• Music,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – 143 – Music From The Mud

    In 1974, Ronnie Van Zant sang. “Now Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers. And they’ve been known to pick a song or two,” in the song Sweet Home Alabama. What the heck did he mean by that? In Episode 143 of the Trampled Underfoot Podcast, Mark Lindsay shares facts about a very well made documentary titled Muscle Shoals that explains it. The conversation starts off with an examination of how people like Wilson Pickett, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Clarence Carter, Percy Sledge, and Duane Allman, among others, came to this sleepy Alabama town to record some of the biggest hits in music history. How did it happen? Why that time…

  • History,  Movies,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Society

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – 115 – The 2020 Halloween Show

    A nostalgic, spooky episode of the Trampled Underfoot Podcast is coming your way, as Mark and Eloy reminisce about Halloween in days long past. Do you remember the costumes you wore as a kid? Do you remember the last costume you wore, or the last time you went out for Trick or Treat? The duo then talk about the horror movies we grew up with and some of the many changes made to the motion picture industry over the years – especially in the Horror genre. That discussion leads its way into a conversation about the legend of the werewolf in cultures around the world. Who knew it was as…

  • Inspiration,  Music,  Nostalgia,  Pop Culture,  Society

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast – 105 – Tale of Two Cities

    Episode 105 of the Trampled Underfoot Podcast is a trip back to the podcast’s roots. Eloy Escagedo and Mark Lindsay have always been fans of music. But how was it that these rock stars started out as seemingly ordinary people, then became so amazing at their craft? And what was up with the 60s trend of the music industry releasing singles that weren’t on the newly released album they were promoting at the time? The discussion winds its way around to the injection of Hip-Hop into Rock and Roll. How does this trend compare to to the infusion of Disco and Rock back in the 70s? Is the blurring of…

  • Comedy,  History,  Music,  Podcast,  Pop Culture

    Trampled Underfoot Podcast Episode – 38 – Stevie, Jimi, and the Whale

    In this episode Mark Lindsay and Eloy Escagedo talk rock legends. We tackle the conversation of who’s better? SRV or Jimi Hendrix? Well we love them both, but we go into the details of their guitar licks and styles. So much to cover in this one, you will enjoy it. Oh, we also tell the tale of a whale out in Oregon that washed up on the shore. The locals had to figure out how to remove it from the beach so they did the unthinkable. Enjoy!