Sandy Kaye - Australian Radio And TV Personality And Podcast Host. Talks About Interviewing Muhammad Ali, Queen Elizabeth, Graham Nash, Peter Frampton, John Helliwell, Micky Dolenz And More!
Sandy Kaye is a longtime Australian TV and radio journalist and personality and is also the host of a terrific podcast called "A Breath Of Fresh Air". Like me, she's a big fan of 60s and 70s music, and she's interviewed a number of famous musicians from that era. Sandy and I discuss how technology and the media have changed over time, her career in the media, her radio show that morphed into her podcast, and several of her famous interviews including Muhammad Ali, Queen Elizabeth, Graham Nash, Peter Frampton, John Helliwell and Micky Dolenz.
My featured song in this episode is “New York City Groove” from the album Made In New York by my band Project Grand Slam. Spotify link here.
Sandy and I discuss:
- Technology and researching pre-Internet
- Pretend interviews at age 9
- Her radio and TV experience
- US and UK television and music
- Dinah Shore
- Her love of 60s and 70s music
- The Monkeys
- Beatles haircuts
- Her interviews of Muhammad Ali, Queen Elizabeth, Peter Frampton and others
- Australia’s music scene post-Covid
- Her podcast and radio show
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“All Of The Time” is Robert’s new single by his band Project Grand Slam. It’s a playful, whimsical love song. It’s light and airy and exudes the happiness and joy of being in love. The reviewers agree. Melody Maker gives it 5 Stars and calls it “Pure bliss…An intimate sound with abundant melodic riches!”. Pop Icon also gives it 5 Stars and calls it “Ecstasy…One of the best all-around bands working today!”. And Mob York City says simply “Excellence…A band in full command of their powers!” Watch the video here. You can stream “All Of The Time” on Spotify, Apple, Amazon or any of the other streaming platforms. You can watch the video here. And you can download it here.
“The Shakespeare Concert” is the latest album by Robert’s band, Project Grand Slam. It’s been praised by famous musicians including Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad, Jim Peterik of the Ides Of March, Joey Dee of Peppermint Twist fame, legendary guitarist Elliott Randall, and celebrated British composer Sarah Class. The music reviewers have called it “Perfection!”, “5 Stars!”, “Thrilling!”, and “A Masterpiece!”. The album can be streamed on Spotify, Apple and all the other streaming services. You can watch the Highlight Reel HERE. And you can purchase a digital download or autographed CD of the album HERE.
“The Fall Of Winter” is Robert’s single in collaboration with legendary rocker Jim Peterik of the Ides Of March and formerly with Survivor. Also featuring renowned guitarist Elliott Randall (Steely Dan/Doobie Brothers) and keyboard ace Tony Carey (Joe Cocker/Eric Burden). “A triumph!” (The Indie Source). “Flexes Real Rock Muscle!” (Celebrity Zone). Stream it on Spotify or Apple. Watch the lyric video here. Download it here.
Robert’s “Follow Your Dream Handbook” is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. It’s a combination memoir of his unique musical journey and a step by step how-to follow and succeed at your dream. Available on Amazon and wherever books are sold.
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