Tom Petty with Nicole Sandler, Sandy, and Keith Cunningham of Channel 103.1/Los Angeles, and Nancy Klugman of WB Records https://fans.fm/p/aJlpM3E.mp3 Since I spoke with Jon Scott - the guy who broke Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and wrote about it in his new book, Tom Petty and Me on Friday's show, I thought I'd share my one and only interview with him as well. It was April of 1999, and the 10th studio album from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Echo, had just been released. I was working at Channel 103.1 in Los Angeles. Tom didn't [...]
I had a major depressive episode yesterday - a meltdown. Like millions of other Americans, I'm freaking out about the future of our nation thanks to the idiot in the White House. When things get like this, it's good to find a diversion. For me, the diversion is animals and music. Today, after a look at what's news (as usual), we'll ditch the politics and talk music. Jon Scott is a former record promotion guy who is responsible for breaking Tom Petty! Really. It's detailed in his book, Tom Petty and Me, and it's a fascinating story. We'll talk [...]
It's Protest Friday as Nicole Sandler looks at the nearly extinct First Amendment right to peaceably protest with activists Kevin Zeese and Medea Benjamin, both of whom were exercising their rights this week. Nicole's Tom Petty interview from April 1999 is today's Flashback Friday feature!