Barrence Whitfield gets to savage guts of rock ‘n’ roll! INTERVIEW 1986

  By Bob Andelman May 16, 1986 If seeing Little Richard perform “Great Gosh A’Mighty” in “Down and Out in Beverly Hills” got you going, Barrence Whitfield and the Savages are guaranteed to cause a heart attack. “We just play with the guts, sweat and emotion of any rock ‘n’ roll band that might’ve been... Continue Reading →

Billy Idol still dancing with self after all the years! AUDIO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Billy Idol, rock star, "White Wedding," "Rebel Yell"     (I was first introduced to the music of Billy Idol by my then-roommate, photographer Dennis Osborne, in the early 1980s. Dennis would bounce around the house to "Dancing with Myself" and it was hard to resist the song's infectious beat and lyrics. I... Continue Reading →

Heart’s Ann Wilson on Nancy, songs and Mr. T! 1985 INTERVIEW

  (Editor's Note: This interview, which I conducted with Heart lead singer Ann Wilson, goes all the way back to August 23, 1985. It is a deep dive into her life and the band's career up to that date, including a fun sidebar at the end in which she dissembles some of the band's biggest... Continue Reading →

Mike Edison, a complete disappointment? Not here! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mike Edison, author, You Are A Complete Disappointment, I Have Fun Everywhere I Go, Dirty! Dirty! Dirty!     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media® interview with Mike Edison by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience full of boys and girls who can look forward... Continue Reading →

The Who songs, The Sixties re-examined in new rock history! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mark Blake, author, Pretend You're in a War: The Who and The Sixties, Pink Floyd: Pigs Might Fly, and Is This the Real Life? The Untold Story of Queen     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with rock music historian Mark Blake by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded... Continue Reading →

Like a Rolling Stone, Greenfield keeps telling band stories! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Robert Greenfield, rock historian, author, Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling Stones on the Road to Exile     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Robert Greenfield, rock historian and author of three books packed with Rolling Stones band stories, including his latest, Ain't It Time We Said Goodbye: The Rolling... Continue Reading →

New Jersey rock star Glen Burtnik: Back home to… Mr. Media? VIDEO INTERVIEW

     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Glen Burtnik by clicking on the video player above! Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience that includes Southside Johnny, John Eddie, Phil Garland and a bunch of other guys briefly pronounced to be the next big thing from the Jersey Shore… in the... Continue Reading →

Author on rock ‘n’ roll heaven, Amy Winehouse and The 27 Club! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Writer Howard Sounes, author 27, Fab, Down the Highway     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with writer Howard Sounes, author of 27, Fab, and Down the Highway, by clicking on the video player above!Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience that includes Billy Joel, Roger Daltry and Pete Townshend... Continue Reading →

Jersey’s Quincy Mumford and The Reason Why? That’s good music! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Quincy Mumford, singer-songwriter, Quincy Mumford & The Reason Why     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Quincy Mumford by clicking on the video player above! Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience in search of a Mumford to call their own… in the NEW new media capital of the world…... Continue Reading →

955 It’s our world; Archie Powell & The Exports just rock it! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Archie Powell, lead singer, Archie Powell and The Exports     Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of singer-songwriters still trying to find words that rhyme with orange to finish their grand rock operas… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! One song. That’s all... Continue Reading →

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