In honor of Ringo Starr’s 77th birthday, we’re presenting our latest “Archive” conversation with fellow Beatles Fanatic and “Fan On The Run” Roseanne Belluso. Roseanne talks about helping to sell Ringo’s artwork, being a Paul McCartney superfan, and meeting two Beatles!
Our first “Archive” episode, with the singer/frontman of the funk collective KINGS. Kelli Strawbridge is at the center of a rich, homegrown cultural explosion in Richmond, Virginia. We met on a chilly night in Brooklyn (2 days after the2016 presidential election) to talk about KINGS, Jellowstone Records and all things #RVA.
PLUS: a listener email question about The Monkees and The Stones!
She was singing with her big brothers in The Cowsills on hit records and national TV by age 8. But Susan Cowsill has evolved into a unique artist of tremendous depth and purity. We had a wide-ranging conversation on the 2017 Happy Together tour bus about her lifelong creative journey, including her stellar solo work, her unique friendship and Psycho Sisters partnership with Vicki "Bangle" Peterson, and The Continental Drifters.
What inspires a UK radio and TV personality to start an indie record label specializing in rare and unreleased Monkees tracks? Iain Lee shares his story of how 7a Records was born of obsessive Monkees fan-dom, in a spirited conversation recorded here in NYC.
The Association’s unique blend of folk, rock and pop created some of the most enduringly popular songs of the 1960s. Founding member Jim Yester talks about his own history as a musician, the origins of The Association, and his continued success both with the band and on his own. Plus: I'm a freelance writer now!