30 Best Music History Podcasts

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Music History Podcasts

Here are 30 Best Music History Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. Hit Parade | Music History and Music Trivia

Hit Parade | Music History and Music Trivia US
Chris Molanphy, a pop-chart analyst and author of Slate's 'Why Is This Song No. 1?' series, tells tales from a half-century of chart history. Thro...ugh storytelling, trivia, and song snippets, Chris dissects how that song you love or hate dominated the airwaves, made its way to the top of the charts and shaped your memories forever.more
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1.4M 1.7M 86.6K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 55 min Apr 2017
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2. Past Daily: A Sound Archive of News, History, Music

Past Daily: A Sound Archive of News, History, Music 'Because ignorance of your culture is considered uncool'
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3 episodes / day
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3. Cocaine & Rhinestones: The History of Country Music

Cocaine & Rhinestones: The History of Country Music Nashville, Tennessee, US
Step right up. Come on in. Hosted by Cocaine & Rhinestones.
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26.7K 18.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 111 min
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4. Kempire Radio

Kempire Radio Kempire Radio has a long history of music and entertainment. We have interviewed some of the best from Brandy to TV Icon, Oprah Winfrey. We took a bri...ef hiatus but we are excited about returning to your airwaves with a new perspective.more
soundcloud.com/kem..
7 episodes / week Avg Length 55 min
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5. The Music History Project

The Music History Project Carlsbad, California, US
NAMM's resident Music Historian Dan Del Fiorentino and co-hosts Michael Mullens, and Ashley Allison examine the innovative creations, evolution of... musical instruments, the changing world of music retail, music industry icons, and other topics covered in NAMM's Oral History program. The NAMM Oral History program boasts over 4,500 interviews and is continually growing.more
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26 88.6K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 55 min
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6. Disgraceland

Disgraceland Murder, infidelity , suicide, arson, overdose, religious cults, drug trafficking; this podcast explores the alleged true crime antics and criminal co...nnections of musicians we love like Jerry Lee Lewis, Beck. If you love true crime and you love music then get ready to love this podcast.more
disgracelandpod.com
11.7K 8.3K 29.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 38 min
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7. Music History Today

Music History Today New York City, New York, US
Your bite sized briefing on the daily history of the glorious art form known as music.
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32 419 7 episodes / week Avg Length 19 min
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8. Highway Hi-Fi Podcast

Highway Hi-Fi Podcast We go track by track through the underbelly of music history using research and trivia to locate the roots of our obsession with vinyl records. Proud ...part of Pantheon - the podcast network for music lovers.more
sites.google.com/v..
140 747 3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 104 min
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9. The Great Song Podcast

The Great Song Podcast US
Celebrating the greatest songs in modern music history with love and excitement, and interviewing some of the writers and artists behind them.
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1.1K 1 episode / month Avg Length 73 min
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10. Throwback Country Music

Throwback Country Music GEORGIA
Brit Jones is a singer, songwriter, DJ, entertainer & 90's country music historian. He has a passion for the country music business. Brit has tour...ed and opened up for some of the best from the 90's including John Berry, Bryan White, Shawn Mullins, Jamie O'Neal & Lila McCann.more
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2 episodes / week Avg Length 47 min Oct 2018
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11. 365 days with mxmtoon

365 days with mxmtoon 365 is a daily podcast brought to you by mxmtoon, artist/songwriter/actor/designer/gamer/simp, who will take you through the most interesting, weird,... and funny events of that day in history. You'll laugh, you'll cry, and you'll learn a ton of new things.more
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1.4K 4.2K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 13 min
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12. Let It Roll

Let It Roll Austin, Texas, US
'Let it Roll' is a podcast about the history of popular music from the 19th Century to the 21st. Let It Roll is a series of in-depth interviews with m...usic writers like Ed Ward, Robert Gordon, Paul Trynka, Peter Doggett, Elijah Wald and more. We're slowly but surely putting together a history of popular music in America with a focus on the social, technological and business forces that drive the culture.more
letitrollpodcast.s..
1.3K 951 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 60 min Oct 2017
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13. Walls of Time | Bluegrass Podcast

Walls of Time | Bluegrass Podcast US
Walls of Time podcast will take you on a journey across America with Daniel Mullins, as he sits down with the best in bluegrass, and chats with them a...bout the past, present, and future of bluegrass music. These field recorded interviews were captured in dressing rooms, on back porches, at kitchen tables, and everywhere in between. Hear from bluegrass pioneers, veteran sidemen, and leaders of today as we dive headfirst into the living history of bluegrass music.more
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845 52 5 episodes / year Avg Length 69 min Aug 2019
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14. Country History X

