Franke Previte talks about his song “One World” being re-done in the wake both of the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on artists, and the recent protests for justice. He describes the writing in first release of the song in 1989/90, why he brought it back with new musicians with a new message, how fellow musicians are handling the pandemic, and how one can help charities through this song.
Danny Kortchmar talks about The Immediate Family, a group of legendary musicians including Waddy Wachtel, Leland Sklar, Russ Kunkel, and Steve Postell. He discusses the music on their project, working in the studio, the traits and favorite works of his members, and his session and production work.
Ronnie Platt, lead vocalist in Kansas, talks about the band’s 2020 album “The Absence Of Presence,” what the members bring to the band, the musical style of Kansas, and more. Watch the interview here:
John Murphy chatted with Don McLean, talking about his hometown of New Rochelle, NY (and its connection to the COVID-19 pandemic), a contemporary comparison to “American Pie,” the nuance in his songwriting, and more.
Russ Giguere of The Association talks about his new book “Along Comes The Association: Beyond Folk Rock And Three-Piece Suits.” He chats about their music, their harmonies, places they’ve performed, unreleased music from the band, and much more.
Murph chatted with Ralph Malph & Potsie from “Happy Days” — Don Most & Anson Williams — about their new YouTube show “Harvest Time“