Featured IPO CD Artists: John McMullan, The Slang, The Top Boost

Featured IPO CD Artists: John McMullan, The Slang, The Top Boost

Featured IPO CD Artist: John McMullan IPO Vol 20 CD Song: “Smile At Me”     1) What was the reason you chose the song you did for the IPO CD?   I happened across a ragged cassette that contained a demo of “Smile At Me” that I made in the early ’90’s. Don Smith (Good Question/Van Duren producer) and I simply felt that it needed to be recorded again, with the new version featuring (former Zuider...

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Featured IPO CD Artists: Crickle, Leslie Pereira & The Lazy Heroes, Diamond Hands

Featured IPO CD Artists:  Crickle, Leslie Pereira & The Lazy Heroes, Diamond Hands

Featured IPO CD Artist: Crickle IPO Vol 20 CD Song: “Penelope Please”     1) What was the reason you chose the song you did for the IPO CD?   Well, thanks to you David for requesting “Penelope Please” to be included on the compilation! I’m very grateful you did and I think it’s the best power pop tune I ever wrote. It’s a good representation of a Midwestern band being influenced by...

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Featured IPO CD Artists: The Viewers, Jonathan Segel, The Shamus Twins

Featured IPO CD Artists: The Viewers, Jonathan Segel, The Shamus Twins

Featured IPO CD Artist: The Viewers IPO Vol 20 CD Song: “Who’ll Be The One”     1) What was the reason you chose the song you did for the IPO CD?   The song, “Who’ll Be The One” is one which we end each live show with. Its upbeat “Motown” tempo always gets people on the floor. It’s also a song which has gained us radio airplay all over the world.   2) If you could play your dream gig, which other three...

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Featured IPO CD Artists: The Starfire Band, Rob Schulz, Caper Clowns

Featured IPO CD Artists: The Starfire Band, Rob Schulz, Caper Clowns

Featured IPO CD Artist: The Starfire Band IPO Vol 20 CD Song: “Treat Me Bad”     1) What was the reason you chose the song you did for the IPO CD?   I chose “Treat Me Bad” a song I wrote a few years ago influenced by my appreciation for “Roy Orbison”.   2) If you could play your dream gig, which other three to four artists would be on the bill with you? They can be living, defunct, or...

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Featured IPO CD Artists: The Morning Line, Cosmo Topper, and The Jeremy Band

Featured IPO CD Artists: The Morning Line, Cosmo Topper, and The Jeremy Band

Featured IPO CD Artist: The Morning Line IPO Vol 20 CD Song: “All Mine”     1) What was the reason you chose the song you did for the IPO CD?   It’s maybe the most melodically complex song on our new record “Smoke,” and full of 12-string, which always makes me happy.   2) If you could play your dream gig, which other three to four artists would be on the bill with you? They can be living, defunct,...

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My 10 Favorite Beatles Songs of All-Time

My 10 Favorite Beatles Songs of All-Time

10. It’s Only Love-Like most people I know who were raised in the U.S., I was “weaned” on the U.S. version of Rubber Soul, which of course contained this song, while the original, UK version did not. I know that, with the 9/10/09 release of The Beatles remasters the U.S. Rubber Soul is considered to be “obsolete” in the minds of many, but you can’t count my mind as one of them. Until they erase my memory...

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