First off, I was disappointed that as I got to the radio station it wasn’t snowing.
I had a brought a song with me to play, and the forecast was for
However, I was able to open the show with a rare
demonstration of my excellent interviewing ability- something I just don’t often
get to do, lol!
The featured artist is John and the Cougars and Mellencamps
and Smiths and Jones…
His first album was a total failure, and his manager
had changed John’s name on the record to Johnny Cougar, without John’s knowledge
His 2nd album was not even released in America!
yielded a # 1 hit in Australia that eventually found its way here.
continued to improve in his singing and songwriting.
And before I am done, I
will verify that with some simply GREAT Rock & Roll!
This is the first of
four parts- listening to them will make you a fan if you are not already.
make you think I am incredibly annoying- but I get that all the time,
And man, did I have trouble reading and speaking- these shows were live,
and my mouth apparently was taken over by aliens!
Here's the link to the Man Of A Thousand Names, at WLSO.FM: