This week’s episode talks about Ron’s meeting with Elvis in Las Vegas. Col. Parker turned down the request for the meeting, so Ron tipped a head waiter to get him backstage to the King’s dressing room. The upshot of the story is – promo guys never give up. The Insane Darrell Wayne hosts.
The history of KISS ARMY
KISS ARMY, the coolest band in the world. You know the name. They know your standards. Built on integrity and a never ending pursuit of perfection, it’s no wonder what after 18 years of relentless trial and error that Marc Shadows, Steve Clark, Bryan Angel and Rob Evans hold the number one spot as the worlds finest KISS tribute experience today. You better believe it. When it truly comes to recreating the original KISS concert experience of the 70’s in style, there can only be -one- KISS ARMY.
Armed and dangerous with identical makeup, outrageous outfits, classic instruments, top notch musicians and an uncanny character portrayal to boot, KISS ARMY RULES!
From rocking the hottest nightclubs to thrilling screaming fans by the masses at the world’s finest theme... Read More
Legends Home Bedding, a Hollywood, California based company announced they will be introducing The Elvis Presley Home Bedding Collection in August. The bedding sets are licensed by the Memphis, Tennessee based Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Legends’ President of Sales, David Bursteen, said, “The quality bedding will be a sophisticated statement, with a touch of flair. Legends Home Bedding will provide Elvis fans a new and elegant way to dress up their home with beautifully crafted home bedding. The collection is not only inspired by, but also bears the likeness of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll™, Elvis Presley.”
Ines Brigman, Legends’ president of operations, said, “We’ve created two new and unique styles in queen size bedding sets... Read More
Denny Tedesco, director of The Wrecking Crew movie
The Wrecking Crew movie, with music of The Beach Boys, The Association, The Monkees, Nancy Sinatra, and others.
What is the Wrecking Crew?
The Wrecking Crew were a group of Studio Musicians in Los Angeles in the 60s who played on hits for the “Beach Boys, Frank Sinatra, Nancy Sinatra, Sonny and Cher, Jan & Dean, The Monkees, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Mamas and Papas, Tijuana Brass, Ricky Nelson, Johnny Rivers and were Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound. The amount of work that they were involved in was tremendous.
They were also involved in groups that I like to call, The Milli Vanilli’s of the day. A producer would get the guys in and lay down some instrumental tracks... Read More
Gary Calamar, president of Go Music, is a five time Grammy-nominated producer and music supervisor. He has received accolades from his peers for his work on HBO’s “True Blood” and “Six Feet Under.” He is currently overseeing the music on some of the most critically acclaimed and popular shows on television. Those shows include “True Blood” (HBO), “Dexter” (Showtime) and “Longmire” (A&E).
Gary is the longtime host of a hit radio show every Sunday night on public radio powerhouse KCRW in Santa Monica. Gary’s unique brand of “adventurous pop music both timely and timeless” has been a favorite of listeners for over a decade. Through the years Gary has hosted live performances and interviews with musical greats. These artist make up a smorgasbord of musical genre... Read More
Greg Renoff was born in the Bronx and grew up in New Jersey. Renoff earned his Ph.D. in American history from Brandeis University and is the author of of The ‘Big Tent: The Traveling Circus in Georgia, 1820–1930’ and ‘Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal,’ which will be published by ECW Press in October 2015. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife and two daughters.
Van Halen Rising Manifesto
Back in 2009, I had a two-part revelation about my favorite band, Van Halen, and its place in the pantheon of rock’s greatest acts.
The first part involved Van Halen’s history... Read More
Author/Journalist Ivor Davis, The Beatles and Me On Tour
London-born Ivor Davis first came to America in the early sixties and was appointed West Coast correspondent for the 4-million-a-day circulation London Daily Express in l963.
His first big assignment came the following year: to hang out, travel with and get to know the four members of a new pop group from Liverpool who were tearing up the world with their music: the Beatles.
He was the only British daily newspaper correspondent to cover the Fab Four’s first American tour from start to finish, given unparalleled access to John, Paul, George and Ringo on the road, in their hotel and during long nights of card and Monopoly games as they talked frankly about their bizarre new life. He also ghosted a regular newspaper column for George... Read More
Jim Berkenstadt is the Rock And Roll Detective®. A true Sherlock Holmes, Berkenstadt uncovers the lost history and mysteries hidden within decades of popular music. An international authority on The Beatles, he has co-authored three other books: Black Market Beatles: The Story Behind The Lost Recordings; Nevermind Nirvana; The Beatles Digest; and he edited John, Paul & Me: Before The Beatles. Berkenstadt has consulted to The Beatles and the Estate of George Harrison on numerous film and album projects. He lives in Wisconsin.
James “The Poorman” Trenton is an American radio broadcaster. He is known as the host of Loveline on KROQ-FM in Los Angeles from 1983 to 1993 and currently hosts a daily one-hour program at KCAA in Loma Linda, California.