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SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

SlapperCast: a weekly talk show with Blaggards

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The members of Blaggards, a band based out of Houston, TX, share their experiences and occasionally chat with guests.
"The official podcast of all things Blaggards. Found on all major pod platforms and delivered weekly, it’s a behind-the-music view of the band, with tidbits for new fans (it’s just Blaggards, not The Blaggards, newbs) and cool stuff for longtime followers (Episode 5 discusses how the band’s music has been used in films like How to Be Single and TV shows like The Good Wife). Its engaging hosts are smart and funny. An interesting aside is the podcast also offers occasional glimpses back at Houston’s music community." — Jesse Sendejas, Houston Press
Cover photo by Caroline Brewton.
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A highly caffeinated discussion of imaginary musical collaborations (and some real ones) between legendary musicians.CORRECTION: Rick Rubin actually produced six albums with Johnny Cash (including the posthumous American VI), not just two as we incorrectly surmised during the episode.https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/My-Post-22.jpgShow notesBlackHouse Cigars (https://blackhousecigars.com)Rebel Meets Rebel (https://youtu.be/hvYAVYUtQW8)— David Allen Coe & PanteraCreed Shreds (https://youtu.be/ms61I54CeQA)Somebody to Love (https://youtu.be/UvM2Cmi-YRU) — George Michael & QueenStewart Copeland's Approach To A Backbeat (https://youtu.be/vYKIQYdM4hw)Across the River (https://youtu.be/kKkEGtK8mXk) — Peter Gabriel & Stuart CopelandDon't Box Me In (https://youtu.be/6gJtG5NC9kU) — Stuart Copeland & Stan RidgwayAnimal Logic (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBLUwHTCiOE) – Stuart Copeland, Stanley Clarke & Deborah HollandBombs Away (https://youtu.be/IDaP0liFucs) — Gizmodrome (Adrian Belew & Stuart Copeland)Elephant Talk (https://youtu.be/kCkmrOdlbTY) — Gizmodrome (Adrian Belew & Stuart Copeland)Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain goes for a swim during the middle bit of Rime of the Ancient Mariner (https://youtu.be/WU_jhIv2vJY)John Lennon talking about collaborating with David Bowie (https://youtu.be/7ZgA1bR9oZo)Heroes (David Bowie) (https://youtu.be/tq1zkXtNbXw) — David Byrne & Choir ChoirDavid Byrne inducts David Bowie into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (https://youtu.be/_GeFtpjuXk0)Steam magazine (https://www.steammagazine.net/)Join us in IRELAND Fall 2020Ireland 2020 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tourShow datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Patrick and Chad share stories of various encounters with famous musicians, some of them heroes, some not. Learn about when Yngwie Malmsteen hit on Patrick's girlfriend, when Chad danced next to David Byrne in New York, and when Billy Gibbons (of ZZ Top) made sure Patrick hadn't cut his hair. Show notesMark Knopfler - Rüdiger (https://youtu.be/wFf5Yi-5o_o)Join us in IRELAND Fall 2020Ireland 2020 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tourShow datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
This week we explore bands we dislike, bands we once disliked but came to appreciate later, and bands we used to like but lost interest in. Discussed: Anthrax, KISS, Poison, Rush, Triumph, Genesis, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Deep Purple, the Who, Duran Duran, the Smiths, Van Halen, Eric Clapton, Cream, Peter Gabriel, David Bowie, Motörhead, et al.Also: more on the perils of smartphone addiction and how it can disrupt creativity, as well as the essential exchange of energy between performer and audience.Show notesThe Fire That Inspired 'Smoke on The Water' (https://youtu.be/OdZwysHaPiQ)Johnny Marr describes how he wrote How Soon is Now (https://youtu.be/7XOIWIB9VMo)"How Soon Is Now?" - The B-Side That Defined The Smiths (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfAoGEFTpno)Sacha Baron Cohen's scathing attack on Facebook (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDTOQUvpw7I) (full talk (https://youtu.be/ymaWq5yZIYM))Join us in IRELAND Fall 2020Ireland 2020 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tourShow datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?Send us your questions and we'll answer them on the show by* leaving a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Episode 41: Cover Story

