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Dr. Susan E. Kolb, MD, FACS, ABHM

In 1998, Susan E. Kolb, M.D., F.A.C.S. created Dr. Susan On-Call radio show to educate the public about the latest breakthroughs in health, science and spirituality. In 2003, we added additional medical expert co-hosts in the fields of holistic and traditional medicine and decided renamed the show Temple of Health to correspond with our mind~body~spirit approach.

Each week we bring the audience a personalized educational experience with leading authors, national and local experts on the following topics: Traditional and Holistic Medicine Integrative Health Philosophies Spiritual...

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Johnny Blue Star

How can we, the people of Earth, take back the power and privileges granted to us by God and addressed so significantly in the United States Declaration of Independence? Our rights are inalienable for citizen of all countries, not just America. They are, indeed, given by our Creator and “incapable of being taken away from or given by another.”

Our program, “Inalienable and Free: Voice of the Coalition,” hosted by Johnny Blue Star, addresses...

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MONDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly John Barbours World John Barbour
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Joyful Manifestation Show Sugandhi Iyer
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly The Veterans News Hour David C. Cory, Richard Hurley
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly The Wynn Free Conference Call LIVE Wynn Free
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Life Changes Show Filippo Voltaggio
Station 2 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly On the Double with The Double S Xpress Sean Boyd, Shawn Walli
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Angel Answers Amy Toy

TUESDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Bi-Weekly Wish Upon A Star Anndell Banks
Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Bi-Weekly Words Women and Wisdom Show Yvonne Silver
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Bi-Weekly Loves Curriculum Jenny Hogg Ashwell
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Spouting Off Karen Kataline
Station 2 3:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Galactic Connection Alexandra Meadors
Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly From Shelter Dog to Service Dog Janice Wolfe
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Paradigm Shifters Veronica Entwistle

WEDNESDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 8:00 am 8:55 am Weekly Dr Ginas Radio Chat Dr Gina
Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Weekly Business and Money Mentors Bonnie Gayle, Mia Saenz
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Weekly Dare To Dream Debbi Dachinger
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly The Sports Doctor Dr Robert Weil
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly Happiness Hangout Lori Peters
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Ray Shasho Show Ray Shasho
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly Juicy Traffic Stories with Liz Dr Elizabeth Escoto
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly You got questions We got answers Wynn Free
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly The Voice of the Ashtar Command Commander Lady Athena
Station 2 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly On The Level JLouis Mills

THURSDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Weekly All Paws Pet Talk Various Hosts
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Weekly Body Talk Live Jeremy Gateman
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Lets Talk Healing Ataana Badilli
Station 2 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Signs of Life Bob Ginsberg, Phran Ginsberg
Station 2 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Rio Bravo Music Live Dougie Crockett Frazier
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Joyful Manifestation Show Sugandhi Iyer
Station 2 6:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Stargate Round Table Marietta Pickett
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly The Allow Love Show Mary Sherritt Russell, Rod Russell
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Weekly Adama Speaks Adama Alaji

FRIDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly For the Love of Dog Janice Wolfe
Station 2 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Bi-Weekly Divine Sisters of Vision Katrina Thomas, Mary Baugh, Pamela Sullivan
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly The Metaphysical Hour Julia Cannon
Station 2 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Paranormal Truth and Reality Christopher Houston
Station 1 6:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Why Life Is... Niles MacFlouer
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly Hard News on Friday koran999
Station 2 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Camerons Sports and Life Cameron Datzker
Station 2 8:00 pm 10:55 pm Weekly Hard News on Friday koran999
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly Universal Soul Love Dr Lana Love, Universal Soul Love
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Oz Files Dr Lana Love, Universal Soul Love

SATURDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 9:00 am 9:55 am Weekly Temple of Health Radio Show Dr Susan Kolb
Station 2 9:00 am 9:55 am Weekly Inalienable and Free Johnny Blue Star
Station 2 10:00 am 10:55 am Bi-Weekly Randirobics Randi Chenkin
Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 pm Bi-Weekly Eves Corner Prophetess Campbell
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Holistic Health Show Dr Carl O Helvie
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Bi-Weekly Spiritual Emergency Training Lynn Mystic-Healer
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Dont Panic Its Organic andy Lopez aka Invisible Gardener
Station 2 1:30 pm 6:55 pm Weekly The True History koran999
Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Gray Brain and the Golden Soul Blake Rubie
Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Bi-Weekly Peaceful Planet Marcia McMahon
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly Cosmic LOVE Dr Christopher Rudy
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly Sound Healing David Gibson
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly Divine Intervention Karen Young
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly Spiritual Activist Rahasya Uncensored
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly A Fireside Chat Lance White
Station 2 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly As You Wish Talk Radio James Gilliland
Station 2 8:00 pm 10:55 pm Weekly The True History koran999
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly New Realities alan steinfeld
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly ET Yoga Charles Green
Station 1 10:00 pm 10:55 pm Weekly Connect The Dots Tom Edison
Station 1 11:00 pm 11:55 pm Weekly Rio Bravo Music Live Dougie Crockett Frazier

SUNDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 9:00 am 9:55 am Weekly Conscious Creation Dee Wallace
Station 1 10:00 am 11:55 am Weekly Personal Planetary Healing Meditation Wynn Free
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Weekly Sri and Kira Live sri ram kaa and kira raa
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Love MY Renovation Project Mike Young
Station 1 2:00 pm 2:55 pm Weekly Jail Parole Probation Survival G Blackwhale Harris
Station 2 2:00 pm 2:55 pm Weekly Live From Pullman National Monument Dr Lyn Hughes
Station 1 3:00 pm 3:55 pm Weekly Here We Stand Rev Kevin D Annett
Station 2 3:00 pm 3:55 pm Weekly Piercing The Veil Jordan-Michael
Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Shadow Politics Maria Sanchez, Senator Michael Brown
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly The People Speak Edward Jones and Marilyn Meadors, Mike Kim
Station 2 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Life With The Girlfriends Christine Marie Peters, Julie Peters
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly Inspire Possibility Show Mark Susnow
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly Lets Find Out Elizabeth Joyce
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron

Featured Talk Show Guest Appearances

Featured, Guest, Dr Theresa Nicassio June 23, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Saturday, June 23, 2018 01:00 pm

Guest, Dr Theresa Nicassio

Guest Name: 
Dr Theresa Nicassio
Dr. Theresa Nicassio
Guest Occupation: 
Integrative Psychologist, Radio Host, Wellness Educator and Award-Winning Author
Guest Biography: 

Dr. Theresa Nicassio is an integrative psychologist in private practice, as well as a radio host, wellness educator and award-winning author of YUM: Plant-Based Recipes for a Gluten-Free Diet. 

An agent of change who is fiercely committed to empowerment, Theresa offers simple solutions to everyday problems about health, relationships, & our ailing planet. Her radio show (The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show) reaches over 1/3 million monthly listeners and her website,, are her way of offering the wisdom she’s learned on her personal and professional journey to as many people as possible. 

As a health, environmental and disability advocate, Theresa is doing all she can to bring to life her dream for everyone to have access to cutting-edge information that can equip them to join the revolution to make the world be a kinder, healthier and more sustainable place.

Her website is:

YUM: Plant-Based Recipes for a Gluten-Free Diet

Featured, Guest, Ken Rohla June 23, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Saturday, June 23, 2018 07:00 pm

Guest, Ken Rohla

Guest Name: 
Ken Rohla
Ken Rohla
Guest Occupation: 
President and Founder of Fresh and Alive!, Certified Natural Health Educator, Inventor, Computer Operations Manager, Workshop Leader
Guest Biography: 

Ken Rohla is a natural health educator and inventor from New Smyrna Beach, Florida, specializing in rejuvenation and cellular regeneration using raw and sprouted vegetarian food, herbs, food-based natural supplements, detoxification, emotional healing, reprogramming of limiting unconscious beliefs, ancient esoteric techniques, and cutting-edge science. Formally educated in electrical engineering and computer science, Ken worked for 23 years in the medical industry, from the patient level drawing blood in hospital emergency rooms, to the national policy level, showing health care executives how to implement technology, as computer operations manager for the North Carolina Hospital Association. In 1993, at the age of 32, Ken was first exposed to natural healing in a search to cure severe hypoglycemia and other health problems he had acquired from a lifetime of poor diet and lifestyle. Eight years and many thousands of dollars later, after trying just about every diet, product, potion, and pill available, Ken found permanent success with living food nutrition and detoxification. After repeated requests from friends to share what he had learned, he began teaching workshops on detoxification and rejuvenation in 2003, and demand for his services exploded.

