Alain Johannes of Eleven joins Eric in conversation to share memories and pay tribute to the life and work of his longtime friend Chris Cornell. How did they first connect, Soundgarden taking Eleven out on tour on their own dime, memories of writing and recording Euphoria Morning, Chris’s relationship with Jeff Buckley, reconnecting for The Keeper, Chris passing the stage to Alain at a festival as a way to needle the promoters, Alain’s thoughts on Chris’s creative journey, and Alain’s amazing thoughts on Chris’s legacy. Lots of funny stories, behind the scenes memories, praise, kind words, laughter and tears in homage to one of the world’s greatest, gone too soon. Part 2 of 2.
Kevin Godley joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days discovering music, the formation of 10cc, his meeting with Paul McCartney, why he left 10cc, branching out with Godley & Creme, what it was like to record with Sarah Vaughan, memories of the Cry video, looking back at some iconic videos such as Girls On Film, Two Tribes and When We Was Fab with George Harrison, his autobiography, his feature film in the works, the new deluxe 10cc box set and his exciting new fan collaboration project called Musicle Memory. And there might be some Trump talk in the mix!
episode 24 | Gene Simmons: Fandom vs. The Vault Experience Join Megan and Craig as they try to unpack the varying feelings about the forthcoming release of Gene Simmons – The Vault Experience.
SOUND OF THE SUNSET, SOUND OF THE SEA
The Monkees track by track, session by session
Episode 04 – 1966 sessions 4/5
Ladies Aid Society
Mr. Webster (version one)
Hold On Girl (version one)
Through The Looking Glass (version one)
Sometime In The Morning
I Don’t Think You Know Me (version two)
Your Auntie Grizelda
Hold On Girl (version two)
I’m A Believer
Look Out (Here Comes Tomorrow)
Perhaps no work of art has such a powerful connection to the horrific and shocking events of September 11th as Bruce Springsteen’s The Rising album. Powerful, beautiful, painful, heroic, cathartic, vengeful, unifying, inspiring, brave, vulnerable, fearful, loving… it’s all fertile territory and Bruce covers every bit as he responds to the events of September 11th as only the truly great artists can – through his timeless and brilliant work.
In this debut of a new sidecast series entitled The Chronicles of This and That, Eric welcomes Lee McCormack of the Tramps Like Us podcast, Kimberly Blatz, and Pods & Sods regular Mr Brian Jacobs for this wonderful conversation about this landmark album, it’s meanings, significance and impacts.
Rich Williams of Kansas joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days discovering the guitar, his role as a “fixer” in the band, some details around the split of the classic lineup, his memories of the late 70s into the early 80s around Monolith/Audio Visions, what he did during the post-Elefante break, how he views the MCA Records, what he learned from Steve Morse, memories of the bus touring in the early to mid 90s, the bittersweet departure of Steve Walsh, and the new rebirth that Kansas is currently experiencing with Prelude Implicit and their new live album Leftoverture Live & Beyond.