Chris Hillman of The Byrds and Desert Rose Band and The Flying Burrito Brothers, Vicki Peterson of The Bangles and Action Skulls, John Rzeznik of The Goo Goo Dolls, Mitch Schneider of MSO PR, and Rod Melancon join Eric in conversation to share memories and pay tribute to the life and work of Tom Petty. Hear Chris Hillman share memories of Tom Petty joining The Byrds for a few gigs and Tom’s efforts behind the scenes and in the studio on Chris’s latest album, Vicki Peterson’s memories of singing with Tom during the Full Moon Fever sessions and joining the Heartbreakers earlier this year, John Rzeznik’s thoughts on Tom’s songwriting, the greatness of American Girl and Tom’s timeless cool factor, Mitch Schneider sharing personal memories working alongside Tom as his publicist for 17 years including specific memories about specific lyrics directly from Tom, and young Louisiana singer-songwriter Rod Melancon’s deep appreciation of Tom, his legacy and the immortality of Tom’s music. 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 3 of 3.
1986: A year of harmony. By that, we mean an album that was huge during the year – Different Light by The Bangles. Join us as we take a track by track look at this timeless album, and also hit the following single “Hazy Shade Of Winter”.