The Cowsills Podcast

The Cowsills Podcast

Executive Producer Dr. Rock Positano Hi, we're The Cowsills! Welcome to the Cowsills podcasts where we share music stories from all walks of life. We love to have fun, even when we're being serious. Everyone deserves a breather, right? If that's true for you, you have arrived at the right place at the right time. Sit back, relax, and escape with us into our world of harmony, laughter, and tomfoolery. To send a question to The Cowsills please e-mail the show at info@cowsill.com

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August 9, 2022 83 min
This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with Howard Kaylan on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

If there were ever an episode to have on video, it would be this one. There is a lot of behind-the-scenes tomfoolery you'll miss without it!

This week, we bring on the legendary, boss Howard Kaylan. He shares the story behind the big con of becoming The Turtles, w...
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This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with Tommy James on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

The Cowsills welcome the great Tommy James onto the show for this week's episode. Tommy James is the musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer, we know and love from the 1960s rock band Tommy James and the Shondells.

Tommy's songs are pop culture classic...
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This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with Carnie and Lola on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

The Cowsill's are back with another story. This time they dive into the drama of 'the rich kids' revenge' that cost them all of their equipment.

Today's guests are Carnie Wilson of Wilson Phillips and her talented daughter Lola. Carnie Wilson is ...
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This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with Felix Cavaliere on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

Today is a very special episode. The incredible Felix Cavaliere joins the Cowsills -- and he is their 3rd guest who has been in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

Early in 1965, FELIX CAVALIERE formed the ‘Young Rascals’ with Dino Danelli, Eddie Brigati, and Gene Corni...
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This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with Joe Piscopo on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

The career of Joe Piscopo is so voluminous and broad that to try and cover it in a short podcast episode is impossible. If we belabor even one aspect of Joe's amazing life we'll start belaboring other things then pretty soon we're in to a 5th episode with ...
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This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with Phlash Phelps on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

Today's guest is Phlash Phelps, the morning DJ and radio personality on Sirius-XM's "60's on 6" from 6A-12P Eastern. Phlash has been dominating the radio scene phor 20 years across 17 stations and all 50 states. Broadcasting phrom Washington DC ou...
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This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with John Stamos on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

WE FOUND HIM!!! We caught our brother John as he was getting ready to head to Los Angeles airport and out on the road with the Beach Boys. We had a great visit. Wait'll you hear about the "Dead Brother's" music project John is going to get going. It ...
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This summer, The Cowsills are rerunning their favorite episodes ON VIDEO! Check out their interview with John Stamos on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/CowsillFan

Whether it's Blackie, Jocko, Stamos, or John, Tony Gates or any of the broadway characters he's portrayed, General Hospital, Full House, Fuller House, Fullest House (just kidding there was no "Fullest House"), Grandfathered, ER, Big Shot , he's on Di...
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Michael and Kevin Bacon, the Bacon Brothers, each have their own individual success stories -Kevin with acting and Michael with music - each worthy of their own podcast episode. Together, however, the siblings are as connected musically as The Cowsills... both boys having the passion and talent to spend over 25 years recording, writing, and performing songs they create and performing in concerts all over the world while at the sam...
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May 25, 2022 71 min
Derek Sharp (D#) could have been the front man for any band in Canada he chose to do that with...no one would have turned him down. But instead a band chose him and destiny was fulfilled. In 2008 Derek became lead singer of The Guess Who. But Derek goes way beyond fronting The Guess Who and we get in to some real fun discussions about things like that and his life before 2008 through today. You'll really enjoy this story. ...
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May 18, 2022 61 min
WE ARE BACK FROM JAZZ FEST!!! We had a blast performing on the Gentilly Stage at Jazz Fest opening for Chris Isaak and Elvis Costello! They both mentioned us in their shows!!! "SAY WHAT?????" We take you through the whole trip and it was amazing. The rain, the thunder and lightning were tourist attractions for some of us! We gripe and update and have our usual fun. Coming up - Jose Feliciano, The Bacon Brothers, Dere...
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May 11, 2022 61 min
A COWSILL-OSMOND VISIT!!! It happened folks! Jay Osmond was gracious enough to visit with us and what a visit it was. We don't want to give too much away but we had a great time. You'll hear about their first performance in front of Walt Disney (Jay was only 6), the whole Andy Williams tale and their successful attempt at leaving what they called the "song and dance" group behind to hit the pop charts and get in...
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Please sit back and enjoy our laid back relaxed conversation with Bill Cunningham and Gary Talley two of the original founding members of the Box Tops. Songs like "The Letter" and "Cry Like a Baby" were some of the best pop songs released back in the day. Everyone has a history and the Box Tops history is pretty crazy with some real unusual twists and turns you'll enjoy hearing about...and be amazed at some of...
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April 20, 2022 76 min
Godfrey Townsend is the Musical Director for the Happy Together Tour band. He is a gifted musician, keyboardist, guitarist and actually began his musical life singing opera at the age of 6. Just Google Godfrey and you can see all of the artists he has performed with. It is truly amazing. On the Happy Together Tour his band is used by every act as their back up band and he and his boys morph into all of us during the course of t...
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April 13, 2022 66 min
If there ever was an artist who’s name should be on the lips of all music fans and who should be a star in his own right, and IS actually, it’s Rob Bonfiglio. An accomplished guitarist, singer, arranger, producer, songwriter and many other things, Rob has recorded 5 solo albums and his power pop sound and arrangements are right up there with the very best of them. Listen once and you will continue to listen. Rob currently tours w...
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April 6, 2022 61 min
WE DID IT!!! We almost talked our way to distraction again but we finally had a visit about our night singing the National Anthem at Fenway Park for the 3rd game of the American League National Championship series between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees back in 2004. It was quite a night and we hope you enjoy quite a story!
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March 23, 2022 46 min
This is a "Where's John?" episode but you'll have to listen to it to see how the question gets answered. So in visiting with ourselves we discover that SUSAN MET MARIE OSMOND!!!! You have to hear the story it is priceless. We get in to this and that during the episode and things just sort of move along on us and time just flies by. Hope you enjoy this episode many more guests coming and thanks for listening!
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For 39 years, from 1982 to 2020, Fritz Coleman was our top weatherman on KNBC TV in Los Angeles. That means we all grew up watching and listening to Fritz and we want you to meet him up close and personal. There's way more to this man than the weather. What a great story. Louise Palanker, producer of our documentary who hosts a podcast with Fritz, makes a surprise appearance and things get a little wacky. It was a great visit ...
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In 1973 one of the #1 records on the charts was "Heartbeat -It's a Lovebeat" by The DeFranco family featuring Tony DeFranco...a singing family of three brothers and two sisters from Canada who were to become the next singing family sensation in America from 1973-1977. Tony was destined for the teen mags and became a teen idol. Tiger Beat in particular would play a pivotal role in the history of the DeFranco family'...
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It happened again!! We started out planning our Fenway Park National Anthem story and started talking and once again the time flew by so stay tuned for that episode it really is coming. Lots of guests to visit with still and we wanted to thank all of you for your support and suggestions. Remember you can contact us right here in the podcast studio with questions or answers at info@cowsill.com. "See" you next week!
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