So, it was rather ironic to talk to Kevin for this interview and discover him being soft spoken. I was thinking that the original version of “Roll with the Changes” was the first time that Richrath and I had ever produced a record together, so we had no idea what we were doing. I can't find any way to interpret that line. “Winds Of Change” is the long-awaited follow-up to Jim Peterik’s now legendary “Jim Peterik’s World Stage” album. I get asked the question, “How does it feel to still be singing those old songs every night?” My immediate reaction is that they are not old songs to me. If you can find the right balance of those two things then you’re in good shape. And it was his songs that gave them their two US number one hits: the quintessential power ballads Keep On Loving You and Can’t Fight This Feeling. Soul", (my high school band, Fushia, covered those tunes), but when I put CSN on my high school girlfriend's turntable she didn't see me again the rest of that day. Playing with the band and keeping the band working is kind of the priority. I think it was a 12-camera Hi Def shoot with state of the art sound and it was a beautiful production. Like I told you, having three teenagers in the house there is just not time to do that. We had to wait a little while before we could release it because there were some contracts where they got to show it on TV or something. I feel the band, now, has a different kind of power that the band is playing from and it shows in that version of “Roll” for sure. You must remember that much of Reo's music is powerfull, melodic, vocal, Rock and Roll music. You never play anything from that album, other than Bruce’s song… Why? Timing...is everything! Yet, it also sowed the seeds of Richrath’s exit and it divided the hardcore fan base. Other times it is the enormity of a show like Moondance where the power of that audience and having that many people sharing that experience that is centered around the little songs that we made up…there is something that is humbling and mind-blowing at the same time. ... Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon. Winds Of Change is the long-awaited follow-up to Jim Peterik’s now legendary Jim Peterik’s World Stage album. I would guess that most recording artists would agree that there are things about them that the public doesn’t know that they are capable of because whatever you have your first success with, people think that is what you are, and that is all you are. Jeb: I think REO gets lumped in as a pop band and that is really unfair. That being said, I would like to take this opportunity to start a rumor that "Never Been Any Reason" was actually written by one of the Head East guys' high school girlfriends right before she left for college. Kevin: We got so lucky because there have been a number of times over the years where we’ve had the massive video shoot and all the remote trucks and the cameras and the whole thing and, for one reason or another, it just didn’t translate when you ended up watching it on video. When I go to a show I get a vibe from the artist. See the complete profile on LinkedIn and discover Kevin’s connections and jobs at similar companies. Kevin Cronin is an American celebrity who became popular in the late 80’s with the American Rock band “REO Speedwagon.” He is the lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and also a pianist for the band. I think the dedication of the people who ran it and the fact that it’s in the northern Midwest…people in the Midwest are loyal to their bands. Those verses laid around in my head for about five or six years until one night in Chicago the chorus popped into said head, and I had me a song. Cutting through the clutter. I know what the song is built upon and I know the chord changes and I know where the melody goes. REO Speedwagon’s frontman and singer/songwriter Kevin Cronin plays a never recorded song “Whipping Boy” with bandmate Dave Amato. Hopefully, I’ve still got a few surprises and I will tell you that I’m not done yet.
Kevin: Well, first of all, you’re assuming that I have ever sat down in my house and done that. Jeb: You are playing at Moondance in 2014 and so is Styx. You two were a true team and I am wondering how the way things turned out makes you feel when you look back at the good, the bad and the ugly with that particular relationship. He was my rock 'n roll big brother. However, thanks to Cronin’s kindness and willingness to finish our interview, and being able to communicate electronically, Cronin and I were able to finish the interview by typing back and forth the rest of the questions and answers, the result of which was getting to finish a great interview and allow Kevin to rest his vocal chords! I learned so much from him. View Kevin Cronin’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. It is really scary because what if I don’t put it across well? Kevin: I had some good luck writing leading up to the Tuna album, and to me the song rules. Years later when I wrote "Roll With The Changes" I was not thinking about CSN or Stephen's writing at all, yet one night under his breath I heard Stills mutter something about me having stolen "Roll" from him. But putting aside all the bullshit, I love the guy, probably a lot more than he loves me. A lot of the songs in the movie are remixes and they sounded so good. But it is very much a Richrath album, IMO. Don't get me wrong here, I would still pay to hear Kevin sing. Apologies for any downtime or slow forum loading now or within the next week or so. When it comes to rock and roll front men, no one, and I mean no one, is as energetic, enigmatic and energetic as Kevin Cronin. I trot that out every once in a while when I am in the mood for it. Available for your next TV or radio spot, IVR phone message, documentary, or any message you want to cut through and make an impact. I’ve got a list of stuff a mile long that I’ve got to do. very weird the way he sings now. We are working out a choral version of “Can’t Fight This Feeling” and they are going to accompany me. Jeb: Nine Lives… I like.
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