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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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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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Joe Conte | Veteran Comic Appreciates The Love, Prefers Respect

By Robert Ferraro / June 30, 2017

Did I get a lot of attention as a kid? Yeah, sure. At least 50% of it was negative. My sister was the only girl, and my brother was the baby, so I was the one who caught all the shit from my crazy Italian parents. That’s probably why I go on stage and seek accolades […]

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Ivan Doroschuk | New Wave Legend Is A ‘Wonder’ Once Again

By Robert Ferraro / May 15, 2017

Men Without Hats’ Ivan Doroschuk is a polite, contemplative and soft spoken Canadian, a multilingual former law student, and a classically trained pianist. Ivan Doroschuk is also a punk at heart, possessing a defiant anti-authority streak which has informed both his music, and a turbulent musical career that spans five decades. Above all else however, at least […]

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Robert Ferraro | Senior Writer/Editor

By Robert Ferraro / April 11, 2017

“Robert has an innate ability to make stars feel at ease, and in return, they comfortably engage him”, says the television voice of the Boston Red Sox, Dave O’Brien, about Robert Ferraro.  “They know immediately that they’re in good hands. He did this with the Derek Jeters and Mark McGwires of the world when I […]

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Nancy Wilson’s Roadcase Royale | “Get Loud”

By Robert Ferraro / April 6, 2017

Many of classic rock’s most celebrated heroes are finding themselves to be of a somewhat advanced age, learning that attempting to create inspired and socially relevant music late in a career, is often a losing proposition. The results often​ range from derivative and inconsequential, to embarrassing. Heart’s Nancy Wilson, now in the fifth decade of […]

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