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Interviewing The Legends

Interviewing The Legends with Ray Shasho
Show Host: 
Ray Shasho

Interviewing The Legends is devoted to promoting authors and musicians worldwide. Ray spotlights exclusive interviews with both legendary and up and coming artists. Ray also features the movers and shakers of the music and publishing industries and suggests important methods for getting the most out of your public relations and marketing methods.

Important links:

https://www.publicityworksagency.com/ Publicity Works Agency

www.classicrockmusicwriter.com The Classic Rock Music Reporter

www.classicrockhereandnow.com Classic Rock Here and Now

www.musictriedandtrue.com Music Tried and True

Weekly Show
Station 1
Tuesday
Starts: 
7:00 pm PT
Ends: 
7:55 pm PT

Talk Show Program Archives for Podcasting

Annie Haslam Prog Rock Queen Special Guest on Interviewing the Legends, November 6, 2018 Annie Haslam the Enchanting Voice of Renaissance on Interviewing the Legends
Ilana Marks Chats About Her New Film 'Mind The Gap', October 30, 2018 Ilana Marks Filmmaker,Writer,Director Special Guest on Interviewing the Legends
Interviewing The Legends, October 23, 2018 Sonja Kristina progressive rock legend with Curved Air
Bruce Soord frontman for prog rock's The Pineapple Thief, October 16, 2018 Bruce Soord 'Pineapple Thief' singer,songwriter, guitarist special guest on Interviewing the Legends
John Lodge Moody Blues Legendary Bassist, Singer and Songwriter Special Guest on Interviewing the Legends, October 9, 2018 Moody Blues Legend John Lodge Chats About New Album and Tour
Stephen Bishop Singer-Songwriter-Musician-Actor Special Guest on Interviewing the Legends, October 2, 2018 Interviewing the Legends Welcomes the Incomparable Stephen Bishop
Interviewing The Legends welcomes legendary singer and songwriter Bobby Goldsboro, September 25, 2018 Bobby Goldsboro special guest on Interviewing the Legends
Interviewing The Legends welcomes Elias Soriano of Nonpoint, September 18, 2018 Nonpoint frontman Elias Soriano talks about their new album and tour
Interviewing The Legends welcomes David Huff legendary Christian Rocker with David and the Giants, September 11, 2018 David Huff talks about finding Jesus in Rock and Roll
Interviewing The Legends welcomes legendary Christian Rocker Greg X. Volz, September 4, 2018 Interviewing the Legends welcomes legendary Petra singer Greg X. Volz
Interviewing The Legends with Special Guest John McNally of The Searchers, August 28, 2018 John McNally and The Searchers will call it quits in 2019
Prairie Prince legendary drummer for The Tubes and Todd Rundgren, August 21, 2018 Prairie Prince legendary drummer on The Ray Shasho Show
Blues Guitarist Eddie Devil Boy Turner Special Guest on The Ray Shasho Show, August 14, 2018 Eddie Devil Boy Turner Blues Guitarist, Singer and Songwriter
Rupert Holmes best known to the public as the singer-songwriter of several Billboard Top Ten hits, including his #1 multi platinum smash “Escape” aka “The Pina Colada Song”, August 7, 2018 Ray Shasho welcomes Rupert Holmes to the show
The Ray Shasho Show, August 1, 2018 Jock Bartley legendary guitarist with Firefall on The Ray Shasho Show
Mark Andes Legendary Bassist for Spirit, Jo Jo Gunne,Heart and Firefall, July 18, 2018 Legendary Bassist Mark Andes Special Guest on The Ray Shasho Show
Welcome to a very special edition of The Ray Shasho Show, July 4, 2018 Today we Honor & Remember ‘The Life & Music’ of legendary guitarist Tommy Bolin
Corey Glover legendary singer for Living Colour, June 20, 2018 Corey Glover singer and actor special guest on The Ray Shasho Show
Ivan Browne "Green Tambourine" Top 40 classic singer special guest on The Ray Shasho Show, June 6, 2018 Ivan Browne the voice of Top 40 classic "Green Tambourine" on The Ray Shasho Show
Michael Des Barres Rock Legend and Actor Special Guest on The Ray Shasho Show, May 23, 2018 Michael Des Barres 'Murdoc' Villain on MacGyver and Rock Legend

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Featured Guests

Guest, Loretta Swit December 11, 2018
Guest, Doane Perry December 4, 2018
Guest, Neal Smith November 27, 2018
Guest, Bob Kulick November 20, 2018
Guest, Richard Lloyd November 13, 2018
Guest, Annie Haslam November 6, 2018
Guest, Ilana Marks October 30, 2018
Guest, Sonja Kristina October 23, 2018
Guest, Bruce Soord October 16, 2018
Guest, John Lodge October 9, 2018
Guest, Stephen Bishop October 2, 2018
Guest, Bobby Goldsboro September 25, 2018
Guest, Elias Soriano September 18, 2018
Guest, David Huff September 11, 2018
Guest, Greg X Volz September 4, 2018
Guest, John McNally August 28, 2018
Guest, Prairie Prince August 21, 2018
Guest, Rupert Holmes August 7, 2018
Guest, Jock Bartley August 1, 2018

