Divine Interview

Perhaps the most obscure and “lost” 90’s group to have a #1 hit was Divine, which hit the top of the charts in 1998 with “Lately.” Dave O recently SKYPED with both Kia and Nikki from the group, who explained in detail why the trail went so cold on Divine so quickly. By listening to this interview, you will hear one of the more unfair situations of the entire decade, as the ladies had no idea they were being sued by another group already called “Divine” and that they wouldn’t make hardly a penny off of the project. The good news? Well, you’ll just have Read More …

Go West Interview

Go West hit the top of the charts back in 1990 with the song “King of Wishful Thinking,” which was featured on the “Pretty Woman” Soundtrack! The group followed up that success with the hit “Faithful,” and continues to release new material to this day. Dave O recently SKYPED with Peter Cox of Go West and talked about these items and many more! Listen to the interview here!

Culture Beat

Culture Beat was masterminded by the late Torsten Fenslau, who was lost tragically in an automobile accident right at the height of Culture Beat’s success in November of 1993. Fenslau was just 29 years of age at the time, and unfortunately never got the chance to fully comprehend the impact his project would achieve. Culture Beat hit #1 in eleven countries with “Mr. Vain” and won multiple Echo Awards in Germany. Dave O recently caught up with Torsten’s brother Frank, who would take over Culture Beat in November of 1993 and continue to achieve loads of success. Topics discussed include what kind of a man Read More …

Howie D of Backstreet Boys Interview

If there was an award to be won in the ’90’s, the Backstreet Boys earned it, from Billboard Music Awards to MTV Video Music Awards to World Music Awards to American Music Awards. BSB, which is often called the “best boy band of all time,” originally consisted of Brian, Nick, Howie D, A.J. and Kevin. The Orlando boys saw seven singles hit the Top 10 in the United States during the ’90’s alone, and that was all from just 1997-1999! Dave O recently SKYPED with Howie D of BSB to talk about the good old days, including some cool stories about some of the biggest Read More …

Marcy Playground Interview

So why the name “Marcy Playground?” Why the song “Sex & Candy?” And what’s the funny story about VH1’s “Pop Up Video” and Marcy Playground? Dave O recently spoke with John Wozniak of Marcy Playground to get the answers to these questions and many more, including information about the insanely rad tour Marcy Playground is a part of this summer. Click for a bunch of nostalgia about the group that first burst onto the national scene in 1997.

Blind Melon Interview

In late 1992, Blind Melon first found itself on the pop charts with the song “Tones of Home.” But by 1993, the Los Angeles based band struck gold with the smash hit “No Rain.” While tragedy hit the band in 1995 with the death of lead singer Shannon Hoon, Blind Melon fought through tough times and stayed united, even to this day. Dave O recently spoke with original co-founder Rogers Stevens about the early days of the band, the unthinkable tragedy involving Hoon and what it’s like being a graduate of Penn Law.

Leanna Creel Interview

Leanna Creel was one of the few that had a milkshake at both The Peach Pit and The Max, as the triplet appeared on “Beverly Hills 90210” and “Saved By The Bell.” Its the latter that she’s most known for, as she starred on the final season of the original “Saved By The Bell” as Tori Scott. Creel recently joined Dave O to discuss growing up as a triplet in Hollywood, how she stumbled unto the role of Tori and what she remembers most about the show, some 20 years later, including Mark-Paul Gosselar’s hair! =)

Crystal Waters Interview

Crystal Waters spent FORTY FIVE WEEKS on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in 1994 with the song “100% Pure Love.” Waters, who is also widely known for her 1991 hit “Gypsy Woman,” comes from an extremely talented musical family, as her father (Junior Waters) is a well-known jazz musician and her great aunt (Ethel Waters) was among the first African-American singers to appear in Hollywood musicals. Dave O recently spoke with Crystal to reminisce about her upbringing, the chance encounter that led to a career in music, working with Dennis Rodman and much, much more!

Jesus Jones Interview

So how in the world did the name “Jesus Jones” come about for a rock band from Britain? What was it like winning MTV’s “Best Newcomer Award” in 1991? And what is the band currently up to? Find out the answers to these questions, plus what the song “Right Here Right Now” is REALLY about, by clicking and listening to Dave O’s recent SKYPE interview with Iain Baker of Jesus Jones, who hit #2 back in 1991. Listen to the interview here!

B*Witched (Barbarellas)

Over here in America, we were first introduced to B*Witched back in 1998, when they raced up the charts with “C’est La Vie.” Around that same time, B*Witched could be found opening up for Britney Spears, ‘N Sync and 98 Degrees. B*Witched, originaly from Ireland, was largely the work of two twins, Edele & Keavy Lynch, whose older brother Shane is a member of the group Boyzone. Today, Edele & Keavy are still doing music together, and they are now known as “Barbarellas.” Dave O recently SKYPED with Edele to discuss the good old days of B*Witched, including how the group was founded, how they Read More …