Episode 41: Cover Story

2019-11-1901:06:43

What makes a good cover song? How does Blaggards choose the songs they cover? Why doesn't Blaggards cover any Dropkick Murphys songs? Also: O'Bannon's Taphouse in College Station is the #1 Guinness seller in Texas, Ireland tour timeframe for 2020, and Rock the Shelter XXXII.https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/image.pngBlaggards hauling a load of presents after Rock the Shelter XXII, December 2009 (Photo by Mari Devlin) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/image.png)Show notesMore Than This (https://youtu.be/eiOY5py7pJE) — Roxy Music cover by Robyn HitchcockWaiting for the Man (https://youtu.be/IOJ4GH88cn4) — Velvet Underground cover by David BowieMore photos related to this episode (https://blaggards.com/2019/11/slappercast-episode-41-cover-story/)Join us in IRELAND Fall 2020Ireland 2020 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tourShow datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Eleven years ago, Blaggards embarked on a nine-date tour through the Midwest with no drummer... and yet somehow wound up with three drummers. This ultimately leads to a discussion of how this band, like every other band that ever existed, has always been a delicate balance of personalities, talents, and temperaments. Show notesSee photos related to this episode (https://blaggards.com/2019/11/slappercast40/)Claddagh Irish Pubs (http://www.claddaghirishpubs.com)Short clip of the band playing with original drummer Brian Vogel at Dan Electro's from this period (late 2008) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_nRth7dPQgc)Join us in IRELAND next Fall (https://blaggards.com/ireland/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Patrick, Chad and Mike recount last week's IRELAND tour through Dublin, Bundoran, Sligo, and many the place between. Topics include: * our favorite pubs in Dublin, * the declining pub industry in Ireland because of stringent DUI laws, * our adventures around Bundoran, Donegal, Sligo, Queen Maive's Cairn, and Achill Island* surfing in Ireland,* the curative effects of Irish country air, * the music scene in Bundoran,* the trad music culture in Ireland,* the Book of Kells and the Long Hall (the Old Library) at Trinity College in Dublinhttps://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/4EC289BC-D588-4F2C-88D8-2784D477F969.jpegBlaggards at the Fairy Bridges, Bundoran, Ireland (Photo by Laurie Valenzi Buell) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/4EC289BC-D588-4F2C-88D8-2784D477F969.jpeg)Show notesInstitute of Study Abroad Ireland (https://isaireland.com) — Bundoran, IrelandJohnny Gallagher and the Boxty Band (https://www.johnnygallagher.com/)The Bleeding Horse Pub (https://bleedinghorse.ie) — Dublin, IrelandAgainst the Grain/Galway Bay Brewery (https://www.galwaybaybrewery.com/againstthegrain/) — Dublin, IrelandBruxelles Pub (http://www.bruxelles.ie) — Dublin, IrelandMulligan's Pub (https://mulligans.ie) — Dublin, IrelandAtlantic Apartotel (http://www.atlanticapartotel.ie) — Bundoran, IrelandShoot the Crows Pub (https://www.shootthecrows.ie) — Sligo, IrelandThe Book of Kells Exhibition and the Old Library (https://www.tcd.ie/visitors/book-of-kells) — Trinity College, Dublin, IrelandSHOUT! (https://amzn.to/34wuCi9) — Philip NormanBeatles Forever (https://amzn.to/2JQxtKU) — Nicholas SchaffnerJoin us in IRELAND Fall 2020Ireland 2020 (https://blaggards.com/ireland/) — Sign up to learn more about our next Ireland tourShow datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Patrick and Chad recount a fun weekend of pirate-themed shows—including Saturday night when the Astros won the game that sent them to the 2019 World Series—and look ahead to next week's Ireland tour. Also: Chad revives his nearly 50 year-old Sherwood stereo receiver.Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
The whole band and our 'Merch Maiden' Laurie recount a fantastic weekend of shows in Cape Girardeau and Weston, MO. Recorded on Chad's iPhone at the Java Break in Lawrence, KS.https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/A50B0705-94FB-46BE-B9DD-406E8F795809.jpegRecording SlapperCast at the Java Break in Lawrence, KS (Photo by Laurie Valenzi Buell) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/A50B0705-94FB-46BE-B9DD-406E8F795809.jpeg)Show notesThe Java Break (http://thejavabreak.com/home/) — Lawrence, KSMary Jane Bourbon + Smokehouse (https://www.mjbsmokehouse.com) — Cape Girardeau, MOCape G Rocks (https://www.facebook.com/pg/CapeGRocks/) — Cape Girardeau, MOWeston Irish Fest (https://westonirish.com/weston-irish-festival/) — Weston, MOEddie Delahunt (http://www.eddiedelahunt.com)Eddie Delahunt on KC Live (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRE_2wsDUi0)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/fullsizeoutput_5509-e1570502071925.jpegPatrick and Chad discover that Houston Astros games can peacefully co-exist with live music at pubs, reminisce about the '94-'95 Houston Rockets championship seasons, and talk about how they're endeavoring to free themselves from their smart phones. Also: books they've read recently, with kudos to poet/novelist Paul Auster and Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead.Show notes1994-95 Houston Rockets - Double Clutch (https://youtu.be/eywwdbDB1hE)Luv Ya Blue (https://youtu.be/9IwfN0LacKA) — Mack HayesLemmy: The Definitive Biography (https://amzn.to/2pPvU8Y) — Mick WallLemmy (documentary film) (https://amzn.to/2Vo8VxB)Lemmy buys the Beatles Mono Box (https://youtu.be/CFPt0zx1JwU)Why Write? (https://amzn.to/2MpYfdN) — Paul AusterBoom, Like That (https://youtu.be/0sYK2RwH5E8) — Mark Knopfler's song about McDonald's founder Ray KrocGrinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's (https://amzn.to/2MpT0un) — Ray Kroc (the book that inspired Mark Knopfler's song)The Founder (https://amzn.to/2Ix2kfb) — movie about Ray Kroc starring Michael KeatonJoin us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Episode 35: Speedo Sherwood

