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Jul 11, 2017

Today's Guest: Louise Mandrell, country singer

 

(This interview with country singer Louise Mandrell was originally published in the St. Petersburg Times on November 16, 1984. -- Bob Andelman)

Louise Mandrell, Mr. Media Interviews
Louise Mandrell

Louise Mandrell bubbles as she talks. It comes across in her stage and television appearances, and it was even...


Jul 2, 2017

Today's Guest: Loren Weisman, author, The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business: The 'Who, What, When, Where, Why & How of the Steps That Musicians & Bands Have to Take to Succeed in Music

 

Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of everyone from “American Idol” finalist Michael Lynche to...


Jun 26, 2017

Today's Guest: Ronnie James Dio, lead singer, Dio, Black Sabbath

Ronnie James Dio
Ronnie James Dio

When word reached us last night (May 16, 2010) that singer Ronnie James Dio lost his battle against cancer yesterday at the age of 67, my wife said, “Didn’t you interview him?” Yes, yes, I did. It was May 22, 1986, one of my first...


Jun 19, 2017

Today's Guest: Curt Smith, singer, Tears For Fears

Tears For Fears: Songs from the Big Chair, Curt Smith, Mr. Media Interviews
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Here’s a Tears For Fears story I guarantee you haven’t heard before: I was the pop music critic for the St. Petersburg Times in 1985, assigned to...


Jun 18, 2017

Today's Guest: Howard Sounes, author Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney

 

Fab: An Intimate Life of Paul McCartney by Howard Sounes, Mr. Media Interviews
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Howard Sounes won’t deny that there have been an awful lot of books about the Beatles and Paul McCartney. But...