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Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbu…

Tony Thaxton


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    At Home With The Munsters

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 18:57

    It's Halloween time! The Munsters debuted on CBS in 1964. The show was such a success that that same year, TWO different Munsters albums were released. One that featured the cast, and one that did not. This is the story of At Home With The Munsters, from 1964. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    William Shatner - Has Been

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 22:30


    73 year old actor William Shatner went back into the recording studio with Ben Folds as his producer...and made an album no one expected. This is the story of William Shatner's Has Been, from 2004. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    Tammy Faye - Enough Is Enough

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 20:36


    Right before their huge scandal broke,Tammy Faye Bakker, wife of the controversial televangelist Jim Bakker, released an album. This is the story of Tammy Faye's Enough is Enough, from 1986. Thanks to Sara Benincasa! Check out her podcast, Well, This Isn't Normal. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    Frank Sinatra - Trilogy: Past Present & Future

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 17:48

    Focusing on disc 3 of Sinatra's triple album…he sings about the future and space travel. This is the story of Frank Sinatra's Trilogy: Past Present & Future, from 1980. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    SINGLES: Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 15:24

    This is an episode of BIZARRE SINGLES from patreon.com/bizarrealbums I'll be back with a new episode of Bizarre Albums next week!  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    NFL Country

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 18:29

    Country music artists + NFL players. That's about all you need to know. This is the story of NFL Country, from 1996. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Jimmy Hart - Outrageous Conduct

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 21:05

    “The Mouth of the South” Jimmy Hart has had quite a life. He spent decades as a manager in professional wrestling, but in the years leading prior, he was a member of the rock band The Gentrys. Once he switched careers, he was able to use his music background in the world of wrestling. Today is the story of Jimmy Hart's Outrageous Conduct, from 1985. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    The California Raisins

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 18:58

    How did singing and dancing clay raisins from commercials end up with a platinum album? Today is the story of The California Raisins (aka The California Raisins Sing The Hit Songs), from 1987. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Snoop Lion - Reincarnated

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 21:50

    It's Alias August on Bizarre Albums! All month long, episodes will focus on albums that artists released under another name. Snoop Dogg has had quite the life. His debut album goes to #1 and becomes the fastest selling hip hop album of all time. He dabbles in acting, porn, and youth football. Then in 2013 he went to Jamaica, started going by Snoop Lion and made a reggae album. This is the story of Snoop Lion's Reincarnated, from 2013. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Foxboro Hot Tubs - Stop Drop and Roll!!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 18:17

    It's Alias August on Bizarre Albums! All month long, episodes will focus on albums that artists released under another name. After taking their career to new heights with their American Idiot album in 2004, Green Day made a garage rock album under the name Foxboro Hot Tubs. This is the story of Foxboro Hot Tubs' Stop Drop and Roll!!! from 2008. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Passengers: Original Soundtracks 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 22:46

    It's Alias August on Bizarre Albums! All month long, episodes will focus on albums that artists released under another name. When nearing the completion of their Zooropa album, U2 felt like they hit a wall. That's when producer Brian Eno had them improvise. This turned into a project with Eno where the band would write songs for non-existent movies. This is the story of Passengers: Original Soundtracks 1, from 1995. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    The Dukes of Stratosphear - Psonic Psunspot

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 20:03

    It's Alias August on Bizarre Albums! All month long, episodes will focus on albums that artists released under another name. XTC has been called anything from post-punk to power pop. In the mid-80's, they would release a psychedelic album…under a fake name. And then did it again 2 years later. This is the story of The Dukes of Stratosphear's Psonic Psunspot, from 1985. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    The Dukes of Stratosphear - 25 O'Clock

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 19:54

    It's Alias August on Bizarre Albums! All month long, episodes will focus on albums that artists released under another name. XTC has been called anything from post-punk to power pop. In the mid-80's, they would release a psychedelic album…under a fake name. This is the story of The Dukes of Stratosphear's 25 O'Clock, from 1985. Special thanks to Paul Rust and Michael Cassady! Don't forget to check out their podcast, SONG-A-WEEK by Don't Stop or We'll Die! Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    REISSUE: Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 18:26

    This is an encore presentation of the Lancelot Link and the Evolution episode with a special announcement regarding a brand new colored vinyl reissue from Enjoy The Toons Records! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    The Rock-afire Explosion - Gee, Our 1st Album!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 21:34

    A band made up entirely of animatronic animals that performed exclusively at a pizza restaurant. And they made an album. This is the story of Gee, Our 1st Album! by The Rock-afire Explosion, from 1982. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Kids Incorporated

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 19:26

    Kids Incorporated started out as a syndicated television series about a band made up entirely of kids..and it became the launching pad for several soon to be stars. This is the story of Kids Incorporated, from 1984. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Scott Baio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 19:52

    Scott Baio became a teen idol after going the cast of Happy Days in 1977. The storylines eventually pushed a romance with one of his co-stars as well as singing. A few years later, he was a co-star of a new spin-off and recorded an album. This is the story of Scott Baio's self titled album, from 1982. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    The Best of Marcel Marceao

