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The 500: The First 100

The boys reconvene after Kyle had a week off to discuss the first 100 albums they’ve listened to, complete with fan questions, hot takes, Amazon reviews, and Stephen Ray Brown slander.

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Beyond the 500 – Episode 10

The 500 returns this week with Bennett and guest hosts Brad “Honey Badger” Blackburn and everybody’s favorite Store member Stephen Ray Brown (SRB). There has been a lot of talk about Kyle, who is out of town, being “Wally Pipped,”

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The 500: Episode 10 (410 – 401)

The 500 reaches a landmark, as the 100th album falls this week. Kyle is out of town, so Bennett is joined by Brad Blackburn and Stephen Ray Brown. The gang explores a lot of personal favorites, trashes Sinead O’Connor, listens

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Beyond the 500 – Episode 9

This week’s 500 began with a snippet of “Running with the Devil,” so my mood was improved immediately. (Thanks, gracious editor K?). Let’s get started. Buddy Holly and the Crickets – The ‘Chirping’ Crickets Kyle does a great job of

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The 500: Episode 9 (420 – 411)

The boys return for Episode 9 of The 500, as they close in on the first 100 albums down. This week they enjoy a good amount of punk, as well as appearances by Clapton, McCartney, Bono, and Tom Waits.

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Beyond the 500 – Episode 8

Bennett and Kyle are back with episode 8 of The 500, and I am here once again to give you my take on their takes, some hot and others not so much. If you haven’t listened you can find it

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The 500: Episode 8 (430 – 421)

After unauthorized week long hiatus, the boys are back for week 8 of The 500. Bennett Garland and Kyle Norton discuss very important topics, such as whether compilation albums matter, why a playlist doesn’t count as an album, and how

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Beyond The 500 – Episode 7

A few weeks ago, Bennett Garland and Kyle Norton started a journey of musical discovery by going through Rolling Stone’s top 500 albums of all time and talking about them on the BGS podcast The 500. Every Thursday the dynamic

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The 500: Episode 7 (440 – 431)

Welcome back for Week 7 of The 500 with Bennett Garland and Kyle Norton. This week, Kyle returns from DC just in time to avoid the city’s sports heartbreak and the duo is able to look each other in the

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The 500: Episode 6 (450 – 441)

The 500 returns for Week 6, as Bennett Garland and Kyle Norton continue their education in music.  This week they have several big artists from the 70’s and 80’s including the Steve Miller Band, The Police, and Cheap Trick. In

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