41 Min Released Mar 10, 2016

31. Say Hey

Listen carefully to almost any hit song these days and you’ll hear musicians screaming “Hey!” What’s the matter with them? Do they really need our attention? We uncover the reason and history behind this phenomenon with guest host Alex Kapelman, producer of the narrative music podcast Pitch. We also listen to new music by Aoife O’Donovan in a new segment called Off The Charts. And we have the fourth and final installment of Nate’s journey back into the popular music of the 20s and 30s.

Katy Perry - Roar
Carly Rae Jepsen - I Really Like You
Grimes - Venus Fly (ft. Janelle Monáe)
Arian Grande - Break Free (ft. Zed)
One Direction - Steal My Girl
Scenes from the film Get On Up
James Brown - Cold Sweat
James Brown - Get Up Off That Thing
Little Richard - Hey Hey Hey Hey
The Lumineers - Hey Ho
Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetics - Home
One Direction - Perfect
Kanye West - Black Skinhead
Justin Bieber - Sorry
Duke Ellington and Ivie Anderson - Raisin’ The Rent
Harold Arlen - We’re Off To See The Wizard
Ethel Waters - Stormy Weather
Frank Sinatra - I’ve Got The World On A String
Maxine Sullivan - Primitive Premadonna

Check out Pitch at www.pitchpodcast.org
Listen to the Say Hey playlist on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/switchedonpop/playlist/2w4BPUPQBMWhMeVefSMDvr

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