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Bizarre Albums

Tony Thaxton

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Bizarre Albums

Bizarre Albums

Tony Thaxton

27
Followers
335
Plays
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Tony Thaxton explores the weirder side of music, celebrating and telling the story behind those strange albums that make you wonder how and why they exist. Doing deep dives on albums released by pro athletes, actors, fictional characters, and more. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

Latest Episodes

Miss Barbara Eden

Actress Barbara Eden stole the show on I Dream of Jeannie. But before she got into acting, she’d always had a love of singing. So after a couple of successful seasons on television, Barbara got to make an album for Dot Records. This is the story of Miss Barbara Eden, from 1967. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

16 min6 d ago
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Miss Barbara Eden

Deion Sanders - Prime Time

Professional baseball player. Professional football player. Why not try rapping? This is the story of Deion Sanders' Prime Time, from 1994. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

18 min1 w ago
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Deion Sanders - Prime Time

Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution

In 1970, two comedy writers from the Carol Burnett Show and Get Smart decided to try to capitalize on the popularity of espionage movies and shows. But this one would be different...with a cast made up entirely of chimpanzees. Those chimps also played in a band called The Evolution Revolution. This is the story of Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 min2 w ago
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Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution

Chunky A - Large And In Charge

At the beginning of 1989, The Arsenio Hall Show debuted. It was a hit. At the end of 1989, Arsenio released an album by his overweight, rapper alter ego, Chunky A. This is the story of Chunky A's Large And In Charge, from 1989. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

19 minAUG 31
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Chunky A - Large And In Charge

Bizarre Singles : Ted Cassidy - The Lurch

Free bonus episode in honor of Record Store Day 2020. This is an episode of Bizarre Singles from the Patreon feed ( patreon.com/bizarrealbums ) on Ted Cassidy's "The Lurch". Ted Cassidy played Lurch on the Addams Family tv show in the 60's. Just re-pressed for Record Store Day by Jackpot Records. Visit recordstoreday.com to find a copy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

14 minAUG 31
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Bizarre Singles : Ted Cassidy - The Lurch

Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits

A self-described housewife, Elva Miller would go into the recording studio and record songs simply as a hobby. Then, a series of events lead her to signing a contract with Capitol Records. This is the story of Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits, from 1966. Special thanks to Eliza Skinner. Support the show on Patreon! patreon.com/bizarrealbums --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 minAUG 25
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Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits

David Hasselhoff - Night Rocker

He became the biggest star on daytime tv. Then he quit and became a prime time star. But he always had his eyes set on a music career. This is the story of David Hasselhoff's Night Rocker, from 1985. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

19 minAUG 18
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David Hasselhoff - Night Rocker

Chevy Chase - Chevy Chase

EHe played in bands in his younger days, but eventually found a career in comedy. Once his comedy career took off, Chevy Chase tried to bring his comedy and music together This is the story of Chevy Chase's self titled album, from 1980. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 minAUG 11
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Chevy Chase - Chevy Chase

The Shaggs - Philosophy of The World

A mother reads her son’s palm and makes some predictions about his future. One of those predictions was that his daughters would be the biggest girl group in America. Despite no musical experience, or even interest, the girls were told by their father they would be taking music lessons and forming a band. This is the story of The Shaggs’ Philosophy of the World, from 1969. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

18 minAUG 4
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The Shaggs - Philosophy of The World

The Amazing Mets

In 1969, the New York Mets had one of the biggest turnarounds in the history of Major League Baseball. Fans took to calling them the amazing Mets, so they surprised their fans by making an album. This is the story of The Amazing Mets, from 1969. Thanks to John Ross Bowie! Follow him on social media, @johnrossbowie. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 minJUL 28
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The Amazing Mets

Latest Episodes

Miss Barbara Eden

Actress Barbara Eden stole the show on I Dream of Jeannie. But before she got into acting, she’d always had a love of singing. So after a couple of successful seasons on television, Barbara got to make an album for Dot Records. This is the story of Miss Barbara Eden, from 1967. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

16 min6 d ago
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Miss Barbara Eden

Deion Sanders - Prime Time

Professional baseball player. Professional football player. Why not try rapping? This is the story of Deion Sanders' Prime Time, from 1994. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

18 min1 w ago
Comments
Deion Sanders - Prime Time

Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution

In 1970, two comedy writers from the Carol Burnett Show and Get Smart decided to try to capitalize on the popularity of espionage movies and shows. But this one would be different...with a cast made up entirely of chimpanzees. Those chimps also played in a band called The Evolution Revolution. This is the story of Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 min2 w ago
Comments
Lancelot Link and the Evolution Revolution

Chunky A - Large And In Charge

At the beginning of 1989, The Arsenio Hall Show debuted. It was a hit. At the end of 1989, Arsenio released an album by his overweight, rapper alter ego, Chunky A. This is the story of Chunky A's Large And In Charge, from 1989. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

19 minAUG 31
Comments
Chunky A - Large And In Charge

Bizarre Singles : Ted Cassidy - The Lurch

Free bonus episode in honor of Record Store Day 2020. This is an episode of Bizarre Singles from the Patreon feed ( patreon.com/bizarrealbums ) on Ted Cassidy's "The Lurch". Ted Cassidy played Lurch on the Addams Family tv show in the 60's. Just re-pressed for Record Store Day by Jackpot Records. Visit recordstoreday.com to find a copy! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

14 minAUG 31
Comments
Bizarre Singles : Ted Cassidy - The Lurch

Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits

A self-described housewife, Elva Miller would go into the recording studio and record songs simply as a hobby. Then, a series of events lead her to signing a contract with Capitol Records. This is the story of Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits, from 1966. Special thanks to Eliza Skinner. Support the show on Patreon! patreon.com/bizarrealbums --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 minAUG 25
Comments
Mrs. Miller's Greatest Hits

David Hasselhoff - Night Rocker

He became the biggest star on daytime tv. Then he quit and became a prime time star. But he always had his eyes set on a music career. This is the story of David Hasselhoff's Night Rocker, from 1985. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

19 minAUG 18
Comments
David Hasselhoff - Night Rocker

Chevy Chase - Chevy Chase

EHe played in bands in his younger days, but eventually found a career in comedy. Once his comedy career took off, Chevy Chase tried to bring his comedy and music together This is the story of Chevy Chase's self titled album, from 1980. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 minAUG 11
Comments
Chevy Chase - Chevy Chase

The Shaggs - Philosophy of The World

A mother reads her son’s palm and makes some predictions about his future. One of those predictions was that his daughters would be the biggest girl group in America. Despite no musical experience, or even interest, the girls were told by their father they would be taking music lessons and forming a band. This is the story of The Shaggs’ Philosophy of the World, from 1969. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

18 minAUG 4
Comments
The Shaggs - Philosophy of The World

The Amazing Mets

In 1969, the New York Mets had one of the biggest turnarounds in the history of Major League Baseball. Fans took to calling them the amazing Mets, so they surprised their fans by making an album. This is the story of The Amazing Mets, from 1969. Thanks to John Ross Bowie! Follow him on social media, @johnrossbowie. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bizarrealbums/support

17 minJUL 28
Comments
The Amazing Mets
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