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Episode 42: Robert VerBruggen / Guns N’ Roses

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You know where you are? You’re in the jungle, baby. But if it’s a jungle with wi-fi, you’re in luck! This week the crew tackles the rock ‘n’ roll excess of one of the biggest bands of the late 80s and early 90s. Guns N’ Roses exploded out of the Hollywood club scene with the biggest-selling debut album of all time, created some of the most iconic music videos on MTV, then spent the better part of two decades laboring over Chinese Democracy. It’s all here, including a discussion of how we should look at GN’R’s musical legacy. Political Beats: where the grass is green and the girls are pretty.

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