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Ray Shasho Ray Shasho Lakewood Ranch FL USA Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube The Publicity Works Agency, The Classic Rock Music Reporter, Classic Rock Here and Now, Music Tried and True, Rock Writer, Author Site, Keys and Chords, The Ray Shasho Show, Check the Gs book trailer
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Talk Show Host, Electronics Entrepreneur, Author, Classic Rock Music Journalist and Director of PR Exposure Now
Biography:

Rock Music journalist Ray Shasho was dubbed ‘Rock Raymond’ by friends and family for his love of rock music. Since a kid growing up in Baltimore, Maryland he became obsessed with music. In high school, he attended hundreds of rock concerts and even took a job at the famed Capital Centre arena to meet his favorite rock stars before and after their shows. After graduating from a CBS owned broadcasting school in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Ray became a Top 40 radio deejay in the late 70’s and early 80’s and his life became the music. Unfortunately radio stations trusted computers (Arbitron ratings) over human instincts. It was the early radio jocks who discovered great music and put it out over the airwaves. Radio became mundane when they began mimicking each other based on the Arbitrons.

After his stint in radio, Shasho became an entrepreneur in electronics. Ray and his family owned and operated cutting-edge retail electronic businesses in Washington, D.C.  Shasho witnessed all the technological advancements firsthand and how it affected the music industry. From early transistor radios, record players, reel to reel tape recorders, cassette and eight track tape players, walkmans, CD players to MP3’s. Some of Ray’s clients included … Chuck Norris, James Mason, Ted Williams, Alex Haley, Art Buchwald, Dick Gregory, Dionne Warwick, John Candy, Jon Voight and General Colin Powell.

Ray Shasho published his first novel entitled Check the Gs, Ray’s comical and awe-inspiring novel about growing up in the family business. Shasho subsequently released a second novel entitled, Wacky Shenanigans on F Street-Proud to be Politically Incorrect in Washington D.C.

In 2010, Ray Shasho became a classic rock music journalist in St. Petersburg, Florida. It started out as a fun gig to help promote his book but something very extraordinary transformed. Shasho began covering concerts and music events around the Tampa Bay area and decided to take a crack at interviewing some of the rock music legends that he idolized all of his life. 

Ray’s very first “rock star” interview was Joe Lala who lived in Tampa, Florida. He contacted Joe by way of the internet and scheduled an interview at Joe’s home. Ray was surprised how cordial and amendable Joe was to tell the story about his rock and roll past. Ray and Joe spent hours together reliving his days of playing percussion with Blues Image, Stephen Stills and Manassas, The Bee Gees and Firefall. Joe disclosed stories about jamming with Jimi Hendrix and throwing Mick Jagger out of his hotel room in New York City. After the interview, Joe asked Ray to be his personal assistant and later to help write his own personal memoir.  Shasho was so overwhelmed with the ease of the interview that he immediately began his search for the next one.

Ray quickly became one of the top music journalists in the country. His column is read by thousands of music enthusiasts daily and Shasho’s in-depth interviews, album and concert reviews are featured on artist websites around the globe.

Shasho began asking each legendary musician, singer and songwriter this question … If you had a “Field of Dreams” wish, like the movie, to play or collaborate with anyone from the past or present, who would that be? The question became eminent to the interviewer and interviewee and the responses will surely surprise the most discerning music enthusiast.

Ray is currently the director of ‘The Publicity Works Agency’ promoting authors and musicians across the globe. His new book is entitled The Rock Star Chronicles  featuring over 50 Intimate Conversations with the Music Legends That Set Us Free. (A release date has not been announced as of yet) Music Journalist Ray Shasho has been on a rock and roll pilgrimage to help promote and save the greatest music the world has ever known.

Here’s a list of the music artists Ray has interviewed for the book and recently on BBS radio to help promote.

