Episode 2

Female-Powered Songs with Author Kaya Oakes

Published on: 20th June, 2021

Author and educator Kaya Oakes talks with me about the sisters who co-wrote Hall & Oates’s biggest hits, one of Carol Kaye’s 10,000 bass lines, and how Art of Noise’s Anne Dudley won an Oscar.

Check out my online music course, "The Completely Abridged History of Bay Area Music," starting July 27: https://bit.ly/bam-rcw

Instagram: instagram.com/mrfr3nch

Twitter: twitter.com/MrFr3nch

My site: mmfrench.com

Theme song by Spiky Blimp: spikyblimp.com

Kaya Oakes's upcoming book The Defiant Middle: amzn.to/3zI8xhe

Originally broadcast on KACR-LP—Alameda.

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All Your Favorite Music is (Probably)…
A weekly themed dive into popular songs that unearths the connections. Fun for music nerds.
Once a week, “All Your Favorite Music is (Probably)...” takes a themed dive into popular songs and unearths the connections, like buried treasure. Hosted by Mark Montgomery French—music historian, film composer, and durian enthusiast. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @mrfr3nch