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Stewart Copeland Interview: An Arresting Conversation with the Police Founder and Drummer

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Stewart Copeland

Stewart Copeland is known as the drummer of the rock band the Police formed in London in 1976 with singer and bass guitarist Sting and Henry Padovani (who was soon replaced by English guitarist Andy Summers). The Police became one of the top bands of the 1970s and 1980s with the songs “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne,” “Message in a Bottle,” “Don’t Stand So Close to Me,” “Walking on the Moon,” and others.

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October 2017

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Donny Osmond Interview: "Reinvention Is the Key to Longevity"

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Donny Osmond

Donald Clark “Donny” Osmond is a singer, actor and radio personality. The former teen idol has also been a talk and game show host, record producer and author. In the mid-1960s, he and four of his elder brothers gained fame as the Osmonds, and he went solo in the early 1970s, covering such hits as “Go Away Little Girl” and “Puppy Love.”

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October 2017

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Sam Getz Interview: Breakout Band Welshly Arms Inspires Us All to Be "Legendary"

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Welshly Arms

Sam Getz is the frontman (lead vocals and guitar) for the up-and-coming rock group Welshly Arms. The Cleveland, Ohio, band has been active since their debut in 2013 with the EP Welcome. The following year, they released a covers EP, and in 2015, an album called Welshly Arms came out on the indie label Position Music.

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September 2017

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Brian Wilson Interview: Beach Boys Icon Talks "Pet Sounds" and "Playback"

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Brian Wilson

Singer, songwriter, musician and record producer Brian Wilson is best known for being the co-founder of the rock band the Beach Boys that formed in 1961. The two-time Grammy Award winner was inducted in the 1988 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and was ranked #12 in Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time” in 2015. The British magazine NME ranked Wilson #8 in its “50 Greatest Producers Ever” list, elaborating “few consider quite how groundbreaking Brian Wilson’s studio techniques were in the mid-60s.” He is often depicted in media as a “genius.”

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