PRINT INTERVIEWS

  • Joe Lala (Blues Image,Stephen Stills and Manassas)
  • Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds,Renaissance)
  • Eric Burdon (The Animals,War)
  • Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere and the Raiders)
  • Mark Volman (The Turtles,Frank Zappa and the Mothers of In vention)
  • Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow,Deep Purple)
  • Gregg Rolie (Santana,Journey)
  • Mark Farner(Grand Funk Railroad)
  • Dave Mason (Traffic)
  • Jon Anderson (YES)
  • Ronnie Montrose (Montrose)
  • Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel, Levin Torn White)
  • Billy Sherwood (YES,Circa)
  • Tommy James (Shondells)
  • Stanley Sheldon (Peter Frampton)
  • Kim Wilson (The Fabulous Thunderbirds)
  • Todd Rundgren (Utopia)
  • Pat Simmons (Doobie Brothers)
  • Janet Robbins (Daughter of Marty Robbins)
  • Barry Winslow (The Royal Guardsmen)
  • Norman Greenbaum (Spirit in the Sky)
  • Demetri Joannou (Blue Moon Harem)
  • Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown)
  • Roger McGuinn (The Byrds)
  • Al Atkins (Judas Priest)
  • Paul May (Atkins/May Project)
  • Roger Fisher (Heart)
  • Greg Lake (King Crimson, Emerson,Lake and Palmer)
  • Nils Lofgren (Grin, Bruce Springsteen and the E street Band)
  • Tommy Roe (Sheila,Sweet Pea,Dizzy)
  • Chris Stein (Blondie)
  • Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)-2012
  • Henry McCullough (Joe Cocker & The Grease Band, Paul McCartney & Wings)
  • Merrell Fankhauser (The Impacts, MU, Merrell And The Exiles, Fapardokly)
  • Andy Powell (Wishbone Ash)
  • Frank Marino (Mahogany Rush)
  • Chris Squire (YES)
  • Gary Puckett (The Union Gap)
  • Micky Dolenz(The Monkees)
  • Michael Des Barres (Silverhead,Detective)
  • Eric Johnson ("Cliffs of Dover")
  • Colin Blunstone(The Zombies)
  • Suzi Quatro(Queen of Rock)
  • Steve Hillage(Gong)
  • Lou Gramm (Foreigner)
  • Annie Haslam(Renaissance)
  • Johnny Winter
  • Paul Kantner(Jefferson Airplane,Jefferson Starship)
  • Peter Rivera (Original lead singer and drummer of Rare Earth)
  • Jason Sawford (Australian Pink Floyd)
  • Maria Muldaur
  • Candice Night (Blackmore's Night)
  • Tom Rush
  • Gino Vannelli
  • Jim "Dandy" Mangrum (Black Oak Arkansas)
  • Phil Ehart (Kansas)
  • Pete Best (The Beatles)
  • Dr. John
  • Billy J. Kramer (The Dakotas)
  • John Kay (Steppenwolf) 
  • Tom Johnston (Doobie Brothers)
  • Lita Ford (The Runaways)
  • Robin Trower
  • Roger Hodgson (Supertramp)
  • Joey Molland (Badfinger)
  • Marky Ramone (Dust,Ramones)
  • Mick Box (Uriah Heep)
  • Jeff Berlin (Virtuoso bassist)
  • Ian Gillan (Deep Purple)
  • Gary Lewis (The Playboys)
  • Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night)
  • Dave Davies (The Kinks)
  • Mike Love (The Beach Boys)
  • Billy Cobham (Mahavishnu Orchestra)
  • Burton Cummings (The Guess Who)
  • Gary Wright (Spooky Tooth,"Dream Weaver")
  • Melanie (The Voice of the Woodstock generation)
  • Roy Rogers (Virtuoso slide guitarist)
  • Ted Nugent 
  • Corky Laing (Mountain)
  • Cherie Currie (The Runaways)
  • Roger Earl (Foghat)
  • John Mayall (The Bluesbreakers)
  • Julian Lennon 
  • Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top)
  • Steve Hackett (Genesis)
  • Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge,Cactus,Beck,Bogert & Appice)
  • Tony Joe White ("Polk Salad Annie", "Rainy Night in Georgia")
  • Geoff Downes (The Buggles, Asia,YES)
  • Petula Clark ("Downtown," "A Sign of the Times," "Don't Sleep in the Subway")
  • Michael Pinder (The Moody Blues)
  • Joe Bonsall (The Oak Ridge Boys)
  • Wayne Swinny (Saliva)
  • Judy Collins
  • Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) -2014
  • Jack Bruce (Cream,West Bruce & Laing,Robin Trower, Big Blues Band)
  • Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann's Earth Band- "Blinded by the Light")
  • Jann Klose 
  • Andy Summers (The Police,Circa Zero)
  • Dan McCafferty (Nazareth)
  • Arthur Brown (The Crazy World of Arthur Brown)
  • Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles)
  • Jesse Colin Young (The Youngbloods)
  • Darryl Way (Curved Air) 
  • Don Wilson (The Ventures)
  • Patrick Moraz (YES/The Moody Blues
  • Jonathan Edwards ("Sunshine")
  • Al Kooper (The Blues Project, Blood,Sweat & Tears,Bob Dylan,Mike Bloomfield)
  • Mary Sarah (Country music's newest shining star)
  • Edgar Winter ("Frankenstein," "Free Ride")
  • Keith Emerson (The Nice,Emerson,Lake & Palmer)
  • Jean-Luc Ponty (Frank Zappa,Mahavishnu Orchestra,Jon Anderson)
  • Randy Bachman (The Guess Who,Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
  • Robin Trower -2014 
  • Trini Lopez ("If I had a Hammer," "Lemon Tree")
  • Barry Hay (Golden Earring) 
  • Ray Thomas (The Moody Blues) 
  • Nikki Lunden & Lora G. (Lunden Rein) 
  • Engelbert Humperdinck ("Release Me,"After The Lovin,'" "The Last Waltz")
  • David Clayton-Thomas (Blood,Sweat and Tears)
  • Dave Edmunds ("I Hear You Knocking")Rockpile
  • Bruce Kulick (KISS,Grand Funk Railroad)
  • Rex Pickett (Author of the ‘Sideways’ trilogy)
  • Stanley Livingston (Chip from My Three Sons)
  • Barry Livingston (Ernie from My Three Sons)
  • Marty Ingels (I'm Dickens, He's Fenster, Dick Van Dyke Show