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 17:18

    The most famous mime of all time and the birth of hip hop. This is the story of The Best of Marcel Marceao, from 1970. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagam: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    The Buddy Holly Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 22:35


    In 2021, Gary Busey has become a staple in comedies and reality tv, but back in 1978, he was nominated for an Academy Award for his performance in the Buddy Holly Story. He and his co-stars sang the songs and played the instruments themselves. This is the story of soundtrack for The Buddy Holly Story, from 1978. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    Penny Marshall / Cindy Williams - Laverne & Shirley Sing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 17:34

    Laverne and Shirley (Penny Marshal and Cindy Williams) first appeared on an episode of Happy Days in late 1975. Just a few months later, they had their own spinoff. And it was immediately a huge hit. By the end of it's first year on the air, they even released an album in-character. This is the story of Laverne & Shirley Sing, from 1976. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Chris Gaines - Greatest Hits

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 28:54

    In the 90's, Garth Brooks was the biggest star in all of music. He had four different albums that sold more than 10 million copies. He was not only the biggest star in country music, but he crossed over into the pop world as well. Then, Brooks did something very different. He created Chris Gaines, a rockstar alter ego. This is the story of Chris Gaines' Greatest Hits, also known as Garth Brooks in…the Life of Chris Gaines, from 1999. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    SINGLES: The Crypt Keeper - The Crypt Jam

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 13:25

    This is an episode of Bizarre Singles, originally heard by my patrons over on Patreon. Get weekly bonus episodes at patreon.com/bizarrealbums --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Brie Larson - Finally Out Of P.E.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 19:04

    Brie Larson. Academy Award winning actress, Marvel superhero, and...teen pop star? It happened. This is the story of Brie Larson's Finally Out Of P.E., from 2005. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    All Ears: CB Songs

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 16:22

    Citizen's Band Radio, or CB Radio, blew up in the 1970's. They earned nearly 30% of all of Radio Shack's revenue. So, Radio Shack decided to capitalize on the trend and release a Radio Shack exclusive album full of CB themed songs. This is the story of All Ears: CB Songs, from 1977. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Donny Most

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 18:14

    Actor Donny Most, grew up with singing as his first love. When he got the role of Ralph Malph on Happy Days, that derailed his singing dreams…for a little while. This is the story of Donny Most’s self titled album from 1976. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Kurt Russell

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 17:01


    Kurt Russell made his film debut when he was just 12 years old. By the time he was 15, Walt Disney signed him to a ten year contract. Shortly after his first big starring role for Disney, Kurt Russell recorded a bubblegum pop record for Capitol Records. This is the story or Kurt Russell's self titled album, from 1970. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    Fear of Pop - Volume I

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 17:50

    Ben Folds Five had a mainstream hit with "Brick". The next move? Ben Folds decided to do an experimental project without his bandmates. This is the story of Fear of Pop - Volume I, from 1998. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    George Burns Sings

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 17:43


    A 73 year old comedian releases an album of music? It happened. This is the story of George Burns Sings, from 1969. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    The Beverly Hillbillies

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2021 20:01

    The Beverly Hillbillies shot to #1 in the ratings faster than any other show in the history of television. It even had a a theme song that went to #1 on the country charts…but when a Beverly Hillbillies album with the entire cast was released, they didn’t have quite as much success. This is the story of The Beverly Hillbillies, from 1965. Support the show: patreon.com/tonythaxton Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Vanilla Ice - Hard To Swallow

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 20:04

    After having a #1 album that was also the fastest selling hip hop album of all time, Vanilla Ice’s fame faded almost as quickly as it came. He tried to return in 1998…with a nu metal album. This is the story of Vanilla Ice’s Hard to Swallow, from 1998. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Hulk Hogan and the Wrestling Boot Band - Hulk Rules

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 20:26

    After being the biggest star professional wrestling had ever seen, Hulk Hogan left the WWF to star in his own tv series. It didn't last long before he came back to wrestling, but this time went to rival company, WCW in 1994. One year later, he made an album with some friends and his wife. This is the story of Hulk Hogan and the Wrestling Boot Band's Hulk Rules, from 1995. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    BIZARRE SINGLES: Prince - Batdance

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2021 13:28

    Due to a scheduling problem, this week's show is an episode of Bizarre Singles from the Patreon. (I explain in the intro) Enjoy this episode of Bizarre Singles on Prince's "Batdance", from 1989. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Sissy Spacek - Hangin' Up My Heart

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 19:12


    Just a few years after winning an Oscar for her performance as Loretta Lynn in Coal Miner's Daughter, Sissy Spacek recorded a country album of her own. This is the story of Sissy Spacek's Hangin' Up My Heart, from 1983. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    Rawhide's Clint Eastwood Sings Cowboy Favorites

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 17:52

    Before becoming a movie star, Clint Eastwood was a cast member of CBS’s Rawhide. Shortly before he got his first starring film role, Clint Eastwood released an album. This is the story of Rawhide’s Clint Eastwood Sings Cowboy Favorites, from 1962…or 1963? Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Ted Knight - Hi Guys

