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Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon Talks Songwriting and Chicago with Scott Shannon

REO Speedwagon frontman, Kevin Cronin, is all set to return to the stage this summer and called in to WCBS-FM to speak with Scott Shannon on what is certain to be a busy season for the band.


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The Voice’s Jacquie Lee On the Star Phone with Scott Shannon

Sixteen-year-old New Jersey native Jacquie Lee came into the spotlight in 2013 when she was the runner-up on the hit television show “The Voice.” As a member of judge Christina Aguilera’s team, she got far in the competition, preparing her for the beginning of an amazing career as a singer.


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Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath On the Return of Sharknado… and the ’90s

Mark McGrath, lead singer of chart-topping band Sugar Ray, is making the jump from singer to movie star, taking a role in Syfy’s upcoming TV movie Sharknado 2: The Second One. Calling in to CBS-FM’s ‘Star Phone,’ McGrath tells Scott Shannon all about his new gig as well as his upcoming Under the Sun tour, featuring hit 1990s bands.


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Robert Lamm And Chicago Regret The Way They Named Every Album

With so much success, it’s hard to imagine members having any regrets, but founding member Robert Lamm can think of one.



Gabriel Iglesias Talks To Scott

Fluffy, a.k.a. Gabriel Iglesias, dropped by Shannon In The Morning to talk about his new concert film.


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Kathrine Narducci Brings Local Flair To ‘Jersey Boys’

On the role she says, “I had so much fun with the wardrobe because it was the 50s, 60s, and 70s, so I went through a few changes and that was a lot, a lot, a lot of fun. It was an amazing experience.”


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Scott Shannon Chats with Jeff Ross, Roastmaster General & Lifter of Soldiers’ Spirits

Comedian Jeff Ross is back in New York taking his gig as Roastmaster General to the people at Caroline’s. As Roaster extraordinaire, Ross is applying his particular brand of acid wit to volunteers at his shows who desire his barbs be hurled their way.


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Lea Michele: From Broadway To Television… and Now the Singles Charts!

Lea Michele, star of the hit television series Glee, got her start in the business at the age of eight when she was first discovered at an open casting call for Les Miserables. She stopped by WCBS FM to talk with Scott Shannon and Patty Steele to promote her new single “On My Way” and give us some insight into her start in showbiz.


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Phillip Phillips Brings More Personality, Maturity, And Growth To New Album

Phillips has now released his second album, Behind the Light, and believes it is closer to the music he made before reality show stardom took over.