Mr. Big Interview

The song “To Be With You” hit #1 in 15 countries back in 1991 for Los Angeles based rock band Mr. Big. The group then used that success to build a successful career that spanned the remainder of the 1990’s, before a bitter break up ended things in 2002. However, as of late 2009, the group is back together and making new music, as well as touring the world. Dave O recently SKYPED with Eric Martin of Mr. Big to find out how he came up with “To Be With You,” what the band breakup was like and if he ever thought they’d get back Read More …

Expose Interview

Expose first found fame in 1987 with the release of their album, “Exposure.” In fact, that album helped Expose become the first group to have four top ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100 from a debut album. Soon after, it was the ’90’s, and Expose had songs such as “I Wish The Phone Would Ring” and the timeless love song that Diane Warren penned, “I’ll Never Get Over You, Getting Over Me.” Today, Expose is still around, with their first single out in over fifteen years after lengthty legal issues in regards to using the name Expose! Dave O recently SKYPED with Jeanette Jurado Read More …

Alannah Myles Interview

There was no song played on the radio in 1990 more than “Black Velvet” by Alannah Myles. In fact, to date, the song has been played over 5.5 million times (which is… well… A LOT). “Black Velvet” also helped Alannah Myles win a Grammy Award, tons of Juno Awards and launch a career that still sees Alannah making new music and performing. Dave O recently SKYPED with Alannah to discuss how the song came to be, how she pulled off the “sexy look” in the “Black Velvet” video, what the future looks like and much, much more.

Shawn Mullins Interview

If you loved the 1998 song “Lullaby” by Shawn Mullins, this interview is a MUST LISTEN TO, as Shawn describes in vivid detail the night he wrote the #1 song and how it came about in the recent SKYPE interview he did with Dave O. Other topics discussed include Shawn’s new album, recording at his rustic Georgia cabin and his close friendship with both the Indigo Girls and Zac Brown Band. Listen to the interview here!

Sophie B. Hawkins Interview

One of the most interesting women in pop music, Sophie B Hawkins first hit the top ten in 1992 with the song “Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover,” off of her album Tongues And Tails, which got her nominated for a Grammy. Sophie followed up that radio success by releasing the song “As I Lay Me Down” and continues to make music today, with a new album out soon. Dave O recently SKYPED with Sophie to talk about the past, but also the present, which includes the new album, Sophie’s artwork and writing a musical for Kristen Chenowith. Listen to the interview here!

Toad the Wet Sprocket Interview

Toad The Wet Sprocket have had eight different songs appear on various Billboard music charts, including six on the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts. Dave O was recently joined by Dean Dinning from the group, with topics ranging from how the name Toad The Wet Sprocket came about, to what it was like appearing on so many successful soundtracks.

Vengaboys Interview

When it comes to late 90’s party music, Vengaboys have the market cornered, thanks to bangers like “We Like To Party” and “Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!” Vengaboys, which consist of Robin, Kim, Denise and Donny, were originally formed in Amsterdam and still call it home (when they aren’t traveling doing shows)! Dave O recently had the pleasure of SKYPE’ing with Robin, who was full of amazing stories, from how the group came together, to working with Perez Hilton, to touring the U.S., to talking about the new single (“Hot Hot Hot”). Definitely an interview that makes it easy to see why Vengaboys are adored by Read More …

Jon Secada Interview

Jon Secada has sold over 20 million albums, won two Grammy Awards and performed on Broadway. Secada is also one of the worlds biggest song writers and producers, as he’s worked with artists like Ricky Martin, Mandy Moore and Jennifer Lopez. In addition to his success in the entertainment industry, Secada is a huge philanthropist that gives back as much as he can with a wide variety of charities. Dave O recently SKYPED with Jon Secada to discuss all of this, as well as what it was like moving to America at age nine, growing up working at a coffee shop, the new music and Read More …

4 P.M. Interview

4 P.M. (For Positive Music) was originally formed just outside of Baltimore, Maryland by four close friends. The group had to battle and battle to get noticed and get their break, as you’ll hear in the SKYPE interview Dave O recently had with Martiz Ware of 4 P.M. Click to listen to an inspirational story of four guys who just loved music and wouldn’t quit pursuing it until they achieved success and an equal level of peace in their hearts. Hear of the struggle of getting signed, how “Sukiyaki” became a chosen cover and what the group is up to today, plus much, much more. Read More …

Nelson Interview

Back in the early 1990’s, twin brothers Gunnar and Matthew Nelson, known simply as “Nelson,” had four Top 10 hits with songs like “After The Rain” and “Love and Affection.” In fact, when “Love and Affection” hit #1, it made the Nelson family the first to reach #1 on the charts in three consecutive generations, as father Rick Nelson had done it multiple times, and grandparents Ozzie & Harriet Nelson as well. Dave O recently SKYPED with Gunnar Nelson to talk about the groups new albums, their tribute show to their father and whether or not they could still grow the amazing hair. Listen to Read More …