Andy Fraser was originial member and bassist for the band Free, who were formed in 1968. He was just 15 years old at the time. He wrote the mega-hit "All Right Now" for the band and also "Every Kinda People" that Robert Palmer recorded in 1978. Andy was also briefly in John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers group. Ray White, multi-award winning program director, reached back in CAT's archives to retrieve our interview with Andy from March of 2010, 5-years before his passing, to share insights from his musical career. Andy's last album was titled On Assignment. In our showcase segment we feature two monster bands - Def Leppard whose latest project is Diamond Star Halos and Red Hot Chili Peppers who released Unlimited Love in April of 2022. Tributes and rock's greatest bands - a super mix on the CAT!
Burleigh Drummond is co-founder of Ambrosia, a band launched in 1970. His drumming and percussion work has been a mainstay in the five-time Grammy nominated group throughout the years. In our interview with multi-award winning program director Ray White, Burleigh shares with us the transition of Ambrosia from a progressive rock band to one geared more towards popular music, the bands' latest work and his band Tin Drum, that includes his wife Mary Harris - a singer and keyboardist who was in Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band. You can listen to more from Ambrosia on Episode 94 where we feature co-founder Joe Puerta. In our showcase segment, we feature a 13-time Grammy nominated (and 3 time winner) singer/songwriter and keyboardist - Bruce Hornsby, whose new album is 'Flicted. We'll also feature a band whose new album is their first in 18 years - Tears For Fears who just dropped The Tipping Point. Some great talent that withstands the test of time...presented by Classic Artists Today.