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, […]

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 […]

Huey Lewis And The News Cancel Tour After Singer Suffers Hearing Loss

The 67-year-old singer has been hit hard with Meniere’s disease, an inner ear condition. He says he feels “horrible” about the cancellations. The band had to cancel all remaining tour dates this year. Lewis posted the following statement on Twitter, saying: “Two and a half months ago, just before a […]

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. […]

Yes With Jon Anderson Announces Their Own 50th Anniversary Tour & New Music

YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman are set for lots of tour dates and some CD, Vinyl and DVD releases. Their tour is called “QUINTESSENTIAL YES: THE 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR” The 100 Show World Tour starts on June 3rd 2018 in Warsaw, Poland with shows in Scandinavia, Germany, […]

Soul Singer Yvonne Staples of the Staple Singers Dead at 80

She passed away at her home in Chicago, Illinois. Staples performed on hits including “Respect Yourself,” “I’ll Take You There” and “Let’s Do It Again.” The latter two went to #1. She joined the family band after her brother Pervis was drafted into the army. They actually started in the […]

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. […]