Bobby and Eddie start the episode talking about cover songs that were hated by the original artists and share what they think are the best covers of all-time. Rob Harvilla is the author / host of 60 Songs That Explain the '90s and a senior staff writer at The Ringer. He's been a professional rock critic for 20-plus years and talked to Bobby Bones about why he chose to explore the music of the '90s in his new book and podcast. Rob talks about what he does as a rock critic, why he chose that profession and the types of interviews it's led him to like the time Courtney Love reached out to him. He also explains why Nirvana were giants in '90s music and discusses some conspiracy theories around Kurt Cobain's death and more!
Rob Harvilla's book, 60 SONGS THAT EXPLAIN THE '90S is out Tuesday, November 14, preorder here, and signed bookplate copies are available here. Also check out new episodes of 60 SONGS THAT EXPLAIN THE '90S every Wednesday!
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McCartney: A Life in Lyrics
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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