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 18:32

    He was one of the Emmy winning stars of the groundbreaking Mary Tyler Moore Show. Caddyshack was still another 5 years away, but Ted Knight was popular enough to release an album. This is the story of Ted Knight's Hi Guys, from 1975. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Buster Poindexter

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 21:09

    David Johansen was the lead singer of the New York Dolls, a highly influential band in the 1970’s that paved the way for glam and punk. After their breakup and a lackluster solo career, David Johansen developed an alter ego, Buster Poindexter, and made an album of calypso and lounge music. This is the story of the debut Buster Poindexter album, from 1987. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Mr. T's Commandments

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 18:40

    Mr. T was a bouncer and bodyguard who shot to fame when he was cast as Clubber Lang in Rocky III. Through that lead to tv shows, more movies, and even breakfast cereals. He developed a young fanbase, so, he made an album aimed at children. This is the story of Mr. T’s Commandments, from 1984. Special appearance by Hal Lublin (We Got This with Mark and Hal , Tights & Fights, and Good Morning Night Vale) Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Stevie Wonder's Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants (Part Two)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2021 17:00

    Part two of this week's episode, covering the second disc of Stevie Wonder's Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants, from 1979. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Stevie Wonder's Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants (Part One)

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 18:29

    After winning the Grammy for Album of the Year on three consecutive albums, Stevie Wonder took a three year break from recording. When he returned with a new album, it was a movie soundtrack to a documentary… based on a book…about plants. This is the story of Stevie Wonder's Journey Through The Secret Life Of Plants, from 1979. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    The Turtles Present The Battle Of The Bands

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 19:41

    The Turtles record label wanted them to write another “Happy Together”, but then The Beatles released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. And The Turtles said they wanted to make their own concept album…as a different band playing a different genre for every track. This is the story of The Turtles Present The Battle Of The Bands, from 1968. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Lindsay Lohan - Speak

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 19:34

    After being a successful child model as well as starring in several successful movies, actress Lindsay Lohan made her debut album when she was only 18. This is the story of Lindsay Lohan's Speak, from 2004. Special appearance by Jackie Johnson of the Natch Beaut podcast. Support the show to get bonus episode and more: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Percy Thrillington - Thrillington

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 20:04

    Paul McCartney released his first solo album in 1970, about one month prior to The Beatles’ Let It Be, the final album they would release. In 1971, he made his second album, Ram, with his wife Linda. Just before it’s release, he also made an orchestral instrumental version of the album. Eventually, the album would be released, under the pseudonym, Percy “Thrills” Thrillington. This is the story of Percy Thrillington’s Thrillington, from 1977. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow on social media: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on social media: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Pat Boone - In A Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 18:46


    Pat Boone was the second biggest act of the late 1950’s, behind only Elvis Presley. Then he went down a country and gospel music path. Then in 1997 he shocked the world with an album of heavy metal covers. This is the story of Pat Boone’s, In A Metal Mood: No More Mr. Nice Guy, from 1997. Support the show: Patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on social media: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on social media: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    Kiefer Sutherland - Down In A Hole

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 17:41

    After over thirty years of being a successful actor, Kiefer Sutherland releases his debut country album. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Jack Palance - Palance

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 17:58

    Oscar winner. Emmy winner. Country music recording artist. This is the story of Jack Palance's Palance, from 1970. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on social media: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on social media: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Lynda Carter - Portrait

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2020 18:23

    Lynda Carter shot to fame on the Wonder Woman tv series in 1975. But her first love was singing. This is the story of Lynda Carter’s Portrait, from 1978. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on social media: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on social media: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    BONUS- Bizarre Singles: Christopher Lee- A Heavy Metal Christmas & A Heavy Metal Christmas Too

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 24, 2020 29:29


    Merry Christmas! This is a free bonus episode of Bizarre Singles, originally released last Christmas on the Patreon. You can get weekly bonus episodes and more at patreon.com/bizarrealbums --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app


    Dallas Cowboys Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 17:28

    How does contemporary christian music, Robert Kardashian and the NFL result in a Christmas album? This is the story of Dallas Cowboys Christmas, from 1985…and 1986. Support the show: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony Thaxton on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Bad Religion - Christmas Songs

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 23:00

    Los Angeles punk veterans Bad Religion. Not exactly the band you would expect to release a Christmas album. But they did it. Because they wanted to. This is the story of Bad Religion's Christmas Songs, from 2013. Special thanks to Brett Gurewitz for talking with me for this episode! Support the show at patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter & Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter & Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

    Yoko Ono/John Lennon, Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 18:57

    Just before The Beatles were to begin work on The White Album, John Lennon invited Yoko Ono over to his home....while his wife was away. They took acid, stayed up all night, and made this recording. This is the story of Yoko Ono/John Lennon, Unfinished Music No. 1: Two Virgins, from 1968. Support the show on Patreon: Patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

    Evel Knievel

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 17:02

    When motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel set out to jump Snake River Canyon on his "skycycle", an album was released on Amherst Records as a way to promote the event. This is the story of Evel Knievel, from 1974. Support the show on Patreon: patreon.com/bizarrealbums Follow the show on Twitter and Instagram: @bizarrealbums Follow Tony on Twitter and Instagram: @tonythaxton --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

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