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07. The End of Dominance

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We explore the story of how two larger-than-life musical movements were eclipsed by their opposites.

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Richard Wagner (left), David Lee Roth (right)
Richard Wagner (left), David Lee Roth (right)

Meet Wagner & Diamond Dave

These two giants of music history were larger than life. They dazzled audiences with their huge personalities and bold self-expression.

But, like all things at the top, their reign came to an end. And, despite being over a hundred years apart from one another, their demises took place in a remarkably similar way.

A hundred years of music

In this episode you’ll hear anything from Guns N’ Roses to French composer Claude Debussy. 


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