INTERVIEW: Kayak’s Ton Scherpenzeel: How They Almost Broke Up

Kayak have just released their 17th album appropriately titled “Seventeen.” We talked to their leader and only original member left Ton Scherpenzeel. 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 […]

INTERVIEW: Glenn Frey’s Brother On Dealing With Negative Eagles Press

This is part three of our five-parter on our conversations with Glenn’s younger brother Alan. A few years ago I was interviewing a well known artist and he said something to me that has always stayed with me. I’m not going to share his name but he said, “I know […]

INTERVIEW: Does Bill Champlin Feel Free From Chicago?

INTERVIEW – We asked Bill Champlin if He Feels Free of Chicago? He was in the band almost 30 years. PRE-ORDER BILL CHAMPLIN & WUNDERGROUND “BLEEDING SECRETS” AT WWW.BILLCHAMPLIN.COM CHECK OUT A SAMPLE OF THESE NEW BILL CHAMPLIN ‘WUNDERGROUND’ TUNES https://soundcloud.com/tamarachamplinband/the-only-way-down-bill-champlins-wunderground https://soundcloud.com/tamarachamplinband/imaginary-friend-bill-champlin-wunderground John Beaudin has been in major market radio […]

Interview: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on Guts Vs Talent In The Early Days

Did Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Have More Bravery Than Talent In the Beginning? Anderson has always been transparent about his early skills on the flute as he was learning the instrument as the band was growing. I asked him if he had more guts than chops back then? (Clip 009) […]

Don Felder Adds Ex Chicago Lead Singer To His Touring Band

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 write about the artists that inspired him since he bought his first album, […]

INTERVIEW – Mark Farner On The Drama Behind Grand Funk’s “Bad Time”

This is part one of a 12 part series on Grand Funk/Grand Funk Railway featuring our exclusive interviews with drummer and singer Don Brewer and former lead singer and guitarist Mark Farner. Three rockers from Flint, Michigan who would with at least 6 gold and as many Platinum albums..some went […]

INTERVIEW – Gerry Beckley Looks Back At America’s Third Member – The Late Dan Peek

America had 11 Top 40 hits and 2 number 1 songs. Their first was 1972’s “A Horse With No Name” and then 1975’s “Sister Golden Hair.” They had seven Top 10 hits. Their most fruitful period were the seventies when they were a trio with Gerry Beckley, Dewey Bunnell and […]

INTERVIEW – We Asked Glenn Frey’s Younger Brother Alan About Their Relationship

This is part two of our five-parter on our conversations with Glenn’s younger brother Alan. His relationship with his older brother was similar to mine. We both lost our older sibling and had our fair share of ups and downs but overall Alan says there was a real bond there. […]

INTERVIEW – Jeff Coffey Explains His Early Exit From Chicago

Check out part one of our exclusive interview with Chicago’s former lead singer Jeff Coffey. CHECK OUT JEFF COFFEY’S FACEBOOK PAGE https://www.facebook.com/JeffCoffeyMu… Jeff’s website https://www.jeffcoffey.com/ Jeff’s YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/jeffcoffey/videos John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 35 years and a music journalist since 1989. […]

Ian Anderson On Jethro Tull’s Joy of Curiosity & Flute Friend James Galway

The band Jethro Tull has always been filled with a bunch of adventurous chaps. At the center of that was their leader Ian Anderson who is the only original member of left from the group. I asked Anderson about that sense of adventure and did he have it because, in […]