Rock & Roll Hall of Fame President & CEO Greg Harris
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame President and CEO Greg Harris gives us a behind the scenes look at the 37th Annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony. The inductees include Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Duran Duran, Judas Priest, Eminem, Lionel Richie, Eurythmics, Dolly Parton and Carly Simon. Gunner presses Greg on his time at the baseball HOF in Cooperstown and has a theory why he moved on. Plus, is John Mellencamp allowed to smoke in the Hall? Fun conversation!
Wendy Dio On 'Dio: Dreamers Never Die' Doc & Life with Ronnie
Wendy Dio dishes on life at the center of the Heavy Metal scene with late husband Ronnie James Dio. The documentary 'Dio: Dreamers Never Die' will be in theaters nationwide Wednesday, September 28th AND Sunday, October 2nd. How did they keep their marriage together? What were the Black Sabbath years like? Did drugs ever become a problem?
Pink Floyd's Nick Mason On Charlie Watts, Greyhound Buses (!) & Meeting Queen Elizabeth
Pink Floyd co-founder & drummer Nick Mason is back in America for his Saucerful of Secrets: The Echoes Tour. Nick talks about how strange it was to meet the late Queen Elizabeth, where he ranks the Rolling Stones Charlie Watts amongst the greatest rock drummers and a wonderful, funny story about his love of the Greyhound Bus. Fun listen!
Carlos Santana On Woodstock, Jimi Hendrix & Weed at the White House
Rock & Roll Hall hall of Famer Carlos Santana talks about performing at Woodstock BEFORE his debut album hit record stores, watching Woodstock: The Movie with Jimi Hendrix's girlfriend and receiving the Kennedy Center Honor in a group that included Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock and Actress Shirley MacLaine.
James Young of Styx On Seeing Jimi Hendrix, The Who & Hangin' with the Super Bowl XX Bears
James Young is the longest tenured member of Styx. That's why they call him 'The Godfather of Styx' (he gets 10% of EVERYTHING! LOL)! We talk about NOT being in the Rock & Roll HOF, growing up in Chicago, Cubs v White Sox and hanging out with the Super Bowl XX Champion Bears. Grab a slice of deep dish and enjoy!
Kevin Cronin On Touring, Stephen Stills & REO's 'Lost' Album
REO Speedwagon is back on the road with Styx and Loverboy! Kevin Cronin Talks about his musical hero, Stephen Stills, REO's 'lost' album 'Building the Bridge' and his love of the Midwest.
Matt Sorum On Johnny Depp, Drumming for Motorhead & Alice Cooper's Drinking Club
Some guys have all the luck (and skill!). Enter Matt Sorum! Rock & Roll HOF drummer for Guns n Roses. Member of Velvet Revolver, The Hollywood Vampires and Honorary member of Motorhead (drummed on the 2009 tour). Plus, founding member of the Kings of Chaos (John Waite, Sebastian Bach, John Waite, Lita Ford, Jack Blades and more!) Unbelievable stories about Alice Cooper's 1970s drinking club, Johnny Depp and Matt's relationship with Lemmy from Motorhead. Oh, and Marlon Brando's conga drums. Plus, performing with the Kings at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Great listen.
Rod Stewart Talks Handcuffs (!), Model Trains & Announces a Killer 2024 Tour!
Sir Rod Stewart will be touring North America this summer! Great conversation including 'Handcuff Talk', Rod's early days seeing the Rolling Stones in a crowd of FIFTEEN(!) people on Eel Pie Island in London and Rod reveals (for the FIRST time anywhere) his plans for a wildly unique 2024 Tour! You're gonna want to be there!
PODCAST: R&R Hall of Fame President/CEO Greg Harris on 2022 Inductees
The 2022 Rock & Roll HOF Induction Class: Pat Benatar, Duran Duran, Eminem, Eurythmics, Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon & Judas Priest! Gunner grills Greg on Dolly Parton. Plus, why is Judas Priest in the Musical Excellence and NOT in the Performer category? Greg used to work at the Baseball HOF, so, should Pete Rose be in? Finally, Greg invites us to broadcast LIVE from the Hall!
Kevin Cronin: His 1st LIVE Concert, REO Royalty Checks & Weekend Audiences
REO's Kevin Cronin is the BEST! Kevin recalls his first concert experience w/ a HUGE band that went on to play Woodstock. Then Gunner gets nosy and asks how big those REO royalty checks are---Kevin's response is great! Finally, the boys grill Kevin about early-week shows (Mon, Tues, etc) and the difference between weekend & weekday audiences.