We kick off our second year of podcasting with a visit to the pod booth from our returning champion Rob Draper. Rob, who appeared on the very first My Favorite Album a year ago talking Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited, stops by to chat with host Jeremy Dylan about George Michael’s 1987 raunchy smash album Faith.
Along the way, they break down classic tracks Faith, Father Figure, I Want Your Sex and Kissing A Fool, debate sexually explicit lyrics in pop music, learning to tolerate 80s production techniques and outline the story for a Broadway adaptation of the album.
The episode closes with Rob performing a rockin’ rockabilly rendition of the classic title track.
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My Favorite Album is a podcast on the impact great music has on our lives. Each episode features a guest on their favorite album of all time - why they love it, their history with the album and how it's influenced them.
Jeremy Dylan is a filmmaker, journalist, concert promoter and photographer. He directed the the feature music documentary Jim Lauderdale: The King of Broken Hearts (out now!) and the film Benjamin Sniddlegrass and the Cauldron of Penguins.
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