Elton John’s “Take Me To The Pilot” Caleb Quaye Talks About That Famous Orchestral Hook

Interview #3 Former Elton Guitarist Caleb Quaye The Orchestral Hook On “Take Me To The Pilot” by Paul Buckmaster and Produced by Gus Dudgeon. 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 John […]

The Story Behind The Hit “Obsession” By Animotion from Holly Knight

The Story Behind The Hit “Obsession” By Animotion from Holly Knight Interview Clip # 15 With Holly Knight May 1, 2020 – Annimotion’s 1984 hit “Obsession” reached #6 on the charts. They had three Top 40 hits and that was their biggest. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO FOR THIS STORY BELOW […]

Holly Knight On Writing Hooks On Scandal’s “The Warrior”

Interview Clip # 9 With Holly Knight March 20, 2020 – Patty Smyth and Warrior released “The Warrior” in 1984 was a #7 hit in the U.S. Billboard chart. Written by Nick Gilder of “Hot Child in the City” and “Roxy Roller” fame and Holly Knight. Anyway, I thought the […]

10cc’s Graham Gouldman: Dreadlock Holiday: The Real Story Behind The Hit

February 28, 2020 – There is always that one song that gets stuck on one’s ear. To me, that was 10cc’s “Dreadlock Holiday” from 1978 and the “Bloody Tourists” album. Graham Gouldman was always one of my favorite members of 10cc. Not sure why I always gravitated to his songs […]

Interview Player’s Peter Beckett on Their Huge Hit “Baby Come Back”

How Player’s “Baby Come Back” Was No Overnight Success September 24, 2019 – Remember please subscribe to our channels and click the bell notification so you won’t miss any of our music news or interviews. Peter Beckett, the co-write and lead singer of “Baby Come Back” by Player was pushing […]

Bernie Leadon Talks About the First Eagles Hit “Take It Easy” and His Part In It

Interview Clip #3- What Bernie Leadon Did To “Take It Easy” The First Eagles Hit July 19, 2019 – That first twang of the guitar for the hit “Take It Easy” is instantly recognizable. It’s the first song off the first Eagles album from 1972 and the first tune from […]

The Back Story To “Peaceful Easy Feeling” From Writer Jack Tempchin

Interview Clip #2 – The Real Eagles Story On “Peaceful Easy Feeling” from Writer Jack Tempchin April 21, 2019 – ‘Peaceful Easy Feeling” was a #22 hit for the Eagles in 1972. On part two of our interview with its writer, we ask Jack Tempchin to not give us the […]

INTERVIEW – Eddie Money Talks About His First Hit “Baby Hold On,” His New Reality TV Show & A New Album

This is part one of a seven part series of our conversation with the great Eddie Money. Since 1978 he’s had 11 Top 40 hits and “Baby Hold On’ was his very first. It was released in February 1978 two months after his self titled debut was released. Co-written by […]