Grammy winner Jim Peterik has been a force in popular music for over 55 years. Starting with the band The Ides of March, he's been cranking out the hits since the album Vehicle. His mark has not only been made as a vocalist, guitarist and keyboardist, but a songwriter who has co-written songs for numerous other bands. In the late 1970's, Jim was co-founder of Survivor. Today he keeps a full schedule still performing with The Ides of March and with his other bands World Stage and Pride of Lions. Award-winning program director Ray White talks with Jim about his illustrious career. His latest projects are Play On, Winds of Change and Fearless. In our showcase segment, we feature Jeff Lynne's ELO, today's version of Electric Light Orchestra that Jeff co-founded in 1970. His brand new release is From Out of Nowhere. From the 1960's until today, we take you on a ride like no other, on Classic Artists Today!
America was formed in London in 1970 by a trio of youngsters whose fathers were stationed there by the U.S. Air Force. America's Gerry Beckley sat down with multi-award winning program director Ray White, in August of 2019, to talk about the band's last studio album Here and Now, their Grammy award for Best New Artist in 1973 and his brand new solo project Five Mile Road. In our "Showcase Segment," we look back at several highlights of the career of Paul Barrere - songwriter/guitarist/vocalist of Little Feat. Paul passed away on October 26, 2019. His last studio album with Little Feat was Rooster Rag. Bringing you the latest inside scoop from your favorite classic bands and performers, we are... Classic Artists Today.