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The 500 with Josh Adam Meyers counts down Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time with comedians, actors, and musicians.
60 Episodes
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Comedian Annie Lederman shares her hilariously raw account of growing up to the sounds of Cheap Trick’s 1977 album ‘In Color’. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
NBA Champion Caron Butler shares his rollercoaster ride of a life story through the prism of WAR’s 1972 number one record ‘The World is a Ghetto’. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian Wayne Federman finds connections between the 1976 release of Steve Miller Band's hit-laden space rock record Fly Like An Eagle and his storied life and career. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian Adam Ray's spirits are raised by the electrifying proto-punk of MC5's sophomore album, 1970's Back in the USA. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian Jade Catta-Preta gushes with Brazilian pride over the bossa nova-infused jazz tracks co-created by legends Stan Getz and João Gilberto on their iconic 1964 collaboration Getz/Gilberto.   For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian Dan Soder mercilessly mocks the maudlin pretentiousness of Sting on The Police's final studio album, 1983's Synchronicity. This episode was recorded live at Just For Laughs 42 in Toronto.
Comedian Chris Garcia sings the praises and explores the mysteries of an album as influential as it is complex: Big Star's 1978 release Third/Sister Lovers. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Filmmaker Judd Apatow reveals just how many of his ideas for movies were subconsciously spawned by the sublime folk rock of Jackson Browne's 1973 release For Everyman. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian and Actor Dulcé Sloan recalls the soothing sounds of Amy Winehouse’s words on Back to Black with the bittersweet echoes of destructive love lost. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian Tim Dillon peers into the dark corners of American life and sees hope in its simple joys as told by folk legend John Prine’s 1971 self-titled debut album. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
One of the most sampled hip hop acts in history, New York-based EPMD earned the respect of musicians the world over including our guest comedian Joe DeRosa. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Alice Cooper’s lifelong manager Shep Gordon share stories from inside the studio as the band’s third album Love It To Death represents a pivotal point in the legendary entertainer’s career. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Character comedian Frankie Quinones gets in touch with his East LA roots via the blues rock sounds of the 1984 sophomore Los Lobos album How Will the Wolf Survive? For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian Roy Wood Jr. bears witness to the cold-blooded rhythm and blues of Marvin Gaye's musical reckoning of his divorce in the form of the 1978 album Here, My Dear. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
SNL alum Brooks Wheelan reveals his zealous love for all things My Morning Jacket, especially their 2005 psychedelic rock triumph Z.   For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com.   Join the movement.
Radio legend Ron Bennington reminisces about growing up in an era defined by roots rock albums like Elton John’s 1970 release Tumbleweed Connection. For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com. Join the movement.
Comedian Erik Griffin raises some interesting questions about the integrity of the timeless soul classics included in The Drifters’ 1968 compilation Golden Hits.   For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com.   Join the movement.
Comedian JessiMae Peluso fully embodies the fearless but feminine grunge rock of Hole’s 1994 album Live Through This.   For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com.   Join the movement.
With former Sex Pistols front man Johnny Rotten at the helm, you’d think P.I.L.’s 1979 release Metal Box would be a slam dunk for anti-establishment types the world over, but that is not the case for punk rock-loving comedian Kyle Kinane.   For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com.   Join the movement.
In the Premiere episode of The 500 as a Spotify Original, Comedy icon Bobby Lee runs wild with R.E.M.’s 1987 album Document revealing the hilarious highs and lows of his life and career as well as his passion for alternative music at the 2019 Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.        For guest playlists, new music influenced by this album, and full show notes, go to The500podcast.com.  Join the movement.
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DESTRUCTOBLOG

Dana is great on every podcast. Invite this fucker back!

May 21st
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Dave Clark

would be GREAT if you had music types as guests instead of comedians that know nothing about the record. I like your series...but I had to fast forward A LOT.

Mar 26th
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Göran Ingerheim

Really great podcast the four legged king of fleece is delivering 5⭐FJAM

Mar 25th
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Allan Mercado

I listened to this one 1st! Keep it up great podcast

Feb 21st
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Matt Crowe

this kicks ass! 1st podcast host with 4 legs

Dec 21st
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Jeremiah Tittle

Love this show!

Nov 5th
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