The ultimate weekly classic rock show packed full of features, including big name interviews, all the latest news about your favourite golden era rockers, song recommendations, quizzes and fascinating rock facts too! Everything the classic rock fan needs! Hosted by Paul Stephenson, a UK radio veteran, this high quality, comprehensive classic rock podcast won't disappoint!
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24. Robert Berry - 3/GTR/Ambrosia
Robert Berry is a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer and has worked with some of the biggest names in rock - Keith Emerson and Carl Palmer (ELP), Sammy Hagar, Steve Howe (YES) and more. In our interview he talks about being invited over from America to London, working with his musical heroes, the great work he does with the Decemberists and his new album featuring the last track worked on by the late great Keith Emerson. Robert is charming, funny and humble throughout as he tells his incredible stories!
23. Mick Box - Uriah Heep
Another exclusive interview! Mick Box, the legendary guitarist from URIAH HEEP, spoke first to Vintage Rock Pod about the band having to reschedule their 50th anniversary tour. Mick also opens up about his 50 years in rock, the camaraderie and competition with Deep Purple and Black Sabbath in the early 70s, his sadness about not being able to persuade David Byron to re-join the group and the incredible feeling of playing behind the iron curtain. He also let's us know about the new album on the horizon too! It's an interview not to miss!
22. Greg Kihn & Greg Gilmore - Mother Love Bone
Including one of the most fun interviews I've ever done, this episode is another double interview show with the great entertainer Greg Kihn telling his wonderful stories that include Bruce Springsteen, flying saucers, after hours events at a church and so much more! Also interviewed is Greg Gilmore, drummer with Mother Love Bone, to talk about previously unreleased music set to be heard from his time in The Living, a group he formed with Guns n Roses man Duff McKagan.
It's another fantastic show with some incredible stories!
21. Steve Fossen - Heart
Steve Fossen formed the band that went on to become a multi-million selling phenomenon and Rock Hall of Fame Inductees, Heart! Hear him tell us some incredible stories about his time in the group and with the Wilson sisters plus much more including tours with Nazareth and Rod Stewart and the Faces. Also on this episode we hear from author Edwin Ammerlaan talking about his new Pink Floyd book, 'Lost Souls' and we get the latest rock news from journalist Tim Peacock.
20. Thijs Van Leer - Focus & Chris Hook - Voyager
We have 2 more rock star interviews on this episode, both shooting to fame in the 70s! Thijs Van Leer yodelled his way to the world's attention when his group, prog rockers FOCUS, hit the big time with their single Hocus Pocus. Also on this show we hear from bass player Chris Hook from the band Voyager whose song, Halfway Hotel, became a hit in Europe and in Australia! We also find out the latest classic rock news from our friend, Tim Peacock from UDiscoverMusic.com and Record Collector magazine.
19. Damon Johnson - Thin Lizzy & Steve Weltman - Ken Hensley
What a show! It doesn't come any more rock n roll than stories about The Beatles, Thin Lizzy, David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Elvis - and that's what you'll hear from our two guests on this episode! DAMON JOHNSON had number 1 singles in the US rock charts in the 90's and has played with some incredible bands; hear about his musical story and about his new band and fantastic new album. Plus we speak to David Bowies former manager, STEVE WELTMAN, who tells us stories from his award winning 50 year career in the music business including his work with the late Ken Hensley and his new release My Book of Answers. It's a packed episode you won't want to miss!
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I’ve never really been a podcast person to be honest, but these are really good. So much information, insights and chat that has made lockdown just a little bit easier. Great alternative to listen to in the car to help the journey pass quicker.
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Fantastic Podcast ... But I would have expected nothing less from my opld mate Paul! Right on the money from day 1 with the best interviews and great stories, keep up the good work and note to all ...the first quiz contestant was amazing!
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Paul is a knowledgeable host and gets the guests telling tales of the road and recording. I look forward to the weekly releases. Well done