Episode 35: Speedo Sherwood

2019-10-0101:03:55

Patrick talks about his favorite home recording device. Chad complains about how the digital age has rotted his brain, and pines for the old days when devices had one singular purpose. Also: memories of long gone Houston music venues, and Patrick's love of the Houston Astros.Show notesBoss BR-1180 promo video from 2002 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t17_iFYxls)The Ale House (https://www.houstonarchitecture.com/Building/2019/The-Ale-House.php)It's Love (Live, 1992) (https://youtu.be/p9sO3bcWdpM) — King's XTexas Music Emporium (https://www.musicinstrumentshouston.com)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Patrick and Chad talk about house concerts and private engagements, and then discuss the many catastrophic flooding events that have hit Houston in recent times, including last week's Tropical Storm Imelda.https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/21056227_10159371981130604_4733349944223131112_o-e1569344696894.jpgPhoto by Slade Ham of Patrick & son Conor on the flood waters of Hurricane Harvey, August 2017. (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/21056227_10159371981130604_4733349944223131112_o-e1569344696894.jpg)Show notesHouston Food Bank (https://www.houstonfoodbank.org)Houston SPCA (https://www.houstonspca.org)Wide Open Spaces (https://kpft.org/programming/music/wide-open-spaces/) — Roark Smith, KPFT HoustonA 2nd Cup — Non-profit coffee shop that aims to end human trafficking (http://a2ndcup.com)Slade Ham — Comedy and Travel Photography (http://www.sladeham.com)House concerts and private engagements (https://blaggards.com/house-concerts-and-private-engagements/) — Blaggards.comJoin us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/IMG_4067-e1568693055621.jpgOur longtime friend and Houston music scene legend Allen Hill joins us for a wonderfully wide-ranging discussion of live music, recording, songwriting, the Houston music scene, bass guitar, his experiences playing with Archie Bell and Chuck Berry... and Allen's brand new solo record "All Over the Map"!Show notesAllen Hill Entertainment (http://www.allenhillentertainment.com)All Over the Map with Allen Hill (http://www.allenhillentertainment.com/2019/08/all-over-the-map-with-allen-hill/) (Press release)Music video: Two Gigs and a One Way Ticket to Amsterdam (https://youtu.be/nGGx_bEq4Ro)How to Make a Living Playing Music (https://dannybarnes.com/blog/how-make-living-playing-music?fbclid=IwAR017IDlehpE1CGBtWNQyFqhQVejPCc0Rydbm_TdKB1byMFWGbk4yK6DxfM) — Danny BarnesRemembering Chuck Berry, Rock's Unruly Founding Father (https://www.houstonpress.com/music/rip-chuck-berry-rock-and-roll-loses-an-elder-9286434) — Chris Gray, Houston Press Beyond Oldies: Allen Hill Goes All Over The Map in Debut Solo Album (https://www.houstonpress.com/music/things-to-do-allen-hill-celebrates-debut-release-all-over-the-map-11348976) — Gladys Fuentes, Houston Press Houston’s Allen Hill makes a soulful travelogue (https://www.houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/music/article/Houston-s-Allen-Hill-makes-a-soulful-travelogue-14425667.php?utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=sftwitter&utm_source=twitter.com) — Andrew Dansby, Houston ChronicleJoin us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast. Special Guest: Allen Hill.
https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/IMG_4042-e1568128190573.jpgPatrick and Chad rhapsodize at length about the amazing Mark Knopfler concert they saw this past Friday in Sugar Land, TX.Show notesMark Knopfler (https://www.markknopfler.com)Mark Knopfler on his guitar picking technique (https://youtu.be/OG__SwkV3wg)Speedway at Nazareth (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BGXBYwRdgec) — Mark Knopfler, Sailing to PhiladelphiaMark Knopfler stops time in Sugar Land (https://www.houstonchronicle.com/entertainment/music/article/Mark-Knopfler-stops-time-in-Sugar-Land-14421513.php) — Andrew Dansby, Houston ChronicleShelly Yakus talks about recording Mark Knopfler's guitar for "Romeo and Juliet" (https://youtu.be/lZ9_CmJot4s?t=1246) — Warren Huart: Produce Like A ProJoin us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3790.jpgPatrick and Chad talk about recent shows, house concerts, our upcoming Ireland tour, and the importance of recording and listening back to our own live shows in regards to our new sister podcast Blaggards LIVE.Show notesDrunken Monkey Privateers (https://drunkenmonkeyprivateers.com)Blaggards LIVE (https://blaggardslive.fireside.fm)Chad's weight loss vlog (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC51WBCfRrAUalQNAXmTuCOA)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
