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The Story Behind The Song

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The Story Behind the Song finds host Peter Csathy digging into some of the most iconic songs of all time with the artists who made them. Others may scratch the surface, but we go deeper than anyone into the musician’s fascinating creative journey of how their most lasting songs came to be – and the moment that sparked their inspiration.

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4.6 out of 5 stars from 75 ratings
  • Very cool little podcast!

    Flows well, great information direct from the source, always provides me with interesting information that I didn’t know.

    Apple Podcasts
    Canada7 months ago
  • Great show

    Really enjoy this podcast and the interviews. I love the deep dive into these legitimate classics and the story behind the songs. LoL.

    Apple Podcasts
    Australiaa year ago
  • Love this podcast

    Love this podcast! Peter is brilliant and asks great questions.

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago
  • Good but songs often obscure

    I love hearing the story behind the songs but I wish more mainstream songs picked with a few notable exceptions tends to be lesser known songs of well known artists.

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    Florentine Gold
    Ireland3 years ago
  • Land Downunder

    Colin Hay is such a fascinating, interesting and engaging character. Great first episode!

    Apple Podcasts
    Australia3 years ago

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