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Desmond Child on "Dude looks like a lady"
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The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys - Carl Wilson died of lung cancer in 1998. find out more..
The Damned
The Damned - Lemmy from Motorhead played bass on the 1978 release Motordamn. find out more..
Alan Jackson
Alan Jackson - In 2010, Jackson left Arista Records to enter a partnership between EMI Records and his own label, Alan's Country Records (ACR). In his 22 years with Arista, Jackson sold over 50 million albums. His 17th studio album, Thirty Miles West, is the first project under the partnership. His nephew, Adam Wright, co-wrote the album's first single, "You Don't Have to Love Me Anymore." Jackson told The Boot that the demo, "raised the hair on my arms," and is the type of sad, emotional song that makes him want to be in Country music. find out more..
Holly KnightHolly Knight
Her hits include "Love Is A Battlefield," "Simply The Best" and "Obsession." Find out where the magic dust comes from, and if you can teach this stuff.
Gary LewisGary Lewis
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had 7 Top-10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.
Andy Powell of Wishbone AshAndy Powell of Wishbone Ash
The Wishbone Ash guitarist on how touring with The Who inspired one of their most enduring songs, and why they moved to America at the peak of their powers.
Dave ClarkDave Clark
Part of the British Invasion, The Dave Clark Five were an Ed Sullivan favorite - the host even bought out a UK show to keep them in America.