Ode to Rhine & Coke
First, I'm not much of a country fan, but this podcast motivates me to dig into it. Tyler presents the material as objective as he can and tends to cite references as though he were an investigative music journalist rather than just another podcast by a guy with an opinion. I find the subjects that he presents extremely interesting. They're often in the realm of urban legends, or forgotten icons of the genre. The meticulous chronology and research that he uses to tell these stories helps step into the culture and norms of the time and makes this podcast feel like it should be more in the history section rather than music. As I love both, I find myself looking forward to this podcast every week. The Bobbie Gentry and Spade Cooley episodes are great.Read full review »
Mike N Roll via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/19/17
More reviews of Cocaine & Rhinestones
Tyler's podcast is top notch. The information he gathers is well-researched. I have listened to the Bobbi Gentry and Harper Valley PTA episodes. Both provide interesting tidbits that aren't necessarily readily available. His musical interludes and song examples keep the podcast moving...Read full review »
RickRockRadio via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/12/17
As a songreiter and huge classic country music fan this podcast is breathtakingly amazing. No matter what the genre, the stories behind the music make it even more fantastic. Great job!
TBH Music via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/11/17
Listened to the Ernest Tube episode and the Louvin Brothers. The pure country music stories are all great. The "side pieces" can be a bit flawed. The science at the beginning of the Louvin piece has some mistakes. (The mist above a water wave has nothing to do with overtones.) The Texas...Read full review »
Bob_The_Bassist via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/29/17
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