During this edition of The Five Count we discussed the ins and outs of INXS, reminisced about the benefit concert Live 8, Ton explained why he dislikes Lenny Kravitz so much, and we spoke with social activist and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader. Get a copy of Ralph’s new book The Ralph Nader and Family Cookbook: Classic Recipes from Lebanon and Beyond right now!
This “16-year anniversary” edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with David Coverdale. David is best known as the founder and singer for the band Whitesnake. Known for hits like Fool for Your Loving, Here I Go Again and Still of the Night, Whitesnake has been releasing albums for more than 40 years. During the show he discussed the 35th anniversary of Whitesnake’s Slide It In album, what touring might be like going forward in today’s climate, and the new Whitesnake album The Rock Album. Get your copy now!
During the rest of the show we looked back on the last 16 years, read a letter we received from Bill Gates, Ton reminisced about sunbathing with his aunts in the late ‘80s, and we played some of our favorite anniversary songs. Here’s to another 16 years!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with both Jack Hues and Nick Feldman. Collectively, Jack and Nick are best known as the band Wang Chung. Known for hits like Dance Hall Days, Let’s Go! and Everybody Have Fun Tonight, Wang Chung have been making music since the late ’70s. See them on June 13 as part of the “Back to the Basement” virtual concert presented by Abductedbythe80s.com! Hear the new Wang Chung song Everybody Stay Safe Tonight in the video below!
This was a special “live in concert” edition of The Five Count. During the show we discussed the civil unrest brought on by the death of George Floyd, what live concerts might look like when the country is allowed to re-open, and we played some of our favorite tracks from our favorite live albums. If you close your eyes and concentrate hard enough, you’ll swear you’re at the concert yourself! Also, don’t miss the live encore/companion episode on The Five Count Patreon page!
During this installment of The Five Count we discussed which TV game show should’ve had its own Nintendo game, analyzed the possible boxing match between Mike Tyson and Tyson Fury, Ton complained about not being able to buy new underwear, and we played all our favorite Ween songs dedicated to the ladies. As the kids say, “It was hella brown!”
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actors Kerri Kenney-Silver & Cedric Yarbrough. Kerri is best known for her role as “Deputy Trudy Wiegel” on the TV show Reno 911! She’s also appeared on TV shows like The State, The Ellen Show and 2 Broke Girls. Cedric is best known for his role as “Deputy Sergeant Class II Sven Jones” on the TV show Reno 911! He’s also appeared on TV shows like The Goldbergs, Arrested Development and Speechless. The new season of Reno 911! is available now on Quibi!
This edition of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with legendary guitarists. First we were joined by guitarist Gus G. Gus is best known as the guitarist and founder of the band Firewind. He’s also played with Ozzy Osbourne, Rotting Christ and Arch Enemy. During the show he discussed what his memories of playing with Ozzy, what he plans to do with his free time thanks to COVID-19 canceling live shows, and the new self-titled Firewind album. Get your copy today!
Next we were joined by legendary singer-songwriter Don McLean. Don is best known for hits like Vincent, And I Love You So and American Pie. He’s also a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed his music finally being available for streaming, the 50th anniversary of his American Pie album, and his upcoming album Still Playin’ Favorites. Get your copy soon!
During the rest of the show we brainstormed ideas for new Five Count instructional VHS tapes, discussed great soundtracks to bad movies, Ton announced he will soon be an ordained minister, and we played your mom’s favorite songs. Happy Mother’s Day!
The Five Count recently had a chance to speak with actress Debi Mazar. Debi is best known for her roles as “Jane” in the film Empire Records and “Shauna Roberts” on the TV show Entourage. She’s also appeared in films like Beethoven’s 2nd, Goodfellas, Batman Forever, Malcolm X and The Doors. Her new series Arde Madrid: Burn Madrid Burn is available now on MHz Choice!