Inside Rock

Inside Rock

With lively exchanges and interesting insights, the JabberGuys dive into the backstories of the rock music industry’s little-known facts, fascinating stories, and much more about your favourite performers, bands, and musicians. INSIDE ROCK discusses aspects of rock music history you didn’t know through amusing and thought-provoking podcasts.

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May 6, 2021 61 min

Name That 90s Band (S2-E1)

The JabberGuys remember some of the bands, artists and music of the 1990s through a quiz format.  Listen in to the clues and try to guess along.

To avoid giving away the answers, you will have to listen to the podcast episode to get the details.

Sorry, no music playlist for this episode to avoid spoilers.   

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Boston (S1-E15)

The JabberGuys uncover the iconic band Boston, from their early beginnings to some of the tragedies that plagued members of the band in the later years.

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  • Scholz, Goudreau, Masdea, Delp
    Previous Band Name: Mother’s Milk (1974) 
    Demos rejected by numerous labels
    Delp leaves to get a factory job
    Scholz brings Delp back for more vocals and label submissions …. and … Nada
    Barry Goudreau comes...

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    April 8, 2021 77 min

    Name That Album (S1-E14)

    The JabberGuys mix it up a bit with this Album Cover challenge.  See if you can guess these albums with the clues from the album cover art.

    No music playlist for this episode so you can guess along with the podcast and to avoid spoilers.

    There are still lots of music playlists for all of our other episodes on SPOTIFY.

    Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode.


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    March 25, 2021 48 min

    The True North Rocks (Part 2) (S1-E13)

    The JabberGuys and the Giz explore more Canadian artists in Part 2 of The True North Rocks.

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    Lighthouse
    Represented Canada at the Japan Expo 1970
    Trooper
    Raise a Little Hell
    Rough Trade - Carol Pope
    High School Confidential
    Payolas
    Rock and Hyde
    Corey Hart
    Sunglasses at Night
    Tom Cochrane - Red Ryder
    Life is a Highway
    Terry Jacks
    “Seasons in the Sun”
    Put the Bone...

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    March 11, 2021 69 min

    The True North Rocks (Part 1) (S1-E12)

    The JabberGuys welcome Giz back to the podcast as they celebrate some of Canada’s musical talent.  Giz shares some of his experiences with Canadian rock stars… and the JabberGuys get into some bands and performers with interesting backstories.

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    The Guess Who
    - the band’s original name was Chad Allan and the Reflections
    -  Top Hits: American Woman, No Time, No Sug...

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    February 25, 2021 60 min

    For Your Ears Only (S1-E11)

    The JabberGuys count down the James Bond movie theme songs from 1962 to 2021.  A special guest shares his insights into many of the theme song versions that were never released, and artists that were passed over

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  • The JabberGuys welcome 'Oz' to the show

    1962 Dr. No - classic Bond theme music - John Barry/Monty Norman  

    1963 From Russia With Love

    1964 Goldfinger - Shir...

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    February 17, 2021 37 min

    Chicks That Rock (S1-E10)

    The JabberGuys talk about chicks who have dominated the rock scene for a long time.  This episode is a tribute to women that have a badass approach to rock and roll.

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  • Women in Rock!

    Darby Mills - The Headpins (Canada)

    Stevie Nicks
    Only female to be inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - as a member of Fleetwood Mac and as a solo artist.

    Gwen Stefani - No Doubt 

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    January 28, 2021 56 min

    You Can Judge a Song by Its Cover (S1-E9)

    On this episode of INSIDE ROCK, the JabberGuys welcome Giz back to the show to talk about cover songs.  Some of the original artists for well-known covers may surprise you.  

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  • The Guess Who- American Woman (Lenny KravitzKrokus)
    Springsteen- Because the Night (Patti Smith) and Blinded by the Light (Manfred Mann)
    Louie Louie (The Kingsmen)
    Dylan- Along the Wa...