   RAY'S  RADIO INTERVIEWS ON BBS RADIO

  • Claudette King (B.B. King’s youngest daughter)
  • Kevin Godley (10 cc,Godley and Creme)
  • Martin Barre (Jethro Tull)
  • Geoff Tate (Queensryche/Operation Mindcrime)
  • Vinnie Moore (Alice Cooper,UFO)
  • Beth Hart (World-renowned singer & songwriter)
  • Magic Dick(The J.Geils Band) & Shun Ng (Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist)
  • Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart) & Jann Klose
  • Kenny Aaronson (Dust,Stories,Bob Dylan,Joan Jett,New York Dolls,Yardbirds)
  • Ewan Currie (Lead Singer & Guitarist for The Sheepdogs)
  • Ginger Gilmour (Author,Sculptor,Poet,and Ex wife of Pink Floyd legend David Gilmour
  • Jamie Glaser (Guitarist for the AndersonPonty Band)
  • Miles Copeland III (Legendary music mogul)
  • Albert Castiglia (Blues Guitarist)
  • Fee Waybill (The Tubes)
  • Janet Robbins (Singer,Songwriter,Multi-instrumentalist,Daughter of Country Music Icon Marty Robbins)
  • Lucie Arnaz (Actress, Singer, Dancer, Broadway star, Producer, and Daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz) 
  • Dennis Locorriere (The voice of Dr Hook)
  • Wally Palmar (Guitarist & songwriter for The Romantics)
  • Wally Stocker (Guitarist for The Babys)
  • Tony Palmer (Legendary British filmmaker & director)
  • Doug Aldrich (Guitarist & songwriter for The Dead Daisies)
  • Laura & Nikki Lunden (Lunden Reign)
  • Ed King (The Strawberry Alarm Clock/Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Rick Roberts (Former lead singer/songwriter/guitarist for Firefall)
  • Rich Little (Master celebrity impressionist & Comedian)
  • John Hall (Guitarist,songwriter for 'Orleans')
  • Carl Palmer (Legendary drummer for Asia,Emerson Lake and Palmer)
  • Bobby Kimball (The legendary voice of Toto)
  • Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep)
  • Henry Paul (The Outlaws)
  • Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. (The Fifth Dimension)
  • Binky Womack (Nephew of R&B legend Bobby Womack)
  • Alan White (Legendary drummer for 'Y E S')
  • John Sebastian (The Lovin' Spoonful,Welcome Back Kotter theme)
  • Jim Messina (Buffalo Springfield,Poco,Loggins & Messina)
  • Frank Marino (Mahogany Rush)
  • Billy Cobham (Legendary Drummer & Jazz-Fusion Pioneer)
  • Suzi Quatro (Rock and Roll Heroine)
  • Bobby Caldwell (Legendary Drummer-Johnny Winter- Derringer- Allman Brothers-Captain Beyond)
  • Ray Walker (The Jordanaires -Elvis Presley's backup singers)
  • Peter Asher (Peter & Gordon/Legendary Producer/ Head of A&R dept. for The Beatles Apple Records
  • Todd Rundgren (Nazz,Utopia)
  • Candice Night (Blackmore's Night)
  • Roger and Mike Fisher (HEART)
  • Ian McDonald (King Crimson,Foreigner,Honey West)
  • Malik Shakur (Radio Host & Cousin of Tupac Shakur)
  • Cindy Blackman Santana (Virtuoso drummer/Wife of Carlos Santana)
  • Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown)
  • Nona Hendryx (Labelle) 
  • Derek Shulman (Simon Dupree and The Big Sound, Gentle Giant)
  • Steve Hunter (Lou Reed,Alice Cooper)
  • Steve Fossen & Michael Derosier (HEART)
  • Keith Thibodeaux ('Little Ricky' from I Love Lucy, drummer for David and The Giants)
  • Mason Williams ("Classical Gas" songwriter/ TV comedy writer)
  • Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night)
  • Alannah Myles ("Black Velvet" mega-hit)
  • Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge)
  • Mick Box (Uriah Heep)
  • Kevin Martin (Candlebox)
  • Lee Kerslake (Legendary drummer with Uriah Heep & Ozzy Osbourne)
  • Joe Deninzon (Stratospheerius)
  • Melanie (Safka) (Songwriter/musician & the voice of a generation)
  • Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals)
  • Michael Des Barres (Silverhead/Detective lead singer/Murdoc villain on McGyver)
  • Ivan Browne (Lead singer with The Lemon Pipers "Green Tambourine")
  • Corey Glover (Living Colour)
  • Tommy Bolin Tribute Show with Joe Vitale & Kenny Passarelli of Joe Walsh/Barnstorm (also music journalist Trace Keane)
  • Mark Andes (Spirit,Jo Jo Gunne,Heart,Firefall)
  • Jock Bartley (Gram Parsons & The Fallen Angels, Firefall)
  • Rupert Holmes ("Escape, The Pina Colada Song")
  • Eddie "Devil Boy" Turner (Blues Guitarist)
  • Prairie Prince (The Tubes,Todd Rundgren)
  • John McNally (The Searchers)
  • Stephen Bishop ("On and On", "It Might Be You" and "Save It for a Rainy Day")
  • Bobby Goldsboro ("Honey", "See the Funny Little Clown", "Little Things", "Summer the first time", "Watching Scotty Grow")
  • Elias Soriano (Frontman for 'Nonpoint')
  • Greg Huff (David and The Giants)
  • Greg X.Volz (Petra and Classic Petra)
  • John Lodge (The Moody Blues)
  • Bruce Soord (The Pineapple King)
  • Sonja Kristina (Curved Air)
  • Ilana Marks (Filmmaker-Director-Writer-Producer)
  • Annie Haslam (Renaissance)
  • Richard Lloyd (Television)
  • Bob Kulick (Kiss guitarist/Grammy award-winning producer)
  • Neal Smith (Alice Cooper)
  • Doane Perry (Jethro Tull)
  • Loretta Swit  (Award-winning actress, known for her iconic starring role on TV's most honored series, M*A*S*H, and her portrayal of Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan
     

