Jake Brennan, host of the popular “Disgraceland” podcast, returned to the show to talk about his new podcast series “27 Club,” featuring members of rock community who died at age 27. Series 1 will focus on Jimi Hendrix. We discussed the other members of the club (including why Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones is usually overlooked), music rights for podcasts, and cool potential 27 Club merch. Plus: a special shoutout to Chelsea Ursin of the “Dear Young Rocker” podcast, of which Jake is an executive producer.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Joel Selvin is a best-selling author who knows a thing or two about the history of rock & roll. His newest book is “Altamont: The Rolling Stones, Hell’s Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock’s Darkest Day.” We talked about why he wrote the book, how he reached out to the key players involved, and whether or not such an event could take place today.Follow @bigwakeupcall
Larry Marion is one of the world’s leading authorities on rock and music memorabilia and is the author of a new book, “The Lost Beatles Photographs: The Bob Bonis Archive 1964-1966.” Bob Bonis was the manager for the Beatles’ U.S. tours and had unprecedented access to the band. It’s a stunning compilation of authentic, honest, and never-before-seen photos of the Beatles.
Larry discussed how he came to be the caretaker of the Bob Bonis archive, how the project came about, and what fans will take away from it.Follow @bigwakeupcall