59 episodes

"Let it Roll" is a podcast about the history of rock n roll and how changes in society and technology created the new music.

Hosted by longtime rock and roll fan and sportswriter Nate Wilcox the show is a series of in-depth interviews with Ed Ward about his book, The History of Rock and Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963. Ward was the official rock and roll historian for NPR’s Fresh Air for 30 years, and is a former editor of Rolling Stone, writer for Crawdaddy, and Cream.

The interviews in "Let it Roll," showcase Ed's encyclopedic knowledge of rock history and offer a detailed -- and hopefully fun -- glimpse into how some of the greatest American music was created.

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"Let it Roll" is a podcast about the history of rock n roll and how changes in society and technology created the new music.

Hosted by longtime rock and roll fan and sportswriter Nate Wilcox the show is a series of in-depth interviews with Ed Ward about his book, The History of Rock and Roll, Volume 1: 1920-1963. Ward was the official rock and roll historian for NPR’s Fresh Air for 30 years, and is a former editor of Rolling Stone, writer for Crawdaddy, and Cream.

The interviews in "Let it Roll," showcase Ed's encyclopedic knowledge of rock history and offer a detailed -- and hopefully fun -- glimpse into how some of the greatest American music was created.

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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The Bible of Rock

This is the most comprehensive history of Rock music ever. It’s a dissertation every episode. Don’t miss this show.

Rosa Th. ,

enjoyed it very much

Learned a lot and have really enjoyed following up the show by finding the music they're discussing.

Gene Robinson ,

Dug the show

Really enjoyed it and learned a lot.

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