On this Six-Pack episode, friend of the show Jack Broad and Randy W Hall of That Dandy Classic Music Hour join Eric Miller of Pods & Sods to celebrate the work of Chris Cornell. From the iconic band Soundgarden, to the supergroup Audioslave, and dipping into his early and later solo work, we touch on each in this mini-playlist and dive into his work and career. A voice unlike any other, a poet, a master craftsman and songwriter, Chris was seriously a unique, creative force and just a helluva rockstar.
So sit back and discover or rediscover the unique brilliance of Chris Cornell.
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.
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.