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Yet another JLT interview

Joe Lynn Turner appeared on the Sex, Drugs & Rock’n’Roll podcast. Frankly speaking, none of us had the patience to sit through it, so if anyone does and finds that there was something interesting, please post in comments.

Thanks to Cory Dahlen for the info.



34 Comments to “Yet another JLT interview”:

  1. 1
    Scoot says:

    Why is s he still talking after the last embarrasment?

  2. 2
    Igor Gillan-fan says:

    Looks like to me that JLT is trying to be a good boy so that Santa can bring him a Rainbow reunion for Christmas

  3. 3
    Ian Reed says:

    Didn’t have the patience to sit through it!!?? Pouring scorn on a member of the PURPLE FAMILY!! SHAME ON YOU!!!!!!

  4. 4
    Nikolai Borisov says:

    I would not call JLT a true part of the family…Rather a guest for an unpleasant dinner…

  5. 5
    Ian Reed says:

    Whether you like it or not, Joe IS a member of the Purple family. He performs on an official DEEP PURPLE album!!!! His contributions to Rainbow were also significant, further confirming his place in the Purple Family!!

  6. 6
    Anders Hjemdahl says:

    That many exclamation marks makes anything sound urgent and worthy of attention, even JLT.

  7. 7
    Jeff says:

    Listen to all of this and it’s useless. When there is talk of music, and there isn’t much, it’s about Yngwie Malmsteen.

  8. 8
    Philip Bradford says:

    ….like any other annoying family member at the holidays…

  9. 9
    Søren Skaarup says:

    The black sheep of the family, the worst front man of the entire DP lead singers

  10. 10
    Ianzinnk says:

    Joe…. Please Please PLEASE go away!!!!!!!

  11. 11
    John Harjo says:

    Really don’t get the JLT hate, still sings great and just rocked my socks off in the gym tonight to his wonderful voice.

  12. 12
    Buck Shroyer says:

    lmao!!!!

  13. 13
    Rich Shailor says:

    His pomposity and self importance necessitates an adverse reaction.

  14. 14
    Mark David says:

    He was fired by the band.

  15. 15
    Ivano Bosello says:

    Give him a job!

  16. 16
    Les Hedger says:

    I didn’t listen to any of it. Does he tell us that there will be a DP MKV reunion? 🙂

  17. 17
    Mr Dcd says:

    Good voice, banal lyricist…yes, he was a “member” of the band, but from a very forgettable era of the band.

    Regardless of whether he was your fav or not, I think the THS guys are quite right to express their disinterest due the talking-out-of-his-a$$ he’s done in other recent interviews.

    Yes, we get it: he’d like a Rainbow reunion. It would be his best chance at bigger income these days. However, as long as he keeps “hinting” that its “gonna happen” when he’s had NO substantive conversation with Ritchie about it, then there’s no need for DP or Rainbow fans to get their hopes up pointlessly.

    If he wants to talk about his new projects or reminisce about old times, then fine…he’s earned the right for sites like this to report it. Just stop blowing smoke up our butts, Joe.

  18. 18
    @xel says:

    The author said: “if anyone does and finds that there was something interesting, please post in comments”

    What on earth could there possibly be “interesting” in a JLT interview??
    Other than for a professional therapist maybe, that is….
    Getting soooo tired of this guy’s weird statements and am completely with Nikolai (post #4).

  19. 19
    Solitair says:

    JLT talks … and talks … and talks … And who cares?

  20. 20
    Kerry says:

    I wasted an hour of my life listening to this. Typical Joe, claims to be ‘the hand that fed’ Yngwie, blames Candice for him not being let back into Rainbow, everyone has an ego but himself, etc. Joe doesn’t seem to know what part of his career that he was in Rainbow either (after Purple according to this).

    Lots of scatological jokes and swearing make this interview sound like a bunch of inexperienced teenagers trying to sound macho. Kinda like those guys that talk real loud in public about all the women they have slept with. Joe gets a little racist too at times.

    A couple of short, funny stories here, including Joe splitting his pants and the roadies fixing his pants with duct tape, sliding off stage into the orchestra pit in the fog, and a girl who pooped on him while having sex (how appropriate). Otherwise it’s just Joe being Joe. No mention of any ‘reunion’, thankfully.

  21. 21
    al says:

    @ 20

    to dislike a person like JL T is easy,but being cocky and a little bit of full of himself,doesn’t necessary make him a racist! I mean,because I call a person black,and not politically correct African-American doesn’t make me a racist! I think you re being a two faced and hypocrit on the subject.I bet that is all you all day,fight for injustice and tell as it is! please give me a break! stop that crap and assumption about a person who he is and what he thinks!

  22. 22
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  23. 23
    Jack says:

    I really liked the Rated X album…he should stay with that band…unless it comes the Rainbow reunion…which I honestly doubt…he’s got a great band with Cochran, Franklin and Appice…so keep rocking Joe!!

  24. 24
    Chip Tarbutton says:

    #17 has it right. Good singer, banal lyricist. Not to mention a cliched silly stage presence. JLT’s recent blathering about a Rainbow reunion make it perfectly understandable anyone would want to waste time listening to him opine. The funniest thing that could happen would be a Rainbow reunion with Doogie…leaving JLT out.

    That would be better musically and very funny to boot…

  25. 25
    Wishmaster says:

    Terrific, it took until comment 20 yo find out what he said, and for posting what was originally askrd for, and when they did, you pour scorn on them! Muppets!!

  26. 26
    Robert says:

    he is a joke. He destroyed both Rainbow and Deep Purple. Ritchie did not want him on the last ranbow CD. Why would he do that now … forget him

  27. 27
    ianzinnk says:

    does anyone know if Joleen reads these comments? They are from real DP fans being 100% honest. Are his rose colored glasses Rx or fake? Drivel.. Drivel,,,,

  28. 28
    Darryl says:

    # 24 Chip, you got it spot on. Doogie is a better singer anyway and not such a knob.

  29. 29
    Chip Tarbutton says:

    Based on the description in #20…scorn seems to be the proper response. Well at least he had enough sense to not mention the reunion.

  30. 30
    ANIL ERGIN says:

    he is not coverdale, dio or gillan. he is in the league of middle class vocalists like don dokken, graham bonnet, vince neil… his work with purple was interesting. not a good purple album but a “sounds good” rainbow album. he always wishes for a rainbow reunion. it’s sad for him because for example with sunstorm, he can make great music on his own.

  31. 31
    al says:

    @30 his music is crap,when he is the man in the band!cmon the guy is a joke…like you said an average singer with no identity

  32. 32
    Hadely says:

    I dont know about RATED X and/or Rainbow but appearantly Joe is coming to the Netherlands in april 2015.

    http://cultuurpodiumboerderij.nl/programma/2832/

    It s been said tickets go on sale next wednesday.

  33. 33
    Hadely says:

    More dates :

    http://www.songkick.com/artists/86465-joe-lynn-turner

  34. 34
    Ivan says:

    Recent JLT activity: he was a guest singer on the Bulgarian version of the X Factor accompanying the guy who won it all, and sang “Street of Dreams”.

    Here’s the link:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmsmGvgSTDg

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