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Brinsley Schwarz-This Week’s Podcast

Brinsley Schwarz was a king of the pub rock scene with his own band and then became a member of the Rumour, which backed up Graham Parker and ultimately released records under its own moniker. Brinsley went on to work as a guitar tech in a music shop and then reunited with Graham Parker after […]

Donny & Chris

DONNY OSMOND: Best…podcast ..EVER!  James Spencer __________________________________ I didn’t think you’d match the Paul Anka so soon, but you did! His honest answers to your blunt questions were awesome, and the little digressions (“why Android instead of Apple?”) were great too. I loved it!
 Mark B. Spiegel __________________________________ I just listened to the Spotify interview interview you […]

Tommy James-This Week’s Podcast

Tommy James cut “Hanky Panky” when he was just a teenager, and then he signed with Morris Levy’s Roulette Records and ended up with tons of hits, but very little money. Listen to the story of an artist who pushed the limits of the hit single idiom (remember the tremolo effect in “Crimson and Clover”?) […]

Paul Carrack-This Week’s Podcast

Paul Carrack wrote and sang the classic “How Long” for his band Ace, and sang “Tempted” for Squeeze and “Silent Running” and “The Living Years” for Mike and the Mechanics. Carrack also played keys on such varied albums as Roxy Music’s “Avalon,” the Pretenders’ “Learning to Crawl” and Elton John’s “Made in England.” He’s part […]