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Robert Ferraro

Freelance writer and broadcasting school graduate who edited his college newspaper, produced and engineered radio talk shows, and produced Major League Baseball broadcasts. In between, he held approximately 87 different jobs, all of which he departed when he couldn't find anyone interesting to talk to.

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Rick Allen | Drummer. Survivor. Humanist. Artist!

By Robert Ferraro / January 8, 2018

Rick Allen first appeared behind the drum kit with Def Leppard nearly 40 years ago, at the tender age of 15. His drum sound would go on to leave a distinct impression on modern popular music, appearing on over 100 million albums sold, and winning him fans the world over. It was overcoming the loss […]

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Gary Gulman | Are There Abbreviations for Observational, Smart & Funny?

By Robert Ferraro / December 30, 2017

Gary Gulman will try to tell you that he’s not an intellectual comedian, and with some of his best known bits centering around cookies, the Karate Kid and yogurt containers, you might be inclined to believe him. . But when in conversation with him about comedy and his career – which includes a long string […]

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Nancy Wilson | My Thanksgiving

By Robert Ferraro / November 19, 2017

In August of 2016, Ann and Nancy Wilson and the rest of Heart took to a stage in Washington, in the midst of an extensive Summer tour. While the band was performing it’s encore, Ann’s husband, angered at Nancy’s twin 16 year old boys for leaving the door to Ann’s tour bus open, physically attacked them. He was […]

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Joey Tempest | Europe Aims To Capture The World’s Attention Yet Again

By Robert Ferraro / October 19, 2017

Joey Tempest is the lead singer of the internationally renowned, platinum selling band Europe – and the signature voice of one of the most enduring songs in popular music history. Tempest not only penned the lyrics for ‘The Final Countdown’ at age 17, but wrote its iconic keyboard riff as well. One of rock music’s most […]

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Amy Holland | In Full Health And Voice, With A Light On Her Path

By Robert Ferraro / October 12, 2017

Amy​ ​Holland​ ​started​ ​out​ ​in​ ​the​ ​music​ ​business​ ​when​ ​she​ ​was​ ​just​ ​a​ ​teen,​ ​eventually​ ​scoring​ ​a​ ​hit​ ​single​ ​with 1980’s​ ​‘How​ ​Do​ ​I​ ​Survive?’​ ​It​ ​would​ ​mark​ ​the​ ​beginning​ ​of​ ​a​ ​long,​ ​diverse,​ ​and ​too​ ​​often​ ​interrupted​ ​singing​ ​career​ ​that​ ​would​ ​see​ ​her​ ​record​ ​songs​ ​for​ ​​movies​ ​such​ ​as​ ​Scarface​ ​and​ ​St Elmo’s​ ​Fire,​ […]

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Lita Ford | With Guitar in Hand, She’s Still the Boss

By Robert Ferraro / October 4, 2017

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Lita Ford has worn many hats in her 40 plus year career, all of them comfortably. As a guitarist in the seminal all girl band The Runaways, she was a pioneering musician. After two hit singles (Kiss Me Deadly and Close My Eyes Forever) pushed her album ‘Lita’ to platinum status, she […]

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Kenny Aronoff | Famously In-Demand Drummer Turned Author, Knows His Purpose

By Robert Ferraro / September 18, 2017

Kenny Aronoff is known primarily as the drummer you’ve heard on most of John Mellencamp’s biggest hits, leaving his hard hitting mark on songs like Jack & Diane, Pink Houses, Small Town and countless others. Among musicians however, he is better known for his astoundingly long history of studio work, in service to a roster […]

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Nancy Wilson | Famed Guitarist and New Band Set Out to Make Their Case on The Road

By Robert Ferraro / September 4, 2017

For the first time since she was 19 years old, Nancy Wilson finds herself a full fledged member of a hungry new band. On an open ended hiatus from working with Heart and her sister Ann, she lends her voice and guitar to a Rock and R & B collective creatively named, ‘Roadcase Royale’. Their debut album, ‘First […]

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Bernard Fowler | From The Back(ground) to The Front, and Everywhere In Between

By Robert Ferraro / August 23, 2017

Bernard Fowler has been an integral part of the Rolling Stones for so long now, that it’s hard to remember when they last toured without him (1982). Providing backing vocals on the largest stage in live music, Fowler has won fans the world over with not only his rich voice and wide vocal range, but his stage presence […]

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Ann Wilson | On Tour, Bringing New Life to Old Lyrics

By Robert Ferraro / August 14, 2017

Ann Wilson, the renowned voice of Heart, is trekking across America on a solo tour that will see her play 80 dates before its conclusion in November. I spoke with her after her show in Sylvania, Ohio and discussed the tour, what a song must possess for her to want to sing it, bringing an […]

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