About Ray’s company The PUBLICITY WORKS AGENCY

 https://www.publicityworksagency.com website

The Publicity Works Agency is your business confidant. We’re engaged round-the- clock to build your brand and heighten your celebrity status, by utilizing every media promotional tool and source required to insure a successful publicity campaign. Our savvy team of public relation managers and publicists have dedicated over 25 prolific years in publicity, marketing, journalism, sales, finance and entrepreneurial matureness, and are partnered with vital and influential media professionals and experts to empower maximum exposure.

In today’s fast-paced and state-of-the-art world, an ongoing publicity campaign is essential to rise above the competition and become extraordinary and prosperous. The Publicity Works Agency will thrive to take you to that level of success and beyond.  A personal publicist will be at your beck and call to persistently brainstorm and tweak ideas and to reassure that we’ve orchestrated the very best possible publicity campaign tailored to fit your every need.

THE PUBLICITY WORKS AGENCY … We Shine Only When We Make You Shine

Contact us today at 941-877-1552  or email us at  ray@publicityworksagency.com

Ray’s published novels …

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Check the Gs’

The True Story of an Eclectic American Family

and Their Wacky Family Business

AND

Wacky Shenanigans on F Street (2nd Edition)

Proud to be Politically Incorrect in Washington, D.C.

 

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Check the Gs’ At an age when most kids are just getting rid of the training wheels on their bicycle, Ray Shasho entered into a crazy world of secret lingo and bullying sales tactics at the Chin Lung Art Gallery, his father's retail store on the corner of Thirteenth and F Street in Washington, DC. Check the Gs is the true story of how this bizarre family business changed his world forever. Raised by a Cuban Catholic mother and Syrian Jewish father, Shasho made his first sale at the age of six and never looked back. Life in the family business (and in the Shasho family) was never boring. From FBI interrogations to angry mobs, each new day at the Chin Lung Art Gallery brought with it new adventures. Check the Gs tells a story for everyone who is proud their family and heritage but not afraid to laugh at its many eccentricities, and for anyone who has ever worked in retail and experienced its humorous situations and misadventures.

Review …

…“This book takes you away to a time that will never be repeated in America. Where families worked together, ate together, and passed down the family business. Ray tells us his story and you are locked in from the first page. You live inside his family's retail store; when retail meant something before the Best Buys & Walmart's took away the shopping "experience." You're next to Ray when he attends rock concerts by real artists in the Baltimore & Washington DC area. This is a guy that lives & breathes two things: family & music. It’s a beautifully written book that I couldn't put down …

Highly recommended!”

… By Mr. Fitzroy Format: Hardcover

BOTH BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE AT AMAZON.COM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bnYydT0GH1s​    -Book trailer for Check the Gs

Featured Guests on BBS Radio Talk Show Programs

Featured, Guest, Bob Kulick November 20, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 07:00 pm

Guest, Bob Kulick

Guest Name: 
Bob Kulick
BOB KULICK BROTHER OF KISS GUITARIST BRUCE KULICK IS ALSO PART OF THE KISS FAMILY
Guest Category: 
Guest Occupation: 
Guitarist/Record Producer
Guest Biography: 

B   O   B

K   U   L   I   C   K

THE INFAMOUS STEALTH GUITARIST

W/ K  I  S  S

EXCLUSIVE!

