Interview #7 – You Wouldn’t Believe What Album Steve Hackett Bought First in the Early 60’s

Interview Clip #7 – Steve Hackett’s First Album Purchase Might Surprise You I’ve said it before on this channel, the first album I ever bought was Elton John’s “Madman Across the Water.” Whenever I met someone I ask almost everyone about theirs. (Clip 013) Steve Hackett’s new album is called […]

Interview #10 – Henry Gross Remembers a Touching Baseball Moment With His Dad

Henry Gross and An Amazing Story About His Dad and That Baseball Game (#10) I ask every artist about their parents. Were you close? Were They supportive? Did they get you? I lost my father in 2013 – he was 87. I was always closer to my mom not so […]

Engineer:Producer Glyn Johns Says Mick Jagger & George Harrison Disliked Zeppelin I

Famous Engineer/Producer Glyn Johns Says Neither Mick Jagger or George Harrison Liked Zeppelin I The Beatles’ George Harrison thought Led Zeppelin’s debut album was awful and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones didn’t like it either according to engineer/producer Glyn Johns Ultimate-Guitar (who transcribed the interview) and Alternative Nation (who […]

Pete Agnew Wants Nazareth To Be More Than Just An Oldies Band (Interview #7)

Pete Agnew Wants Nazareth To Be More Than Just An Oldies Band (Interview #7) Can a Classic Rock Band Shed the Oldies Band moniker? Nazareth bassist Pete Agnew says his group is still releasing new music and hopes the older fans invite their new sound into their music collections. Check […]

Interview #6: Steve Hackett’s Most Challenging Times As a Musician

Interview Clip #6 – Steve Hackett’s Most Challenging Times As a Musicians Looking back at Steve Hackett’s discography it’s easy to assume that’s the guitarist is always up for a challenge but I was curious about the ones that really stretched him – in and out of Genesis. (Clip 008 […]

Pete Agnew’s First Impression of Original Nazareth Lead Singer Dan McCafferty (Interview #6)

Pete Agnew’s First Impression of Original Nazareth Lead Singer Dan McCafferty (Interview #6) Nazareth has just released their 24thstudio album, “Tattooed On My Heart.” Pete Agnew is the only original member left in the band. Lead singer Dan McCafferty retired in 2013. Pete Agnew says he goes way back with […]

Interview #5: Steve Hackett Had Too Many Ideas To Stay In Genesis?

#5 – Steve Hackett Had Too Many Ideas To Stay In Genesis Steve Hackett has been one of the most prolific ex-members of Genesis. His last studio album with the band was “Wind & Wuthering” from 1976. Since then, like his old prog band, he’s pushed the boundaries. (Clip 004) (Clip […]

Steve Ripley of the Tractors Dead at 69

Steve Ripley of the Tractors Dead at 69 He was an amazing man – a vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, producer, radio host and inventor. He just turned 69 on January 1st. He died at his home in Pawnee, Oklahoma. He had been suffering from cancer. He lead the multi platinum band […]

Marmalade & Alan Parsons Project Singer Dean Ford Dead at 72

Marmalade & Alan Parsons Project Singer Dean Ford Dead at 72 A singer who had many lives in Rock and Roll has passed. His two biggest appearances were with Marmalade and the Alan Parsons Project. His daughter announced the news on Facebook saying he was “an amazing man, a gentle […]