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The Record Store Day Podcast with Paul Myers

Mar 26, 2024

As we continue the countdown to Record Store Day 2024 (April 20) we're covering diverse ends of The List (always accessible at

This week, founding members of America, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, are here to talk about their RSD Exclusive Release Event, America: Live From The Hollywood Bowl 1975, recorded during America's "imperial era" on August 3, 1975, featuring an orchestra conducted by their legendary producer, Sir George Martin. Our chat touches on their stories of working at Abbey Road with Sir George, their connection to Phil Hartman and Janet Jackson, and the album they made with Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger.

Plus, Zev Feldman, the Jazz Detective, returns to our show to spotlight a mere handful of the many rare and first time Jazz titles on this year's RSD List, ranging from Sonny Rollins to Sun Ra, and Chet Baker to Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

The Record Store Day Podcast is written, produced, engineered, and hosted by Paul Myers, who also composed the theme music and selected interstitial music.

Executive Producers for Record Store Day: Carrie Colliton and Michael Kurtz. For the latest info on RSD matters, and the List, go to

Sponsored by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Tito's Handmade Vodka,, and Furnace Record Pressing, the official vinyl pressing plant of Record Store Day.

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And see you next week!