Definitions for roadieˈroʊ di
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word roadie
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a crew member for a traveling group of musicians who usu. sets up the equipment.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
Origin of roadie:
1965–70; road (from the idiom on the road) + -ie ; analogous to groupie
One of the crew for a musical group or other travelling stage production, especially a stagehand or technician.
A beer for the ride, for consumption while one is driving; a road soda.
Roadie is a 1980 film directed by Alan Rudolph about a truck driver who becomes a roadie for a traveling rock and roll show. The film stars Meat Loaf and marks his first starring role in a film. There are also cameo appearances by musicians such as Roy Orbison and Hank Williams Jr., and supporting roles played by Alice Cooper and the members of Blondie. The film was marketed with the tagline "Bands make it rock...Roadies make it roll." There is also a 2011 film with the same name.
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