At long last, this week we're joined by our longtime friend, the massively talented Paul Beebe... musician, vocalist, songwriter, producer, arranger, audio engineer, owner of Beebe Gunn Studio, and member of more bands than we can count. He also happens to be recording our new record.https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3903-e1566905346840.jpgChad and Patrick with Paul Beebe (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3903-e1566905346840.jpg)Show notesBeebe Gunn Studio (https://beebegunnstudio.com)Paul Beebe's website (https://paulbeebe.net)Beetle (https://beetleband.com)Disco Expressions (https://discoexpressions.com)The Light Rock Express (https://lightrockexpress.com)Thunderado (https://thunderado.com)Grand Old Grizzly (https://www.facebook.com/GrandOldGrizzly/)Chad's weight loss vlog (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC51WBCfRrAUalQNAXmTuCOA)Blaggards LIVE podcast (https://blaggardslive.fireside.fm)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast. Special Guest: Paul Beebe.
An epic conversation with our good friend Randy Hill of local Houston band Little Outfit.https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3852-e1566308129728.jpgRandy with Patrick & Chad right after recording the show. (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3852-e1566308129728.jpg)Show notesLittle Outfit — Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Littleoutfit/), Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/littleoutfit/)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast. Special Guest: Randy Hill.
Patrick and Chad have a leisurely discussion about vinyl records (yes, again), people who've helped the band along throughout the years, Blaggards becoming an LLC, Houston's summer heat, our upcoming Ireland tour, stories from our first Ireland tour, Brexit's effect on Ireland, and our upcoming "Blaggards Live" podcast. Show notesBUY NOW: Lone Star Pirate Festival T-shirt benefitting Camp Hope (https://drunkenmonkeyprivateers.com/shop-1?olsPage=products)PitchHub (https://www.pitchhub.com)Blaggards PitchHub video (https://vimeo.com/255160201)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Patrick and Chad talk about how to stay focused and positive when you're self-employed, why daily exercise is essential, favorite album covers, and Chad raves about his new Apple Watch. Show notesLone Star Pirate Festival T-shirts benefitting Camp Hope (https://drunkenmonkeyprivateers.com/shop-1?olsPage=products)Andrew Schram (https://andrewschram.crevado.com/art) — Illustration and graphic designCortex (https://www.relay.fm/cortex) — podcast hosted by two self-employed content creatorsGreat clip from Cortex podcast about being your own boss (https://twitter.com/ismh/status/1126845584617418758?s=20)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Patrick and Chad talk about their recent shows in San Antonio and Plantersville, and then address a question about what legendary bands they wish they could have played in. This leads to a discussion of how Elvis Presley might have been saved.Also, our IRELAND tour is definitely happening! SIGN UP TODAY! (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/dorian-svart-poster.jpgPoster art by Vicente Yuste. (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/dorian-svart-poster.jpg)Show notesBlaggards live stream videos on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/videos/)Johnny Gallagher (https://www.johnnygallagher.com) Will Sasso as Elvis (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuOOy3qlV9Q) — Mad TV (YouTube)Join us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Ireland tour pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Sign up for the Ireland tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
Episode 25: ARRRRrrrr

