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STYX – Interview with James “JY” Young, the “Godfather” (transcript)

Interview with James JY Young from Styx! (transcript) Listen to the full interview at https://www.15minuteswithchuck.com/styx-interview-with-james-jy-young-the-godfather Chuck (host) (00:00): Hello. Thanks so much for joining me today. It’s my pleasure to introduce my special guest James J Y young of sticks, J Y and the rest of sticks along with AO Speedwagon and Loverboy are performing…

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STYX – Interview with James “JY” Young, the “Godfather”

Interview with James JY Young from Styx! James “JY” Young (born November 14, 1949) is an American musician who is best known for playing lead guitar in the American rock band Styx, having served as the only continuous original member of the band. Young began playing keyboard and piano at the age of five. He…

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Interview with JUDE COLE, singer-songwriter

Jude Cole releases two new albums: Coup De Main and Coolerator JUDE COLE is a singer, songwriter, guitarist/sideman, film composer, producer, manager. His scored his top 10 hit “Baby It’s Tonight” in the early 90s and just released his few new music in 21 years. This year he released two albums, COUP DE MAIN, a…

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Rock Band sensation STATION – interview with guitarist Chris Lane

Chris Lane co-founded STATION in 2011 along with vocalist Patrick Kearney. The band, which also includes Emi Asta and Tony Baptist, has been branded by GUITAR WORLD MAGAZINE as the “New Wave of Classic Rock”. Chris joins me today to discuss the band’s upcoming fourth album, PERSPECTIVE, which will be released on October 8, 2021….

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145. Interview with 11-year-old Guitar Prodigy TAJ FARRANT!

Taj Farrant is an amazing 11-year-old guitarist from Long Jetty, Australia. Taj has appeared on ELLEN and performed around the world with Carlos Santana, KISS and orianthi. He just released his debut single “Just Can’t Sleep”. In this interview Taj talks about his passion for guitar and plays an acoustic version of his latest single….

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142. JESSE COLIN YOUNG: “Get Together”, “Dreamers” & Coffee!

Jesse Colin Young recently collaborated with the legendary Steve Miller on a new version “Get Together” in celebration of the song’s 50th Anniversary of The Youngbloods’ version hitting #1 on the Billboard charts. Jesse joins us today to discuss his incredible career, as well as his recent solo album “Dreamers”. About Jesse Colin Young A…

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137. Jake Shimabukuro – Rockin’ the Ukulele

Jake Shimabukuro first stunned the world nearly 15 years ago with his amazing ukulele rendition of George Harrison’s ballad “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”, recorded while he sat at Central Park and now has nearly 17 million views on YouTube. Jake is an incredible music artist; in fact Guitar Player magazine called him “the Jimi…

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112. Passions Collide with Guitarist BRADY NOVOTNY

Brady Novotny started playing the guitar at the age of 10. Determined to be a world class guitarist, he left his first guitar lesson with his instructor telling him basically to give it up now.  Thus he was introduced to criticism and disappointment early in his endeavor. Nevertheless, Brady heard a guitar player that would…

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92. Interview with Musician JORDAN GILLIS – including a LIVE performance!

  Jordan Gillis is a multi-talented artist who can both sing and play the guitar. In addition to performing cover gigs, he also writes his own music and provides guitar lessons to children and youth. He is passionate about using his skills and talents to give back to his community and plays the guitar at…

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83. Interview with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Verdine White – The Most Electrifying Bass Player in the World!

  Verdine White is a founding member and bassist for the legendary band, Earth, Wind & Fire, earning more than 50 Gold & Platinum albums and selling over 90 million albums worldwide. In addition, the band won six Grammy Awards and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Verdine has been…

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