Music has a great deal of history behind it, both good and bad. In this week’s episode of the Renegades Radio Podcast, we’re going to look back at some historical moments in music history and relieve those moments through the music of the participants. For fans of The Doors, you’ll hear the TRUE story behind the Miami Incident and, for Prince fans, we’ll look back at what was a dark day.
If the weather is getting warmer, that means that the concert season is getting ready to heat up! 2019 is looking like one of the biggest concert years in recent memory, with tours by bands such as The Chainsmokers, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators and solo artists such as Ariana Grande, Jay-Z and Jennifer Lopez hitting the stage. And this isn’t even looking at the festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza and the granddaddy of them all, Woodstock 50! Listen here to learn more about the upcoming 2019 summer concert season!
Cover songs – when an artists takes a popular song from another artist and interprets it in their own manner – have been a part of music for some time. But there are good and there are bad cover songs! In Part Two of our look at cover songs, we’ll take a look at both sides of that equation – including a one-time only musical foray by actor Richard Harris!
Being able to create a memorable song is one of the great desires of any musician, singer or songwriter. Having that song become a hit is another dream. But to have a song that becomes so iconic that it is covered by another artist? THAT is when you’ve really made it!
In Part One of a two-part series, the Renegades Radio Podcast will take a listen to some of the greatest songs of all-time and the artists who originally recorded them and those who covered the song. It promises to be an eclectic mix of artists as we enter the world of “cover songs.”
Earlier this month was the anniversary of one of the saddest moments in rock music history. In 1959, three of the biggest names in rock music – J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, Ritchie Valens and Buddy Holly – were killed in a plane crash in Iowa. But they weren’t the only musicians ever killed in this manner. Join us as we look at some of the iconic stars of the music industry who were silenced after dying in plane crashes.
On this episode of the Renegades Radio Podcast, we’re taking a look at the 2019 Grammy Awards. In particular, we’re taking a look at the four major awards: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and Best New Artist. Who will be the big winner? And who do you think should win? Get your Grammy preparations on by listening to all the nominees on the Renegades Radio Podcast!
Wrapping up the Renegades Radio Podcast’s look at Classic Rock Magazine’s 100 Greatest Rock Albums of All Time, we’re going to take a look at some of the artists who DID make it onto that very selective list. Included among the 100 albums were several highly successful artists and a few surprises, including TWO records from the Irish band Thin Lizzy – take a listen to where they ended up!