INTERVIEW – Mark Farner & Don Brewer Remember Early Grand Funk Fame

I wonder if someone asked that original trio Mark Farner, Don Brewer and Mel Shacker and later Craig Frost if they’d done everything there was to do in Rock and Roll…the good and the bad if they’d even have to look at that list. This is part two of a […]

Nick Mason Forms Supergroup to Play Early Pink Floyd Music

The group is called Nick Mason’s “Saucerful of Secrets” after their second album. It was the transition album that would feature both Syd Barrett and his replacement David Gilmour from 1968. The new band which consists of Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet, Lee Harris of the Blockheads, bassist Guy Pratt, […]

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 – Glenn Frey’s Brother Alan Looks Back At The Eagles Early Days

INTERVIEW – Glenn Frey’s Brother Alan Looks Back At The Eagles Early Days This is part one of a five part interview with Glenn Frey’s younger brother Alan. He contacted me months ago, after watching my Randy Meisner interview and other Eagles videos, to thank me for being fair when […]

Robert Plant Calls Out Greta Van Fleet For Sounding Like Zeppelin In Jest

It’s no secret that Greta Van Fleet sound a lot like Zeppelin. A few days ago Robert Plant talked to Ryan “Fitzy” Fitzgerald of Australia’s Network Ten, he said “There’s a band in Detroit called Greta Van Fleet, they are Led Zeppelin I. Beautiful little singer, I hate him!” He […]

Mark & David Knopfler NOT Attending Rock Hall Of Fame Ceremony

Every years there are high hopes around the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and each years there are a few let-downs. Many fans are disappointed at word that neither Mark Knopfler or his brother David will be at the ceremony. Keyboardist Alan Clark released the following statement, “Well, here […]

Robert Lamm Says Chicago Could Go On Without Original Members

Lamm talked to Billboard magazine to promote VI Decades Live (This Is What We Do) their new four CDs and a DVD that highlights material from 1964-2014. The set features their famous 1970 Isle of Wight Festival show. Lamm says a lot of the material was thought to be inferior […]

Mike Harrison Lead Singer Of Spooky Tooth Dead at 72

This was the band that also once featured Gary Wright of “Dream Weaver” fame, the man who now runs Foreigner Mick Jones, Greg Ridley of Humble Pie, Chris Stainton who played with Joe Cocker and Eric Clapton, Henry McCullough who also played with Cocker, Wings, Roy Harper, John Hawken of […]

Sir Paul McCartney Pays Tribute To John Lennon At New York City March for Our Lives

Today the famous Beatles singer joined the crowd in solidarity with protesters against Gun violence. He told a CNN reporter: “As you know, one of my best friends was shot not far from here. ‘It is important to me,” Lennon was murdered on December 8, 1980 in front of his […]