Deborah Holland along with music icons Stewart Copeland (Police) and Stanley Clarke formed Animal Logic back in 1987 and went on to record two albums over the next several years. After 30+ years...they're back! Singer/Songwriter Holland joins multi-award winning program director Ray White to share her insights on their new music , playing with the rock and jazz legends, and starring on the late night talk shows plus much more. Deborah's latest solo project was Fine, Thank You! She's also working on a new project with the Refugees, In our "showcase segment" we feature the latest on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, whose latest album is Changeup. Also, eight-time Grammy nominee Avril Lavigne is in our spotlight. Her latest release is Love Sux. The world's greatest musicians and performers can be found right here...Sittin' in with the CAT!
John Wetton left his footprint on many of progressive rock's greatest bands: Asia, King Crimson, U.K., Roxy Music, Uriah Heep and Wishbone Ash, just to name a few. A singer, songwriter and bassist, his greatest fame came as frontman of the 1980's supergroup Asia. John passed away, much too young, on January 31, 2017. On this episode we celebrate John and the 40th anniversary of the debut Asia album that sold over 10 million albums worldwide and was Billboard magazine's #1 album of 1982. We feature multi-award winning program director Ray White interviewing John in May 2011, where he talks about Asia's Phoenix album, that brought together all four of the orginial members in the studio for the first time since 1983. John also shares his insights on fellow band member Steve Howe and his collaborations with another Asia band member, Geoff Downes, in the band Icon. You'll find more of our interview with John Wetton on Episode 14. In our showcase segment, we feature the British progressive rock stalwarts and Grammy winning band Jethro Tull, who recently released their first new original material album since 1999, titled The Zealot Gene. The premier British progressive rock bands, we have them on the CAT!