INTERVIEW: Kayak’s Ton Scherpenzeel: How They Almost Broke Up

Kayak have just released their 17th album appropriately titled “Seventeen.” We talked to their leader and only original member left Ton Scherpenzeel. 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 […]

INTERVIEW: Glenn Frey’s Brother On Dealing With Negative Eagles Press

This is part three of our five-parter on our conversations with Glenn’s younger brother Alan. A few years ago I was interviewing a well known artist and he said something to me that has always stayed with me. I’m not going to share his name but he said, “I know […]

INTERVIEW: Does Bill Champlin Feel Free From Chicago?

INTERVIEW – We asked Bill Champlin if He Feels Free of Chicago? He was in the band almost 30 years. PRE-ORDER BILL CHAMPLIN & WUNDERGROUND “BLEEDING SECRETS” AT WWW.BILLCHAMPLIN.COM CHECK OUT A SAMPLE OF THESE NEW BILL CHAMPLIN ‘WUNDERGROUND’ TUNES https://soundcloud.com/tamarachamplinband/the-only-way-down-bill-champlins-wunderground https://soundcloud.com/tamarachamplinband/imaginary-friend-bill-champlin-wunderground John Beaudin has been in major market radio […]

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. […]