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Mark And Sarah Talk About Songs

Mark Blankenship and Sarah D. Bunting talk about one song each episode.
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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 31, 2017

We're ranking every song on REM's sad-boy rock milestone "Out of Time." Will we lose our religion at the sight of all these shiny happy people? Which songs will we decide truly belong, and which songs will we wish were half a world away? Join us and see...and get ready for some startling upsets when we add in votes from our Patreon subscribers!

 

We want to add your vote to our next ranking episode, so become a patron at patreon.com/mastas. We'd also love to hear from you, so email us at talkaboutsongs@gmail.com, tweet us at @talksongs, or find us on Facebook at face book.com/mastas.podcast

Aug 24, 2017

It's the sexiest MASTAS yet as we celebrate Episode 69 with "Summer Of '69." Our special guest Danny MacEachern gets us talking about Bryan Adams, Can-Con and the ongoing mystery of the videos from the "Reckless" album. Plus, we have a special playlist of songs we specifically remember hearing for the first time!

 

Our theme is by David Gregory Byrne, and our outro is by Soikus Peynoot. To become a MASTAS sponsor, join us on Patreon at patreon.com/mastas. To send us song requests or general inquiries, email us at talkaboutsongs@gmail.com, tweet us at twitter.com/talksongs, or join us on Facebook at facebook.com/mastas.podcast.

Aug 17, 2017

Which "Stay" can stay? That's the question in this very special episode, where we rank six hits -- all called "Stay" -- and determine which one gets to keep its title. The rest get renamed (in our hearts, at least), and we all walk away wearing cat-eye glasses, berating our married lovers, and dancing dirty. 

Our theme this week is by Laura Barger and Jack Baldelli, and our outro is by Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys. We'd love to have you vote in rankings like this one, so become a Patreon sponsor at patreon.com/mastas.

We'd also love to hear from you, so email us at talkaboutsongs@gmail.com, tweet us at @talksongs, or Facebook us at facebook.com/mastas.podcast.

More on those teeny songs that fit on the end of your mixtapes' Side A right here: http://tomatonation.com/culture-and-criticism/the-end-of-side-a-the-end-of-an-era/

Aug 10, 2017

It's Mark and Sarah Talk About Mullets! And specifically, the tonsorial glory of Richard Marx. We also discuss his song "Satisfied," the rare ability to write commercial songs that don't suck, and an abundance of David Coles.

 

Our theme is by David Gregory Byrne, our outro is by Dolly Parton, and if you want access to top-secret MASTAS episodes, then become a Patreon sponsor at patreon.com/mastas. We'd also love to hear your requests and comments, so hit us up at twitter.com/talksongs or facebook.com/mastas.podcast

Aug 3, 2017

By the pricking of our thumbs, something MASTAS this way comes! Yes, that's a reference to famous witches, because we're talking about Stevie Nicks. A discussion of "Stand Back" leads to thoughts on her general awesomeness, the price she's paid for it in certain circles, and the value of lyrics that make emotional (not literal) sense. There's also a sidebar about "American Horror Story"! 

 

This week's theme is by Laura Barger and Jack Baldelli, and our outro is by Donovan. To contact us with song requests or other observations, just tweet us at  @TalkSongs, email us at talkabout songs [at] gmail [dot] com, or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/mastas.podcast. To become a patron and get access to special content, join us at patreon.com/mastas. 

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