Christopher Cross Didn’t Want Michael Omartian as Producer Until He Found This Out

Famous Producer Michael Omartian (Peter Cetera, Rod Stewart, Vince Gill, Shania Twain, Boz Scaggs, Donna Summer, Richard Marx, Michael McDonald, etc) was just switching over from session guy to producer when he noticed the talent of Christopher Cross. The singer had been sending in demos for a few years but […]

Jon Anderson’s First Reaction to “Owner of a Lonely Heart”- Yes

Here is another part of our interview with the great Jon Anderson. In this one, he talks about his first reaction to hearing “Owner of a Lonely Heart.” Plus why it took so long to get his album, ‘1000 Hands” done.   HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR […]

The Badfinger Tragedy, Joey Molland talks about Pete Ham’s Death

The sound quality of the interview could have been better so we transcribed everything Joey said. You might notice he sounds like Paul McCartney. It;”s not a stretch since Joey is also from Liverpool. Badfinger had a big start being signed to the Beatles’ Apple records but these four lads […]

Creating Donna Summer’s Hit “Bad Girls” with her Husband Bruce Sudano: Interview

We did this interview with the great Bruce Sudano​ quite a few months ago and thanks to my son Chase we are finally pretty caught up with editing interviews. In this clip Bruce talks about how he met his wife (the late great) Donna Summer. He also goes into the […]

What Was Missing On “Still the One” by Orleans? Interview John Hall, Jerry Marotta

This video was especially fun. It features both John Hall and Jerry Marotta talking about the big Orleans Hit (#5 on Billboard) “Still the One. HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR T-SHIRTS, MUGS ETC OUR NEW INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT https://www.instagram.com/rockhistorymusic/ We have 4 active YouTube Channels featuring John Beaudin […]

Drummer Simon Phillips on Why He Left Toto, Do They Still Talk?

July 25, 2020 – Simon Phillips and I have trying to synchronize our schedules for a few months and we finally did it a few days ago. Here is part one of our chat. There is also an update on Joseph Williams’ (Toto Singer) new solo album on here. HELP […]

Liberty DeVitto Talks Billy Joel’s “The Stranger,” “52nd Street,” “Glass Houses” & Phil Ramone

This was such an enjoyable interview. Liberty Devitto​ is the real deal. There is a link in the description to pick up his great new book. HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE FOR T-SHIRTS, MUGS ETC https://teespring.com/stores/rock-history-music-store?page=1 OUR NEW INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT https://www.instagram.com/rockhistorymusic/ We have 4 active YouTube Channels featuring […]

So far the best clip in our series with Jerry Marotta. In this one, he talks about how it ended with Peter Gabriel, how he felt after his gig with the band Orleans, and having a great time with Hall and Oates. HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK OUT OUR STORE […]

Benny Mardones, ‘Into the Night’ Singer-Songwriter, Dead at 73.

Benny Mardones, ‘Into the Night’ Singer-Songwriter, Dead at 73. June 29, 2020 – He may have only had one Top 40 hit but “Into The Night” had legs. That Benny Mardones song entered the Billboard charts three different times. Mardones died this morning after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. […]

Drummer Jerry Marotta Talks Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes,” “Big Time,” & “Red Rain”

Another great clip from one of my favorite drummers Jerry Marotta​. In this one, we talk about his work on Peter Gabriel’s “So” album. Also, Jerry is trying to save Dreamland studios and has set up a GoFundMe page. Please help if you can https://www.gofundme.com/f/9tm96x-keep-dreamland-recording-studios-open HELP SUPPORT ROCK HISTORY MUSIC..CHECK […]