Music History Monday Podcast: From Classical To Country: Rock to R&B

Frank Racioppi
Ear Worthy
Published in
4 min readMay 13, 2024

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Today’s music is fragmented, much like the nation. Songs are expected to stay in their genre lane. When they don’t, there’s controversy like Old Town Road by Lil Nas X that combined music genotypes under the country music aegis. Or Beyonce’s new country album, Cowboy Carter, in which she adds her distinctive inflections into the country genre.

There are numerous music podcasts that study popular music, its trends and artists. Each has its own specialty. Song Exploder breaks down the fabric of a song as explained…

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Frank Racioppi
Ear Worthy

I am a South Jersey-based writer who manages Podcast Reports on Blogger and have a book available on Amazon about podcasts and podcasting called “Ear Worthy.”