to give an educational and passionate glimpse into the songwriting and music creation process. 
44:39
September 23, 2020
"Daughter of the Gods" with Ben Ricketts
Jack speaks to everybody's favorite genre-hopping mad scientist, Ben Ricketts, about his 2019 track "Daughter of the Gods". 
38:55
September 10, 2020
J.D. Reager's "I Can't Decide"
Jack talks to his old friend and collaborator J.D. Reager about a rocker from J.D.'s debut solo record, The Repechage (2009). J.D. also debuts an exclusive new recording of the track. His music is available on Spotify, Apple Music, etc., as well as at http://jdreager.bandcamp.com.
22:30
August 18, 2020
A Quick Word About the Jack Alberson SongStory
A statement of purpose, if you will.
00:56
August 17, 2020