Smashing Interviews Magazine

Compelling People — Interesting Lives

Interviews Musicians Archive

Friday

21

January 2022

0

COMMENTS

Jimmy Carter Interview: Blind Boys of Alabama Founder on Faith and Hope

Written by , Posted in Interviews Musicians

Jimmy Carter

Born in Birmingham, Alabama, on February 11, 1932, Jimmy Carter is a founding member and the frontman of the Blind Boys of Alabama. He is the oldest living member of the group. Since the original members first sang together as children in the late 1930s (including Carter), the band has persevered through seven decades to become one of the most recognized and decorated traditional gospel, gospel roots and Americana music groups in the world. Over the past 20 years, Carter and the Blind Boys of Alabama have worked with Prince, Marc Cohn, Mavis Staples, Ben Harper, Robert Randolph and Peter Gabriel, just to name a few.

Read more on Jimmy Carter Interview: Blind Boys of Alabama Founder on Faith and Hope…

Tuesday

11

January 2022

0

COMMENTS

Rob Thomas Interview: Talking Matchbox Twenty, Santana and "The Song"

Written by , Posted in Interviews Musicians

Rob Thomas

Singer, songwriter and musician Rob Thomas is best known for being the lead singer of the rock band Matchbox Twenty which was formed in Orlando, Florida, in 1995. In addition to Thomas, the group also currently consists of Brian Yale (bass guitar), Paul Doucette (drums, rhythm guitar, backing vocals) and Kyle Cook (lead guitar, vocals). Thomas received three Grammy Awards for co-writing and singing on the 1999 hit “Smooth” by Santana. He has also written songs for many other artists.

Read more on Rob Thomas Interview: Talking Matchbox Twenty, Santana and "The Song"…

Thursday

16

December 2021

2

COMMENTS

David Archuleta Interview: Coming Out and Coming to Terms with God

Written by , Posted in Interviews Musicians

David Archuleta

David Archuleta became a star when he was just 16 years old. In 2008, more than 30 million television viewers fell in love with his angelic voice, and their 44 million votes made him runner-up and fan favorite in season seven of American Idol. Soon after, Archuleta’s single “Crush” debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

Read more on David Archuleta Interview: Coming Out and Coming to Terms with God…

Saturday

11

December 2021

0

COMMENTS

Corey Feldman Interview: '80s Icon Reflects on Past and Future

Written by , Posted in Interviews Musicians

Corey Feldman

Famed actor and musician Corey Feldman releases an all new box set titled Love Left 2.1, a celebration of the early years of his music career (1986-1994). Showcased throughout four CDs, two DVDs and more, the box set features unreleased music, a remixed and mastered version of his debut album, Love Left, and Love Left 2: Arm Me With Love, a sequel to his debut album – his first full-length studio album of all new music in six years. Love Left 2.1 is scheduled for release on January 12, 2022.

Read more on Corey Feldman Interview: '80s Icon Reflects on Past and Future…