A cutting-edge researcher, Ken has studied with many pioneers in the sciences and natural health movement, including Gabriel Cousens, Brian and Anna Maria Clement, Viktoras Kulvinskas, David Wolfe, Brenda Cobb, Dean Martens, Dr. Robert Morse, Dr. Michael Epitropoulos, Linda Sheer, and many others. In 2005, Ken became certified as a natural health educator by Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida, and has been a guest lecturer there. Ken has been honored to work with Coretta Scott King, wife of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Currently Ken's focus is developing natural solutions for the new severe threats to our health, including nuclear radiation, chemtrails, genetically modified foods and microorganisms, electromagnetic pollution, nanotechnology, biowarfare agents, depleted food, and other issues.

A tenacious researcher and experimenter, Ken uses and tests everything he recommends to find the most effective solutions for the least amount of money. He lives what he teaches so he knows what really works, and what doesn't — what's practical and what isn't, so that others can avoid wasting the many years and thousands of dollars that he did when starting out.

Ken doesn't just parrot the raw food dogma that abounds in books, media, and the internet. He seeks out the best natural healers in the world with proven track records and learns from them. He constantly researches better solutions, from ancient esoteric knowledge to modern cutting-edge science, and uses all of them himself and with others to separate the hype from reality. He will not recommend or sell any idea or product that he has not personally found to be effective.

Natural healing and health do not have to be expensive or complicated. The simplest techniques are usually the most effective, and often the hardest to do. Ken believes the best healing comes from nature. There is a perfection in nature that humans cannot duplicate or outdo. Many of Ken's clients and students have used these methods to heal themselves of cancers, hypoglycemia, diabetes, arthritis, tumors, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Morgellon's disease, high blood pressure, allergies, candida and yeast infections, addictions (sugar, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, and sex), depression, migraine headaches, chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, high cholesterol, obesity, and more.

Featured, Guest, Melinda Leslie June 25, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 05:00 pm

Guest, Melinda Leslie

Guest Name: 
Melinda Leslie
Guest Occupation: 
Psychic, UFO researcher/lecturer
Guest Biography: 

Melinda Leslie is a UFO abductee and has been public with her own extraterrestrial and covert-ops human abduction experiences for 28 years and is considered an authority on a military and intelligence agency involvement in UFO abduction cases.  Both her research and personal experiences have been featured in 23 books by prominent authors in ufology.

Melinda is an investigator in the field of Ufology with 29 years of experience. For 7 years she has been the Owner of UFO Sighting Tours in Sedona, Arizona, where she has conducted over 920 tours with the use of military Night Vision Goggles.  To date, Melinda’s 6,000 plus tour clients have felt they always had true UFO sightings on every tour except one!   

Melinda has lectured for numerous organizations including Contact in the Desert, the International UFO Congress, UFO Con, MUFON, the X-Conference, the Bay Area UFO Expo, The Whole Life Expo, and more. She’s a frequent guest on numerous radio shows including as a repeat guest on Coast-to-Coast AM, appeared on several television shows, and is currently co-host of Transcending Realities, a new TV show on on all things UFO, spiritual and conspiracy.

Featured, Guest, Diane Pomerance, Ph.D. June 25, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Monday, June 25, 2018 08:00 pm

Guest, Diane Pomerance, Ph.D.

Guest Name: 
Diane Pomerance, Ph.D.
Guest Occupation: 
Autor, Facilitator, Speaker on Loss and Grief
Guest Biography: 

Diane Pomerance is the author of nine books, seven of which are nonfiction about animals. She has a deep love and profound respect for nature and all living creatures, and she writes and speaks of the interconnectedness and interdependence of the whole of life. She is an ardent animal lover and advocate who has rescued, rehabilitated and adopted more than 46 dogs over the past decades. She is deeply involved with animal welfare and the environment.

She is also a Grief Recovery Specialist who helps people recover from grief over any kind of loss, but has a special interest in helping those who have lost a beloved animal companion to cope with and recover from their grief. Animals are dearly loved and respected family members to many of us, and yet we have been socialized to feel ashamed or embarrassed by the intense grief we feel following their loss. Dr. Pomerance created and established the Pet Grief Counseling Program for the SPCA of Texas in 2000. It is a free service open to the public which offers bi-monthly grief recovery groups as well as telephone and one-on-one counseling. All of the grief counselors are specially trained SPCA of Texas volunteers.

