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U.K. Legend Cliff Richard Swings By The Morning Show

With 100 albums under his belt, U.K. crooner Cliff Richard has seen it all. But when Morrissey cancelled on their New York show together, Richard couldn’t let down his fans. After putting on a free […]


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Mark Rivera Plays Co-Host For Scott Shannon In The Morning, Remembers First Time Playing MSG

We did learn something new about Rivera today: the first time he performed at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.



Steve Byrne’s Long Journey Led To Basic Cable Fame With ‘Sullivan & Son’

Byrne’s latest project is his co-creation of and role on the hit TBS television show Sullivan & Son. The show premiered in 2012 and is now on its third season.


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Chris Wragge Set To Sit Down With The Ladies Of “The Talk”

CBS 2 News This Morning and CBS 2 News at Noon co-anchor Chris Wragge called into the Star Phone to talk to Scott Shannon about his upcoming appearance on chat fest “The Talk.”


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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.