Elliott Murphy: Did The Bob Dylan Comparison Help Or Hurt His Career?

INTERVIEW CLIP #2 INTERVIEW – Did The Bob Dylan Comparison Hurt Elliott Murphy? Elliot Murphy was the big rock star that never was but, in the end, he seems very comfortable with a sizeable following outside North American and respectibla sales as nn independant singer/songwriter. In the 70’s Rolling Stone […]

INTERVIEW: How Jim Messina Left Poco After Richie Furay Friction

HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR T-SHIRTS, MUGS ETC https://teespring.com/stores/rock-history-music-store?page=1 John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 35 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a news man so he would have the skills to […]

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band mate Roger Pope

Caleb Quaye Remembers His Elton John Band-mate Roger Pope (Interview #3) To most the ultimate Elton John Band are the guys who created most of the seventies hits. That’s Elton with guitarist Davey Johnstone, drummer Nigel Olsson and Dee Murray on Bass (He died in 1992). From “Honky Chateau” in […]

Moxy’s Earl Johnson Explains Their Big Following In Texas

Moxy’s Early Johnson explains their Huge Following In Texas (clip 3) I remember in the mid-seventies we would talk about Moxy’s “Texas Craze” Here was a band still trying to make a name for themselves in Canada but were treated like superstars in one state – Texas. 009 (2:48) Check […]

Lenny Zakatek Wants To Play With Alan Parsons Again (INTERVIEW #5)

INTERVIEW #5 – Lenny Zakatek Wants To Play With Alan Parsons Again The main singer in the Alan Parsons Project was Parsons’ musical partner Eric Woolfson but right behind him was Lenny Zakatek. Here is the rundown Woolfson sang 17 lead vocals, Zakatek 12, John Miles 9 and Chris Rainbow […]

Earl Johnson Says The Drama Continued On Moxy II

Earl Johnson Says Band Drama Continued with Moxy II (Clip 2) In our last clip we talked to Earl Johnson about the his disappointment with the band replacing him on the guitar leads on more than half of their debut album. That one was recorded in 73/74 and released the […]

Earl Johnson Of Moxy Explains Being Replaced By Tommy Bolin On Debut LP

Earl Johnson Of Moxy Explains Being Replaced By Tommy Bolin On Debut LP (Interview clip #1) In the mid-seventies Moxy was an up-and-coming force in hard rock in Canada and were starting to make inroads in the U.S. I bought their self title debut album which is sometimes called “The […]

INTERVIEW Jim Messina: How They Built The Band Poco In 1968

INTERVIEW #3 : Jim Messina – How they Built The Band Poco Jim Messina formed Poco with fellow Buffalo Springfield bandmate Richie Furay and Rusty Young, who guested on the last Springfield album. The band was a clear answer to the growing influence of Country/Rock. I asked Jim Messina about […]

INTERVIEW – How Grand Funk’s Don Brewer Met ‘Some Kind Of Wonderful’ Writer John Ellison

A few months ago Don and Mel of Grand Funk finally met the guy who wrote one of their biggest hits “Some Kind of Wonderful” John Ellison who sang it in his band Soul Brothers Six in 1967. Here’s Don Brewer. HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR […]

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’ […]