Country Pop Superstar Kenny Rogers Dead at 81 – Our Tribute

Country Pop Superstar Kenny Rogers Dead at 81 What a life. What a career. He charted over 120 songs in different genres like country, pop and adult contemporary and sold 100 million records worldwide. He’s won all the big music awards Grammys, AMAs, ACMs and CMAs and he’s in the […]

Ray Williams Looks Back At Elton’s “Friends” & Paul Buckmaster

March 4, 2020 – That little symphonic soundtrack album from March of 1971 with the bright pink cover still stands up today. The project showcased Elton’s synchronistic vibe with conductor Paul Buckmaster who we lost on November 7, 2017. Ray Williams looks back at Elton’s involvement in the film of […]

When Ray Williams Met the Guy Who Played Him In Rocketman – Charlie Rowe

Many Elton John fans were very happy to see the details of the singers meeting with lyricist Bernie Taupin in the movie Rocketman. The man behind that historic meeting is Ray Williams who is portrayed by actor Charlie Rowe. In our exclusive interview with Williams, he shared some details on […]

Do Fans Ask Dave Bickler for Impromptu “Eye Of the Tiger” Performances?

Interview Clip #6- So Does Everyone Demand Dave Bickler Sing “Eye Of The Tiger” In Public? July 16, 2019 – As we’ve mentioned in this video series, Surrender’s “Eye of the Tiger” spent six weeks in the #1 spot and was the second biggest song of 1982 after Olivia Newton […]

So Where Is That Beret? We Asked “Eye Of the Tiger” Singer Dave Bickler

Interview Clip #4- So Where Is That Beret? We Asked “Eye Of the Tiger” Singer Dave Bickler July 2, 2019 – When I interviewed Mike Reno of Loverboy I could not help but ask him, “Where’s the bandana and leather pants? He still had them…the pants were a little tight. […]

Dave Bickler On Meeting Sylvester Stallone Via “Eye Of the Tiger”

Interview Clip #3- Dave Bickler On Meeting Sylvester Stallone Plus Eye Of the Tiger June 25, 2019 – The biggest song of 1982 was “Physical” by Olivia Newton-John but #2 was Survivor’s “Eye of the Tiger.” When Rocky III came out everyone was singing along to that song that became […]

Could Randy Bachman Have Imagine His Rock and Roll Future?

We Asked Randy Bachman: Would Your Younger Self Believe His Future? June 8, 2019 – It’s kind of like whispering in someone’s ear, “You’re going to be President some day.” It’s too many steps, too much of a leap. Even the kids who say they’ll be President don’t really believe […]

Randy Bachman & the Excitement of Discovering His Sound In the Sixties

Interview #5 – Randy Bachman & the Excitement of Discovering His Sound In the Sixties June 4, 2019 – When you’re young you don’t know what you don’t know and that’s a good thing unless you talk to someone much older who, for whatever reason, will roll their eyes to […]

Randy Bachman: The Best Advice He Ever Received As a Guitar Player

Randy Bachman On The Best Advice He Received As a Guitar Player INTERVIEW CLIP #9 June 1, 2019 – I remember asking a very unhealthy chain smoking radio guy advice on how to get into radio in the early seventies, “Don’t” the big guy growled at me, “You’ll never make […]

Randy Bachman On The Album That Broke Up BTO: “Freeways”

Interview #4 – Randy Bachman: Why He Needed To Change BTO With “Freeways” May 28, 2019 – By the time Bachman Turner Overdrive released the album “Freeways,” their sixth studio album in February 1977 the band had nothing but hits. Ten Top 40 hits since 1973 in Canada and six […]