Spirituality has been the passion, the “calling” of her life, and she has dedicated her life to spiritual research and exploration. A dear friend of hers introduced her (at age 15) to a book that would transform her life. It was called An Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda at. At about the same time she was also introduced to an Indian guru of the Sant Mat religious movement and spent a weekend retreat with him in Toronto, Canada. She was a voracious reader and felt a powerful affinity for the teachings of Sant Mat.

For many years Diane studied and conducted research into various world religions and philosophies ranging from Hinduism and Buddhism, Spiritualism and Theosophy, Sufi to Subud, etc.and was privileged to study with many great spiritual teachers and masters including J. Krishnamurti, Swami Muktananda, Gurumayi Chidvilisananda, Sri Daya Mata and contemporary life teachers such as M. Scott Peck, Jack Canfield and Dr. Leo Buscaglia.
She spent five years studying with and then writing the biography of her remarkable spiritual teacher and mentor, British psychic, medium/healer, Katherine Hayward who had been born in Wales in 1899 and had an out-of-the-body experience at the age of 7. Angelic beings encouraged her to return to the physical body and Katherine awoke in agonizing pain but speaking in a full, mature adult voice and being able to predict the future. Diane researched and witnessed numerous examples of psychic phenomena. Above all else, she learned a body of spiritual teachings that Katherine and her family had received from their Spirit Guides for a 6-month period of daily instruction during the early 1920’s regarding Life & Death – their meaning and purpose.

Diane holds a Ph.D. degree in Mass Media/Communications from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She earned her M.A. in Theater from the University of Michigan. She also received her B.A. in History and Speech from the University of Michigan along with a secondary education
teaching certification.

Diane loves animals and nature. She also loves to travel and has been to most parts of the world from Africa to Australia, South America to Asia, Europe to South America, and so on. She has an innate love of and respect for indigenous peoples and all non-violent cultures. Her exciting new book, Katherine: A Woman of Vision

Featured, Guest, Joe Vitale and Ken Passarelli July 4, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Wednesday, July 04, 2018 05:00 pm

Guest, Joe Vitale and Ken Passarelli

Guest Name: 
Joe Vitale and Ken Passarelli
Special Event:A Tribute to Legendary Guitarist-Singer-Songwriter Tommy Bolin
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Guest Biography: 








WELCOME to a very special edition of The Ray Shasho Show. Today we Honor & Remember ‘The Life & Music’ of legendary guitarist, singer and songwriter TOMMY BOLIN. And to help us relive those incredible and historic events… We will feature three very special guests … Joe Vitale, Kenny Passarelli and Trace Keane. 

But first here is a little background about Tommy Bolin and our special guests …  

BIO: Tommy Bolin was born in Sioux City, Iowa and began playing in bands around the city as a youth before moving to Boulder, Colorado in his late teens. He played with American Standard before joining Ethereal Zephyr, named after a train that ran between Denver and Chicago. When record companies became interested, the name was shortened to Zephyr. The band featured Tommy on guitar, David Givens (bass), and Givens' wife Candy (vocals). They produced two albums with Tommy and began performing larger venues, opening for more established acts such as Led Zeppelin.

In 1972 Tommy, aged 20, formed Energy, a fusion jazz-rock-blues band which featured Stan Sheldon (bass), Bobby Berge (drums), Tom Stevenson (keyboards) and Jeff Cook (vocals) who shared writing credits with Tommy over throughout his career. While the band never released an album during his lifetime, several recordings have been released posthumously. Around this period, he was invited to play on Billy Cobham's (ex Mahavishnu Orchestra) highly acclaimed Spectrum album (1973), with Tommy on guitar, Cobham (drums), Leland Sklar (bass) and Jan Hammer (keyboards). The album allowed Tommy to reach a far wider audience, and to this day, is considered one of his career highs. Jeff Beck reportedly was so impressed, he went down a similar path – ‘Stratus’ is a regular on his current concert set list. Of note, ‘Stratus’ was also sampled by Massive Attack on their 1991 track, ‘Safe from Harm’.

