100 Years of Radio–100 Years of Hit Makers

100 Years of Radio–100 Years of Hit Makers

Interview with Songwriter Ed Roland Download

31:45 Download October 9th, 2020

Renowned for his passionate vocals, Ed Roland is best known as the frontman and principal songwriter of platinum selling rock band Collective Soul, with seven #1 hits under his belt, Roland stays busy.  

Born during the rise of grunge and alternative rock, Collective Soul broke into mainstream popularity when they rose to international fame in 1993 with the rock anthem “Shine.” The multi-platinum quintet has been making music for two decades since then and has a catalog of #1 hits including “December,” “The World I Know,” “Heavy” and “Run.” Collective Soul helped shape and define alternative rock with lots of guitars and attitude. The band released its tenth studio album BLOOD in 2019. 

In this episode of 100 Years of Radio -100 Years of Hit Makers, we talk with songwriter Ed Roland to hear stories behind the lyrics and songs he helped create. 

100 Years of Radio – 100 Years of Hit Makers special podcast series is produced in partnership with Beasley Media Group, XPERI (HD Radio), and BMI in celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the first commercial radio broadcast. 

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