Polishing Turds: A Bad Music Podcast

#34: KID ROCK PART I: "That White Kid Who Rocks"

January 17, 2023 Nick Vitale & Cal Denissen Season 3 Episode 1
#34: KID ROCK PART I: "That White Kid Who Rocks"
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Polishing Turds: A Bad Music Podcast
#34: KID ROCK PART I: "That White Kid Who Rocks"
Jan 17, 2023 Season 3 Episode 1
Nick Vitale & Cal Denissen

Kid Rock's cringe stands in a class of its own. In his 30-plus year career he's inhabited numerous forms -- from Detroit B-Boy to Trailer Park Pimp to Fox News Grandpa -- each more ridiculous than the last. But who is the man behind all these personae? That is what we aim to uncover in our ambitious five-part exploration of The History of Rock!

In Part I we examine Kid Rock's origins; not in a Detroit ghetto or double wide trailer but in the comfortable suburb of Romeo, Michigan. There a young Bob Ritchie discovers a passion for hip-hop and propels himself to surprising success in a relatively short period, before it all comes crashing down...


DID YOU KNOW???

--Kid Rock's major label debut came out in 1990, 8 years before "Devil Without a Cause"??

--One track on said debut album was so dirty that a radio station got fined over $20,000 for playing it on air

--Nick's parents probably should have been paying more attention to his music consumption

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Show Notes

Kid Rock's cringe stands in a class of its own. In his 30-plus year career he's inhabited numerous forms -- from Detroit B-Boy to Trailer Park Pimp to Fox News Grandpa -- each more ridiculous than the last. But who is the man behind all these personae? That is what we aim to uncover in our ambitious five-part exploration of The History of Rock!

In Part I we examine Kid Rock's origins; not in a Detroit ghetto or double wide trailer but in the comfortable suburb of Romeo, Michigan. There a young Bob Ritchie discovers a passion for hip-hop and propels himself to surprising success in a relatively short period, before it all comes crashing down...


DID YOU KNOW???

--Kid Rock's major label debut came out in 1990, 8 years before "Devil Without a Cause"??

--One track on said debut album was so dirty that a radio station got fined over $20,000 for playing it on air

--Nick's parents probably should have been paying more attention to his music consumption

FOLLOW US:
Instagram: polishing.podcast
Twitter/X: @polishing_turds
email: polishingturdspodcast@gmail.com

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