Success followed Joe Henderson’s lost-and-found love story! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Joe Henderson, legendary jazz saxophonist By Bob Andelman (Originally published October 21, 1986) A man and a saxophone, A love story with an O. Henry ending. Once there was a jazz musician. From the time he was born ln Lima, Ohio, 49 years ago, a saxophone never has been far from Joe Henderson’s... Continue Reading →

Sarah Vaughan: I try to please the people! 1984 INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Sarah Vaughan, jazz singer, “Lullaby of Birdland,” "April in Paris"   By Bob Andelman October 19, 1984 Sarah Vaughan sang at a lot of church and school functions before that fateful day in 1942 in Harlem at the Apollo Theater’s amateur hour. “That’s when I first got discovered. Billy Eckstine discovered me, and... Continue Reading →

Baby, Hold On To Eddie Money! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Eddie Money, rock singer, "Baby Hold On To Me," Two Tickets to Paradise, "Gimme Some Water," "Shakin'"   (NOTE--This Eddie Money interview (and concert review) was originally published on June 4, 1984.) When it comes to rocker Eddie Money, St. Petersburg fans “ain’t got no control.” On less than a week’s notice Money... Continue Reading →

Charley Pride and the country music color line! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Charley Pride, country music singer, "Just Between You and Me"   (I reviewed and interviewed country singer Charley Pride for this newspaper story published on July 15, 1985. -- Bob Andelman) While much of the world sat glued before television sets Saturday to watch rock ‘n’ roll music from the Live Aid concert,... Continue Reading →

Dale Bozzio? Missing Persons found here! 1984 INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Dale Bozzio, lead singer, Missing Persons   By Bob Andelman August 11, 1984 Dale Bozzio, lead singer of Missing Persons, is intelligent, perceptive and immediately recognizable in a crowded room. Maybe that's where Frank Sinatra first noticed her. She frolics on the beach, rides bicycles and dances in a chorus line in Sinatra's... Continue Reading →

1349 Country singer Juice Newton would rather not! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Juice Newton, country singer, "Angel of the Morning"   By Bob Andelman Originally published December 8, 1983 Country-pop songstress Juice Newton has had uncanny success in the last three years picking material that cut perfectly across many lines of musical styles and formats, placing no less than six songs in upper chart berths.... Continue Reading →

1345 Lari White’s big break was singing with Robin Gibb in 1984! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Lari White, country singer (NOTE -- I received the sad news tonight that country singer Lari White died today -- January 23, 2018 -- of a rare form of advanced peritoneal cancer. I had the good fortune to meet Lari way back in July 1984, when I was a correspondent in the Clearwater... Continue Reading →

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