Thursday, April 1, 2010

YOUTUBE: Rodney Bingenheimer interviews Redd Kross 1987

Rodney Bingenheimer interviews Jeffrey & Steven McDonald of Redd Kross on his influential radio show "Rodney On The ROQ" on KROQ 106.7 FM in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 29, 1987. (Part 1 of 4).

In this amusing audio outtake from the program, Rodney and the brothers McDonald discuss amongst other things, the origin and former lineups of the band, their fascination and love for Annette Funicello (immortalized in their classic song "Annette's Got The Hits"), their ultimate dream of a Runaways reunion, as well as plugging their then-new album "Neurotica".

Station: KROQ 106.7 FM
Place: Los Angeles CA
Airdate: Sunday, March 29, 1987
Host: Rodney Bingenheimer
Interviewed: Jeffrey & Steven McDonald of Redd Kross
Music played: "Rodney On The ROQ" by Brian Wilson (Snippet - not from original broadcast); "Annette's Got The Hits" by Red Cross
Songs performed: None.
Show ID's: Brooke Shields 'Rodney On The ROQ Intro' (not from original broadcast); Annette Funicello 'Redd Kross Intro'
Discussed: Neurotica album, record release shows & upcoming live performances, band origins & lineups, The Runaways, Jackie Fox, Lita Ford, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Cherie Currie, Annette Funicello, "Annette's Got The Hits"
Mentioned: Patricia Krenwinkel, Posh Boy, Fishbone, Cher, Bon Jovi
Trivia Question: What is the name of the only female drummer Redd Kross has ever had?
Commercials: None included.

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