How Jim Messina Created That Loggins & Messina Team – Interview #6

6 – How Jim Messina Created That Loggins & Messina Team As we talked about in our last video Loggins and Messina was created at a time when Jim Messina wanted to retreat from a life on the road in a band but circumstances presented themselves in a different direction […]

Elliott Murphy Reflects On Lou Reed, Phil Collins and Tinnitus – INTERVIEW #3

#3 INTERVIEW – Elliott Murphy Had a Different Lou Reed Experience In his 2017 book “Lou Reed – a Life” author Anthony DeCurtis called Lou Reed “Witty, vicious, contradictory and brilliant.” He was certainly plugged into something wonderful but had an incredibly dark side. Singer/songwriter Elliott Murphy tells us about […]

Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman On the Day They Fired Elton John

There’s that old cliche’, “you never know what’s around the corner.” Bad things can lead to more hard times but usually these watershed moments are roads to learning, discovery and better things in life. When a young Elton John (known by his real name Reginald Kenneth Dwight back then) was […]

April Wine Co Founder Remembers Worst Moment Ever On Stage: Jim Henman Interview

Every person in every job has that story to share that they would rather not talk about. Interestingly these little tales are too juicy not to get around. Former April Wine founder Jim Henman told us an interesting ditty on blacking out on stage in Eastern Canada. INTERVIEW #3 April […]

Was There Competition Between Elton’s Guitarist’s Caleb Quaye & Davey Johnstone?

Was There Competition Between Elton Guitarist’s Caleb Quaye & Davey Johnstone? (Interview #4) Davey Johnstone is Elton John’s longest lasting band member. He joined on “Madman Across The Water” in 1971. He was on every full Elton John studio albums from the 70’s except his disco album “Victim Of Love” […]

Why Jim Messina Picked Kenny Loggins Over Dan Fogelberg – INTERVIEW

INTERVIEW CLIP #5 – Why Jim Messina Chose Kenny Loggins Over Dan Fogelberg This story is a perfect example of maybe you want something, maybe you’re sure that’s the thing to do but just maybe you don’t have the best choice is out of sight and perhaps just around the […]

Gentle Giant’s Derek Shulman On The Mentality of Prog Music Fans

Are Prog fans a little different? They certainly seem more passionate about their music. John Beaudin asked Derek Shulman, former lead vocalist of Gentle Giant, about the mindset of Prog fans. Prog fans don’t like the music they play, they devour it. There’s nothing fair-weather about a true Prog fan. […]

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 […]