Riffs on Riffs

Riffs on Riffs

Riffs on Riffs is a podcast that studies sampling in popular music. Hosts, Joe Watson and Toby Brazwell, connect the musical dots between legendary tracks and the often lesser-known songs they sampled. Hear behind-the-scenes stories of musicians and their inspiration; it’s like being in the studio while an artist creates a new song from an old riff. Uncover the way these epic songs borrow from music of the past, enriching the musical landscape for generations to come. *This podcast is a production of the Ohio Film Tax Credit.... Show More
September 24, 2019 40 min
I know, I know, I know you’ll love this episode featuring Shawn Mendes “I Know What You Did Last Summer” (2015) with Camilla Cabello. What we geek out over in this episode: The life and music of Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, Bill Withers; country music legend Mel Tillis and “Coca Cola Cowboy” (1979); Lou Rawls disco soul wonder “You'll Never Find Another Love like Mine" (1976), Booker T. & The MG's “Green Onions” (1962), Chuck Berry’s “My Ding-a-Ling” (1972).
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