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 …

Presidents Of The United States Of America Interview

Most diehard music fans are aware that the Presidents of the United States of America were nominated for two Grammy Awards “back in the day,” due largely to huge hits like “Lump,” “Peaches” and “Kitty.” However, that’s only the tip of the iceberg for the Seattle based band, which was formed in 1993 by Chris Ballew and company. Dave O recently spoke at length with Chris about what it was like knowing and living with Beck prior to the P-USA blew up, as well as how the band came up with its name, politics, song meanings and Chris’ new project, Caspar Babypants, which is music Read More …

Martin Page Interview

Besides working with Phil Collins on “In The House Of Stone And Light” in 1995, Martin Page has had a remarkable career writing songs for others. In fact, Page either wrote or co-wrote “We Built This City” by Starship, “These Dreams” by Heart and the songs “Faithful” and “King Of Wishful Thinking” by Go West. Page recently SKYPED with Dave O to talk about his career as a song writer, what made him decide to go solo and what it was like working with Phil Collins (among others).

Natural Selection Interview

Formed by a duo of friends in Minneapolis, Natural Selection has one of the more interesting stories of the entire 1990’s. Dave O recently SKYPED with Frederick of Natural Selection to talk about the unlikely way the group caught their break, the story of their smash hit “Do Anything” and what the group members are up to today – hint, you will be shocked!

Right Said Fred Interview

Twin brothers Richard and Fred Fairbrass became sex icons in 1991 with the worldwide hit “I’m Too Sexy.” Alright fine, maybe sex icon is a bit strong of a term, but Richard Fairbrass DID win “Rear of the Year” in the UK AND have Madonna call him “the most bedable man in pop music.” Dave O recently spoke with Richard about these things, how the song came into fruition, how fast it all happened and about Right Said Fred in 2012. This interview is a must listen!

Carol Potter Interview

Carol Potter is best recognized for her role as Cindy Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210, in which she plays the mother of Brandon (Jason Priestley) and Brenda (Shannen Doherty). Besides her work on 90210, Potter has appeared in television series such as Today’s F.B.I., L.A. Law and Sunset Beach. Potter recently joined Dave O to discuss her current career of helping people in the mental health profession, as well as dishing plenty of juice on the old 90210 days – did it ever seem like they were all really a family? How did she get cast? And what was her favorite episode? Find out answers Read More …

Barenaked Ladies Interview

The Barenaked Ladies have won multiple Juno and Billboard Music Awards, as well as being nominated for a Grammy. Barenaked Ladies, from the beautiful country of Canada, are best known for their 1990’s hit “One Week,” but have had a stack of other giant hits, too. Dave O recently SKYPED with group co-founder Ed Robertson to talk about Barenaked Ladies both in the mid-90’s, 2012 and everything in between. Listen to the interview here!

Lit Interview

The members of the band Lit have been thrown more curve balls in life than any human being should be required to face. However, they continue to get off the mat, swing for the fences and make new music, after recently wrapping up a summer concert tour with Sugar Ray, Everclear, Gin Blossoms and Marcy Playground. From the lows of the tragic death of drummer Allen Shellenberger to the highs of Woodstock 1999 and “My Own Worst Enemy”, Dave O talks with lead singer A Jay Popoff about the amazing journey they have and continue to enjoy.