Reportedly, at Joe Walsh's recommendation, Tommy joined the James Gang in 1973 as Domenic Troiano's replacement (who had subsequently replaced Walsh). He recorded two albums, Bang! in 1973 and Miami in 1974. Frustrated with the band's progression he quit in August 1974 and went on to do session work for numerous artists including Dr John's ‘Hollywood Be Thy Name’ album (his guitar parts were replaced before release – tapes featuring Tommy's contributions exist, making the decision even more baffling). Alongside Lee Ritenour and Jay Grayden, Tommy laid down some stunning guitar on Alphonse Mouzon's 1975 ‘Mind Transplant’ album, considered ‘one of the best fusion recordings of all time’ by Allmusic reviewer Robert Taylor. He also jammed with The Good Rats and Carmine Appice – a rousing version of ‘Stratus’ is available through the Tommy Bolin Archive Release Live at Ebbet's Field.

Tommy signed with Nemperor Records to record ‘Teaser’, his 1975 debut solo album. Musicians included; David Foster, David Sanborn, Jan Hammer, Stanley Sheldon, Phil Collins and Glenn Hughes. Also, around this time he contributed some studio guitar assistance to Canadian band Moxy for their self-titled debut album. While recording Teaser, he was contacted to replace Ritchie Blackmore in Deep Purple.

A year earlier Blackmore had mentioned in an interview that Tommy was ‘the only American guitarist worth listening to’. But, it was apparently on the recommendation of David Coverdale – Purple's then current vocalist, that he was invited to audition for the band in July 1975. The job was immediately his. Contracts were quickly drawn up between managements allowing Tommy to continue his solo career during Purple's downtime. The band relocated to Munich to begin work on a new album. ‘Come Taste the Band’ was released in late 1975 (around the same time of the release of ‘Teaser’) with Tommy writing or co-writing seven of the album's nine tracks. At the time, many die-hard Purple (and Blackmore) fans were unhappy with album's strong funk element, but the album has aged well – the 2011 release of the 35th Anniversary edition (see discography) received ecstatic reviews. The band embarked on a world tour, but internal conflict and Tommy and Glenn Hughes' increasing drug use resulted in mixed performances – the group disbanded in March 1976.

Tommy immediately returned to the States to record his second solo album, Private Eyes, released September 1976. He then went on the road to promote the album with a rotating cast of players which included Narada Michael Walden, Mark Stein, Norma Jean Bell, Reggie McBride and Jimmy Haslip. The tour, which saw him opening for Peter Frampton and Jeff Beck, proved to be his last. His last performance was at the Jai Alai stadium in Miami December 3, 1976 where he opened for Beck. Ironically his last song was ‘Post Toastee’ – a song warning of the dangers of addiction. A day later, Tommy was pronounced dead from a drug overdose. He is buried in Calvary Cemetery, Sioux City, Iowa … Tommy Bolin was only 25 years old.

Joining us today to help share the life and music of Tommy Bolin is …

JOE VITALE … Born into a musical family, Joe Vitale is a veteran musician and drummer whose career has spanned over forty years of touring, recording, song writing, and producing with legendary and Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Fame artists.  Along with vocals, he also plays percussion, keyboards and flute.  His drumming encompasses all styles of music.  A dedicated professional, his quality of performance is evident in his resume. 

He has recorded and toured with Ted Nugent, Joe Walsh, Dan Fogelberg, Peter Frampton, The Eagles, Crosby, Stills and Nash, and CSNY to name a few.  In addition, he has recorded with Rick Derringer, Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Keith Richards, Bill Wyman, Ronnie Wood, Van Morrison, Carl Wilson, Don Felder, Boz Scaggs, John Entwhistle and many others. 

Joe Vitale’s songs & performances have appeared in many movies & TV: Spy Games, Joe Dirt, the 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Warriors, Devil’s Rejects, Beverly Hillbillies, History of the Eagles, Fringe, that 70’s Show, just to name a few. 

Vitale has also co-produced albums for Joe Walsh, Stephen Stills, CSN & CSNY.  His many songwriting credits include the classic Joe Walsh song, “Rocky Mountain Way,” and also, “Pretty Maids All in a Row,” from The Eagles classic album, “Hotel California,” both co-written with Joe Walsh. 

He has three solo albums, “Roller Coaster Weekend,” “Plantation Harbor,” and “Speaking in Drums,” and a book, “Back Stage Pass,” about his career in music. He’s also produced his son, Joe Jr.’s, first album, “Dancing with Shadows.”  

