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!
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!
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!