Brownstone Interview

In 1995, Brownstone was nominated for a Grammy and six Billboard Music Awards for the single “If You Love Me.” Founding member Nicci Gilbert called the show and joined Dave O to talk about being one of the first groups signed to Michael Jackson’s MJJ record label, what it was like working with Michael, her friendship with American Idol Season Three winner Fantasia Barrino, the future of Brownstone and much more.

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 …

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 …

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 …

Enrique Iglesias Interview

You are probably aware that Enrique Iglesias is the son of Julio, and an international pop star who has sold over 55 million records worldwide. Iglesias’ breakthrough hit in the United States came during 1999 in the form of “Bailamos” and since then, Enrique has enjoyed five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles and a record ten number one hits on Billboard’s Dance charts. What you may not know about Iglesias is how his music career got started while at the University of Miami, much to the complete shock of his parents. Hear more about that in this candid interview with Dave O, as well Read More …

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.

Portrait Interview

Portrait gained fame in 1992 with the songs “Honey Dip” and “Here We Go Again.” Led by Michael Angelo Saulsberry, the Los Angeles formed group had a very unique sound that created fans all over the globe, especially in Asia. Dave O recently SKYPED with Saulsberry to discuss the formation of Portrait, what it was like being on an episode of Family Matters, working with famous actresses in videos and much, much more, including a frank discussion of how Portrait was largely doomed from the start.

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!  

Hi-Five Interview

Hi-Five burst upon the R&B scene in the spring of 1991 with the release of “I Like The Way (The Kissing Game).” By late 1992, the group had achieved three Top 10 singles and quickly became known as a core sound of 1990’s R&B. Dave O recently caught up with Marcus Sanders of Hi-Five, who talked about the life of lead singer Tony Thompson, who was tragically killed too soon, his favorite memories of Hi-Five and a possible Hi-Five book release, among other things.

Blessid Union Of Souls Interview

It was 1995 when Blessid Union of Souls released one of the best albums of the entire ’90’s in “Home.” The album featured not only the giant hit “I Believe,” but also songs like “Let Me Be The One” and “Oh Virginia.” The Ohio based group would go on to release songs like “I Wanna Be There,” “Light In Your Eyes,” “Hey Leonardo” and “Standing At The Edge of the Earth” throughout the remainder of the 90’s, and the group is still together today with a new album and new sound. In fact, Blessid Union of Souls has gone “Contemporary Christian” and the music is Read More …