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Music podcast spotlighting unknown legends as well as discussions with various musicians from the Hudson Valley in New York

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February 13, 2020

Robbie Dupree Part 1

Robbie Dupree on The Rick Z Show.  He is known internationally for such hits as Steal Away and Hot Rod Hearts but he is also one of the Hudson Valley's treasures. Robbie's career has span decades and yielded nearly a dozen diversified albums from Smoke and Mirrors to Time and Tide to The Great Arc of a Romance. Robbie Dupree's artistry and songwriting touches the heart and soul.

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February 5, 2020

Margaret McGovern

Margaret McGovern does more than just phone it in on The Rick Z Show.  Margaret's sincere style and off-beat brand of songwriting never seize to please the ear.  With songs like Make your Man a Sandwich and What the F is Going On, Margaret is a unique must-hear interview.  In the role of musician or new mom, Margaret's music is a treasure to behold. 

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January 29, 2020

Gary Burke Part 2

Part 2- Drummer, producer Gary Burke discusses his extensive career on The Rick Z Show. From his many years as drummer for songwriter Joe Jackson to the countless regional artists, he's produced. Other notables that Gary has worked with include Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, The Band, and Bob Dylan.  Gary is one of the most respected musicians of the Hudson Valley.  His considerable talent and experience has been an asset to both struggling artisan and known luminary alike. And the Big Beat goes on.

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January 24, 2020

Gary Burke

Drummer, producer Gary Burke discusses his extensive career on The Rick Z Show. From his many years as drummer for songwriter Joe Jackson to the countless regional artists, he's produced. Other notables that Gary has worked with include Professor Louie & The Crowmatix, The Band, and Bob Dylan.  Gary is one of the most respected musicians of the Hudson Valley.  His considerable talent and experience has been an asset to both struggling artisan and known luminary alike. And the Big Beat goes on.

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January 16, 2020

T. Xiques

Via a phone hook up to his new home in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico respected Hudson Valley drummer T. Xiques talks about his life and career. From the many artists, he has worked with to his complicated reasons for departure from the Hudson Valley.  Rick Z welcomes T. Xiques.

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January 8, 2020

Secrets of the Rick Z Show

Host Rick Z and producer Rusty Johnson take you on a behind the scenes look at what it's like to put together a weekly podcast.  The quarks and mistakes, the guests and research, and the many hours that it takes to present a clear and smooth final production. Lean in and listen to the musings from the inner sanctum for these are secrets of the Rick Z Show.

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January 2, 2020

Julia Green

Songwriter, comedian, and illustrator Julia Green entertains on The Rick Z Show.  Julia's comedy music is sure to bring a smile to your face.  Her witty writing and killer voice make Julia Green a must listen. 

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December 27, 2019

Molly Jeanne

Rick welcomes Molly Jeanne to the Rick Z Show. Molly's heartfelt songwriting and somewhat plaintive vocal style makes her one of the Hudson Valley's most unmistakable artists. She has already garnered several accolades as well as been championed by some well known Nashville personalities.  If that weren't enough she has not yet graduated from high school.

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December 19, 2019

John Platania

The Rick Z Show welcomes John Platania.  Singer, songwriter, and producer John Platania talks about his extensive career.  John's steller guitar playing has been sought by some of rock music's most notable artists including Van Morrison, Chip Taylor, Don McLean, Randy Newman, and others. 

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December 11, 2019

Insane Shane McCane Part 2

Insane Shane McKane blows up The Rick Z Show, on The Rick Z Show.  That's right, the self-proclaimed Big Swinging Hick is back.  Off-color and possibly deranged Shane McKane with have you howling with laughter with his country rap and forthright style.  From trailer parks to white ninjas and a few unholy stops in between.  It will bring out the inner redneck in you. It's better than an all day marathon of COPS

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