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 …

Boy Krazy Interview

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 …

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!

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.

Donna Lewis Interview

Donna Lewis gave us perhaps the most timeless love song of the entire 1990’s with “I Love You Always Forever” in 1996. The song spent nine weeks at #2 (including 35 weeks on the charts overall!). Donna recently joined Dave O from her New York City residence and shared many neat stories, including how she got signed to a record deal, the inspiration for that song and why she took so many years off and away from the spotlight.

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!

Sister Hazel Interview

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!  

Color Me Badd Interview

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 …