Oct 31, 2018
Dressed up in their Halloween costumes (and both ill with colds), Justin & Gurdip explore the fun world of mid-20th Century novelty songs, many with surprising Elvis connections. Then for Song of the Week, Justin celebrates Spaghetti Westerns and Gurdip highlights a great doo-wop classic.
Oct 24, 2018
TCBCast takes a (not-even-remotely comprehensive) look at the history of Elvis box sets, from early favorites like A Golden Celebration to the RCA Albums Collection. For Song of the Week, Gurdip picks the most doo-wop of all of Elvis' doo-wop ballads and Justin highlights one of Elvis' last country-rockers.
Oct 16, 2018
Viva Elvis! Viva Ann-Margret! Viva TCBCast! The conclusion of our review of 1964's Viva Las Vegas is here, featuring Ryan Droste! We discuss our takes on director George Sidney, Col. Parker's interference with production, and muses before diving into Song of the Week, in which all three decades of Elvis' career...
Oct 9, 2018
Justin & Gurdip are joined by Ryan Droste for a lively discussion of 1964's MGM film "Viva Las Vegas." Does the fiery chemistry between its leads and traditional musical lineage with director George Sidney help it hold up as one of Elvis' better films, or has the dated acting and weak plotting been overlooked for too...
Oct 2, 2018
What's the opposite of Viva? This week, Justin & Gurdip take a look at where the ironically short-lived 2010 Cirque production "Viva Elvis" went awry and where it succeeded. Justin makes an important correction regarding the newly discovered army home recordings, and for Song of the Week, Gurdip highlights an...