206 - SAIGON KICK’S WATER WITH BASSIST CHRIS MCLERNON

December 8, 2017
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BJ is joined by bassist Chris McLernon for an in depth examination of Saigon Kick's excellent but unfortunately overlooked 1993 album Water.

205 - FAITH NO MORE’S ANGEL DUST WITH PRODUCER MATT WALLACE

December 1, 2017
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BJ is joined by producer Matt Wallace, the man who was at the helm for the first four Faith No More albums, for a thorough examination of the band's 1992 schizophrenic masterpiece Angel Dust.

204 - NO SHAME FREE-FOR-ALL

November 24, 2017
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BJ closes out Noshameber with a No Shame potluck featuring No Shame picks from nine different friends of the show: Jon Lamoreaux from The Hustle, Joe Royland from Sit and Spin, Craig Cohen from the Slycast, Lee McCormack from Tramps Like Us, Steve Wright from Podder Than Hell and listeners Jason Radtke, Douglas Levy, Jennifer Kjos and Terry Means.

203 - NO SHAME 11 WITH “THE PODFATHER” KEN MILLS

November 16, 2017
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For the third week of Noshameber BJ is joined by "The Podfather" himself Ken Mills who oversees a podcasting empire that includes the PodKISSt, Cheap Talk with Trick Chat, Zilch! A Monkees Podcast and POP! A Pop Culture Podcast. 

202 - NO SHAME 10 WITH WALLY AND RICH FROM THE CGCM PODCAST

November 9, 2017
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For the second week of Noshameber BJ is joined by Wallygator and Rich "Meister" Dillon from the CGCM Podcast.

201 - NO SHAME 9 WITH MARK STRIGL FROM TALKING METAL

November 2, 2017
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Mark Strigl from Talking Metal joins BJ to celebrate the first week of Noshameber.

PODKISST 108 - UNMASKED Part Deux: BJ’s Revenge

October 26, 2017
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BJ is taking the month of October off but check out this great episode of the PodKISSt where BJ is called out for giving the show a bad iTunes review.

PODKISST 112 - RUNAWAY

October 19, 2017
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BJ is taking October off but check out this awesome 2015 episode of the PodKISSt where BJ, Ken Mills, Craig Cohen and Jeff Hulit dismantled the 1984 Gene Simmons starring vehicle Runaway.

BIG SCREEN BOOK CLUB EPISODE 2: 58 MINUTES/DIE HARD 2

October 12, 2017
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BJ is taking October off but be sure to check out this great episode he did with Craig Cohen for a podcast called Big Screen Book Club in 2015.

BIG SCREEN BOOK CLUB EPISODE 1: NOTHING LASTS FOREVER/DIE HARD

October 5, 2017
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BJ is taking October off but this week and next week you can check out the first two episodes of a podcast called Big Screen Book Club that he did with Craig Cohen in 2015.

200 - 200

September 28, 2017
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On this the 200th episode BJ takes a look back, counts down his top ten favorite episodes of the podcast, and we hear from some listeners. Thanks to Greg Snazz, Jennifer Kjos, and Joe and Winter Thomas!

GETTIN’ BOSSY 005 - WORST OF BRUCE: THE EIGHTIES

September 21, 2017
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Not only does this episode play dual roles in the RA/OR universe as an episode of both Gettin' Bossy and Worst of... but BJ and Brian Sword are also joined by Lee McCormack, the host of a great Bruce Springsteen centric podcast called Tramps Like Us, for a Worst of Bruce extravaganza which focuses on the low-points (according to us) of the Boss' eighties output.

198 - THE MICHAEL BUTLER ROCK N POD TRAINWRECK

September 14, 2017
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Michael Butler gets mad at BJ for getting mad at Michael Butler.

197 - VINYL COUNTDOWN: ROCK N POD ROAD TRIP

September 7, 2017
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BJ plays a selection of songs from the records he acquired while travelling to and from Nashville for the Rock n Pod Expo.

196 - ROCK N POD 2017

September 1, 2017
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BJ had a crazy weekend.

195 - POWER POP 7

August 24, 2017
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Once again it's time for more power pop. Great music on this episode.

