After The Good Men Project ran my essay “About a Boy and a (Temporarily) Secret Chord,” my pal Steve Reynolds was kind enough to invite me in to record an episode of The RT20 Podcast. Steve and I got to yakking about music and kids — both how to help them discover it and how we ourselves discovered it — and one podcast installment turned into two.
But anyway, we had a ball, discussing everything from the possibility that someone doesn’t like “September” to the spooky unpredictability of one-hit wonders to lousy bad names to copy-editing MP3 tags to everything else. It features 12 songs from Joshua’s iPod, as well as a couple of bonus Figgs tunes. Here’s Part 1, and here’s Part 2.