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Designed to express

Roger Glover enjoying Bluesfest; Ottawa, July 18 2015; photo © Nick Soveiko cc-by-nc-sa

Roger Glover did a series of phone-in interviews on American radio. These appear to have been arranged to promote the Hall of Fame induction broadcast due April 30 on US cable channel HBO.

He soldiered on through some “Mr Grover, Mr Gillian” moments without losing his usual wit and charm even for a second.

103.5 The Fox from Denver, Colorado:

92 KQRS, out of Minnessota (skip to 47:30 into the podcast):

WPYX 106 from Albany, NY:

Thanks to Nigel Young for the info.

6 Comments to “Designed to express”:

  1. 1
    Blackwood Richmore says:

    Oh, the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune…!

  2. 2
    John Victor Oetomo says:

    the induction is less relevant without the protagonist RB what the most fans wanted to see him

  3. 3
    Andrey Smirnov says:

    R. Glover + “Smoke on the Water”- forever)))

  4. 4
    Paul Brower says:

    Nice reference to MTV from Rapture of the Deep

  5. 5
    Mark Bryant says:

    Roger has patience – the last interviewer was a disrespectful asshole. Asked Roger who the best lead singer was – Roger rightfully called the question ridiculous because it is ridiculous. Then the asshole launched into being told not to ask about Ritchie Blackmore only to ask another ridiculous question. What a moron. Great responses Roger! Thank You for posting The Highway Star!

  6. 6
    Marcus Streets says:

    I remember once seeing a documentary on a country musician who said he did not pay his band for playing, he paid them for hauling their equipment around the country.

    I think doing these stupid interviews probably counts double.

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