194 - STIFF LITTLE FINGERS

August 17, 2017
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Stiff Little Fingers used punk rock to criticize and satirize the feuding forces that plagued their homeland and plundered their youth and as fate would have it punk rock fittingly became their ticket out. 

193 - DEVIL’S DEAL: RARE HEAVY METAL 45’s

August 10, 2017
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BJ spins some very cool and rare heavy metal 45's from the eighties, Side A and Side B.

192 - AL GREEN IN THE SEVENTIES

August 3, 2017
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The seventies were a very fertile time for rock and roll but over in the realm of soul music Al Green and a core group of musicians were doing something extremely cool and unique.

191 - KISS KONNECTIONS III

July 28, 2017
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Every year Chris and Aaron over at Decibel Geek celebrate Kissmas In July with a month full of Kiss related episodes. In 2015 BJ joined in on the fun with two episodes called Kiss Konnections. July 2017 is almost over but Kiss Konnections III is here just in time!

190 - AOR???????? AOK!!!!!!!!

July 20, 2017
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You can never have too much AOR!

189 - THE NITS

July 13, 2017
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The Nits formed in Amsterdam in 1974 and have released almost 20 albums in 40 years but none of them came out in the US (they are mostly available on iTunes now). They were a clever and creative band, always innovative and capable of greatness, as the songs you will hear on this episode will attest.

188 - WORST OF U2

July 6, 2017
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BJ Kahuna and Brian Sword are joined by past guest Randy W. Hall from That Dandy Classic Music Hour. who contributed $50 to the Nashville Rock n Pod Expo fund in order to acquire the rights to talk shit about one of his favorite bands in a public forum.

187 - NO SHAME 8

June 29, 2017
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BJ is joined by listeners Sonny Pooni and Steven Michael, each of whom contributed $50 to the Nashville Rock n Pod Expo and thereby secured the rights to a public shaming.

186 - (SONGS WITH) PARENTHESES

June 22, 2017
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BJ plays a random selection of songs which have two things in common: 1) they are good and 2) a portion of the title is offset by parentheses.

185 - FRINGE ARTISTS

June 15, 2017
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BJ takes a look at the lives and music of a few eccentric (each in his own way) but talented artists. You'll hear some great stories and some great music.

184 - T.REXTASY

June 8, 2017
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BJ is joined by Dustin Wikoff from the Drunken Lullabies podcast to pay tribute to the life and career of Marc Bolan and then each counts down his top ten favorite T. Rex songs. It's a hubcap diamond star halo of a time!

183 - GRUNGE MUSIC

June 1, 2017
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BJ takes a look at the grunge phenomenon that arose out of Seattle in the late eighties and plays some of the key bands and songs, plus some obscure favorites.

182 - PLAYING FAVORITES! PART DEUX

May 25, 2017
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BJ decided to recycle an old idea and once again ask the members of the Rock and/or Roll facebook page for suggestions of bands or artists by whom he might play his favorite song. The listeners obliged!

181 - CASSETTE LABELS

May 18, 2017
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BJ is joined by old friend Darrell AKA Caleb Fraid to discuss the homegrown cassette label scene that both were a part of in the mid-nineties.

180 - TRIUMPH’S TRIUMPHS

May 11, 2017
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BJ is joined once again by Joe Royland, host of Sit and Spin, for a discussion about that other Canadian power trio and each counts down his top ten favorite Triumph songs, or Triumph's Triumphs.

179 - WORST OF KISS (70s & 80s)

May 4, 2017
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For this episode special guest Terry Means contributed $50 to the Nashville Rock n Pod Expo fund and in so doing garnered himself the opportunity to join BJ and Brian Sword for a "Worst of" episode of his choice and Terry chose KISS. Get ready to rock and roll all nite and part of every day as each of the three lists what he thinks are the five worst KISS songs of the seventies and the five worst KISS songs of the eighties. Oh yeah!

178 - RUSTY WILLOUGHBY INTERVIEW

April 27, 2017
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Rusty Willoughby was the creative force behind the Seattle pop punk band Flop who recorded three albums in the first half of the nineties including a lost classic for Epic Records in 1993 called Whenever You're Ready. On this episode BJ is joined by old friend and biggest Rusty Willoughby fan on earth Chris Standish and together they have a great conversation with the man himself, Rusty Willoughby, about his songwriting career with Pure Joy, Flop, Llama, and solo. 