In 2010 and 2011 Joe played drums for the historic “Buffalo Springfield Reunion” 

Joe continues to tour, record, write and produce. He's also added to his resume, counselor and music director at Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp.  He has no plans for slowing down. 

This year will be Joe's first appearance at The Tommy Bolin Music Festival.

Joe came to Tommy Bolin's funeral with Joe Walsh.

You can read more about Joe on his website: Visit for more information


KENNY PASSARELLI … Kenny was born in Denver, Colorado … A meeting with Stephen Stills changed his life forever.  Kenny was impressed by Stills, and who wouldn’t be?  Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young was producing some of the most amazing music.  Kenny recalls this introduction, “I was introduced to a guy that owned a local music store that knew Stephen Stills.  He took me up to Goldhill, which was a place in Colorado that Stephen spent a lot of time.”  Stills took a liking to Kenny and played him some tracks that Stills had been working on.  Stills then played Kenny a rough version of Carry On, and Kenny was simply blown away.

Shortly thereafter, Kenny was slated to join Stills at Woodstock, but a bout with hepatitis ended his dreams with sudden swiftness. In the summer of 1971, Kenny got his first big break.  >He received an invitation from Joe Walsh to join Barnstorm.  Kenny recalls that Joe was the person responsible for his getting involved with the fretless. Joe received one of the very first fretless P-Basses and gave it to Kenny.  Though intimidated at first, Kenny eventually made it his trademark, and started to get a great deal of session work because of it.  Kenny worked with some of the best … Russ Kunkel, Joe Vitale, Dan Fogelberg and so many others from that memorable period.  Things hit a high point when Kenny co-wrote the classic track Rocky Mountain Way with Joe Walsh. 

Kenny’s biggest break came when Joe Walsh recommended him to Elton John, who was in need of a new bassist.  Elton flew Kenny to Paris, where he auditioned.  Kenny remembers, “I really didn’t know a whole lot of Elton’s music.  When I auditioned, it was just the two of us.  I was intimidated the whole time, but he was impressed by some of the people that I recorded with.”  Before long, Kenny started laying down tracks for the Rock of the Westies LP, which was done under the direction of famed producer James William Guercio.  Kenny recalls that Guercio made him lay down the tracks with an old Hofner Beatle Bass.  Kenny was not happy at first but in the end, he was very satisfied with the result.  In 1976, Elton recorded his double album entitled Blue Moves.  Kenny saw that the music on this album was much more difficult, so he put down his fretless P-Bass, and cut all the tracks on an Alembic Bass, obviously one of the earliest models. When Elton toured in support of Blue Moves, Kenny kept playing his Alembic.

During a week of sold out shows at Madison Square Garden, Elton informed his band that that was his last tour for a while.  Kenny recalls that Elton was very gracious and generous with the band.  When Elton stopped touring, Elton’s entire band became the backup band for the up and coming duo Hall and Oates.

Kenny was well compensated while working with Hall and Oates.  He recorded Along the Red Ledge, and the live LP entitled Livetime.  In time, Kenny left Hall and Oates and started touring with Dan Fogelberg.  In 1983, Kenny finally got his chance to play with Crosby, Stills and Nash, but it was a bittersweet experience.  Kenny was dissatisfied with the band’s new sound.   In addition, Kenny was starting to get burnt out from all of the touring.  By the mid 1980’s Kenny decided to stop touring.  This period lasted well into the mid 1990’s.

During this 10-year period, Kenny reinvented himself, getting back into playing the piano, and composing his brand of music which he calls “Contemporary Classical Music.”  His recent CDs include Twelve Twelve and Miracle of Tepeyac.  He now makes New Mexico his home and is playing quite a bit these days.  He produces and tours with Otis Taylor, a blues guitarist that Kenny really believes in, and he recently played a show with his old pal Stephen Stills.  

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ALSO JOINING US IS … TRACE KEANE who is from Tommy Bolin’s hometown of Sioux City Iowa … Trace writes for Hush Music Magazine/ and is a Tommy Bolin Archives Contributor … Trace says … I interview and write about the most significant musicians of the 1970's, and I love it!

For further information about TOMMY BOLIN visit …


For further information about JOE VITALE visit …

Joe's official website

Bio page

All credits


For further information about KENNY PASSARELLI visit …

Here is a link to Kenny's music credits from All Music

Here is a link to Kenny's website.

Kenny's discography


Tommy Bolin & Friends : Live at Ebbets Field