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Greg Lake Interview

Greg Lake Interview

Greg Lake was the voice and guitar for two of the most recognizable progressive rock bands in music history. King Crimson and Emerson Lake & Palmer were archetypes for British musicians transforming rock and roll into labyrinthine musical arrangements influenced by classical and jazz. Progressive rock groups devised “concept albums” revealing epic stories, fantasy and life’s truths. Read the entire interview in Ray's next book entitled... "Saving Rock and Roll"

Tom Johnston Interview

Tom Johnston Interview

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Jann Klose Interview

Jann Klose Interview

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John Kay Interview

John Kay Interview

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Dr John Interview

Dr John Interview

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Joey Molland Interview

Joey Molland Interview

In 1969, British rock band Badfinger and Apple Records launched what should have become … one of the most successful unions in rock history. Read the entire interview in Ray's next book entitled... "Saving Rock and Roll"

Billy J Kramer Interview

Billy J Kramer Interview

Billy J. Kramer, the British Invasion crooner and Merseybeat legend generally associated with The Dakotas, is on an incessant and heartfelt crusade to land Brian Epstein into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Brian Epstein was both Kramer’s friend and manager. Read the entire interview in Ray's next book entitled... "Saving Rock and Roll"

Jim Dandy Interview

Jim Dandy Interview

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Gino Vannelli

Gino Vannelli

Internationally renowned singer and composer Gino Vannelli is most recognized for his blue-eyed soulful harmonies and alluring sex appeal. But over the years, Vannelli has cultivated his incredible singing voice to master diverse musical styles while continuing to inspire audiences worldwide. Read the entire interview in Ray's next book entitled... "Saving Rock and Roll"

Paul Kantner Interview

Paul Kantner Interview

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Peter Rivera Interview

Peter Rivera Interview

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Suzi Quatro Interview

Suzi Quatro Interview

Suzi Quatro is an internationally renowned renaissance woman. Although most of her extraordinary achievements in the arts were celebrated outside the United States, she has left a momentous impression as the original first lady of rock ‘n’ roll. Read the entire interview in Ray's next book entitled... "Saving Rock and Roll"

Annie Haslam Interview

Annie Haslam Interview

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Tom Johnston Interview

Tom Johnston Interview

Read the entire interview in Ray's next book entitled... "Saving Rock and Roll"

Henry McCullough Interview

Henry McCullough Interview

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Tommy James interview

Tommy James interview

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Tommy Roe Interview

Tommy Roe Interview

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Roger Fisher Interview

Roger Fisher Interview

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Pete Best Interview

Pete Best Interview

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Roger McGuinn Interview

Roger McGuinn Interview

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Kim Simmonds Interview

Kim Simmonds Interview

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INTERVIEWS

CONDUCTED

BY RAY SHASHO

FOR HIS MUSIC COLUMN

Joe Lala (Blues Image,                                 

Stephen Stills and Manassas)

Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds,Renaissance)

Eric Burdon (The Animals,War)

Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere/the Raiders)

Mark Volman (The Turtles,

Frank Zappa/the Mothers of Invention)

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/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)

 

TELEVISION ICONS

Stanley Livingston

(Chip from My Three Sons)

Barry Livingston

(Ernie from My Three Sons)

Marty Ingels (Comedian)

Rich Little

(Legendary impressionist & comedian)

Michael Des Barres (MacGyver)

Keith Thibodeaux (Little Ricky-I Love Lucy)

Loretta Swit (M*A*S*H)

AUTHOR

Rex Pickett

(Sideways trilogy & motion picture)

Ilana Marks (Author/Fimmaker)


 

RADIO INTERVIEWS 

CONDUCTED 

BY RAY SHASHO

Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann’s Earth Band)

Claudette King (The Bluz Queen, Daughter of B.B.King)

Patrick Moraz (Keyboardist from YES/The Moody Blues)

Kevin Godley (10 cc co-founder/drummer)

Billy Sherwood (YES, Circa)

John Payne (Asia)

Martin Barre (Jethro Tull)

Steve Hackett (Genesis)

Geoff Tate (Queensryche)

Tommy James (the Shondells)

Corky Laing (MOUNTAIN)

Vinnie Moore (Alice Cooper, UFO)

Beth Hart (World-Renowned Singer & Songwriter)

Magic Dick (J.Geils Band) & Shun Ng (International Music Sensation)

Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart) & Jann Klose

Marky Ramone (Dust, Ramones)

Kenny Aaronson (Dust, Stories, Bob Dylan, Rick Derringer, Joan Jett, New York Dolls, Yardbirds)

Jon Anderson (YES, AndersonPonty Band)

Jamie Glaser (AndersonPonty Band)

Ewan Currie (The Sheepdogs)

Miles Copeland III (Legendary Music Mogul)

Ginger Gilmour (David Gilmour’s Ex Wife)

Albert Castiglia (Blues guitarist)

Fee Waybill (The Tubes)

Janet Robbins (Daughter of Marty Robbins)

Roger & Mike Fisher (HEART)

Ian McDonald (King Crimson,Foreigner)

Malik Shakur (Tupac Shakur's Cousin/ Radio host

Cindy Blackman Santana (Lenny Kravitz/Santana) 

Kim Simmonds (Savoy Brown)

Nona Hendryx (Labelle)

Derek Shulman (GENTLE GIANT)

Steve Hunter (Lou Reed, Alice Cooper)

Steve Fossen & Michael Derosier (HEART)

Keith Thibodeaux (David & The Giants) 

Mason Williams ("Classical Gas" / TV comedy writer)

Chuck Negron (The voice of Three Dog Night)

Alannah Myles ("Black Velvet" singer)

Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge)

Mick Box (Uriah Heep)

Kevin Martin (Candlebox)

Lee Kerslake (Uriah Heep/Ozzy Osbourne)

Joe Deninzon (Stratospheerius)

'Melanie' Safka (The voice of a generation)

Felix Cavaliere (The Rascals)

 

INTERVIEWING

THE LEGENDS
with 
RAY SHASHO

 

 

 

 

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