Celebrate the 'Origins: Almost Famous Turns Twenty' Launch on RADIO.COM

Looking back at the bands that almost made it

July 8, 2020

In honor of the launch of Origins: Almost Famous Turns Twenty, we're giving one hit wonders another moment in the spotlight.

99.5 The Mountain celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the movie Almost Famous this Friday.  We’ll tell behind-the-scenes stories and highlight some of the music that became, “Almost Famous.”

Now available on the RADIO.COM app, Cadence13's Origins: Almost Famous Turns Twenty chronicles conversations between award-winning journalist James Andrew Miller and writer/director Cameron Crowe as they speak with the cast about the journey through making the iconic film in honor of its anniversary.

Joining Miller and Crowe are cast members Kate Hudson, Frances McDormand, Billy Crudup, Zooey Deschanel, Jimmy Fallon, Patrick Fugit, and Jason Lee. It will also include casting director Gail Levin, rock photographer Neal Preston, and the real-life inspiration for Penny Lane, Pennie Trumbull.

The cast and other key players will discuss the makings of Almost Famous from insiders who were there from the start. They will explore the makings of the film based on Crowe's early life, featuring never-before-told stories.

Listen to Origins: Almost Famous Turns Twenty on the RADIO.COM app.

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