Episode 25: ARRRRrrrr

2019-07-2300:46:26

Patrick and Chad recount this past Saturday's first annual Lone Star Pirate Festival and all the hard work that went on behind the scenes. We also talk about our upcoming Ireland tour (JOIN US -- see details below), reminisce about the old days of vinyl LPs, and shine some much-deserved light upon two legendary houston businesses: Cactus Music and Rockin' Robin Guitars. https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/67215251_10220049404691908_3224487658575101952_o-1030x579.jpgBlaggards at Lone Star Pirate Festival (Photo by Laurie Valenzi Buell) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/67215251_10220049404691908_3224487658575101952_o-1030x579.jpg)Mo's Irish Pubs (https://mosirishpub.com)Drunken Monkey Privateers - Lone Star Pirate Festival (https://drunkenmonkeyprivateers.com/lone-star-pirate-festival)Video of Blaggards at Lone Star Pirate Festival (FULL PERFORMANCE) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcDZUmgTk3c) — YouTubeMoonshine Image - Jeff Cohen (https://www.moonshine-images.com)Photos from Lone Star Pirate Festival by Jeff Cohen (Facebook) (https://www.facebook.com/jeff.cohen2/media_set?set=a.10213970538473258&type=3)Policing For Our Community (Facebook) (https://www.facebook.com/officer.gadrim/)Dem Dam Dames (http://damndames.com)BUY TICKETS for Blaggards at Berhardt Winery - July 28, 2019 (https://bernhardtwinery.com/tc-events/blaggards/)Cactus Music (https://cactusmusictx.com) — Houston, TXRockin' Robin Guitars and Music (https://www.rockinrobinguitars.com) — Houston, TXAmy's Ice Creams (https://amysicecreams.com) — Houston, TXControversy (https://youtu.be/3fZy5hX6uLg) — PrinceJoin us in IRELAND this FallIreland 2019 - Are you in? (https://blaggards.com/2019/02/ireland-october-2019-are-you-in/)Pricing and itinerary (PDF) (https://blaggards.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/blaggards-irelandtour-2019.pdf)Blaggards Ireland 2019 Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/379509899586861/)SIGN UP for IRELAND tour online (https://www.hammondtours.com/product/blaggards/)Show datesBlaggards.com (https://blaggards.com/shows/) Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pg/blaggards/events/)Bandsintown (https://www.bandsintown.com/a/3808)Follow usFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/blaggards/)Twitter (https://twitter.com/blaggards)Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/blaggards/)YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/StoutIrishRock)Become a PatronJoin Blaggards on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards) for bonus podcast content, live tracks, rough mixes, and other exclusives.Rate usRate and review SlapperCast on iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/slappercast-a-weekly-talk-show-with-blaggards/id1452061331) Questions?If you have questions for a future Q&A episode, * leave a comment on Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/blaggards), or * tweet them to us (https://twitter.com/blaggards) with the hashtag #slappercast.
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