Musicians

An Evening With The Outlaws’ Henry Paul…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Henry Paul. Henry is best known as the singer and guitarist for the band The Outlaws. Known for hits like There Goes Another Love Song and Green Grass and High Tides, The Outlaws have been making music for more than 50 years. During the show he discussed being one of the last Southern rock bands of the ’70s to still be touring, his other band Blackhawk, and The Outlaws’ new album Dixie Highway. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we discussed our recent banishment from the KMSU studios because of the coronavirus, Ton explained how he recently discovered the music of Cyndi Lauper, and we heard the tale of John Rambo’s trip to Vietnam to rescue prisoners of war. The Five Count will be recording new shows as POWs in our own homes until COVID-19 runs its course!

An Evening With The Association’s Russ Giguere…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer Russ Giguere. Russ is best known as a member of the band The Association. Known for hits like CherishWindyNever My Love and Along Comes Mary, The Association has making music since the early ’60s. During the show he discussed the success of the band over the years, being the opening act for the Monterey Pop Festival, and his new book “Along Comes The Association: Beyond Folk Rock and Three-Piece Suits.” Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Ton bragged about his numerous pinewood derby victories, and we went on a picnic with Garfield. He hates Mondays, but loves picnics! 

An Evening With Judas Priest’s Tim “Ripper” Owens…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer Tim “Ripper” Owens. Tim is best known as the former singer for the bands Judas Priest and Iced Earth. He’s currently a member of the band The Three Tremors. During the show he discussed how The Three Tremors came to be, his thoughts on Judas Priest not being in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the new album The Three Tremors: The Solo Versions. See The Three Tremors on April 11 at Whiskey Junction in Minneapolis!

During the rest of the show we explained the possibility of a Five Count curse, discussed why people don’t appreciate the TV show Night Court more, and helped the listeners get through the recent hysteria over COVID-19. Coronavirus couldn’t stop us from entertaining the masses!

An Evening With Herman’s Hermits’ Peter Noone…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with singer Peter Noone. Peter is best known as the frontman for the band Herman’s Hermits. Known for hits like I’m Henry The VIII, I Am, Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter and I’m Into Something Good, Herman’s Hermits have been entertaining audiences since 1964. During the show he discussed the early days of the band, still being on the road after all these years, and his memorable appearance on the TV show Married… With Children. See Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone at a venue near you!

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to David Paul of The Barbarian Brothers, chatted with Official Turbo about sneakers, and Ton explained what drew him to Dustin in the early days of The Five Count. It was mostly sexual!

An Evening With Anvil’s Steve “Lips” Kudlow…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Steve “Lips” Kudlow. Steve is best known as the founder, guitarist and singer for the band Anvil. Formed in Toronto in 1978, Anvil has been a major influence on every one from Metallica to Megadeth and Anthrax to Slayer. During the show he discussed how Anvil has stayed true to their metal roots throughout the years, the impact the documentary Anvil! The Story of Anvil had on their career, and the new Anvil album Legal at Last. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we shared our thoughts on the new Ozzy Osbourne album, made plans to build our own Commodore 64, and Ton discussed his passion for balloon animals. His go-to is the wiener dog!

An Evening With The Dave Clark Five’s Dave Clark…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Dave Clark. Dave is best known as the founder and drummer for The Dave Clark Five. Known for hits like Glad All Over, Over and Over and Catch Us If You Can, Dave Clark is also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed the incredible success of The Dave Clark Five in their early days, his relationship in the 1960s with The Beatles, and the new Dave Clark Five album All the Hits. Get your copy now!

During the rest of the show we paid tribute to Monty Python’s Terry Jones, discussed which ‘80s cartoons deserved more episodes, Dustin tried to defend being a Kansas City Chiefs fan in today’s society, and we gave away tickets to WWE Presents NXT Live! on Feb. 23 at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul. The Five Count never ceases to amaze you!

The Five Count’s 11th Annual Princemas Celebration – An Evening With Prince & The New Power Generation’s Michael B….

This was The Five Count’s 11th Annual Princemas Celebration, featuring an exclusive interview with Michael B. Michael is best known as the former drummer for Prince & The New Power Generation. He worked on albums like Diamonds & Pearls, The Gold Experience, 3121, and many more. During the show he discussed how he started working with Prince, what he learned about music and life during his tenure with The NPG, and his current gig as drummer for Soul Asylum. Merry Princemas!

During the rest of the show we played our favorite New Power Generation jams, explained where we were when we found out Prince had died, and Ton made it known he wants to be turned into a diamond after he dies. Dustin will pay tribute to him by inserting “Diamond Ton” into his snaggletooth!

An Evening With KC And The Sunshine Band’s Harry Wayne Casey…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Harry Wayne Casey. Harry is best known as the frontman for KC and the Sunshine Band. Known for hits like That’s the Way (I Like It), (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty, I’m Your Boogie Man and Get Down Tonight, KC and the Sunshine Band has sold millions of albums over a career spanning nearly 50 years. During the show he discussed the influence his music has had on popular culture, the “death” of disco in the late ‘70s, and the upcoming Ultimate Disco Cruise. Get down tonight!

During the rest of the show we discussed the difficulties of adjusting to the new decade, Dustin explained the best ways to shoplift, and we marveled over the beauty of the 1993 Cadillac Allante. It’s one hell of an automobile!

An Evening With Singer Anita Ward And The Wonder Years’ Danica McKellar…

This episode of The Five Count featured two exclusive interviews with two entertainment veterans. First we were joined by singer Anita Ward. Anita is best known for hits like Ring My Bell and Can’t Nobody Love Me Like You Do. She was also nomination for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance at the 1980 Grammy Awards. During the show she discussed the success of Ring My Bell, the possibility of recording new music, and her upcoming appearance on The Ultimate Disco Cruise. It sets sail in 2020!

Next we were joined by actress Danica McKellar. Danica is best known for her role as “Winnie Cooper” on the TV show The Wonder Years. She’s also appeared on TV shows like How I Met Your Mother, The Big Bang Theory, The West Wing, and has published several books about math. During the show she discussed how she started writing math books, her memories of making the film Camp Cucamonga, and working with Dolly Parton on her new film Christmas At Dollywood. Check it out on The Hallmark Channel!

During the rest of the show we discussed the new Prince box set, the changes to the cheese chilitos at Zanz over the years, which holidays Ernest P. Worrell needs to save, and Ton’s numerous appearances on The People’s Court. He once got into a fight with Rusty the Bailiff!

An Evening With The Commodores’ William King…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with musician William King. William is best known as a founder and member of the group The Commodores. Known for hits like Easy, Brick House, and Nightshift, The Commodores have sold more than 75 million albums worldwide and are members of the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed the longevity of the group, whether or not he thinks a reunion with Lionel Richie will ever happen, and The Commodores’ upcoming appearance on The Ultimate Disco Cruise! Book your cabins today!

During the rest of the show we discussed the benefits of being a huge Godsmack fan, explained why Die Hard is definitely a Christmas movie, and argued over which team is best for Tecmo Super Bowl. Ton asserted his dominance by aggressively doing the Icky Shuffle!