Dad Rock

Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan are two middle-aged guys who have not lost their passion for rock 'n' roll. They talk music in "Dad Rock," a weekly USA TODAY podcast. Subscribe to Dad Rock on iTunes and please rate/review us — it helps more people discover the show! You can also stream or download the show on SoundCloud, Stitcher, TuneIn or AudioBoom. Twitter: @DadRockShow Facebook: facebook.com/dadrockshow To learn more: dadrock.usatoday.com

Total Episodes218
12/27/2016
about 1 hour
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Mary and Patrick bring together friends of the podcast to discuss 15 favorite songs to cap off 2016.
12/14/2016
24 minutes
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Yes, listener, Mary has returned. And you can call her Al(ice). Tuesdays With Mary is a a music podcast from the USA TODAY Network. Subscribe to Tuesdays With Mary on iTunes and please rate/review us — it helps more people find the show: http://apple.co/1rEVWaK Thanks for listening!
12/11/2016
about 2 hours
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Singer, songwriter, producer, trendsetter and now the subject of an exhaustive (you have no idea) examination by Patrick and special guest Dave Bishop (The Bish), this Tuesday is all about Todd Rundgren. From Nazz to The Band to Runt to XTC, hit play for a rambling look at this icon who just wants to bang the drum all day.
12/02/2016
about 1 hour
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It's been 25 year since the release of R.E.M.'s "Out of Time.". In November, a deluxe edition of breakthrough album hit shelves — making it a perfect time to dig out this episode from the Dad Rock archives. Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan look back at the band's second period, when Berry, Buck, Mills, Stipe moved up to a major label. This episode was a follow-up to Dad Rock Ep. 7, which focused on R.E.M.'s I.R.S. years. It features fan and GFOP (good friend of the pod) Justin Gay. Dad Rock is a music podcast from USA TODAY hosted by Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan. Subscribe on iTunes and tell your friends about Dad Rock — and please leave us a review! You can also stream or download the show on SoundCloud, Stitcher or TuneIn. Learn more about Dad Rock at dadrock.usatoday.com Follow Dad Rock on Twitter @DadRockShow Like Dad Rock on Facebook at facebook.com/dadrockshow Email Patrick & Jim at dadrock@usatoday.com Leave a message on the Dad Rock Hotline: 571-424-1984 Listen to playlists of songs from Dad Rock on Spotify: Search "Dad Rock Show"
11/30/2016
about 1 hour
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As a follow-up to a previous Tuesdays episode about the music of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes (https://soundcloud.com/dadrockshow/tuesdays-with-mary-wye-oak-and-jenn-wasner), Patrick Foster and GFOP (Good Friend of the Pod) Tug Baker talk with Jenn Wasner about her many musical guises, her creative process and chopping firewood. 'Tuesdays With Mary'/'Tuesdays With(out) Mary' is a weekly feature of Dad Rock, a music podcast from the USA TODAY Network. Subscribe to Dad Rock on iTunes and please rate/review us — it helps more people discover the show! You can also stream or download the show on SoundCloud, Stitcher, TuneIn or AudioBoom. Twitter: @DadRockShow Facebook: facebook.com/dadrockshow To learn more: dadrock.usatoday.com You can also email Patrick and Mary at dadrock@usatoday.com or leave a message on the Dad Rock Hotline at (571) 424-1984. Thanks for listening!
11/19/2016
about 1 hour
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50 and 25 years ago, our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that every human has a right to Dad Rock.
11/11/2016
about 1 hour
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At the end of very long week (and election cycle), let's take some time to relax, throw a K-Tel album on the turntable and dig some "explosive musical explosions."
11/08/2016
33 minutes
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USA TODAY Washington Correspondent (that's him in the picture)Paul Singer tells us it's going to be OK, no matter what happens. Why? Because Fleetwood Mac has always been a thing.
11/07/2016
26 minutes
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In honor of the impending opening of the polls, USA TODAY Washington Correspondent Paul Singer drops by to chat about 'Who's Next,' playing music in a Capitol Hill bar, covering the Al Gore campaign and more. 'Tuesdays With Mary'/'Tuesdays With(out) Mary' is a weekly feature of Dad Rock, a music podcast from the USA TODAY Network. Subscribe to Dad Rock on iTunes and please rate/review us — it helps more people discover the show! You can also stream or download the show on SoundCloud, Stitcher, TuneIn or AudioBoom. Twitter: @DadRockShow Facebook: facebook.com/dadrockshow To learn more: dadrock.usatoday.com You can also email Patrick and Mary at dadrock@usatoday.com or leave a message on the Dad Rock Hotline at (571) 424-1984. Thanks for listening!
11/04/2016
about 1 hour
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With the news this week that Leonardo DiCaprio is going to play Sam Phillips in a movie based on Peter Guralnick's 2015 book "Sam Phillips: The Man Who Invented Rock 'n' Roll," we thought it appropriate to remind Dad Rock Nation of the chat we had with Peter.