Monday, October 25

Hall of Famers

Interviewees that have been inducted into the Hall of Fame

(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 305):  Founding CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL/COSMO’S VAULT member DOUG CLIFFORD
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 305): Founding CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL/COSMO’S VAULT member DOUG CLIFFORD

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6PpD6NchbUQmIkpXAmjpT9?si=-hpEUAe_RO227uU3essqfQ&dl_branch=1 Contributor's Note:  Founder of Creedence Clearwater Revival/Cosmo's Vault frontman Doug Clifford joined The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 305th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, they discussed the goosebump moments in his career as well as the special project he did with the late great Steve Wright of The Greg Kihn Band. We discussed how CCR got together and what led to the future collaboration with Steven Wright of The Greg Kihn Band. This project of Clifford/Wright includes Greg Douglass (Steve Miller Band), Jimmy Lyon (Eddie Money) and Joe Satriani, plus keyboard players Tim Gorman (The Who) and Pat Mosca (Greg Kihn Band). After holding auditio...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 255):  DANNY ZELISKO
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 255): DANNY ZELISKO

Contributor's Note:  Legendary concert promoter Danny Zelisko joined The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 255th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Danny Zelisko discusses his book "All Exce$$ Occupation: Concert Promoter", which has a foreword written by legendary baseball player Kirk Gibson and received rave reviews from Rob Halford, Roger Waters and Larry LeBlanc of Celebrity Access.  Here is what they talked about: 0:00 - We start with the musical intro from “Please Please Me” By The Beatles  We begin to his book:  All Access: Occupation:  Concert Promoter  We talk about how The Beatles “Please Please Me” was the song that sparked his love for music How The Beatles appearance on Ed Sullivan was the moment he knew what he wanted to d...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 248):  Sonny LeMaire of EXILE
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 248): Sonny LeMaire of EXILE

Contributor's Note:  Sonny LeMaire of Exile appeared on The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 248th episode via FAB Radio International.  Here are the following topics that were discussed: Show intro and discussion of the song "Yet" by Exile Their deal with Time Life to put out three of their iconic records Discussion of the songs "Kiss You All Over" and "She's A Miracle" Their friendship with Charlie Daniels The song "Beautiful Mess" by Diamond Rio and how they wrote it Meeting The Bee Gees Fans can find Exile 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 featuring Sonny LeMaire of Exile via SoundC...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 240):  Phil Campbell of MOTORHEAD
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 240): Phil Campbell of MOTORHEAD

Contributor's Note:  Legendary guitarist Phil Campbell of Motorhead joins The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz along with Madness To Creation for the 240th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Phil discusses memories of playing in Berlin and the legacy of Motorhead, which is one of the most iconic bands in metal history.  Next Friday, Motorhead in conjunction with Silver Lining Music are releasing their album "Louder Than Noise...Live In Berlin", which was during the "Kings of the Road" tour.  The package includes a live CD along with a bonus DVD and will be featured on your favorite digital streaming platforms. The album includes the classics "Rock It", "You Better Run", and of course their iconic classics "Ace of Spades" and "Overkill."  Phil also discuss...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 226):  Mark Mangold of AMERICAN TEARS
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 226): Mark Mangold of AMERICAN TEARS

Contributor's Note:  Mark Mangold of American Tears appeared on the 226th episode of The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Mark discusses how he reformed American Tears 2018 and they recently released "Free Angel Express" via Deko Entertainment. The Don discusses goosebump moments and the keyboard sorcery of Mark Mangold that he creates using wizardry powers.  American Tears created the music video for "Woke" and the lineup features Alex Landenburg(Stratovarius, Kamelot, CyHra) on drums and guest appearances by Barry Sparks (UFO, Dokken), Doug Howard (Touch, Utopia, Edgar Winter Band) and Charlie Calv of (Angel, Shotgun Symphony).  Fans can find American Tears at the following locations: www.facebook.com/AmericanTears www.d...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 225): John Palumbo of CRACK THE SKY
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 225): John Palumbo of CRACK THE SKY

Contributor's Note:  John Palumbo of progressive rock band Crack The Sky appeared on The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 225th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, John discusses the song "Breakdown" and the bass and guitar techniques in this song.  On January 15th, Crack The Sky released their album "Tribes" via Carry On Music, which is their 18th studio album.  The album includes the title track and the music video to "Another Civil War", and Crack The Sky is featured on the "50 Greatest Prog Rock Albums", and the band has been around since 1975 out of West Virginia. Fans can find Crack The Sky at the following locations: https://carryonmusic.com/artists/crack-the-sky/ Fans can find The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz at the...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 224): Ric Lee of TEN YEARS AFTER
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 224): Ric Lee of TEN YEARS AFTER

Contributor's Note:  Drummer Ric Lee of Ten Years After joined The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 224th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Ric Lee discusses the book that he recently wrote entitled "From Headstocks to Woodstock", which discusses a lot of moments from his childhood that shaped his music career.  Ric Lee discusses meeting Buddy Rich and shared a hilarious story about playing together on stage with Buddy.  They also pour through the goosebump moments from the catalog of Ten Years After. They discuss "A Sting In The Tale-Deluxe Edition" and the memories from playing Woodstock back in 1969.  Fans can find Ten Years After at the following locations: www.ten-year-after.co.uk www.facebook.com/tenyearsafterband Fans can find The...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 218):  KENT BLAZY
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 218): KENT BLAZY

Contributor's Note:  Country music  singer/songwriter Kent Blazy returns to The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 218th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Kent talks about writing Chris Young's first number one single entitled "Getting You Home(The Black Dress Song)" and how him and Chris got together for the songwriting appointment. Brett Monnier joined Kent on the podcast to discuss a couple of Garth Brooks classics.  Brett Monnier has a couple of Garth Brooks YouTube covers for "It's Midnight Cinderella" and "She's Gonna Make It", which could become viral cover classics on YouTube.  Kent has also written the Garth Brooks classics "If Tomorrow Never Comes" and "Ain't Going Down(Til The Sun Comes Up). Kent also shares a cool story involving Garth ...
(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 210): JEFF COFFEY(formerly of CHICAGO)
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(The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 210): JEFF COFFEY(formerly of CHICAGO)

Contributor's Note:  Jeff Coffey(formerly of Chicago) converses with The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 210th episode via FAB Radio International.  In this episode, Jeff Coffey talks about his latest tribute album entitled "Origins", which pays tribute to the famous artists of yesteryear, with songs such as "Baby I'm Amazed" by Paul McCartney and "Fooled Around And Fell In Love" by Elvin Bishop.  They go through the vocals that Jeff possesses in the song "Someday".  This Thursday, February 11th, Jeff Coffey will be putting on a virtual live concert at 8 PM EST.  Jeff also shares his memories of being the frontman for Chicago and talks about how awesome the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado really is.  Fans can find Jeff Coffey at the following locations:...