The Secret History of Rock

The Secret History of Rock: Episode 005

Here’s what’s in store for Episode 005.  

If you miss it on the radio, we’ll soon have it posted for on-demand listening through the link on the right side of this page.





  1. Soundtrack songs
  2. Bad Career Moves
  3. Not-so-great Moments in Censorship
  4. A look at 1977
  5. Awesome artwork
  6. More useless information





  1. Girl, You’ll Be a Woman Soon/Urge Overkill
  2. I Go Crazy/Flesh for Lulu
  3. Drown/Smashing Pumpkins
  4. Accidents Will Happen/Elvis Costello
  5. I Am Stretched on Your Grave/Sinead O’Connor
  6. True Faith/New Order
  7. Bring Me to Life/Evanescense
  8. Relax/Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  9. Bandages/Hot Hot Heat
  10. Tired of Waking Up Tired/Diodes
  11. Anarchy in the UK/Sex Pistols
  12. Rock Lobster (1978 version)/B52s
  13. Fight For Your Right to Party/Beastie Boys
  14. I Will Follow/U2
  15. Gift Shop/Tragically Hip
  16. Jamming/Bob Marley
  17. Dopes on the Water/Nash the Slash
  18. Don’t Walk Past/Blue Peter


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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2 thoughts on “The Secret History of Rock: Episode 005

  • Woo-hoo! Can't wait to hear it on YouTube!

  • Any chance these will be available as podcasts?


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