INTERVIEW #3 – Lenny Zakatek On His Ill fated Project With Queen’s John Deacon

Interview #3 – Lenny Zakatek Talks About His Ill fated Project With Queen’s John Deacon Lenny Zakatek was the second most used singer from the entire career from the Alan Parsons Project. He sang ‘I Wouldn’t Want to Be Like You’ from ‘I Robot’ in 1977, ‘Damned If I Do’ […]

Former Chicago Lead Singer Bill Champlin Shares Info On Health Scare From Last Year

Bill Champlin Shares Info On Health Scares From Last Year Most lovers of Classic Rock are getting to an age where anything can break down. Now, think about our heroes who easily have 10-20 years on us. Former Chicago singer Bill Champlin had his own scare last year which led […]

INTERVIEW – Jonathan Cain On Prince Borrowing From ‘Faithfully’ For ‘Purple Rain’

INERVIEW CLIP #11 – That Time That Prince Might Have Borrowed Too Much From Faithfully The tune Faithfully has made the rounds, Bryan Adams once said that there was a tip of the hat for his tune ‘Heaven’ to ‘Faithfully.’ and One Direction did the same but of course then […]

INTERVIEW – Grand Funk’s Mark Farner On His Biggest Vocal Influence Howard Tate

INTERVIEW – Grand Funk Influences We Ask Mark Farner & Don Brewer This is the last part of our 12 part series on Grand Funk Railroad. I had the pleasure of talking to both singers in the band. First drummer Don Brewer who now leads the group and former lead […]

INTERVIEW: Jim Messina On Going From Buffalo Springfield to Poco

Jim Messina Remembers The Switch from Buffalo Springfield to Poco Jim Messina is no ordinary musicians in fact being an artist is just part of what he does. He picked up the guitar at five, worked hard on his craft and by his teens he caught the bug to produce […]

Elvis Costello Cancels Tour Dates After Cancer Surgery

Elvis Costello Forced To Cancel Tour Dates After Cancer Surgery The singer had to cancel the remaining dates in his European tour to recover after undergoing cancer surgery. He released the following statement, “Six weeks ago my specialist called me and said, ‘You should start playing the Lotto,’ He had […]

INTERVIEW: Jonathan Cain On New Journey Music or Retirement

CHECK OUT THE VIDEO HERE https://youtu.be/HVioxMRGvBQ With all the rumors from the White house thing between Neal Schon and the other member of Journey I asked Jonathan Cain if there was clock ticking for Journey? From the reaction online Journey still seems very plugged in to the fans. You seem to […]

Ian Gillan Says It’s Too Late For Deep Purple Ritchie Blackmore Reunion

Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan Puts Final Nail In Hopes Of Ritchie Blackmore Reunion Deep Purple’s lead singer Ian Gillan was interviewed by Italy’s Radio Rock FM 106.6 where he talked about the chance or no chance of Ritchie Blackmore rejoining the group for one show, one song or anything. He […]

INTERVIEW CLIP #11 Grand Funk’s Mark Farner Looks Back at Selling Out Shea Stadium in 1971 (Faster than the Beatles)

#11 Grand Funk’s Mark Farner Looks Back at Selling Out Shea Stadium in 1971 When a band sells out Shea Stadium faster than the Beatles it’s a big deal. Grand Funk did it in 72 hours while the Beatles took a few weeks. Easily they were still not The Beatles […]

Bay City Rollers Bassist Alan Longmuir Dead at 70 – We Look Back

He was certainly part of a phenomenon in the 70’s. They were not exactly a rockers delight but it was hard to ignore Scotland’s Bay City Rollers in 1975-76 in North American and even earlier in the U.K. It was actually Alan Longmuir who formed the Bay City Rollers with […]