Firefall's drummer Sandy Ficca and lead vocalist/guitarist Gary Jones join us on this episode. Award-winning program director Ray White talked with the two newest members (Sandy since 1984 and Gary since 2014) in August of 2021, about the band's newest album Comet and their songwriting contributions to the first studio album by Firefall since 1994. Be sure to hear from other members of the band on Episodes 1, 15, 24, 42, 85 and 93. In our showcase segment we feature the latest by Jackson Browne - who has a new release called Downhill From Everywhere and the amazing Santana who just dropped their latest album Blessings and Miracles. From the 70's through today...the best from your favorite classic artists on the CAT!
Mike Finnigan is known throughout the world as a master on the Hammond B3 organ and plays all other keyboards too - along with providing background vocals. You'll find his work on albums and tours with bands including Crosby Stills & Nash, Bonnie Raitt, Joe Cocker, Dave Mason and even Jimi Hendrix! He's been a regular with The Phantom Blues Band for several decades. Mike passed away on August 11, 2021 and award-winning program director Ray White shares Mike's June of 2012 interview insights on this episode - including his time with Jimi and much, much more. The tributes continue with recognizing the great work of Don Everly of The Everly Brothers, who died on August 21, 2021. Two legends in the world of popular music are memorialized on this edition of the CAT.