Friends of the show, Sandy and Susan have been performing as part of an amazing Heart tribute for 12+ years throughout the northeastern states. In this episode, they share how they initially got into the band, what Heart music means to them, how they connected and formed their band, some of the challenges in performing Heart songs, personal encounters with the band, and so much more. They’re really bringing a unique perspective on this super fun episode celebrating some off the beaten path Heart songs – some wonderful deep cuts in here!
So sit back and join us in keeping the Heart love alive!
Liv Warfield of Roadcase Royale joins Eric in conversation to discuss the beginnings of her career, moving to Portland Oregon from Peoria Illinois to find her voice in a steady karaoke scene, becoming an independent artist with a charting single, how she connected with Prince, the funny story in waiting for the announced “Prince will call you” call that changed her life, how Prince influenced her confidence and songwriting on her next solo album, how the couple of songs they wrote together came about, is there anything she worked on with Prince in his legendary vault, what she wishes the world knew more about Prince, how she connected with Nancy Wilson to form Roadcase Royale, origins of their anthemic Get Loud, what it means to raise your voice as an artist, how have “Heart” audiences accepted her, what’s next for the band in terms of touring and recording, what’s next for her personally, and much more!
Nancy Wilson of Heart and Roadcase Royale shares her 10 Essential Jimmy Page, err.. ok it pretty much devolves into the Essential Led Zeppelin songs. Heart has long been unabashed Led Zeppelin fans, having performed tons of Zeppelin songs through their career. As Nancy shares her essential Led Zeppelin songs, she also shares memories about the first time she saw them in concert, the first time she met them, her memories on the legendary Kennedy Center Honors performance, how various Zeppelin songs have seeped into her DNA and how they’ve inspired and impacted her guitar playing and the music of Heart, how Zeppelin has inspired Nancy to dig into the blues even through her new band, Roadcase Royale, and much more. From the unique perspective as one legend talking about another, Nancy shares personal memories and musical insight into the work of Jimmy Page and Led Zeppelin.
Ann Wilson of Heart, Superunkown producer Michael Beinhorn, Bhi Bhiman, Kevin Martin of Candlebox, and Gary Lucas join Eric in conversation to share memories and pay tribute to the life and work of Chris Cornell. Did Chris ever write or record with Heart? What was it like when Black Hole Sun first arrived in the studio? How was it coming up, sharing the stage and working in the studio with Chris? 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 1 of 2.