Thursday, June 10, 2021

FRANK MARINO: ‘Confessions and Truths’ from an Underrated Guitar Hero: EXCLUSIVE ON INTERVIEWING THE LEGENDS WITH RAY SHASHO-BBS RADIO TV

 

F R A N K  M A R I N O

FRONTMAN -GUITARIST -SONGWRITER

for

CLASSIC ROCK LEGENDS

M A H O G A N Y

R U S H

BACK ON THE ROAD!


FRANK MARINO EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

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IN ITS ENTIRETY


Frank Marino is an invigorating virtuoso and champion guitar slinger who is also considered to be among the greatest players of all-time. The Montreal native and his assiduous band Mahogany Rush were one of the elite monster rock acts throughout the 70s.


 The band performed on several prestigious television music shows including Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert and Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special hosted by the notorious Wolfman Jack.  Mahogany Rush also played for more than 300,000 people at California Jam II in 1978. The televised concert featured Ted Nugent, Aerosmith, Santana, Dave Mason, Foreigner, Heart, Bob Welch (with Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood), Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush and Rubicon.Mahogany Rush was managed by Steve Leber and David Krebs, who also handled Aerosmith and Ted Nugent.

Some of the bands most significant releases include, Maxoom, Child of the Novelty, Strange Universe, Mahogany Rush IV, World Anthem, Live, Tales of the Unexpected, What’s Next, From the Hip, Dragonfly (The best of Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush), Eye of the Storm, and Real Live! (double live album).

Frank’s latest release is an EPIC 6-hour live performance now available and presented in an elegant box set which includes both the Blu-Ray and DVD formats in each box. The DVD is entitled Frank Marino Live at the Agora Theatre available now on Blue-ray disc and DVD. Purchase now at  www.mahoganyrush.com


Purchase

FRANK

 MARINO


L I V E


at

The Agora

 Theatre

DVD



AVAILABLE AT 

www.mahoganyrush.com

You will receive 4 region-free discs (1 BluRay-1080HD-Disc in its own separate case and a 3-DVD-480SD-set in its own separate case), a 180-page book that delivers an in-depth chronicle of his journey, from his early beginnings right up to this performance, as well as being filled with pictures that span Frank Marino’s career. The last 20 Chapters are written by Frank Marino in his own words and invite the reader to share intimate details about Frank’s experiences, the making of this project, his personal feelings and his outlook on his life and career. You will have a front-row-seat to witness the awe-inspiring man himself in the highest quality picture and sound as never seen before, while he delivers an incredible 58 tracks, many of which were rarely, if ever, played live.

 

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 about

FRANK MARINO

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Discography

MAHOGANY RUSH

Studio albums

1972 Maxoom (U.S. #159)

1974 Child of the Novelty (U.S. #74)

1975 Strange Universe (U.S. #84)

1976 Mahogany Rush IV (U.S. #175)

1977 World Anthem (U.S. #184)

1979 Tales of the Unexpected (U.S. #129)

1980 What's Next (U.S. #88)

2000 Eye of the Storm

Others

1978 Live (U.S. #129)

1988 Double Live

1996 Dragonfly – The best of Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush

2004 Real Live! (double album)

2008 Mahogany Rush IV / World Anthem (BGO Records BGOCD793 Remaster)

2009 Mahogany Rush Live / Tales of the Unexpected / What's Next (BGO Records BGOCD894 Remaster)

 

Solo

The Power of Rock 'n' Roll (1981 CBS)

Juggernaut (1982 Columbia Records) U.S. #185[21]

Full Circle (1986)

From the Hip (1990)

Guitar Heroes Vol 4 – Frank Marino Stories of a Hero (1999)

Full Circle (Remaster, 2005)

The Power of Rock and Roll / Juggernaut (Remaster, 2012)










MY NEW BOOK

 IS FINALLY OUT!

ENTITLED

THE ROCK STAR CHRONICLES

SERIES ONE

CHRONICLES, TRUTHS, CONFESSIONS AND WISDOM FROM THE MUSIC LEGENDS THAT SET US FREE

 



…Order yours today on 

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Hardcover

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Featuring over 45 intimate conversations with some of

the greatest rock legends the world will ever know. 

CHRIS SQUIRE... DR. JOHN... GREG LAKE... HENRY MCCULLOUGH... JACK BRUCE … JOE LALA…  JOHNNY WINTER... KEITH EMERSON... PAUL KANTNER...  RAY THOMAS... RONNIE MONTROSE... TONY JOE WHITE... DAVID CLAYTON-THOMAS… MIKE LOVE... TOMMY ROE... BARRY HAY... CHRIS THOMPSON... JESSE COLIN YOUNG... JOHN KAY... JULIAN LENNON... MARK LINDSAY... MICKY DOLENZ… PETER RIVERA ...TOMMY JAMES… TODD RUNDGREN... DAVE MASON... EDGAR WINTER... FRANK MARINO... GREGG ROLIE... IAN ANDERSON... JIM “DANDY” MANGRUM... JON ANDERSON... LOU GRAMM... MICK BOX... RANDY BACHMAN… ROBIN TROWER...  ROGER FISHER... STEVE HACKETT... ANNIE HASLAM… ‘MELANIE’ SAFKA... PETULA CLARK... SUZI QUATRO... COLIN BLUNSTONE… DAVE DAVIES... JIM McCARTY... PETE BEST

 

THE ROCK STAR CHRONICLES

BOOK TRAILER

BOOK REVIEW

-By Literary Titan (5) STARS

The Rock Star Chronicles, by Ray Shasho, is a splendid book written by a music enthusiast who has poured their heart and soul into it. It’s a story of a boy who loved rock music, and his obsessive passion of it earned himself the name Rock Raymond. He went to school but instead was schooled in all matters of music while his peers were buried chin-deep in coursework. He then became a radio DJ and has now compiled a book on all interviews he held with Rock gods who raided the airwaves back in the 70s and 80s. It’s a compilation of interviews with outstanding vocalists, legendary guitarists and crazy drummers in the rock music scene. Each interview gives a reader an in-depth view into their personal lives and the philosophies that guide their lives which all serve to humanize these great icons. For readers who are old enough to call themselves baby boomers this book will bring old memories back to life. Millennials, on the other hand, may think of this book as a literal work of the Carpool Karaoke show.

The Rock Star Chronicles is a book I didn’t know I was waiting for. To come across a book that will talk me into trying something new. One brave enough to incite me to venture into new frontiers. This book made me a believer- I am now a bona fide Rock and Roll music fan.

Ray Shasho masterfully gets the interviewees talking. He smartly coaxes answers from them with crafty questions designed to get a story rolling out of them. The artists talk about diverse issues ranging from music, politics, and their social engagements. Having been on the music seen all his life, Ray Shasho knows the buttons to press, how to get them comfortable about talking about their lives.

The book’s cover is befitting of its subject matter with the leather look offering a royal background to the golden letter print. It speaks to how high a level rock music holds in the pecking order- arguably, modern music as we know it has originated from blues and rock music.  The second noteworthy thing is the use of high-definition pictures to reference the musician being interviewed in every sub-chapter. This ensures that the book is for both original rock and roll lovers and aspiring new ones. Together is makes for a refreshing and consistently enjoyable read.

I recommend this book to rock music enthusiasts, aspiring musicians wondering what it takes and all readers curious to learn new things by going back in time.

https://literarytitan.com/2020/05/03/literary-titan-book-awards-may-2020/   Gold Award Winner

 


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