Kenny Wayne Shepherd

An Evening With Kenny Wayne Shepherd…

This episode of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Kenny is best known as the guitarist for the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Known for hits like Alive, In 2 Deep and Blue on Black, Kenny has had numerous Top 10 blues singles during his more than 30-year career. During the show he discussed how his songs evolve on stage over time, the possible lack of “guitar heroes” in today’s music, and the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band’s new album Straight to You Live. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we braced ourselves for how we would handle the death of the “Rocky Balboa” character, Ton bragged about his new Mercedes, and we discussed whether or not it was okay to still like the music of Ted Nugent. Uncle Ted has gone off the rails a bit over the years!

An Evening With Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s Carl Palmer And Uriah Heep’s Mick Box…

We had two more exclusive interviews with rock legends for this episode of The Five Count. First we were joined by Mick Box. Mick is best known as the guitarist and founder of the band Uriah Heep. Known for hits like Stealin’, Gypsy, and Easy Livin’, Uriah Heep has been running strong since 1969. During the show he discussed being on tour after all these years, his thoughts on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Uriah Heep’s new album Living the Dream. Rock!

Next we were joined by Carl Palmer. Carl is best known as the drummer and founder for the band Emerson, Lake & Palmer. He was also a member of the band Asia. During the show he discussed keeping the music of ELP alive, his other career as an artist, and his current tour, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy: Emerson, Lake & Palmer Lives On! See him live on Oct. 30 in Minneapolis at the Dakota Jazz Club.

During the rest of the show we begged for money for the KMSU pledge drive, planned a day-trip to Waseca, Minn., and gave away tickets to see Kenny Wayne Shepherd on Nov. 16 in Rochester at the Mayo Civic Center. Ton was blue on black for most of the show!