Before there was Elvis…before there was Chuck Berry…before Bill Haley “rocked around the clock”…there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Tharpe (an artist you will hear on the air here at Renegades Radio) was a legendary gospel/blues/soul artist who was legendary for her guitar playing style. Get to know the 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee here!
As St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, you can be sure that people will be swilling green beer (and the real Irish faithful, Irish whiskey), eating a crapload of corned beef and cabbage and pinching the naysayers who aren’t wearing green on the ass! There will also be some fantastic music played from many who call the Emerald Isle home…here’s a list of some of the greatest musical acts in the history of Irish rock!
Quite honestly, the band Filter hasn’t been on the radar screen of the music world since 1995 (anyone remember “Hey Man Nice Shot?”). But the decision by the Speaking Rock Casino management to cancel the band’s concert just hours before showtime – apparently over their views regarding the current elected leader of the States of America – is causing quite a ruckus. Check out the story here!
In the history of music – and especially in the history of rock and pop music – there has always been a great deal of censorship and usually for the most stupid reasons. How many of your favorites are showing up on this list?
By this point, you’ve already learned that “Shallow” from Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper took down the Best Song Academy Award last weekend. But just how good were the performances themselves? Check out the breakdown HERE!
Long thought to be lost after it was stolen over 20 years ago, the Smashing Pumpkins’ front man Billy Corgan thought he would never see a prized guitar again. But there’s a happy ending for this story…as you can find out here!
You might remember that recently we talked about those persons who have won a Grammy Award despite not being a musician or singer. Now we’ll get into the other side of the equation…can you really believe that these artists DON’T have a Grammy Award? And this includes someone like the legendary Diana Ross…nope, she’s never won!