February 2, 2023

Rock famous person and GRAMMY Award winner Meat Loaf — greatest identified for his beloved 1977 album, Bat Out of Hell, which is without doubt one of the bestselling data of all time — handed away at 74 on Thursday together with his household at his aspect.

Take heed to a particular tribute to Meat Loaf on Basic Rewind (Ch. 25) on Sunday at 6pm ET, or hear it anytime on the SXM App by clicking right here or looking out “Meat Loaf.” Hosted by acclaimed journalist David Fricke, the unique particular will characteristic commentary from Bruce Springsteen and the E Avenue Band drummer Max Weinberg, who performed on the Bat Out of Hell album.

Throughout the interview, Weinberg mentioned the key to the success of Bat Out of Hell was that Meat Loaf “represented all people. Everyone who had ever been rejected; everybody who had ever been shamed in any manner.”


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Along with the Basic Rewind particular, hear songs by Meat Loaf and different music icons on Basic Vinyl (Ch. 26), ’70s on 7 (Ch. 7), The Mix (Ch. 16), Street Journey Radio (Ch. 301), Basic Rock Occasion (Ch. 715) and extra SiriusXM channels.

Meat Loaf, whose actual identify is Marvin Lee Aday, was born in Dallas in 1947. Earlier than launching his music profession, Meat Loaf acted in highschool performs. After becoming a member of an area manufacturing of Hair in Los Angeles following school within the late Nineteen Sixties, he shaped a band with Shaun Stoney Murphy in Los Angeles, releasing their first and solely album collectively, Stoney & Meatloaf, which produced the one “What You See Is What You Get.”

Drifting again to the stage, Meat Loaf landed a task within the authentic Broadway solid of The Rocky Horror Present. His music breakthrough occurred after he met songwriter Jim Steinman within the Nineteen Seventies. They recorded and launched Bat Out Of Hell in 1977, which was produced by Todd Rundgren however rejected by each main label till Epic picked it up. Bat Out Of Hell yielded three singles: “Paradise by the Dashboard Mild,” “You Took the Phrases Proper Out of My Mouth” and “Two Out of Three Ain’t Dangerous.” After a tour, Meat Loaf and Steinman went separate methods.


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Meat Loaf continued releasing albums, however nothing might eclipse his debut launch. Over the course of his profession, he acted in a lot of films, most notably The Rocky Horror Image Present (1975) and Combat Membership (1999).

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