Last week, Sony/Legacy announced a deluxe reissue of George Michael’s second solo album, 1990’s Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1. Coincidentally, when that announcement was made, the Blerd Radio team was putting the finishing touches on a podcast episode devoted to that particular album. So join me (Mike Joseph) and my partners Michael Parr and Doctor Z for a deep-dive exploration into the decidedly introspective follow-up to the mega selling Faith. While not as commercially successful-or anywhere near as pop friendly-as its predecessor, Listen Without Prejudice has become a […]
We’re ringing out 1982 in the latest episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast. Me and Thomas Inskeep decided to deviate slightly from our 5-songs-at-a-time format last episode so as not to end on a bad Richard “Dimples” Fields-related note. In the interest of…symmetry (I guess?) we decided to complete the year we started in Episode 8, and deliver the last 7 number 1 R&B tracks of the year. Before we jump ahead, have you listened to our previous episodes? […]
Hydrate yourself with a little H2O in the latest Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast.
This time around, we’re checking out some #2s from the post-disco era, including two songs by Michael and his brothers.
Ladies and gentlemen out there in podcast land, Thomas Inskeep and I would like to welcome you to the SIXTH episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast. Yes, folks, we’re taking you down memory lane for a discussion about songs that hit #1 on Billboard Magazine’s Hot R&B Singles chart in the ’80s. If you’ve missed an installment, never fear. You can find them by clicking on the link for each respective episode. We’re up to Episode 6! This installment finishes out […]
De La Soul’s debut gets the podcast treatment, as the Blerd Radio team travels back in time to the D.A.I.S.Y. Age.
The Original Slick Rick (sans his Mary Jane Girls) is one of the artists spotlighted in the latest episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast. It’s a celebration!
A new podcast is up! Get the warm bath ready, ’cause Smokey’s coming!
Son of Chart Attack is back! In the latest Blerd Radio podcast, the gang takes a trip back to 1991.
Episode 3 of the Jheri Curl Chronicles is up, and we’re going from Jamaica (the island) to Jamaica (NY), with a stop to pick up George Benson.
Miss Ross is just one of the featured artists in the second edition of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast.