You'll find Jack Blades all over the rock & roll scene. Since 1982, this bassist/vocalist has been in many of rock's well-known bands including Night Ranger, Damn Yankees and his latest venture - Revolution Saints. Jack's also a producer and songwriter having worked with Aerosmith, Great White and Ted Nugent. Multi-award winning program director, Ray White, hooked up with Jack in March of 2015 to talk about the formation of Revolution Saints - a band made up of past members of Journey, Bad English and Whitesnake, and also Night Ranger. Rise is the name of the brand new release from Revolution Saints and Don't let Up is Night Ranger's most recent project. In our showcase segment we have a tribute to one of rock's greatest legendary drummers, the late Neil Peart of Rush, who passed away on January 7, 2020. Hold on tight...this is a rockin' show! Visit Classic Artists Today to learn more about the recent happenings of rock's "classic" stars.
The Marshall Tucker Band were one of the pioneers of "southern rock" signing with Capricorn Records in 1973. Their first four albums went Gold, and ultimately 6 out of their first 7 albums hit that landmark, with one selling Platinum. During October of 2019, original member Doug Gray joins multi-award winning program director Ray White, to talk about the band's legacy, their last studio album The Next Adventure, his solo release - Soul Of The South and Doug looks ahead to the future too! In our showcase segment, we feature Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer/songwriter/guitarist Elvin Bishop. He also recorded for Capricorn in the 1970's, but in recent years, Elvin has been known as a blues musician - even being tapped for the Blues Hall of Fame in 2016. His latest release is Something Smells Funky 'Round Here. For more about the great "classic" artists that still are putting out super new music today, visit us at Classic Artists Today.
Formed in 1970, The Doobie Brothers have sold 48 million albums and was named to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2020. With hard driving rock rhythms and synchronized vocal harmonies playing a key part of their songs, they were inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004. Multi-award winning program director Ray White sat down with Doobie co-founders Patrick Simmons and Tom Johnston in August of 2012 to talk about the album, that even today, is their last studio album of original songs - World Gone Crazy. They also talk about reuniting (after 30 years) with the legendary record producer Ted Templeman. The Doobie Brothers' latest album Live from the Beacon Theatre includes all the songs from their landmark albums Toulouse Street and the Captain And Me. Celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2020, they will be touring extensively with their 5-time Grammy award winning vocalist/keyboardist Michael McDonald - reuniting with the band. A special in-depth look at The Doobie Brothers on this very special show from your friends at Classic Artists Today!