500 Songs: Brown-Eyed Handsome Man


The new episode of “A History of Rock Music in 500 Songs” is now up. This one looks at “Brown-Eyed Handsome Man” by the Chuck Berry Combo, and how Berry tried to square the circle of social commentary and teen appeal.

And for backers, the latest Patreon bonus episode of the podcast is also up. This one is on “Rock and Roll Waltz”, by Kay Starr, and is the first of what may be many episodes to feature an embarrassing attempt at rapping from an old white person.

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