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Songwriter Franke Previte On the Morning Jolt

Back in the early 1980's WDHA played a song by a local New Jersey band called "Sweetheart." Written by Franke Previte, that song was a Top 10 hit for Franke & the Knockouts. Move forward a few years and Franke Previte is sitting on the Garden State Parkway talking with music producer Jimmy Ienner about…

Eddie Kramer & John McDermott Talk Hendrix On "All Mixed Up"

The latest release to come from the Jimi Hendrix camp is a stunning multi-disc 50th anniversary box set celebrating what many feel was Jimi's finest hour - Electric Ladyland. Longtime Hendrix engineer/producer Eddie Kramer and John McDermott from the Hendrix estate spoke with Jim Monaghan on "All Mixed Up" about the new box set, Jimi's…

Corey Glover On the Morning Jolt

Corey Glover's multi-octave voice is part of the signature sound of Living Colour, who first broke onto the music scene in 1988 with their debut album Vivid. Ultraphonix is his latest side project and it teams Corey up with the incredible George Lynch (Dokken, the Lynch Mob). Jim Monaghan and John Hodorovych caught up with…

Spinal Tap's Derek Smalls On the WDHA Morning Jolt

Derek Smalls was a founding member of the legendary band formerly known as Spinal Tap. Though the band released just three albums, their influence on rock is undeniable. Smalls has recently released a solo album Smalls Change: Meditations On Ageing that has received rave reviews. Derek called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to talk with…

Graham Nash On "All Mixed Up"

Two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Graham Nash has spent more than 50 years entertaining his fans...and show's absolutely no signs of slowing down. He recently released a new two-disc compilation Over the Years that takes some of his best-known songs and combines them with rare demo versions, giving the listener an inside…

Rich Robinson Premieres New Magpie Salute on the Jolt

Rich Robinson's searing guitar work was the foundation of the Black Crowes which he formed with his brother Chris back in the late 1980's. His latest band, Magpie Salute, is back with a new album coming out in August and a tour with Gov't Mule and the Avett Brothers which brings them to the PNC…

Gary Louris On "All Mixed Up"

Jayhawks founding member Gary Louris has a lot on his plate at the moment. There's a new Jayhawks album on the horizon, a new CD from Ray Davies coming out on Friday that the Jayhawks are on, plus a reissue of one of his solo albums on the Rhino label. Gary called into WDHA to…

More Rare Bowie Music Coming Out Next Month

Some more rare David Bowie music is on the way for next month, with three albums set to come out in June. First up, the live album Welcome to the Blackout (Live London '78) will be released to CD and digital formats. Two other releases are vinyl-only - Bowie's soundtrack to the 1978 German film…

Procol Harum's Gary Brooker On "All Mixed Up"

When Procol Harum's "A Whiter Shade of Pale" was released in the spring of 1967, it sounded unlike pretty much everything else that was on the radio at the time. Led by Gary Brooker's keyboards and haunting vocals, with lyrics virtually impossible to decipher, the song paved the way for Procol Harum. Now 50 years…

Producer Eddie Kramer On "All Mixed Up"

Eddie Kramer is synonymous with Jimi Hendrix. A legendary recording engineer and producer, Eddie played a huge part in the sound that Jimi captured in the studio over the course of his way-too-short life. A new 13-song compilation, Both Sides of the Sky, has just been released and Eddie called into WDHA to talk with…