If there was a "fifth member of Kiss" award to be handed out, guitarist Bob Kulick would probably be the front-running recipient. Not only was he in the running to become the original lead guitarist for Kiss, but he has played (uncredited) on several Kiss releases over the years, and even eventually helped recruit his younger brother, Bruce Kulick, into the Kiss fold. Kulick was born in Queens, New York, and by the early '70s was playing guitar in local bands, as well as a few releases by the obscure outfit Hookfoot, and touring with Patti LaBelle's band, LaBelle. But it was his answering of an ad in the Village Voice that led to his Kiss tryout on January 17, 1973. Despite the guitar spot going to Ace FrehleyKulick struck up a friendship with Paul Stanley and kept in contact with the group. In the meantime, Kulick played on Lou Reed's classic Coney Island Baby in 1976, before his first of several uncredited appearances on Kiss records occurred, when he supplied lead guitar for many of the studio tracks on side four of Alive II in 1977. His next Kiss-related session occurred a year later (and the only one where he received proper credit), when he appeared on Paul Stanley's self-titled solo album. Fast forward four years, and Kulick was invited to supply lead for another Kiss recording -- the four new studio tracks on the otherwise best-of comp KillersKulick's next Kiss-related happening occurred in 1984, when he recommended the group hire his younger brother as their lead guitarist, which they did. In 1989, Kulick again joined Stanley, this time on the concert stage, for a short solo tour Stanley launched of clubs. Additionally, Kulick has appeared on several releases by Meat Loaf (including touring duties) in the '80s, as well as session work for Mark FarnerDiana RossJanis Ian, and W.A.S.P. over the years, and has produced/played on countless heavy metal tribute albums.

Preorder (October 19, 2018)  Pure Fire - The Ultimate KISS Tribute / Various at amazon.com Star-Studded Salute To Hard Rock Legends KISS Receives A Very Special Reissue With New Title And All New Artwork!  Produced by Bob Kulick and Bruce Bouillet with guest performances by Bruce Kulick, Tommy Shaw, Lemmy Kilmister, Doug Aldrich, Dee Snider, Steve Lukather, Chris Jericho, C.C. DeVille, Dug Pinnick, Page Hamilton, Buzz Osbourne, and more! CLEOPATRA RECORDS, Inc.

For further information about Bob Kulick visit … www.facebook.com/BobKulickMusic

Pure Fire - The Ultimate KISS Tribute Album

Featured, Guest, Neal Smith November 27, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 07:00 pm

Guest, Neal Smith

Guest Name: 
Neal Smith
Alice Cooper Legendary Drummer Neal Smith Chats about New Release “KillSmith Halloween”
Guest Occupation: 
Drummer,Guitarist,Songwriter,Realtor
Guest Biography: 

N    E    A    L

S    M    I    T    H

LEGENDARY DRUMMER

WITH

ALICE COOPER

SPECIAL GUEST

ON INTERVIEWING THE LEGENDS  

Alice Cooper Drum Legend Neal Smith Celebrates 10 Years of KillSmith With New Compilation “KillSmith Halloween”!

This year marks the 10th anniversary of legendary Alice Cooper drummer & RnR Hall of Fame Inductee Neal Smith’s first “KillSmith” solo CD. To celebrate, Neal has created a new 12 song compilation CD called “Neal Smith-KillSmith Halloween,” the best of KillSmith. It has 11 previously released KillSmith songs and features one brand new song called “Strychnine.”

2018 not only marks the golden 50th anniversary of the original Alice Cooper Group, but it also marks the 10th anniversary of my “KillSmith” solo project. Since my last solo album “KillSmith & The Greenfire Empire,” I have been wanting to put together a compilation CD of my scariest and best “KillSmith” songs. I have chosen 11 of my songs plus a brand new bonus track called “Strychnine,” it’s a killer! Get your downloads or CD’s today! Happy Halloween to all of my sick things around the world! Play my “KillSmith Halloween” loud and let it scare the “HELL” out of you! – Neal Smith

Neal Smith is best known worldwide for his innovative drumming and outrageous stage antics with the original Alice Cooper Group. His solid drumming is the hallmark sound behind such classic 1970’s Alice Cooper hits as “School’s Out,” “I’m Eighteen,” “Billion Dollar Babies” and “No More Mr. Nice Guy.” Neal is also a prolific songwriter, who helped pen many of the groups best known songs. Alice Cooper was the first band to introduce theatrics to the rock and roll stage, the group has sold over 25 million records worldwide. Neal has six gold and five platinum records to his credit and has performed before millions on extensive grand world tours from the late 1970’s to the present. Smith’s trademark drum style can be heard on additional albums, including the Billion Dollar Babies Band “Battle Axe,” The Plasmatics “Beyond The Valley Of 1984,” Buck Dharma “Flat Out,” Deadringer “Electrocution Of The Heart,” Bouchard, Dunaway and Smith “Back From Hell” and “BDS Live In Paris,” Cinematik “Cinematik” and “One Full Moon Away.” And Neal’s most recent critically acclaimed solo project KillSmith. Neal’s KillSmith CD’s “Sexual Savior,” “KillSmith Two” and “KillSmith & The Greenfire Empire,” garnered praise from fans and critics worldwide.

And year after year Neal, AKA The Rock n' Realtor, is also a consistent Multi-Million Dollar Realtor, Setting Records in Real Estate Sales with numerous awards throughout his 20 plus year career.

