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Serious Rock Talk Podcast

Apr 19, 2023

What can you say or write about the Rolling Stones that hasn’t been said or written a zillion times before? A lot, actually, because each of us has a unique opinion on the aging rockers—and certainly Dr. Clarke and Ferris Kennedy do. This is your special chance to get a neat summation of a sixty-year career,...

Mar 29, 2023

Strange Urban Legends of Classic Rock. Yes, classic rock is brimming with stories of blood-curdling depravity and dark, satanic rites... And that's on a good day...Listen in as we sift through cumbersome conspiracies  and flaky fairy tales.

Mar 3, 2023

Interview with Wayward Saints. No reason to doubt it. Here’s the proof. Classic rock is ‘Still Alive & Well’. Mississauga, Ontario-based band Wayward Saints knows a tree is only as strong as its roots, and this group has deep roots in Led Zeppelin, the Allman Brothers, and a lot more architects of The Sound of...

Feb 20, 2023

The drummer is the soul of a band. Bad drumming puts a band on life support. In this episode, we discuss some of the great rock drummers and why they're so essential.

Feb 17, 2023

During JFK's presidency, rock music sounded like nothing before or since. Why? What happened? Dr. Clarke spoke with Richard Aquila, author of the book 'Rock and Roll in Kennedy’s America: A cultural History of the Early 1960s’, published by John Hopkins University Press. Richard is a professor emeritus of History...