Jan 15, 2019
This week's TCBCast starts off strong with a ton of news from Elvis' birthday, including a new tribute single "The Pledge" by fan musicians Chris Fillmore and Ron Glaser. Justin quizzes Gurdip in the new Trivia Game section and then for the main topic, Professor Ladhar cracks open the history books to March 1956, the week before "Heartbreak Hotel" first appeared on the charts, to see what the pop music landscape was.
Justin's song of the week highlights Elvis' cover of a Statler Bros tune, but then all hell breaks loose when Gurdip pulls out a Johnny Cash crossover hit from SUN that he classifies as rock, but Justin classifies as country, leading to a country music debate you don't want to miss as Justin tries to convince Gurdip he doesn't hate country music, he's just a poser.
Featured Songs of the Week:
Gurdip: Ballad of a Teenage Queen (Johnny Cash)
Justin: Susan When She Tried