It was THE club in New York City. It was the place where a litany of the greatest punk, rock, and alternative acts got their start, from Patti Smith to Blondie to Talking Heads. And it also disappeared too soon, gone in a fit of greed, never to be seen again.
On this episode of the Renegades Radio Podcast, we’re taking a look back in time and remembering the legendary club CBGBs. From the 1970s to the 2000s, the club served as the launching pad for some of the biggest names in music. Join us as we tell some of the stories and jam to some of the most creative artists in the history of rock!
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.”
With “Bohemian Rhapsody” in the theaters now, let’s take a look back at the 1985 Live Aid show and arguably the greatest live rock and roll performance of all time – the late Freddie Mercury and Queen’s blistering performance.