Interview #10 – Henry Gross Remembers a Touching Baseball Moment With His Dad

Henry Gross and An Amazing Story About His Dad and That Baseball Game (#10) I ask every artist about their parents. Were you close? Were They supportive? Did they get you? I lost my father in 2013 – he was 87. I was always closer to my mom not so […]

Henry Gross Talks Bob Dylan and His Love of Classic Comedy – Interview Clip #8

Check out the video on YouTube Henry Gross Talks Bob Dylan and His Love of Classic Comedy (#8) Jan 3 As I’ve mentioned in this series before there are musicians that I’ve interviewed that I’ve found fascinating. When it came time to music growing up I liked the friends who […]

interview #7 – Henry Gross on Those Big Changes in Life

Henry Gross on How Your Life Can Turn On a Dime (#7) Dec 27 Henry was one of my most enjoyable interviews. I could hang with this guy. He’s a funny deep introspective guy who’s persepoctives always made me think. We talked about how things can change real fast in […]

Interview #6 – Henry Gross on “The Greatest Rock and Roll Book of The Last Ten Years”

Henry Gross: “The Greatest Book In Rock & Roll Was By Tommy James (#6) In 2010 Tommy James wrote the book “Me, the Mob, and the Music: One Helluva Ride with Tommy James & The Shondells.” Henry Gross is a fan. (Clip 021) We will have more of our interview […]

Henry Gross Talks Judgements in Music and The Love For Sad Songs Like “Shannon”

Henry Gross Talks Judgements in Music and The Love For Sad Songs Like “Shannon” (Interview Clip #5) I was a radio Program Director for a station called The Breeze and then California 103. What I loved about programming was doing research and I remember a report on Joan Jett’s version […]

Henry Gross Schools Us On Comedy (Interview #4)

Henry Gross Schools Us On Comedy (Interview #4) I first asked Henry Gross for an interview almost two years ago. He sang one of my favorite ballads from the seventies, “Shannon.” I like the song so much I wanted to name my first born Shannon. When I met my second […]

Interview: Henry Gross Looks Back At The King – Elvis Presley

Henry Gross On the Wonderment Of Elvis (Interview Clip #3) I’ve always loved the history of music. I first discovered that consciously when I got into Elton John in his prime in the seventies. I had fallen in love with this artists music and was pleasantly surprised when I found […]

Henry Gross Talks Keeping It Clean, Respecting The Audience and Protecting That Voice (INTERVIEW #2)

This is part three of our series on singer/songwriter Henry Gross. I talk to many artists who have a hard time talking clearly let alone singing their old hits. After watching a video of Henry Gross singing his old 1976 #6 hit “Shannon” I was amazed on how he had […]

Henry Gross: How His Biggest Hit “Shannon” Once Backfired On Him & That Famous Casey Kasem Dedication

Henry Gross Remember How His Biggest Hit “Shannon” Once Backfired On Him (#1) This is part one of our series on Henry Gross a gifter guitarist who played Woodstock at 18 as a member of Sha Na Na. Anyone growing up in the 70’s has heard his biggest hit “Shannon’ […]