Monday, October 18

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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 306):  Skylar Sarkis of TAKING MEDS/growing stone
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 306): Skylar Sarkis of TAKING MEDS/growing stone

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1whg1iQ62ZVIqVhLnm4KBh?si=2Ht2XT12RNyawZDCsVND9w&dl_branch=1 Contributor's Note:  Singer-songwriter/Taking Meds guitarist Skylar Sarkis joins The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 306th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Skylar gets caught up with The Don & The Grizz and discusses goosebump moments on his project growing stone along with going over a couple of songs from Taking Meds.  They talk about how they coped with the Covid pandemic as well.  Fans can find growing stone on Facebook and Bandcamp.  Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their official website.   Fans can find this episode featuring Skylar Sarkis of Taking Meds/growing stone via...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 294): Matt Easton of THE JENNY THING
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 294): Matt Easton of THE JENNY THING

Contributor's Note:  Matt Easton, singer/guitarist of The Jenny Thing appeared on The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 294th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Matt discusses The Jenny Thing's album "American Canyon" which was released June 18th.  The Jenny Thing mixes wistful vocal harmonies with ghostly synth fills, Brit-pop backbeat, with some catchy guitar licks.  They talk about how they met at University of California-Berkeley back in 1991 and the writing and recording process of their music as well as the goosebump moments in the various songs of "American Canyon."  Fans can find The Jenny Thing on Facebook, their official website and Bandcamp.  Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and th...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 291):  MANNY BLU
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 291): MANNY BLU

Contributor's Note:  Canadian "country-punk" artist MANNY BLU joins The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 291st episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Manny talks about the single "Might As Well Lead", and they get into a discussion about how he sings in a falsetto voice, which is something The Don & The Grizz thoroughly enjoy.  The track features Kristen Rogers, who also does background vocals for Hozier.  They also get into a discussion about how Aerosmith and Motley Crue influenced his career.  They also discuss the piano notes in the song "Burnout Town" and they get into the album "New Ink", including the track "Born To Ride."  Lastly, they talk about how Mod Sun, Machine Gun Kelly, Yungblud, and Travis Barker are bringing pop punk music back t...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 283):  TARAH WHO?
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 283): TARAH WHO?

Contributor's Note:  Grunge/punk/alternative band Tarah Who? joined The Don's Hit List with The Don& The Grizz via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Tarah Who? discuss the goosebump moments through their music, including their music video for "Illusion of Freedom."  Gig Radar UK describes Tarah Who? as a "fascinating flashback to 90's rock with anthemic singalong choruses and a raw grungy edge.  They aren't afraid to do their own thing with their unique brand of intense, engaging rock."  Tarah Who? has seen some success on YouTube as "Pantomath" has amassed over 40,000 hits on YouTube.  Fans can find Tarah Who? on Facebook, SoundCloud, Twitter, Instagram and their official website.  Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 281):  Joey Cape(Lagwagon) and Marko DeSantis(of Sugarcult) BAD ASTRONAUT
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 281): Joey Cape(Lagwagon) and Marko DeSantis(of Sugarcult) BAD ASTRONAUT

Contributor's Note:  Joey Cape(Lagwagon) and Marko DeSantis(Sugarcult) of Bad Astronaut joined The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 281st episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode Joey and Marko discuss their first release in over 20 years entitled "Wide Awake" and they also discuss the goosebump moments in their album "Houston, We Have A Drinking Problem", along with how The Beatles and Jawbreaker influenced their music.  Fans can find Bad Astronaut on Facebook and their official website.  Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their official website.  Fans can find this episode via YouTube below: Fans can find this episode featuring Joey and Marko of Bad Astronaut via SoundCloud below:...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Madness To Creation Ep. 278): Sarah McTaggart of TRANSVIOLET )
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Madness To Creation Ep. 278): Sarah McTaggart of TRANSVIOLET )

Contributor's Note:  Vocalist Sarah McTaggart of Transviolet conversed on The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz and Madness To Creation via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Sarah discusses the single "Clean Laundry" and the writing process of that song along with "Freak Like Me" and "Drugs In California" and the writing process and goosebump moments of those songs.  We get into a poignant discussion about Sarah leaving her Christian faith as well as mental health and how she copes with it.  It turned into a existential, philosophical discussion.  Fans can find Transviolet on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their official website. Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and their official website. Fans can ch...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 275):  Jonny Ross of SMALL TOWN TITANS
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 275): Jonny Ross of SMALL TOWN TITANS

Contributor's Note:  Jonny Ross, drummer of Small Town Titans, joins The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz via FAB Radio International for the 275th episode.  Recently, Small Town Titans released the music video for their song "9 to 5", which is a salute to the working person.  Phil Freeman stated that it's a salute to the ultimate hard worker and how they deserve to enjoy the fruits of their labor from time to time, and how we all deserve to take a load off and have a good time. Small Town Titans are known for their viral covers of "You're A Mean One Mr. Grinch", "Fat Bottomed Girls" by Queen, "Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash and "Hunger Strike" which featured Matt James of Blacktop Mojo, by Temple Of The Dog.  Fans can find Small Town Titans on their official website, F...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 270):  EVIE SANDS
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 270): EVIE SANDS

Contributor's Note:  Indie/Alternative/Soul/Blues/Rock artist Evie Sands joins The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Evie discusses her album "Get Out Of Your Own Way", which is available via Bandcamp and all digital streaming platforms.  Back in the 1960's and 1970's, Evie was seen on various TV shows such as American Bandstand, Hullabaloo, The Tonight Show, and the Johnny Cash Show.  Evie is also known for her gold selling single "Anyway That You Want Me" and she also had the hits "You Brought The Woman Out Of Me", and "I Love Makin' Love To You", which were moderate hits.  Spiritualized covered "Anyway That You Want Me" back in 2002.  Fans can find Evie Sands on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and her official website.  Here is w...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 256): SOLSTICE REY
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 256): SOLSTICE REY

Contributor's Note:  Solstice Rey out of Philadelphia joined The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 256th episode via FAB Radio International.  Members composed of Potty Mouth, Nervus, KOJI, Solstice Rey and Full On Mone't created the compilation album "Sunday, Someday" in which proceeds go to funding top surgery and aftercare for a member of the group while raising awareness about the systemic oppression of QTPOC community members.  Fans can find Solstice Rey on Facebook and Twitter. In this episode, Solstice Rey(Sabrina) discusses the following: 0:00- The song "Phoenix" from the "Sunday, Someday" compilation record.  They discuss how the songs mix an ambiance vibe with a pop-punk vibe. 6:59- "Mountains"- They discuss the song lyric "I've got to find the strengt...