 

ORDER KillSmith Halloween,” the best of KillSmith

by Neal Smith at  http://nealsmithrocks.com/store

or amazon.com
2018 marks the 10th anniversary of legendary Alice Cooper drummer & Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Neal Smith’s first “KillSmith” solo CD. To celebrate, Neal has created a new 12 song compilation CD called “Neal Smith – KillSmith Halloween,” the best of KillSmith. It has 11 previously released KillSmith songs and features one brand new song called “Strychnine.”

2018 not only marks the golden 50th anniversary of the original Alice Cooper Group, but it also marks the 10th anniversary of my “KillSmith” solo project. Since my last solo album “KillSmith & The Greenfire Empire,” I have been wanting to put together a compilation CD of my scariest and best “KillSmith” songs. I have chosen 11 songs plus a brand new bonus track called “Strychnine,” it’s a killer! Get your downloads or CD’s today! From the drummer of the band that made everyday Halloween…….Happy Halloween to all of my sick things around the world! Play my “KillSmith Halloween” loud and let it scare the “HELL” out of you!

– Neal Smith

For more information about Neal Smith visit …

www.nealsmithrocks.com
http://nealsmithrocks.com/store
https://www.facebook.com/NealsmithRocks

https://www.williampitt.com/agents/nealsmith/ 

…Neal Smith Real Estate information

Play my “KillSmith Halloween” loud and let it scare the “HELL” out of you!

Featured, Guest, Doane Perry December 4, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 07:00 pm

Guest, Doane Perry

Guest Name: 
Doane Perry
Doane Perry Talks about Life After Jethro Tull
Guest Category: 
Guest Occupation: 
Drummer,Songwriter,Author
Guest Biography: 

D   O   A   N   E

P   E   R   R   Y

LEGENDARY DRUMMER

CHATS ABOUT HIS TENURE WITH JETHRO TULL

AND  LATEST PROJECT

GUITARIST TONE MASSEVE'S "AMP L' ETUDE" 

EXCLUSIVE

“Determined, talented, driven, passionate” …these are just a few of the adjectives people use to describe this multifaceted percussionist. A professional musician since 1972, Doane Perry has been called one of the most prolific and versatile drummers in contemporary music.

His career spans over 28 years with the internationally acclaimed progressive rock band Jethro Tull, incorporating 18 world tours, countless records, videos, and DVDs, and a Grammy. As a performer, composer or producer, he has appeared on more than 100 records to date, many of which have attained gold or multi-platinum status, and on numerous #1 records in multiple genres. He has worked in the recording studios of New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, and London. And as an author, he has been a featured writer for musical magazines, anthologies, book publications, websites, CD liner notes, Jethro Tull concert programs, four treasure hunts and one crossword puzzle!

Born June 16, 1954, in Mount Kisco, New York, Doane began piano lessons at the age of seven and later picked up drums when he was eleven. “The Beatles arrived on the scene and changed everything,” he says, adding with a smile and his characteristic charm, “and the possibility, however unlikely that might have been, of young girls chasing me down the street if I took up the drums!”

Determined and smart, even at the young age of 14, Perry had his own working band. He spent his time gigging on weekends until he graduated from high school at 17, filling a brief beat as a Baskin-Robbins ice cream vendor. He never stopped studying music, crossing a myriad of styles and absorbing music from some of his major percussive influences, which included Ginger Baker, John Bonham, Mitch Mitchell, Keith Moon, Billy Cobham, Tony Williams, Elvin Jones, Max Roach, Barry Altschul and Clive Bunker (Jethro Tull’s first drummer) amongst many others.

The year 1972 found the 18-year-old already a professional, juggling time between school and gigging — which ultimately created a serious conflict. Having to choose which direction to go, Perry made the life-changing decision to pursue his music full time.

No sooner had he made his choice, then Doane embarked on gaining a broader understanding of as many musical genres as possible. This opened doors to both live and studio work — Rock, Pop, Jazz, Fusion, Latin, Classical, R&B, Folk, Indian, Middle Eastern, Asian, Celtic, Broadway Shows, TV, and numerous film scores. It was New York City, and the age of diverse thriving ethnic and world music surrounded him. “It was a wonderful time to be a young musician, particularly in that city,” says Doane.

Perry’s love not just for music but also for literature and learning had him attending Browning, St. Bernard’s, and Collegiate Schools in New York City. He also spent a brief time at New York University, and was part of extension programs at The New School, Rutgers, Julliard…anytime his busy music schedule would permit and immersed himself in private musical study in Jazz and Orchestral Percussion.

To purchase Tone Masseve’s “Amp L’étude” visit 
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FT6C4S5?ref=cp_d_n_u
store.cdbaby.com/cd/tonemasseve

For more information:
Website: www.tonemasseve.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/TMasseve
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tonemasseve/

Also visit Doane Perry's official website at  www.doaneperry.com

Release Date: September 12, 2018

Featured, Guest, Loretta Swit December 11, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 07:00 pm

Guest, Loretta Swit

Guest Name: 
Loretta Swit
Loretta Swit chats about 'MASH' and her ongoing mission to prevent cruelty and end animal suffering
Guest Occupation: 
Actress/Artist/Author/Humanitarian/A true champion of the animal kingdom
Guest Biography: 

L  O  R  E  T  T  A

S  W  I  T

THE LEGENDARY TV ICON CHATS ABOUT M*A*S*H

AND THE SWITHEART ANIMAL ALLIANCE MISSION

TO END ANIMAL SUFFERING AND CRUELTY

Award-winning actress and activist and recipient of the 2017 BETTY WHITE Award from Actors & Others for Animals, Loretta Swit, has released “SWITHEART: The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit” in conjunction with the 45th anniversary year of M.A.S.H., and the role that brought her international acclaim as   Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan.

SwitHeart chronicles the artwork of TV Icon Loretta Swit, a true champion of the animal kingdom. Watercolorist, award-winning animal activist and actress, Ms. Swit is renowned for her starring role on TV's most honored series, M*A*S*H, for which she won two EMMY's and worldwide acclaim.  SwitHeart includes 65 full-color paintings and drawings.  Proceeds from the book will be donated to charities and programs that are as dedicated, as Ms. Swit and the SwitHeart Animal Alliance are to ending animal suffering and cruelty.

Loretta Swit: Ms. Swit, known worldwide for her iconic starring role on TVs M*A*S*H, is an animal activist and artist who has combined her passions to create a beautiful new book that celebrates her artwork and her love of animals. Proceeds from this book will be donated to Ms. Swit's tireless campaign to end animal suffering and cruelty. Ms. Swit has devoted decades to animal-related causes and is a strong advocate for animals and animal rights.  In September, she was awarded the 2016 Global Wildlife Conservation Champion Award by the GES Africa Conservation Fund for her support of animal conservation efforts, kindness, compassion and generosity.  

This December Ms. Swit will accept The Betty White Award from Actors and Others for Animals, their highest honor, “for all she has done to protect and care for animals.” What many fans may not know about the multi-talented thespian is that Ms. Swit has been an artist from age six. 'SwitHeart' ($49.95 / Hardcover / 2017) documents her animal portraits along with descriptive anecdotes about each and her extensive philanthropic work. Ms. Swit recently said, “I'm thrilled to see my passion for animals and my passion for art merge in a book that will help benefit and protect the animals on our planet.” For decades, Ms. Swit has supported the efforts of a wide variety of the best and most effective animal advocacy groups and programs with live appearances, promotional campaigns, endorsements, interviews, photo ‘ops’, documentary footage, cash donations, and steadfast encouragement.

 Ms. Swit has earned the respect of both the general public and the philanthropic world for her continuous humanitarian work.
SwitHeart Animal Alliance’s mission is to prevent cruelty and end animal suffering. This is realized through donations, the promotion of and cooperation with numerous non-profit organizations and programs that protect, rescue, train, and care for animals and preserve their habitat, while raising public awareness about issues that concern domestic, farm, exotic, wild, and native animals and their well-being.  

“How wonderful that Loretta can use her talent to do so much good.”

- Angela Lansbury

“Her pictures are created as much with her compassion and dedication as they are with her talent and artful vision.”

- Alan Alda

“Loretta's paintings touch us... the joy of the intimacy, the touch of fur, feather, warm breath, the awe she must feel at creating something so simple yet so unimaginably, breathtakingly complex.”

- Mike Farrell

“It's clear she has given her passion to the animals and to the arts. She makes me proud. But I still covet this woman... must be her animal magnetism.”

- Ed Asner

For more information about Loretta Swit visit … www.facebook.com/RealLorettaSwit

PURCHASE SWITHEART:

The Watercolour Artistry & Animal Activism of Loretta Swit

By Loretta Swit
Published by Ultimate Symbol / Publication Date: June, 2018
Hardcover Price: $49.95 / Pages: 128 / 65 Color images

available at amazon.com

SwitHeart chronicles the artwork of TV icon Loretta Swit, a true champion of the animal kingdom. Watercolorist, award-winning animal activist and actress, Ms. Swit is renowned for her starring role on TV s most honored series, M*A*S*H, for which she won two EMMYs and worldwide acclaim.

What many fans may not know about the multi-talented thespian is that Ms. Swit has been an artist from age six. SwitHeart documents her animal portraits along with descriptive anecdotes about each and her extensive philanthropic work. Ms. Swit said, "I am thrilled to see my passion for animals and my passion for art merge in a book that will help benefit and protect the animals on our planet."

SwitHeart includes 65 full-color paintings and drawings, as well as 22 photographs. Proceeds from the book will be donated to charities and programs that are as dedicated, as Ms. Swit is, to ending animal suffering and cruelty.

You can also purchase A Needlepoint Scrapbook Paperback – Released October 21, 1986 also available at amazon.com

SwitHeart chronicles the artwork of TV icon Loretta Swit, a true champion of the animal kingdom
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