Episode 1109: Ronnie James Dio – An Appreciation




May 7, 2021


  • Dio “Rainbow In The Dark” Holy Diver (Warner Bros.) 1983
  • Ronnie Dio And The Red Caps “An Angel Is Missing” An Angel Is Missing (Seneca) 1960
  • Elf “Hoochie Koochie Lady” Elf (Epic Records) 1972
  • Rainbow “Do You Close Your Eyes” Rising (Oyster/Polydor) 1976
  • Black Sabbath “Wishing Well” Heaven and Hell (Vertigo) 1980
  • Dio “Holy Diver” Holy Diver (Warner Bros.) 1983
  • Black Sabbath “Children of the Sea” Heaven and Hell (Vertigo) 1980


Patron of the pod Mike Kohli with today’s topic. We discuss the life and career of multi-talented of doo-wopper turned metalhead Ronnie James Dio. You’ll hear us play songs from his classic albums.

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Where credit is due: Thumbnail photo of Ronnie James Dio by Adam Bielawski.

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