Peter Rivera was the lead singer and drummer for Rare Earth, that was formed in the late 1960's. They had 12 singles land on the charts. This episode is part two of our conversation with Peter in February 2021. Part one can be found on Episode 099. He provides his insights into his days at Motown Records and the bands connection with Stevie Wonder, breaking barriers by recording longer songs, and his latest music - Encore. In our showcase segment, your award-winning host Ray White brings you the latest on two other legendary performers - Rod Stewart, who's latest album is The Tears of Hercules and also fellow British superstar Elvis Costello, who just released The Boy Named If. The artists who are the heart of Rock 'n' Roll, we have them right here on the CAT!
Henry Gross started as an original member of the 50's rock and roll revival group, Sha Na Na in 1969. In that same year, the band played Woodstock. After a year with them, Henry signed with a major record label and built his career ever since then. Along with his Top 10 hit "Shannon", Henry's singles have launched on the charts an additional 8 times. He has released nearly two dozen albums throughout his career. His One-Hit Wanderer show & album garnered marvelous reviews. In January of 2010, award-winning program director Ray White caught up with Henry to talk about his Sha Na Na days, highlights of his life as a solo artist and the One-Hit Wanderer production. In our showcase segment, we look back at the career of Michael Nesmith of The Monkees, who passed away on December 10, 2021. Mike had a wonderful life as a musician, singer/songwriter and media mogul. A blast from your past, right here on the CAT!