All Damn Night

All Damn Night Podcast

Join hosts Brandon Richardson and Sean Demers as they explore the wildest, craziest, and most important stories in music history. From Mozart to Hank Williams, James Brown to Guns n Roses, Frank Sinatra to Bon Scott; We provide a unique and insightfull vantage point on the stories behind the legends of music and history. So grab a cup of coffee, have another drink, sit back and enjoy the ride: All Damn Night






ALL DAMN NIGHT NEWS SHOW!!!
We are rolling out a new channel! The “All Damn Night News Network”. It’s a Kinda Weekly news update for the world of music....



Concert Companion : Jimmie Rodgers
Join us for an extra special Concert Companion as we begin the second segment of our new series “Birth Of Country”....



Episode 36 : Tekashi 69 (Concert Companion)
This is a tough episode. There is a lot of controversy behind the “artist” and whether or not this is even “music”. Either way, it is very entertaining. Our friend and your’s, Chasen Wayne Mitchell, joins us in the studio tonight to shed some light on the Hip Hop culture....


Concert Companion - The E Street Band : You Never Can Tell
Check out the amazing musicianship from these guys! Tonight we are watching The E Street Band take a song request from the crowd in the the middle of their show. watch how easy it is for them to figure it all out. Amazing!...

Episode 33 : Milli Vanilli (Part One)
This week we learn about one of the most corrupt band managers in the industry and see just how far “fakin’ it till you make it” will take you....


Episode 32 : The Keith Files - Toronto
Join us yet again for an amazing tale! This week we embark on a mini-series following one of our favorite musicians, Mr Keith Richards....

Nightcap : This Year In Music History - 1919
Hello friends new and old! This week we have something short and sweet known to the world as a “Nightcap”. This story will get you in the mood for our up and coming Halloween series. All Hail The Great Butskie!...


Episode 30 : The History Of The Sun Dance
Hello again and welcome back to another amazing tale brought to you by All Damn Night! This week we talk about the Native American tribes of the planes in North America. Enjoy…this is one of our favorite subjects....

Episode 29 : Beethoven
This week we take a trip back in time in our magic phone booth to visit one of the best musicians of all time! Beethoven. Excellent....


Episode 28 : The Oldest Song In The World?
Oh wow, ladies and gentlemen! This weeks episode is something special. Transcend the ages with us as we explore what is by all accounts the oldest song in the world....

Episode 27 : Django Reinhardt
We are back! This week we bring you the tale of one of our favorite musicians here at the “All Damn Night” Studio. And joining us again due to popular demand, Geoff Iose is our guest....

Concert Companion - Prince : Let's Work
We are bringing you a new platform for your “All Damn Night” fix! It is called CONCERT COMPANION. listen in or follow along with the youtube video. OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL IS COMING SOON. STAY TUNED!...


Episode 24 : John Cage
Love him or hate him. That’s all i can say about John Cage. Listen in....


Episode 21 : Barry Sadler
To honor the late Barry Sadler and all the Armed Forces members who gave the ultimate price for our freedom, this is our Memorial Day episode....


Nightcap : Phil Collins And The Alamo
Listen in this week for another one of our “Nightcap” episodes. Short and sweet but enough to hold you over to the next full show.This week we learn the basics of Alamo Lore and discuss one of our favorite honorary Texans…Mr Phil Collins...


Episode 18 : Made From Scratch - The History Of The DJ (Part One)
We have got a question for you this week...Is a "DJ" a musician? Think about that while tuning in to this weeks show where we examine the history of Hip Hop, DJ'ing, and the evolution of the modern styles associated with the art form. Its a Two Part-er!!...

Episode 17 : Ken Kesey and The Grateful Dead
OK, ladies and gentlemen. We have got a whopper of a fish to fry this week. Join us as we dive deep into a story of illicit drugs, counter culture movements, and the creation of a new genre of music all together! This is the story of Ken Kesey and how he is responsible for creating the style of "Psychedelic Rock"....


Episode 15 : The Castrati (Part 2)
In our first 2 part episode we learn what it took to be the star of the show in European operas of the 18th century. Warning...this is a rough one!...

Episode 14 : The Castrati (Part 1)
In our first 2 part episode we learn what it took to be the star of the show in European operas of the 18th century. Warning...this is a rough one!...

Episode 13 : Thin White Duke
David Bowie revolutionized the entertainment world, from music to movies to fashion. His run as "Ziggy Stardust" is well known, but in 1974 Bowie started to take on a character stylized by the darkest and most debauched period in his life: THE THIN WHITE DUKE. tune into this week's episode to learn about Bowie's most controversial persona ever on All Damn Night!...


Episode 12 : Jimmy Page's Les Paul "Number One"
Welcome back to an all new journey following the origin of one of the most famous guitars Gibson ever produced. Although the model is standard...the story is anything but......

Episode 11 : The Story of Bone Records
Welcome back once again to another new episode of ALL DAMN NIGHT! This week we learn just how far a die hard music fan was willing to go behind the Iron Curtain....

Episode 10 : The Music of Scientology
Scientology is a subject often clouded in mystery and suspicion, a tax-exempt religion invented by a science-fiction authors celestial writings and teachings. But did you know L Ron Hubbard also wrote and produced several full length albums? Tune in as Brandon, totally unphased by his weeks of research, emerges from the rabbit hole to rant and rave at Sean about the utterly insane (and sometimes oddly catchy) world of Scientology music. (*Spoiler alert: Auditing included!) ALL HAIL L RON!!!...


Episode 9 : Music And Murder Series: Spade Cooley
Tune in this week for the first of our "Music & Murder" series! Join Brandon & Sean as they cover the life, music, and horrific crimes of Spade Cooley, who went from Hollywood TV star- renown for his for his Western Swing prowess- to serving a life sentence for the murder of his wife in their Mojave Desert home. Warning: This one gets intense!...

Episode 8 : The Music of James Bond
Welcome back to another new episode of "ALL DAMN NIGHT". This week we dive head first into the music along side one of the most popular movie franchises of all time. Listen in to learn about the origin, development, and genesis of The Music of Bond, James Bond!...


Episode 6 : Harlem's Hell Fighters
Join us this week on an all new journey following the 369th infantry regiment of the US Army. Hear the incredible story of bravery and valor. And learn how one man introduced American Jazz to Europe with his Harlem Fighters!...

Episode 5 : Bon Scott
Join us this week for an all new episode of "All Damn Night" as we cover the life and times of Mr Bon Scott! The thunder from down under!...

Episode 4 : Ry Cooder and the Buena Vista Social Club
I like The Rolling Stones...but... Tune into this episode of "All Damn Night" to hear about the man, myth, and legend Ry Cooder. Follow us on a journey to search for the origins of rock and roll. And experience the final chapter of the music and musicians from the golden 1930's in Cuba....


Nightcap : The Johnny Cash California Condor Calamity
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....

Episode 3 : Narco Corridos - Money, Power...Polka?
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"!...

Episode 2 : Rhythm and Rumble in the Jungle - Zaire '74
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 beco...


Episode 1 : The Sunset Strip
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....