Country History X Divorce, Drugs, Death.Perseverance, Inspiration, Redemption. Country History X is the history of country music, one story at a time.
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81.2K 22.6K 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 22 min
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15. A Murder of Musicians

A Murder of Musicians This podcast aims to showcase and promote the work of up- and-coming musicians and artists from diverse musical genres all around the globe.Join host ...Fx2, each week as he explores various platforms on social media along with music distribution sites to discover amazingly talented players involved in the game of independent publishing. Every conversation reveals the simple ways each artist used to grow followers organically without monetary backing from a record label.more
rss.com/podcasts/amom
26 episodes / year Avg Length 43 min
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16. No Dogs in Space

No Dogs in Space Brooklyn, NY
No Dogs In Space is a music history podcast featuring Marcus Parks and Carolina Hidalgo of the Last Podcast Network. On this first season, we're t...aking a deep dive into the history of punk rock, told through the stories of ten bands who helped define the genre. On our first series, we cover the so-called godfathers of punk, The Stooges. Join us as we explore the early days of Iggy and the boys as the more innocent of their drug-fueled escapades as the band tries figuring out their voice in the midst of the ultimately empty peace and love movement.more
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82.4K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 85 min
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17. Ongoing History of New Music

Ongoing History of New Music Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ongoing History of New Music looks at things from the alt-rock universe to hip hop, from artist profiles to various thematic explorations. It is Canad...a's most well-known music documentary hosted by the legendary Alan Cross. Whatever the episode, you're definitely going to learn something that you might not find anywhere else. Trust us on this.more
curiouscast.ca/pod..
15.7K 258 5 episodes / month Avg Length 33 min Feb 2017
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18. Music History Monday

Music History Monday San Francisco, California, US
Speaker, Composer, Author, Professor, Historian. The Great Courses professor, Music-Historian in-residence, Composer, and OraTV Host!
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17.3K 2.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 22 min
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19. Design Freaks

Design Freaks Seattle, Washington, US
A conversational podcast with two creatives about graphic art and artists in music history. For freaks, by freaks.
designfreakspodcas..
282 1 episode / week Avg Length 50 min
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20. A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs

A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs Andrew Hickey presents a history of rock music from 1938 to 1999, looking at five hundred songs that shaped the genre.
500songs.com/podcast
5.6K 2 episodes / month Oct 2018
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21. Low Profile with Markly Morrison

Low Profile with Markly Morrison Olympia, Washington, US
A lovingly produced podcast rich in music and storytelling, Low Profile features long-form interviews with would-be legends of an alternate music hist...ory. Markly Morrison is an audio journalist and independent musician in the exotic city of Olympia, Washington.more
lowprofilepodcast.com
1.4K 1 episode / month Avg Length 56 min
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22. Relevant Tones

Relevant Tones A podcast about the most fascinating time in classical music history: right now. Relevant Tones features interviews with and music by some of the most... creative figures in contemporary classical music, themed shows exploring new trends in classical music, and frequent live-streamed shows featuring conversations and music performances. Hosted and produced by Seth Boustead, Austin Williams, Stephen Anthony Rawson, and Matt Dotson.more
relevanttones.com/..
1.5K 148 176 1 episode / week Avg Length 60 min Oct 2011
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23. Heavy Metal History Podcast

Heavy Metal History Podcast A Heavy Metal Podcast hosted by Dustin with the in depth narratioin of how the bands made the records or having guests from metal bands to discuss var...ious influences, histories of their bands and the behind the scenes stories, struggles and triumphs of how their records were written and recorded. more
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395 650 1.2K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 55 min
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24. History of House Music Podcast

History of House Music Podcast #1 fastest-growing House Music podcast. If you're a fan of Defected Radio, Deeper Shades of House, Fish Go Deep & Deep House Cat then you'll love this... podcast. Classic House mix every month.more
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1 episode / month Avg Length 61 min
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25. Jaguar Skills | Hip-Hop Time Bomb

Jaguar Skills | Hip-Hop Time Bomb UK
This is a podcast covering Hip-Hop History. Each 60 minutes show includes a different year tune and sample every week.
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100.1K 61.6K
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26. Watching the Throne | A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West

