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Yearly Archive: 2014

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Charlie Daniels Interview: "The Last Thing I Would Want Is for Bob Dylan to Think I’m Trying to Interpret His Politics"

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Charlie Daniels

Born in 1936 in Wilmington, North Carolina, Charlie Daniels was raised on a musical diet that included Pentecostal gospel, local bluegrass bands and the rhythm and blues and country music emanating respectively from Nashville’s 50,000-watt mega-broadcasters WLAC and WSM. Soon after high school and already skilled on guitar, fiddle and mandolin, Daniels formed a rock and roll band and hit the road.

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November 2014

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Richard Thomas Interview: Television Icon on His Career and the Long-Lasting Impact of "The Waltons"

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Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is best known for his leading role as John Walton Jr. (John-Boy) in the television series The Waltons which was inspired by writer, producer Earl Hamner Jr.’s own childhood and lasted nine seasons on CBS. The pilot aired as a television movie entitled The Homecoming: A Christmas Story that was broadcast on December 19, 1971.

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Joe Perry Interview: Iconic Guitarist on His Relationship with Steven Tyler and His Memoir, "Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith"

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Joe Perry

Massachusetts native Anthony Joseph (Joe) Perry formed a group called The Jam Band. After meeting Steven Tyler, Perry and Tom Hamilton, joined by Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer, would go on to form Aerosmith. The band had a string of hit records during the mid-1970s with albums Toys in the Attic and Rocks and hit singles “Dream On, “Same Old Song and Dance,” “Sweet Emotion” and “Walk This Way.”

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Jeff Bridges Interview: Throughout an Iconic Acting Career, Music Remains a Powerful Force

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Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges is the son of showbiz parents, Lloyd and Dorothy Bridges, and he made his screen bow as a petulant infant in the arms of his real-life mother in the 1950 melodrama The Company She Keeps that also featured his older brother Beau. The younger Bridges made a more formal debut at age eight in an episode of his dad’s television series Sea Hunt.

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