Chung King & The Buddaheads Interview with Pat Benny
"I first heard of BB Chung King in the early 90s. A friend of mine
had seen you perform and told me how fantastic you were. When I
remarked on the name, he said that you had to change the name to the
Buddahheads because of a threatened lawsuit. When I asked why B.B.
King would want to sue, he said it wasn't B.B. King; It was Chung
King Foods! I've been repeating this story for years. Is there any
truth at all to this story, or have I been perpetuating an urban
Interview with Pat Benny
The bumper to bumper traffic didn't help to calm my nerves as I made my way up the 405 Freeway, out to the San Fernando Valley to interview two members of the Broke Americans. I'd heard their music (see CD review, SBM issue #1) and became an instant fan. But I'd also seen their website, so I knew that they are superb musicians who live a lifestyle that this writer had to abandon twenty-some years ago or face extinction. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I feared that I was about to meet the Red Hot Chilli Peppers on steroids, or something even more
volitale. What I encountered instead were two of the nicest ....more
Interview with SkyDog
Outlaw Country - the term brings to mind images of Willie,
Waylon, Merle and David Allan
Coe. But to folks around Cincinnati, Ohio, outlaw country means Dallas Moore and his band,
The Snatch Wranglers. Dallas has created quite a stir among music lovers who long for the days
when country music was sent reeling from the heathen sounds of rock guitars intruding on the
layers of strings and fiddles so common to the Nashville Sound of the sixties and early seventies.
As the original outlaws began to fade into the sunset, where was the genre going to find its new
heros ? Dallas Moore stepped up and filled...Just
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Interview with Pat Benny
Today is Friday, June 19, 2003,
and I'm Pat Benny for Southbound Beat Magazine. I'm visiting today with
First Lady Of Postmodern Blues, the one and only Zola Moon and her producer, Richard
Vidan. Zola, Richard, thank you so much for
spending this time with us today. First of all,
there is Alfie, our singer. Great voice, cowboy looks and a lot of humor
and fun. Then Kay, the axeman. He plays all kinds of guitar, switches from
rhythm to soloing and back...a real wizard. Arne is our keyboard player.
Honky tonk piano, Allman style organ or jazzy e-piano, he plays it all. I
am the bassplayer, backing vocalist and sometimes acoustic guitar player.
And Johann is our drummer, always working on some intrigueing drum