The California condor is known worldwide as an incredibly rare and endangered species. However, in the summer of 1965, they were a lot more rare and endangered after Johnny Cash's summer fishing trip. Tune in to this week's episode to learn about how awesome and hardcore Johnny Cash truly was.
Power, money, drugs and... accordions? Tune in to this episode of the "All Damn Night" podcast to learn how the Mexican drug war has inspired an entire sub-genre of traditional folk music with gangsta rap lyrics set to polka beats. Could it be as crazy as it sounds? No. It's crazier. Don't miss this episode of the "All Damn Night Podcast"!
Mayweather vs. McGregor is ON!!! But...in 1974, the world was abuzz about another fight: Muhammad Ali would take on George Foreman for the heavyweight championship of the world..and to promote it, a huge music festival would be held in Kinsasha, Zaire to promote the fight. It would be a celebration of African culture and music, and a precursor to one of the greatest sporting events of the century. James Brown, BB King, Bill Withers and dozens more artists would come together in the Congo for what would become one of the most legendary music festivals of all time: Zaire 74. Tune in to this episode of "All Damn Night" to learn about the fight, the festival and the people who made up this unforgettable event.
You've heard of the Comedy Store, The Whisky-A-Go-Go, The Rainbow Room, the glitz, the glam, the hair...but do you know the story behind Hollywood's most legendary piece of real estate? Tune in for the all new "All Damn Night" with Brandon Richardson and new co-host Sean Demers.
In the late 1970's, the big swaggering rock n roll machine of The Rolling Stones was falling out of favor. Disco, punk, and new wave were hitting the scene and people wanted something different from what The Stones had been doing. They were in need of a revival. But with Keith Richards facing prison time, and battling a heroin addiction, the band was in no shape to make a comeback. But, against all odds, they recorded "Some Girls", their biggest selling album ever. Join host Brandon Richardson for the story of how they did it.
"Some Girls" by The Rolling Stones
In the 1980's and 1990's, heavy metal music was taken to a new extreme in places like Sweden, Norway and Finland. Bands no longer rode Harley's on stage or sung of dungeons n dragons. Now, they mutilated themselves onstage, worshipped Satan and stuck pig heads on pikes at pive shows. All to a super charged beat with shredding guitars amd gutteral screams. But, this is just the beginning of the story: the rest involves murder, crime and ritualistic suicides. Join host Brandon Richardson as he explores the world of Death & Metal.
Andrea Truden was a girl from Nashville, TN who went to New York City in the early 1960's with the dream of becoming an actress. By 1976, she was not only a popular porn star but an aspiring disco singer. That year, her song "More, More, More" would become a huge hit in the disco world and a star was born...again. This is the story of Andrea True, porn's biggest disco star.
Frank Sinatra, "Old Blue Eyes" ruled over America popular culture for nearly half a century. We know him as the soulful, swingin, timeless voice behind some of America's most beloved songs. But what do you know about his alleged involvement in the election of JFK and ties to mafia bosses? Join host Brandon Richardson as he explores "Frank Sinatra & The Mob".
Like Led Zeppelin? The Rolling Stones? Nirvana? They were all influenced by men and women who came from nothing and started a style of music that would change the world. And it all started with a man waiting on a train in Mississippi. Join host Brandon Richardson and stay up "All Damn Night" as he goes in depth on the rise of the The Delta Bluesmen.
Tired of being a sad-sack nobody? This show will change your life.
Elvis Presley was The King of Rock n Roll. He lived a life most can only dream of: extravagant parties, famous friends, hit records and a jet-setting lifestyle combined with an appetite for...well, everything. Join host Brandon Richardson as he lays out your step-by-step plan for busting out of your own abysmal mediocrity and living like The King.