Watching the Throne | A Lyrical Analysis of Kanye West US
This is an in-depth-yet-entertaining dive into the lyrics and narrative artistry of Kanye West's music. We go track by track through Ye's disc...ography, revealing the narrative and poetic techniques he uses, tracking his growth as a storyteller, and illuminating the narratives behind Yeezus and The Life of Pablo. For Kanye fans, this might be the Ye-centric lyrical discussion you've been waiting for. For musicians and writers, this is practical insight into how one of the best storytellers in music history does what he does.more
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514 933
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27. JayQuan Presents:The Foundation

JayQuan Presents:The Foundation Virginia, US
A comprehensive journey into the history of Rap music and Hip Hop culture, hosted and narrated by Hip Hop Historian Jay Quan.
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642
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28. Rock School Podcast

Rock School Podcast Dr Joe Burns hosts an insightful and energetic showcase of the music, history and culture of rock-n-roll.
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685 2 episodes / year Avg Length 39 min
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29. A History Of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs

A History Of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs US
Andrew Hickey presents a history of rock and roll in five hundred songs.
500songs.com/podcast
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30. The Tape Deck

The Tape Deck Seattle, Washington, US
You are listening to the Tape Deck! We're a Seattle-based podcast about music history and music appreciation, featuring a whole ton of local talen...t from all walks of life. There's so much good music available to everyone everywhere, and we strive to educate listeners about music that may fly under your radar.more
tapedeckpodcast.com
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Music History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Music History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Double Elvis disgracelandpod.com 89
Music History Today Podcast podcasters.spotify.com 60
The Last Podcast Network nodogsinspace.libsyn.com 55
Music History Today Podcast Network podcasters.spotify.com 52
Curiouscast curiouscast.ca 36
Design Freaks designfreakspodcast.com 30
Kempire Radio Network soundcloud.com 26
Double Elvis Productions disgracelandpod.com 24
gordonskene pastdaily.com 15
Robert Greenberg robertgreenbergmusic.com 15
Rob Alley podcasters.spotify.com 12
Seth Boustead relevanttones.com 11
Markly Morrison lowprofilepodcast.com 11
History of House Music Podcast historyofhousemusic.org 7
Blue Poncho Media wallsoftimepodcast.podbean.com 4
NAMM Resource Center namm.org 4
Clarita designfreakspodcast.com 4
Andrew Hickey 500songs.com 3
Pantheon Media letitrollpodcast.substack.com 2
Heavy Metal History heavymetalhistory.libsyn.com 1
The Horror Archives heavymetalhistory.libsyn.com 1
Ryan & Joe sites.google.com 1
Victor Melendez designfreakspodcast.com 1
Vaughan Oliver designfreakspodcast.com 1
Travis Ritter designfreakspodcast.com 1
Kim Gordon / Sonic Youth with Tyler Bosch designfreakspodcast.com 1
Robert Greenberg robertgreenbergmusic.com/podcast-subscribe 97
Gary Johnson mmhp989.libsyn.com 11
Rolling Stone | Cumulus Podcast Network cms.megaphone.fm/channel/rollingstonemusicnow 5
Takinawalk With Buzz Knight takinawalk.com 4
Buzz Knight takinawalk.com 3
93.1 Wibc omny.fm/shows/hammer-nigel-show-podcast/playlists/hammer-nigel-clips-and-bits 2
Demar Grant & Adriel Smiley spreaker.com/show/album-mode 2
Fred Reif mmhp989.libsyn.com 2
Kutx kutx.org 2
Ladies Who London Podcast cms.megaphone.fm/channel/ladieswholondon 2
Nick Dematteo podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/music-is-not-a-genre/id1547732995 2
Perry Richardson podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/themindsetbabe 2
The Vgmbassy thevgmbassy.com 2
Wjct News & Wlrn news.wjct.org/show/florida-roundup 2
10ish Podcast 10ishpod.simplecast.com 1
Analytic_dreamz redcircle.com/shows/analytic-dreamz-notorious-mass-effect 1
Anctuary Radio Mediasanctuary.org Wooc 105.3 Fm Troy soundcloud.com/mediasanctuary 1
Bex Buzzie realedtalk.podbean.com 1
Bp Podcast Audio podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/id1456639810 1
Firedup Network firedupnetwork.ca/Home/Podcasts 1
Hollywood Suite shows.acast.com/ayearinfilmpodcast 1
Jarrett Brown podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/aagcpodcast 1
Local Fresno Podcast flowingwithfamous.podbean.com 1
Nasheba nashebaexperience.podbean.com 1
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