John Hall co-founded Orleans in 1972 and has played a key part in the band, on and off, as a songwriter, singer and guitarist, throughout their history. John has also written songs for numerous other musicians that received airplay, especially in the 1970's through the 1980's. In our May of 2021 interview, multi-award winning program director Ray White caught up with John to discuss his history with Orleans, involvement in Musicians United for Safe Energy and his latest solo album Reclaiming My Time. In our showcase segment we feature Firefall, whose new album is titled Comet - reuniting 3 original members of the band. Two of the bands that helped make music of the 1970's great, right here on Classic Artists Today!
Roger Earl co-founded Foghat in 1971 with several of his fellow members in Savoy Brown. Throughout their history, the band's albums have attained Platinum or Gold status 10 times, with nearly a dozen songs landing on the rock charts. Roger shares, with multi-award winning program director Ray White, his insights into the bands upcoming album (release date 7/16/21) titled 8 Days On The Road, Dave Edmonds' role in the early years of the band and his support of Raising A Hand, a wonderful foundation dedicated to getting one step closer to awareness, education and finding a cure for Rett Syndrome - a neurologic disorder that devastates the lives and families of thousands of young girls each year. In our showcase segment, we'll feature Jefferson Starship (featured in Raising A Hand Vol. 1 coffee table book) who has recently released their latest project called Mother of the Sun. Rock, boogie and blues from Foghat and insights into a marvelous effort to eradicate a terrible disorder, right here on the CAT!