Boy Krazy seemingly became an overnight sensation in 1993 when the single “That’s What Love Can Do” was released in the United States. However, what most people don’t realize is that Boy Krazy had been dropped by their label prior to this and the song had only been worked as a single in the UK. Ruth Ann Roberts of Boy Krazy recently SKYPED with Dave O to tell the bizarre and random story of how and why the group got picked back up by its label and how the song was released in the U.S. Other topics covered include how the group was formed, Ruth Read More …
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).
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!
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 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 …
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!
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.
Sister Hazel was formed in Gainesville, Florida and took its name from one of the neatest women you’ll ever hear about. The band still calls Gainesville home and often times even records at a local Best Western. Yes, a Best Western! Listen to Sister Hazel lead singer Ken Block make a connection with Dave O via SKYPE, as he talks about these facts and some of the bands giant hits, such as “All For You” and “Happy.” Listen to the interview here!
Most know the band Everclear because of lead singer Art Alexakis, who recently sat down with Dave O. Within this interview, you’ll hear Alexakis talk about a variety of subjects, from how many unreleased Everclear songs there are in the vault to the meanings of several of the bands hits. Sprinkled in is advice for anyone going through a tough point in their life, as Alexakis has always been known to share his innermost feelings and struggles with his fans. A must listen for any 90’s music junkie (or anyone who wants to hear from a very inspirational man!).
Color Me Badd originally consisted of Bryan Abrams, Kevin Thornton, Mark Calderon and Sam Watters. The group was “born” during high school in Oklahoma City and soon after, saw an insane amount of success with singles like “I Wanna Sex You Up,” “I Adore Mi Amor” and “All 4 Love.” In addition, the boys achieved much fame for their appearance at “The Peach Pit” on the television show Beverly Hills 90210. Bryan Abrams recently joined Dave O to talk about the good old days of Color Me Badd, including how a chance encounter with Bon Jovi at a movie theatre changed everything, how a horse Read More …