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Ben Folds Podcast 10

Posted by Podmaster On December - 21 - 2011

The series concludes with the story of “Army,” featuring its live performance from a 2008 one-off Ben Folds Five reunion show recorded for Myspace.  Remember Myspace?


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 9

Posted by Podmaster On December - 20 - 2011

“From Above” is one of Ben’s collaborations with the author Nick Hornby for their 2010 release, Lonely Avenue.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 8

Posted by Podmaster On December - 19 - 2011

“There’s Always Someone Cooler Than You” is one of those sort-of rarities that is actually quite well known.  Instead of any official studio album, it came from  Sunny 16, a 2003 digital EP that was popular enough to hit #1 on the itunes sales chart.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 7

Posted by Podmaster On December - 16 - 2011

“Rocking the Suburbs” as Ben’s thesis on how much of pop culture comes from the burbs, not the cities.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 6

Posted by Podmaster On December - 15 - 2011

The interesting tale of “Landed” – the smash hit that never was and the big-budget Paul Buckmaster string arrangement.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 5

Posted by Podmaster On December - 14 - 2011

The awesomeness of “Underground,” the breakthrough track from Ben Folds Five’s self-titled debut.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Elvis Presley – Young Man with the Big Beat 4

Posted by Podmaster On October - 27 - 2011

The “Young Man with the Big Beat” series concludes with more classic songs rare Elvis interview clips about his own feelings about all the positive and negative reactions to his earliest live performances.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – The Elvis Presley: Legacy Edition features his landmark RCA debut album plus more masters from those 1956 sessions on 2 discs.   The Young Man with the Big Beat 5-CD box set adds three more discs of previously unreleased outtakes, live tracks and interviews in a deluxe package with expanded liner notes and collectibles as pictured below. More details at elvisthemusic.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 4

Posted by Podmaster On October - 24 - 2011

Ben remembers how the subtleties of “Brick,” his biggest hit with Ben Folds Five, were inspired by watching Neil Young perform when they opened for him on tour.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Ben Folds Podcast 3

Posted by Podmaster On October - 20 - 2011

The third and final new Ben Folds Five track on the new compilation is “Stumblin’ Home Winter Blues”


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – Ben Folds: The Best Imitation of Myself – 3CD career spanning compilation includes hits, live tracks and rarities from his years with Ben Folds Five and as a solo artist. Also includes three brand new Ben Folds Five songs recorded earlier this year – “House,” “Tell Me What I Did” and “Stumblin Home Winter Blues.” More details are also online at benfolds.com.

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Elvis Presley – Young Man with the Big Beat 3

Posted by Podmaster On October - 20 - 2011

In 1956 Elvis Presley was booked to open for the Louvin Brothers tour, but he was rising so fast, he was the headliner before the tour was over. The late Charlie Louvin comments on these dates. Biographer Peter Guralnick also speaks about Presley’s first Las Vegas shows that were not nearly as successful as his late 60s/early 70s run.


In stores now from Legacy Recordings – The Elvis Presley: Legacy Edition features his landmark RCA debut album plus more masters from those 1956 sessions on 2 discs.   The Young Man with the Big Beat 5-CD box set adds three more discs of previously unreleased outtakes, live tracks and interviews in a deluxe package with expanded liner notes and collectibles as pictured below. More details at elvisthemusic.com.