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Day 142 - Chris Difford

Good talk with Chris Difford on what inspired him through lockdown, his early days with Squeeze, his music writing process, being unabashedly British, producing new music and the chance to talk with other music legends on his podcast. Enjoy!

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Day 141 - Ricky Byrd - You Live, You Die, and Every Once And A While You Get A Sandwich

There’s no question that Ricky Byrd’s had an amazing music career. Touring with Joan Jet and the Blackhearts and giving a hilarious induction speech at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to recount a few stories from this show, but if you had told me he had ...

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Day 139 - Al Pitrelli

Al Pitrelli returns and lays down some wisdom from his rock star rebel beginnings as a kid growing up in Long Island (which he stresses, birthed some of the best names in Rock and Roll) his time spent touring with Alice Cooper, Asia, Savatage, Joe Lynn T...

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Day 134 - Danny O’Keefe

I had the great pleasure of speaking to one of my favorite American Folk singers, Danny O’Keefe about his new album Looking Glass & The Dreamers, his long career in music, his number one hit and a personal favorite of mine, Good Time Charlie’s Got The Bl...

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Day 133 - Rhett Miller Fills The Void

Singer, songwriter Rhett Miller was a blast to have on Dystopia Tonight! We talk cruise gigs, Asbury Park, quitting smoking, missing out on Bruce Springsteen, his early influences, filling the void, house fraus at pizza deliveries, lynch mob moms, loving...

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Day 132 - Dale Bozzio - Everything’s Frozen from The Computer to The Popes

I knew Dale Bozzio was an incredible performer, sing, dresser, toured with Zappa, and had an incredible life with amazing stories to tell - but I had no idea she’d be so funny telling it. This episode goes in the books as one of my all time favorites. Jo...

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Day 131 - The Begetten and Begotten Of Joey Molland

Joey Molland was a joy to talk to! We talk about how he wound up in Minnesota, his time touring with Badfinger, his days as a young guitarist, his passion for music, love for the Beatles, the British Invasion, songwriting and collaboration, how music has...

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Day 129 - Baja Blasting with Haley

Haley McCallum, professionally known as Haley and formerly Haley Bonar, is a Canadian-born American singer and songwriter who was raised in Rapid City, South Dakota. She has lived in Duluth and currently St. Paul, Minnesota. We talk about her living in M...

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Day 128 - Emily Grove

Emily Grove is a close friend and wildly talented singer-songwriter, and musician who is a prominent fixture in the New Jersey music scene, playing in well known venues such as The Saint and Stone Pony as well as touring the US and UK performing with Gle...

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Day 128 - Colin Hay - Ponies, Pianos, and Bear Jokes

I’ve been a Colin Hay fan since I was a kid, so getting to talk to him on Dystopia Tonight and finding out he’s just as funny, kind and humble was just an added bonus to loving his work. We talk performing with Ringo in his all star band tour, growing up...

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Day 122 - Jake Clemons | Hot Cross Buns and The Fountain of Youth That is Rock And Roll

Jake Clemons joins us and goes deep into his life from growing up in a musical family, learning along the way not to have fear. From a Clarence Clemons Tribute and what it is like to fill his position with Bruce Springsteen and The E-street Band. Some in...

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Day 121 - Brian Fallon

Brian Fallon is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist, and main lyricist of the rock band The Gaslight Anthem! Currently he’s got a brand new solo album titled “Night Divine” inspired by the hymns his mother used to sing when he was growing up. We cover a ...

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Day 120 - S - X Can Feel It Coming In The Air on Dystopia Tonight

Getting to talk to S - X on the advent of his new album and at a time where he feels like he’s experiencing a rebirth of creativity and a burst of positivity and confidence for what’s ahead made this episode really special. Had the pleasure of listening ...

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Day 119 - Jesse Colin Young

Lead singer of the Youngbloods, Jesse Colin Young’s journey into music is fascinating and his new single and music video, “Trouble” which features his daughter, Jazzie Young celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Harold and Maude. Their rendition of Yusuf Is...

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Day 118 -Mike Appel

Mike Appel is an American music industry manager and record producer, best known for his role in both capacities in the early career of Bruce Springsteen. We talk about his start in music in his own band as well as a song writer for the Partridge Family,...