Scott Shannon interviews

Don Henley's Keys To a Long and Successful Career: The Generosity of Kenny Rogers and 'Mystique'Henley's success, both with the Eagles and as a solo artist, had to begin somewhere. Luckily for Henley, he knew the right people, specifically, a man by the name of Kenny Rogers.
Comedian Jim Norton In Studio with Scott ShannonLittle Jimmy, as he's affectionately known to his fans, was thrilled to be in studio with Scott Shannon today, and the feeling was absolutely mutual from everyone at WCBS-FM.
Paul O'Neill Recalls Trans-Siberian Orchestra's First Performance
Rob Thomas on His Career: 'It's Really Stupid, But It Makes Sense For Me'"One time I met Ryan Adams, who is one of my favorite songwriters," says Thomas. "And he comes to me, 'That song 'Bent.' I love 'Bent.' That solo, that opening *guitar sound*, it's just stupid. It doesn't make any sense at all, but I love it."
Joan Jett Remembers Radio As The Reason For Post-Runaways SuccessAfter The Runaways split in 1979, Joan Jett set out on a solo career, enlisting the help of Kenny Laguna as a songwriter.
'Vacation' Star Ed Helms: Chevy Chase 'Is My Hero'Before his career even began, prior to his satirical field segments on The Daily Show, Helms found his love for comedy through Chevy Chase.
Duran Duran's Simon Le Bon Reveals the Glue That Kept 'Paper Gods' TogetherDuran Duran's frontman talks about producers Nile Rodgers and Mark Ronson, who worked on 'Paper Gods,' and the one who kept it all together.
Don Brewer Recalls Epic Grand Funk Railroad Moments with Scott ShannonSome epic moments? Grand Funk Railroad's insanely large billboard and 20-minute drum solos by Don Brewer himself.
Bon Jovi Riddled Us This: 'Burning Bridges' Is The Band's 'Latest Album, But Not The Next'Yes, we're confused, too. Let Jon Bon Jovi explain.
J. Geils Band Singer Peter Wolf Went From Sleeping by a River To Rooming With David Lynch and Turning Down 'Saturday Night Live'The J. Geils Band singer talks about his famous roommate David Lynch and turning the tables on Saturday Night Live.
Simon Pegg Confirms Tom Cruise Isn't Crazy... On Set of 'Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation'Say what you will about Cruise and his personal life, but the man is a true professional on set, according to his Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation costar Simon Pegg.
A Friendly Sibling Rivalry Fuels Success For 'The Property Brothers'Jonathan and Drew Scott, stars of HGTV's massively popular show Property Brothers, stopped by the CBS-FM studios for an interview with Scott Shannon and co-host/super fan Patty Steele.