In Part Two of our look at the birth of Music Television – or MTV – the Renegades Radio Podcast will roll out some of the biggest songs that typified the sound of MTV. From the emergence of women in pop and rock, the breakthrough of rap and hip hop on the scene and the birth of a new hard rock genre – “hair metal” – MTV was instrumental in music…for their first decade, at least.
What took MTV down? Listen in as we give you our views on what eventually killed MTV as we conclude our look at the venerable “music” channel.
“You can’t ‘magic’ one of these into happening, and that’s what they tried to do with this.” – David Crosby, performer at the original Woodstock and scheduled to perform at Woodstock 50
It was supposed to be a celebration of one of music’s most iconic moments. It turned into one of its biggest fiascos. So what happened? Why did Woodstock 50 completely fall apart? A simple answer would be that it is 2019 and not 1969 and laws have changed since then. For a longer answer, look here:
In the wee hours of August 1, 1981, something called Music Television – or MTV – was born. Consisting of nothing but music videos 24/7, it was a revolution in the music industry and would have an impact on many areas of culture in the States of America and internationally. On the first of a two-part episode, the Renegades Radio Podcast will celebrate the birth of MTV 38 years ago, remember how good it once was and, yes, even discuss the present demise of the once powerful channel.
This week on the Renegades Radio Podcast, we’re coming to you from the Outer Banks of North Carolina! And what better thing to do than to take a look at the history of beach music!
When you think of “beach music,” it’s more than just the Beach Boys, however. There’s almost a “East Coast/West Coast” thing to it – WAY before Tupac Shakur and the Notorious B.I.G.! Take a trip with us through some of the hits of beach music on this week’s edition of the Renegades Radio Podcast!
The Renegades Radio Podcast warms up the Renegades Radio Time Machine this week for a trip through music history for the month of July! On this broadcast, we’ll take a look at the final show for the legendary Led Zeppelin, celebrate Bob Dylan finding his “electric” sound and what legendary musician and his band opened for a “made for television” band? It’s all a part of this week’s broadcast – tune in here to check out the Renegades Radio Podcast!
On or about this day in 1776, a group of men met in Independence Hall in Philadelphia and changed the world. With one document that proclaimed that “all men are created equal,” the Founding Fathers brought forth the United States of America.
But how well have the descendants of those Founding Fathers upheld those beliefs?
On this episode of the Renegades Radio Podcast, we’ll celebrate Independence Day by looking at some of the issues in the U. S. with some of the greatest songwriters in history, including Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan. Listen now and celebrate the 4th of July along with Renegades Radio!
We’ve reached the halfway mark of 2019, yet it seems like we’ve had a full 12 months of great music! From the rock, country, pop and rap genres, the best in the business – including Ariana Grande, P!nk, Halestorm, Lil’ Nas X, Luke Combs and Mark Ronson – have put out fantastic songs and CDs. Want to learn more? Take a listen here!