005: Jack Russell #1

February 04, 2017

Episode #005 of the Sound Matters radio show goes behind the scenes and uncovers some little-known facts about The Beatles infamous “rooftop concert” this week in 1969, and following the “Foreigner model,” Tom shares his thoughts on acts who tour with or without original members. Tom’s in-depth interview with Jack Russell of Jack Russell’s Great White is featured on this episode, as well as this week’s Sound Matter Moment

On This Episode:

  1. Headline Music & Entertainment News: Willie Nelson, Bruno Mars, Nickelback, Courtney Love, Art Garfunkel, John Lennon & Yoko Ono, & the 59th Grammy Awards…
  2. Little-known facts behind the Beatles 1969 Rooftop Concert 47 years ago this week…
  3. Foreigner in 2017, & acts that tour with or without original members…
  4. Interview Guest: JACK RUSSELL of JACK RUSSELL’S GREAT WHITE
  5. This Week in Music History…
  6. Sound Matter Moment… “Communication Breakdown”

Links:

Jack Russell’s Great White website: www.jackrussellsgreatwhite.com

Photo by Tom Leu

 

Inside the Interview:
01:55 – On how the Beatles’ “Help” album transformed his life & career…
02:44
– The story behind the title track “He Saw It Comin” & the new album’s artwork…
04:52
– The story behind the first single “Sign of the Times”…
05:57
– On internet trolls…
07:17
– The backstory behind the presence of some rapping on the track “She Moves Me”…
08:51
– The story behind the song “Godspeed”…
11:39
– On Jack’s health, the last time he drank, near death, & sobriety…
14:56
– On playing the Whiskey A Go Go again & meeting Lou Gramm of Foreigner…
17:08
– The new tour dates & material…
17:47
– On Jack’s relationship with his former bandmates in Great White…
18:28
– Jack & Jani Lane of Warrant…
19:18
– Perspective & sobriety today…
19:45
– The last question…

Connect with Jack Russell:
Website: www.jackrussellsgreatwhite.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/JackRussellsGreatWhite
Twitter: www.twitter.com/jacksgreatwhite (@JacksGreatWhite)

Behind the Shot: dUg Pinnick of King’s X… June 2013 >> https://soundmatters.tv/behind-the-shot-dug-pinnick-of-kings-x/

dUg Pinnick of King’s X – Photo by Tom Leu

A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >> www.soundmatters.tv/communication-breakdown 

Article: “Communication Breakdown” by Tom Leu

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> Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…

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About the Author
Tom Leu, MS/CPC is a Professional Speaker, Writer, Radio Host, & Photographer. A member of the National Speakers Association, Tom talks shiFt™ about Communications, Psychology, Recovery, & Rock 'n Roll. His writings, presentations, images, & interviews uncover layers within music, culture, & communications.

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