The Rhino Podcast launches Aretha Franklin
PRESS RELEASE — April 6, 2019
Los Angeles CA, USA—Just over a year ago, Rhino Records, the catalog division of Warner Music Group, launched The Rhino Podcast, a bi-weekly series offering a deep dive into classic artists and albums with music, interviews with your favorite musicians, and a wealth of behind-the-scenes stories. A year later, “The Rhino Podcast” has just passed the “one million download” mark and is now launching its first mini-series, diving into the career of the legendary Aretha Franklin.
The Aretha Franklin mini-series on “The Rhino Podcast” will take a thorough look at The Queen Of Soul’s career in a three episode arc. The first episode, available now, focuses on her iconic Amazing Grace album, in conjunction with the long awaited documentary on the making of the album hitting theaters. For the mini-series, the hosts of “The Rhino Podcast,” Dennis Scheyer and Rich Mahan, are joined by soul historian and Franklin authority David Nathan.
Listen to the first episode of the Aretha Franklin mini-series now, as well as all previous episodes of “The Rhino Podcast,” at www.rhino.com/podcasts.
In the first year since its launch, “The Rhino Podcast” has featured interviews with some of the most legendary figures in music, including Linda Ronstadt, Graham Nash, Gene Simmons, Nick Mason, Ric Ocasek, and Nile Rodgers. Other episodes have been dedicated to such iconic figures like the Ramones, David Bowie, The Doors, and Otis Redding. Upcoming episodes will include interviews with more rock royalty such as David Coverdale, Sam Moore, and Steve Howe.
“The first year success of 'The Rhino Podcast’ is a tremendous accomplishment. Rhino has always been a leader and innovator in music curation and I’m proud to watch us apply that expertise to this podcast,” says Rhino President Mark Pinkus. “The 24 episodes that are available now represent a true cross-section of the eclectic artists in Warner Music’s vast catalog and there is something revelatory to be found for every variety of music fan. Just wait and see what surprises are in store for the second year.”
All episodes of “The Rhino Podcast” are also available via iTunes, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, Pocket Casts, Overcast and the Rhino channels on YouTube and SoundCloud.
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