This week on the Music Halls of Fame podcast, we honor a member of the class of 1999, make the case for putting 2 bands into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, & our spotlight hall of fame is the blues hall of fame.
On the October 17 edition of Music History Today, an earthquake postpones the start of a band, RCA is founded, & Lynyrd Skynyrd releases its last album with Ronnie Van Zandt. Plus, it's Eminem's birthday.
On this week's edition of Music History Today in Depth, two decisions concerning one item saves some but dooms others. Also, hot grits can make you feel born again but not in the way you might think. Plus, we celebrate a lot of birthdays but we specifically single out an icon for what he did for musicians everywhere.
On the October 13 edition of Music History Today, Billy Joel & Prince release albums, Bob Dylan wins an award & is loved, while John Denver wins an award but with far different results. Also, happy birthday to Paul Simon.
On the October 10 edition of Music History Today, Bonnie & Clyde is released, 2 classic musicals premiere on Broadway, & an Aerosmith concert blows up, almost literally. Also, happy birthday to Verdi, Monk, & Roth.