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    January 14, 2021 40 min

    Fleetwood Mac (S1-E8)

    The JabberGuys follow Fleetwood Mac from their beginnings, through their trials and tribulations, to the making of one of the best-selling albums of all time.

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  • Cha gets frustrated with Tim Horton’s

     Background on Mick Fleetwood
    Animal from Sesame Street partially modelled after Mick Fleetwood’s erratic drum style.
    1967 Windsor Jazz and Blues
    Original members Peter Green, Jeremy Sp...

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    December 31, 2020 53 min

    Memorable  Moments: 1970's (Part 2) (S1-E7)

    In Part 2 of the 1970s, the JabberGuys cover memorable moments from 1975-1979 of Rock's greatest decade.

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  • David Bowie
    Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

    1975
    Young Americans – hits the USA
    Fame written by Bowie and Lennon

    Zeppelin – Swan Song records

    Bruce Springsteen
    Cover of Time and Newsweek

    Disco
    Donna Summer
    Bee Gees – Saturday Night Fever

    Fleetwoo...

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    December 17, 2020 71 min

    Memorable Moments: 1970's (Part 1) (S1-E6)

    The JabberGuys revisit some memorable moments from the 1970s, one of the greatest decades of rock music that gave birth to classic rock.  This episode (Part 1) covers 1970-1974. 

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  • Black Sabbath debut album (Feb 1970)
    Breakup of the Beatles (1970)
    Paul’s interview (April 1970)

    Isle of Wight Festival (1970)

    Simon & Garfunkel breakup (1970)
    Bridge Over Tr...

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    December 3, 2020 54 min

    Stayin' Alive (S1-E5)

    The JabberGuys talk about some of the bands that have been around for a very long time... and welcome the ‘Giz’ to this episode who has an inside scoop on working with the Rolling Stones.

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  • As of December 2020:

    Bee Gees…. Who’s left?

    The Who… how many original members are left after 56 years?

    Golden Earring… #1 on many longevity lists.  (59 years)

    RUSH! … who was the original dr...

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    November 19, 2020 61 min

    Memorable Moments: 1960s (S1-E4)

    The JabberGuys revisit some of Rock's most memorable moments from the 1960s.

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  • 1960s
    Female domination of the charts.
    (Little Eva, Connie Francis, Brenda Lee, Shelley Fabares, Dee Dee Sharp, Patsy Cline, Mary Wells, the Shirelles, the Crystals, and the Marvelettes).
    Phil Spector (Producer) and the Wrecking Crew
    Berry Gordy and Motown
    The Kingsmen - Louie Louie  (FBI in...

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    November 5, 2020 39 min

    Rock Hurts (S1-E3)

    Crazy concert mishaps, and baffling behaviour by some of your favourite rock performers are discussed by the JabberGuys on this episode of INSIDE ROCK.  “Rock Hurts” shares a variety of stories that provide insights into many of Rock music’s moments to remember.

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  • David Bowie: Lollipop in the eye (Norway, 2004)

    Rolling Stones: Altamont Speedway Free Festival (1969)

    James Hetfield: Me...

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    October 22, 2020 41 min

    What's in a Name? (S1-E2)

    The JabberGuys discuss underlying meanings and messages from some of your favourite rock songs, as well as uncovering the origins of many popular band names on this episode of INSIDE ROCK.  Some of the band name origins are a little graphic, so make sure the kids aren’t around when you listen.

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  • Dolly Parton
    I Will Always Love You - Written for Porter Wagoner as a f...

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    October 15, 2020 43 min

    Cleveland Rocks (S1-E1)

    INSIDE ROCK launches with insights to those performers who have made the cut for induction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, and those who haven't.  Interesting backstories, early inductees, obvious choices, recent snubs, and the confusion around voting criteria.

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  • First song released a minimum of 25 years prior to being nominated.
    The Rock Hall says induction decisi...

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