Suzi Quatro - Iconic Rocker. Over 50 Million Records Sold. Played Leather Tuscadero On The Hit Sitcom “Happy Days”. Author, Doctor And So Much More!
Suzi Quatro is a force of nature! She blazed a path as one of the first and one of the best female rock and rollers. She’s a singer, songwriter and bassist. She’s sold over 50 million records. And she’s equally famous for portraying the part of Leather Tuscadero in the hit sitcom “Happy Days”. Plus she’s an author and has an honorary doctorate in music. Suzi comes from a musical family and started off playing the bongos. We do a fun segment featuring some of the best rock bongo songs. And of course we discuss her illustrious career and do a Songfest.
My featured song is “Get Out!”. Spotify link here.
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Suzi and I discuss the following:
- “Day O” (Sidney Poitier)
- “For Your Love” (Yardbirds)
- “It Was I” (Skip and Flip)
- “Sympathy For The Devil” (Stones)
- “Inner City Blues” (Marvin Gaye)
- Getting into the music business
- Giving 110% at gigs
- Her dad’s advice
- Trudie Heller
- The bass - Dad gave her a ‘57 Fender Precision Bass
- Motown/James Jamerson/Motown Sound
- “Can The Can” with Mickie Most, Producer; 2.5mm sales
- Signing with Mickie Most vs Electra Records
- “Glad All Over” and the Dave Clark Five
- Favorite Rock movies
- Little Richard - “The Girl Can’t Help It”
- Elvis - “Jailhouse Rock”
- “No Soul/No Control”
- Her toughness and motivation
- “My Heart And Soul”
- “Do Ya Dance”
- Leather Tuscadero on “Happy Days”
BOBBY M AND THE PAISLEY PARADE is Robert’s new album. Featuring 10 new songs and guest appearances by John Helliwell (Supertramp), Tony Carey (Rainbow) and international sitar sensation Deobrat Mishra. Called "ALBUM OF THE YEAR!" by Indie Shark. Praised by Steve Hackett (Genesis), John Helliwell (Supertramp), Gary Puckett (Union Gap), Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Peter Yarrow (Peter Paul and Mary), and David Libert (The Happenings). Click here for all links.
LIVE AT STEELSTACKS is the 5-song EP by Robert and his band, Project Grand Slam. The release captures the band at the top of their game and shows off the breadth, scope and sound of the band. The EP has been highly praised by musicians and reviewers alike.
“Captivating!” Elliott Randall (Steely Dan)
“PGS burns down the house!” Tony Carey (Rainbow)
“Full of life!” Alan Hewitt (The Moody Blues)
“Virtuoso musicians!” (Melody Maker)
“Such a great band!” (Hollywood Digest)
The album can be streamed on Spotify, Amazon, Apple and all the other streaming platforms, and can be downloaded at The PGS Store.
ALL OF THE TIME is Robert’s recent single by his band Project Grand Slam. It’s a playful, whimsical love song that's light and airy and exudes the happiness and joy of being in love.
“Pure bliss…An intimate sound with abundant melodic riches!” Melody Maker/5 Stars)
“Ecstasy…One of the best all-around bands working today!” (Pop Icon/5 Stars)
“Excellence…A band in full command of their powers!” (Mob York City)
Watch the video here. You can stream “All Of The Time” on Spotify, Apple or any of the other streaming platforms. And you can download it here.
THE SHAKESPEARE CONCERT is the album by Robert’s band, Project Grand Slam, recorded "live" in the studio. It’s been praised by Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad), Jim Peterik (Ides Of March), Joey Dee (Peppermint Twist), Elliott Randall (Steely Dan) and Sarah Class (British composer). Reviews: “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.
FOLLOW YOUR DREAM HANDBOOK is Robert's 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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