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CAT Episode 127 - Bill Payne (Little Feat)

Sittin' In With The CAT

Release Date: 05/07/2022

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was originial member and bassist for the band , who were formed in 1968.  He was just 15 years old at the time.  He wrote the mega-hit "All Right Now" for the band and also "Every Kinda People" that Robert Palmer recorded in 1978.  Andy was also briefly in John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers group.  , multi-award winning program director, reached back in CAT's archives to retrieve our interview with Andy from March of 2010, 5-years before his passing, to share insights from his musical career.  Andy's last album was titled On Assignment.  In our showcase segment we...

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is co-founder of , a band launched in 1970.  His drumming and percussion work has been a mainstay in the five-time Grammy nominated group throughout the years.  In our interview with multi-award winning program director , Burleigh shares with us the transition of Ambrosia from a progressive rock band to one geared more towards popular music, the bands' latest work and his band , that includes his wife - a singer and keyboardist who was in Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band.  You can listen to more from Ambrosia on where we feature co-founder . In our showcase segment, we...

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of is nearing nearly 30 years as a full-time member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band.  This multi-instrumentalist was a co-founder of Southern Pacific and played with numerous notable musicians including Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, Huey Lewis and The Grateful Dead.  In November of 2008 multi-award winning program director caught up with John at his hotel, before hitting the stage, to talk about several highlights of his musical career, life as a "Doobie," and the amazing craftmanship that only the band can deliver.  latest album is Liberte.  In our "showcase...

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co-founded back in 1969.  Throughout the years his keyboard work, along with his excellent songwriting and singing skills, have been a mainstay of the band.  These fantastic attributes has elevated him to one of the most sought after musicians in the world.  You'll find on records by The Doobie Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Bob Seger, Emmylou Harris, Jimmy Buffett and dozens more.  In April of 2022 interview with Bill, he shares his insights on the newest members of Little Feat, the bands' "Waiting For Columbus - 45th Anniversary Tour 2022," relationship with...

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was a rock band with blues and jazz undertones that emerged on the national music scene in 1969 and followed with 4 albums.  Candy Givens' vocals were powerful and stood side-by-side with Janis Joplin and Grace Slick as the leading ladies fronting rock bands back in the day.  The legendary guitarist , also helped launch the band as his career took off.  co-founder and band member (who co-founded ) shares their unique insights about the band with on this special "Blast From The Past" edition of our show.  Zephyr was on concert billings with Jim Hendrix and Led Zepplin...

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can be found in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice!  Inducted in 1998 as a co-founder of and again in 2017 as an original member of .  Throughout his career, Gregg sang and has been keyboardist in other groups including , and has released over a half-dozen solo albums since 1985.  Award-winning program director caught up with Gregg in March of 2009 to talk about his music heritage, how the blues impacted the sound of Santana, the supergroup The Storm, life as a solo artist and much more.  His latest release is Sonic Ranch.  In our showcase segment we feature two...

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is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who hails from Charleston, SC.  He hit the charts back in the late 1990's and early 2000's with four Top 40 songs.  A good friend of Hootie and the Blowfish, they hit the charts about the same time.  Multi-award winning program director caught up with Edwin in June of 2012 to talk about his Mercy Bound album, touring - being a "road warrior," and the importance of performing live and much more.  Edwin's latest single is We're All In This Together.  In our showcase segment, we're joined by Brownsville Station's guitarist . ...

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co-founded in the mid-1980's.  The band, with Bill's great guitar work, was signed to Epic Records in 1989 and hit the big time with their double-platinum debut, self-titled album in 1990.  The band garnered several music awards in 1991 including the American Music Award.  FireHouse has released 8 albums throughout the years and Bill has recorded 5 solo projects with his latest titled, Divided We Fall in 2020.  Multi-award winning program director and radio producer caught up with Bill in January of 2022 to talk about the bands rise to stardom, FireHouse's last studio...

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is one of the premier singer-songwriters in America today.  You'll find her playing at many of the folk/americana festivals around the country, playing her guitar and singing her songs about life and the world we live in.  She's released over 20 projects throughout her career and has contributed to over a half-dozen compilation albums.  During 1995 she landed a song on the Top 20 of Billboard's Adult Album Alternative chart.  Award-winning program director , "zoomed" with Dar to talk about her early interest in acting, establishing a friendship with Joan Baez, a new...

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co-founded in 1969 as their bass player and vocalist.  The band was known for their twin lead guitars, melodic songwriting and complex musical arrangements.  Martin's heydays with the band lasted through 1980.  Award-winning  program director and syndicated radio host, , caught up with in June of 2013 to talk about his career highlights with , his solo career along with his book "No Easy Road - My Life and Times with Wishbone Ash and Beyond."  Martin's released several studio albums and live projects thoughout the years.  His latest studio album is Written In...

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Bill Payne co-founded Little Feat back in 1969.  Throughout the years his keyboard work, along with his excellent songwriting and singing skills, have been a mainstay of the band.  These fantastic attributes has elevated him to one of the most sought after musicians in the world.  You'll find Bill on records by The Doobie Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Bob Seger, Emmylou Harris, Jimmy Buffett and dozens more.  In Ray White's April of 2022 interview with Bill, he shares his insights on the newest members of Little Feat, the bands' "Waiting For Columbus - 45th Anniversary Tour 2022," relationship with The Doobie Brothers, key singers for Little Feat throughout the years and much, much more.   Their tour this summer is a must  see event - certainly a CAT favorite!  In our showcase segment we feature two superstars of Rock:  9-time Grammy award winner Sheryl Crow whose "Sheryl" documentary was just released and Journey, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band that has 25 Gold and Platinum albums since forming in 1973.  Their latest album is titled Freedom.  Nothing but the best...that's right, it's on the CAT!!