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McCartney In Goal

McCartney In Goal is a podcast that debates and dissects a great album of pop music. We chat about an album that we love and put it through an imaginary sporting World Cup style-knock out scenario. At times, we may be uninformed. We could be biased. We promise to be unruly. Hosted by David Hughes, and joined by fellow referees, Brett and Steve Sumner. Find us on Twitter @McCartneyin and Facebook. Website: mccartneyingoal.com

Tracks

Rubber Soul (The Beatles)
Episode 40: Rubber Soul (The Beatles). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Rubber Soul which is the sixth studio album by the the Beatles. It was released on 3 December 1965 in the United Kingdom, on Parlophone. It contains the Beatles classics: Drive My Car, Norwegian Wood, In My Life, Michelle and Nowhere Man, amongst others.Support the show
118:39 01/12/22
Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)
Episode 39: Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Led Zeppelin IV, the untitled fourth studio album by the rock legends Led Zeppelin. It was released on 8 November 1971 by Atlantic Records and contains the bands well known anthems: Stairway To Heaven and When The Levee Breaks. May consider it to be the best of all of Led Zeppelin's albums.Support the show
71:00 01/11/22
16 Rock n Roll Songs That Made The Beatles (Various Artists)
Episode 38: 16 Rock n Roll Songs That Made The Beatles (Various Artists). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Except, today we’re discussing, a collection of rock n roll songs that were influential on the young Beatles growing up across the ocean in Liverpool. These 16 songs were almost all released between 1954 and 1958 and helped shape the genre of rock n roll and much of the music that followed in the 1960s.Support the show
84:04 02/10/22
Back In Black (AC/DC)
Episode 37: Back In Black (AC/DC). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Back In Black which is the seventh studio album by Australian rock band AC/DC. It was released on 25 July 1980. It is the band's first album to feature lead singer Brian Johnson, following the death of previous lead singer Bon Scott. It is the second biggest selling album of all time.McCartney In Goal - Please tell a friend about us!Support the show
66:04 01/09/22
Gold (ABBA)
Episode 36: Gold (ABBA). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, ABBA Gold, which is a greatest hits compilation album by the Swedish pop group ABBA. It was released on 21 September 1992 to massive success with sales of 30 million. Gold has become the best-selling ABBA album, as well one of the best-selling albums of all time.Support the show
112:50 04/08/22
Out Of Time (R.E.M.)
Episode 35: Out Of Time (R.E.M.). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Out Of Time, which is the seventh studio album by American rock band R.E.M., released on March 12, 1991, by Warner Bros. Records. With Out of Time, R.E.M.'s status grew from that of a cult band to a massive international act. It includes the songs: "Losing My Religion", "Shiny Happy People" and "Near Wild Heaven".Support the show
68:48 01/07/22
London Calling (The Clash)
Episode 34: London Calling (The Clash). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, London Calling, which is the third studio album by English rock band the Clash. It was originally released as a double album on 14 December 1979 by CBS Records. It contains: "London Calling", "Train In Vain", "Guns Of Brixton" and "Clampdown".Support the show
106:54 02/05/22
The Bends (Radiohead)
Episode 33: The Bends (Radiohead). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, The Bends is the second studio album by English rock band Radiohead, released on 13 March 1995 by Parlophone. It has remained a fan favourite and contained the singles: "High and Dry", "Fake Plastic Trees" and "My Iron Lung".Support the show
97:08 01/04/22
Jagged Little Pill (Alanis Morissette)
Episode 32: Jagged Little Pill (Alanis Morissette). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Jagged Little Pill, which is the third studio album by Canadian singer Alanis Morissette, released on June 13, 1995, through Maverick. It was a massive worldwide success selling 33 million and contained many singles including: "You Oughta Know", "Hand in My Pocket", "Ironic", "You Learn" and "Head over Feet".Support the show
95:33 01/03/22
The Holy Bible (The Manic Street Preachers)
Episode 31: The Holy Bible (The Manic Street Preachers). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, The Holy Bible, which is the third studio album by Welsh alternative rock band Manic Street Preachers. It was released on 30 August 1994 by record label Epic and contains the singles Faster and Yes.Support the show
57:41 01/02/22
Different Class (Pulp)
Episode 30: Different Class (Pulp). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Different Class, which is the fifth studio album by English Brit-pop/rock band Pulp, released on 30 October 1995 by Island Records. The album contained hit singes: common People, Mis-Shapes,  Sorted for E's & Wizz, Disco 2000 and Something Changed.Support the show
74:07 01/01/22
Please Please Me (The Beatles)
Episode 29: Please Please Me (The Beatles). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Please Please Me is the debut studio album by The Beatles and was released on Parlophone on 22 March 1963.Support the show
83:02 01/12/21
Ten (Pearl Jam)
Episode 28: Ten (Pearl Jam). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Ten which is is the debut studio album by American rock band Pearl Jam, released on 27 August 1991 on Epic Records. The album produced three hit singles: "Alive", "Even Flow", and "Jeremy".Support the show
64:55 01/11/21
I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight (Richard and Linda Thompson)
