Prisoners of Rock and Roll

Prisoners of Rock and Roll is a bi-weekly podcast about music, the people who make it, and the almighty, ever-lasting power it has over all of us. We've covered everything from Anthrax to Frank Sinatra, the history of the blues to the history of punk, and from Johnny Cash to the Joshua Tree. We also play clips, discuss music news, and sentence a song every week to The Electric Chair for being terrible. Check us out -- you might learn something! Check us out at

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h44m. Bisher sind 66 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 16 hours 50 minutes


episode 64: When Hair Metal Saved Rock and Roll

Hair metal gets a bad rap, but a lot of the music from this era was awesome.



episode 63: The Smooth Sounds of Doo Wop

We explore the history of doo wop music and some of its most memorable artists and songs.



episode 62: Does Kid Rock Suck?

Kid Rock has sold millions of albums and has been around for years. But does he suck?


 2023-04-24  1h17m

episode 61: John Williams: The Greatest Music Composer of All Time

We take a look at the enormous career of John Williams.


 2023-04-10  1h42m

episode 60: Why the Judgment Night Soundtrack Was So Groundbreaking

We look at the 1993 soundtrack for Judgment Night, a seminal moment in the crossover between rap and rock


 2023-03-20  1h36m

episode 59: The 2023 Rock Hall of Fame Nominees

We discuss the nominees for the 2023 class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


 2023-03-06  1h40m

episode 58: Honoring Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell was the best rock singer of the last 40 years.


 2023-02-20  1h20m

episode 57: The Music of 1993

We jump in our music memory machine and look at the music of 1993.


 2023-02-06  1h52m

episode 56: Live Aid: When Music Fought Famine

We look at Live Aid, one of the biggest concerts ever thrown.


 2023-01-23  1h47m

episode 55: 55 - The Weird World of Les Claypool

We dive into the whacky world of Les Claypool, including Primus, South Park, The Claypool Lennon Delirium, Oysterhead, and all of the other cool projects he's involved in


 2023-01-09  1h45m