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Hit Story

 

Hit Story is a podcast that tells you the tales of tasty tunes. Former CBC Radio host Tim Tamashiro has created a fun, storytelling podcast about famous songs. He tells you about the people who wrote the songs, how the songs were inspired and why they became such big hits. You'll hear the entire story of these songs. Then you have a job to make magic happen.

After hearing each episode, go dig up a copy of the tune. Listen to it. Hit Story will help you hear each song with a brand new appreciation. It will sound bigger, brighter and more meaningful. You'll have a Hit Story Hallelujah. 

New episodes are uploaded every Saturday. Welcome to Hit Story. Please subscribe.

Nov 14, 2017

Hit Story: the podcast that tells the tales of tasty tunes. The goal of this podcast is to give you context for the songs that you already love and hopefully the songs will become even MORE MEANINGFUL to you. I’m Tim Tamashiro. This edition of Hit Story is all about when Marvin Gaye ended up in a small town in Belgium...


Nov 5, 2017

Hit Story: the podcast that tells the tales of tasty tunes. The goal of this podcast is to give you context for the songs that you already love and hopefully the songs will become even MORE MEANINGFUL to you. Hosted by Tim Tamashiro. This edition of Hit Story is all about the song that played out like a movie script in...


Oct 28, 2017

Hit Story host Tim Tamashiro has a cold. So it's not possible to make an entire new episode of Hit Story for you this week. But how about a two-fer of past episodes? Tim really enjoyed making the Hit Stories of Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are a'Changin'" and Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" so here they are again (with...


Oct 14, 2017

Welcome to Hit Story: the podcast that tells the tales of tasty tunes. I’m TT your host. The goal of this podcast is to tell you stories about famous songs and when you hear their stories hopefully they will become even MORE MEANINGFUL to you. This edition of Hit Story is all about that aerobics song from the 1980s....


Sep 23, 2017

Hit Story: the podcast that tells the tales of tasty tunes. The goal of this podcast is to give you context for the songs that you already love and hopefully the songs will become even MORE MEANINGFUL to you. Hosted by former CBC Radio host Tim Tamashiro. This edition of Hit Story is all about… the song...