177 - WORST OF LED ZEPPELIN

April 20, 2017
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BJ is joined once again by Brian Sword for another volume of "Worst of..." this time each has chosen the five worst Led Zeppelin songs to subject you to.

176 - POWER METAL

April 13, 2017
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On this episode BJ plays some of his favorite songs from the Power Metal genre. It's fast-paced and melodic. Enjoy!

175 - NO SHAME 7 (WITH ROCK & METAL COMBAT)

April 6, 2017
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Parental Advisory! BJ is joined by Ralph Viera and Ian Wadley from the Rock and Metal Combat podcast for another round of No Shame. 

174 - JANE DORNACKER

March 30, 2017
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Jane Dornacker was a comedian, actress, singer, songwriter, mother. Approximately one million New Yorkers listened to her last words live on the radio in 1986. 

173 - THE EPISODE

March 23, 2017
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Hello, welcome to Rock and/or Roll. 

This one I'm calling "The Episode." 

And on this episode every song 

Starts with "The" then it's one word long

The Trooper sounds the show begins 

But on this episode no one wins 

The sound of Built to Spill and Chicken Shack 

Like Maiden said, "There's no turning back."

172 - VINYL COUNTDOWN: LIVE ALBUMS

March 16, 2017
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BJ raided his record collection again, this time looking for live albums, and it made for a killer playlist. Give it a listen.

171 - WORST OF THE BEATLES

March 9, 2017
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BJ is joined by co-host Brian Sword for this first in what will become another Rock and/or Roll series we're calling "Worst of..." and we're starting in the most logical place. BJ and Brian have each picked what they think are the five worst, or five of the worst, Beatles songs. Remember, opinions are like assholes.

170 - AOR??????? AOK!!!!!!!

March 2, 2017
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It's time for volume seven in our ongoing series: AOR? AOK! Sit back and enjoy 21 great melodic rock songs from the eighties and early nineties.

169 - POWER POP VI

February 23, 2017
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Yes it's that time again, time for some great power pop. You're going to love the music on this episode.

168 - KYUSS

February 16, 2017
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Kyuss is one of those bands that was ahead of its time. A few years later and they might have been huge. They developed their own sound, accidentally on purpose, and made unique, interesting, compelling music. It wasn't metal, it wasn't grunge. It was Kyuss.

BONUS EPISODE: CHAIN REACTION

February 13, 2017
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If that Unchained Melody episode wasn't up your alley maybe some hard rock and heavy metal will hit the spot?

167 - UNCHAINED MELODY

February 9, 2017
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Written to order in 1954 by Alex North and Hy Zaret for a long forgotten film, within a year "Unchained Melody" had become a hit multiple times and has since been recorded by 670 different artists. On this episode we'll explore the history of the song and hear more than 30 different versions that span 60 plus years.

166 - MORE COWBELL

February 2, 2017
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You got a fever and the only prescription is...

165 - SOUNDTRACKS II: EIGHTIES BOOGALOO

January 26, 2017
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Back on episode number 28 of the podcast BJ played some of his favorite songs from a wide variety of movie soundtracks. With this episode BJ revisits the concept, but this time focuses on great songs that were buried on random movie soundtracks in that glorious decade of the eighties, when new wave and AOR met, got married and had babies.

164 - THE ONLY ONES

January 19, 2017
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Another band, another episode. The Only Ones had something special, but they came along at a time when it was difficult to stand out and easy to implode. Yet as you'll hear on this episode the band made some great music in the short time that it existed.

163 - NILS LOFGREN

January 13, 2017
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Nils Lofgren got his first record deal before he was out of his teens and he made four records with that band, Grin, before launching a solo career in 1975 with one of the best records of that decade. Although he never matched the quality of his first solo record Lofgren has had a long and very respectable career as a songwriter and as a member of the E Street Band. Listen as BJ plays his favorites from the Lofgren discography.

162 - “HAIR” METAL 2

January 5, 2017
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Way back in March of 2014 BJ took a closer look at the wide variety of bands that have been damned to the purgatory of "hair" metal. On this episode we'll hear even more great songs by bands lost to history because the style and image they reveled in became unfashionable.