Real stories of some of the greatest bands of the 60's 70's & 80's
An interview with fellow Detroiter Alice Cooper who talks about MC 5, Iggy and the Stooges, Bob Seger, Ted Nugent and how they all looked up to Fred’s neighbor Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels.
How close all the Detroit rock bands where to the artists of Motown like Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and the Temptations.
Then Alice debunks a 40 year old myth about one of the first songs the Talking Heads wrote…………...
Intro: Alice Cooper “Be my Lover”
Middle: Alice Cooper “Under my Wheels”
Close: Alice Cooper “Feed my Frankenstein”
Wayne Kramer the lead guitar player and founding member of the legendary MC5 speaks to LA Lloyd and Fred about “Kick out the Jams” the Detroit Riots, the revolution in the streets of America and his latest work which consists of the music score for the documentary “Boy Howdy: The story of Creem Magazine” Wayne’s book “The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, the MC5, and My Life of Impossibilities and Breadcrumbs the EP with Alice Cooper, Wayne Kramer, Mark Farner, Johnny B and the rockin lead track Detroit City 2020.
MC5 "Kick out the Jams Motherf**kers"
MC5 "Motor City’s Burning"
Alice Cooper: Breadcrumbs “Detroit City 2020”
LA Lloyd and Fred talk about limos’ and George Benson and all the live albums people are now doing. Fred meets Neil Young and talks about Nicolette Larson, Pat Metheny and Little Feat and riding the groove train when these bands really get going. Warner Bros released “For You” by Prince and we all know how that career turned out. Funkadelics and the Mothership. The Bunny gets Hot !!! and “Are we not men?” we are DEVO ! Fred wears a DEVO suit around University of Michigan campus. Is Van Morrison grumpy ? LA Lloyd’s 1st 45 single he played in his radio career was Rod Stewart “Do you think I’m sexy” and more shenanigans.
Intro: George Benson “ On Broadway”
Middle: Funkadelics “One Nation Under a Groove”
Middle: Devo. “Whip it”
End: Van Morrison. “Wavelength”
Camelot was what the employees called working for Warner Bros Records.
Stu Cohen tells us his story about getting hired at Warner Bros with an interview with Mo Ostin.
Stu was the local New York rep for 5 years before moving to California to work at the Burbank offices. He talks about the access, limos, excess and having VIP everywhere in New York.
Stu recounts his days with Van Halen, Fleetwood Mac, Little Feat, Doobie Bros, talking Heads, Ramones and what he called his nemesis Prince.
Van Halen: Eruption
Talking Heads: Take me to the river
Fleetwood Mac: Rhiannon