Episode 27: I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight (Richard and Linda Thompson). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight, which is the second album released by Richard Thompson and the first with his wife, Linda Thompson. It was released in 1974. Although never commercially successful we discuss how it is now considered to be a masterpiece, containing the standout songs "When I Get to the Border", "The End of the Rainbow" and "I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight".Support the show
75:28 01/10/21
Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses)
Episode 26: Appetite For Destruction (Guns N' Roses). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Appetite For Destruction which is the debut studio album by American hard rock band Guns N' Roses. It was released on 21 July 1987 by Geffen Records. It contains the singles "Welcome to the Jungle", "Paradise City" and "Sweet Child O' Mine".Support the show
55:09 07/06/21
Five Leaves Left (Nick Drake)
Episode 25: Five Leaves Left (by Nick Drake). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Five Leaves Left which is the debut studio album by English folk musician Nick Drake. Recorded between 1968 and 1969, it was released in 1969 by Island records. It contains "Time Has Told Me", "River Man" and "Cello Song".Support the show
64:44 12/05/21
Who's Next (The Who)
Episode 24: Who's Next (by The Who). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Who's Next which is the fifth studio album by English rock band The Who. It developed from the aborted "Lifehouse" project, a multi-media rock opera written by the group's guitarist Pete Townshend. Who's Next was released on 14 August 1971 by Decca Records. It contains two of the band's signature songs: "Baba O'Riley" and "Won't Get Fooled Again".Support the show
64:45 21/04/21
Paranoid (Black Sabbath)
Episode 23: Paranoid (by Black Sabbath). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Paranoid which is the second album by the English rock band Black Sabbath, released in September 1970 through Vertigo Records. It contains several of the band's signature songs, including "Iron Man", "War Pigs" and the title track, which was the band's only Top 20 hit, reaching number 4 in the UK charts.Support the show
46:10 01/04/21
The Southern Harmony & Musical Companion (The Black Crowes)
Episode 22: The Southern Harmony & Musical Companion (by The Black Crowes). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion which is the second studio album by US rock band The Black Crowes, released on May 12, 1992 by Def American Records. It was the first album by the band to feature Marc Ford on lead guitar, replacing Jeff Cease, who was fired the year before, and the first to feature keyboardist Eddie Harsch.Support the show
56:06 23/03/21
Rage Against the Machine (Rage Against the Machine)
Episode 21: Rage Against the Machine (by Rage Against the Machine). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Rage Against the Machine, which is the self-titled debut studio album by USA heavy rock band Rage Against the Machine, released on 3 November 1992 by Epic Records. Support the show
54:55 09/03/21
Disintegration (The Cure)
Episode 20: Disintegration (The Cure). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular rock music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Disintegration, which is the eighth studio album by English rock band the Cure, released on 2 May 1989 by Fiction Records. Support the show
51:29 05/02/21
Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)
Episode 19: Rumours (Fleetwood Mac). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of popular music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Rumours which was the eleventh studio album by British-American rock band Fleetwood Mac, released on 4 February 1977 by Warner Bros.Support the show
41:30 22/01/21
Revolver (The Beatles)
Episode 18: Revolver (The Beatles). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Revolver which was the seventh studio album by The Beatles. It was released on 5 August 1966 by Parlophone Records.Support the show
50:41 12/01/21
Back To Black (Amy Winehouse)
Episode 17: Back To Black (Amy Winehouse). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Back To Black which was the second studio album by English singer and songwriter Amy Winehouse, released on 27 October 2006 by Island Records.Support the show
40:46 28/12/20
Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd)
Episode 16: Dark Side Of The Moon (Pink Floyd). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, Dark Side Of The Moon which was the eighth studio album by English rock band Pink Floyd, released on 1 March 1973 on Harvest Records.Support the show
46:55 15/12/20
Christmas Songs (Various artists)
Episode 15: Christmas Songs (Special episode). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. But today we’re discussing our favourite Christmas songs! We take our 16 favourite Christmas songs and discuss and compare them.Support the show
43:58 04/12/20
Plastic Ono Band (John Lennon)
Episode 14: Plastic Ono Band (John Lennon). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band  which is the debut studio album by former Beatle, John Lennon released on Apple Records in December 1970.Support the show
68:02 23/11/20
If I Could Only Remember My Name (David Crosby)
Episode 13: If I Could Only Remember My Name (David Crosby). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing, If I Could Only Remember My Name, the debut solo album by David Crosby, released in February 1971 on Atlantic Records.Support the show
40:56 11/11/20
Parallel Lines (Blondie)
Episode 12: Parallel Lines (Blondie). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing Parallel Lines is the third studio album by American pop-punk-rock-disco band Blondie, released in September 1978.Support the show
54:38 30/10/20
Tapestry (Carole King)
Episode 11: Tapestry (Carole King). McCartney In Goal is the podcast that debates and dissects the great albums of pop music, using a competitive knock-out format. Today we’re discussing Tapestry, the second studio album by American singer-songwriter Carole King, released in 1971. Tapestry instantly became one of the most loved and best-selling albums of all time, with a mix of pop nuggets and 70s singer-songwriter melancholy.Support the show
58:40 13/10/20