My Rock Moment

Was it being front row at a Bowie concert as a kid? Was it meeting Van Halen at a record store album signing? Or was it the first time that your band got to play The Whisky A Go Go? My Rock Moment celebrates rock music from the 60s, 70s and 80s with interviews from those that lived it and keep the music alive today!  Host Amanda Morck is a native Angeleno, long-time resident of Sunset Strip, and an adjunct instructor of California rock history. She interviews Rock Hall of Fame musicians, Grammy-winning producers, rock journalists, photographers, DJs, managers, authors and award-winning Directors and entertainment personalities about the rock moments they’ll never forget - moments that fostered a deep love of a band, an album or inspired them to pursue a lifelong career as a musician. And you as the listener will be invited along for a trip down rock and roll memory lane. My Rock Moment is a proud member of Pantheon Podcasts, the first of its kind, all music-based podcast network.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 49m. Bisher sind 48 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 15 hours 15 minutes


episode 24: Mysteries in the Music: Case Closed with Jim Berkenstadt

Jim Berkendstadt is an international authority on rock and roll. He's also a best-selling author and founder of the firm, Rock And Roll Detective®.His latest book "Mysteries in the Music: Case Closed" examines the secrets, myths, legends, hoaxes, conspiracies, and the wildly inexplicable events that are such an intriguing part of rock and roll history. Through Jim’s investigations of primary source evidence, he challenges some of rock’s most enduring legends...


 January 4, 2023  1h21m

episode 23: Love Founder & Guitarist Johnny Echols on Forever Changes, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors and Sunset Strip in the 60s

In this episode of My Rock Moment we sit down with Johnny Echols, co-founder and guitarist of LA's groundbreaking 60s psychedelic rock band, Love. We discuss his early life as a musician, drawing inspiration from Little Richard, The Coasters and eventually, The Beatles. Johnny tells us about an encounter with Lou Adler and how it moved the band to change their name to Love. And he shares stories about Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison as well as the making of their seminal album, Forever Changes.


 December 14, 2022  1h11m

episode 22: Legendary Session Guitarist Waddy Wachtel on Stevie Nicks, Warren Zevon & The Immediate Family

In this episode of My Rock Moment, Waddy discusses his 50 year relationship with Stevie Nicks - from their collaboration on the Buckingham Nicks album released in 1973 to his role as Stevie's musical director and guitarist on her most recent tour. We also dive into his early career with the Everly Brothers, working with Warren Zevon on Excitable Boy and penning the track “Werewolves of London...


 November 22, 2022  1h7m

episode 21: Legendary Photographer Henry Diltz on the Eagles, Mama Cass Elliot, Monterey Pop and Woodstock '99

My Rock Moment has been lucky enough to have legendary photographer Henry Diltz on twice, and in this episode we delve into the 70s, covering everything from the first two Eagles album covers, to meeting Jackson Browne for the first time to shooting James Taylor's Sweet Baby James album cover...


 November 2, 2022  59m

episode 20: Guy Pratt & Gary Kemp of Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets

Guy Pratt and Gary Kemp of 'Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets' join My Rock Moment in today’s episode. Guy Pratt is a seasoned session musician who’s worked with Madonna, Michael Jackson, and has toured with David Gilmour’s Pink Floyd since the 1980s. And Gary Kemp was principal songwriter, lead guitarist and backup vocalist for all 23 of Spandau Ballet's hit singles...


 October 13, 2022  34m

episode 19: Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys & the California Myth with Author David Leaf

David Leaf is an award winning writer, producer and director. David moved to LA in the mid-70s with the intention of writing a book that told the real story of Brian Wilson at a time of much public misunderstanding for the Beach Boy, resulting in his 1978 book "The Beach Boys and the California Myth...


 September 22, 2022  1h11m

episode 18: Rock Journalist & Author Harvey Kubernik on The Monkees, The Beach Boys, Charlie Watts & the Shifting Cultural Scene in LA

Harvey Kubernik has been a noted author, popular music journalist, and record producer for more than forty years. In today's episode Harvey and I discuss what it was like to grow up as an LA kid in the 60s & 70s, experiencing the west coast rock revolution as it happened...


 August 31, 2022  1h1m

episode 17: Grammy Award Winning Producer and Engineer Val Garay and the LA Sound in the 70s & 80s

On today’s episode Val talks about his early days as a musician in LA, getting signed by Lou Adler, becoming an engineer at the well known Sound Factory under legendary engineer / producer, David Hassinger, and eventually owning the premiere recording studio in the 80s.We’ll also discuss the making of such iconic albums as Linda Ronstadt’s Heart Like a Wheel, James Taylor’s JT and Kim Carnes’ Mistaken Identity…as well as his recent album with Richie Furay, In the Country.


 August 11, 2022  1h2m

episode 16: The Stone Age: Sixty Years of the Rolling Stones with best-selling biographer Lesley-Ann Jones

Today we’ll be hopping across the pond to discuss The Rolling Stones with journalist, broadcaster and best-selling biographer, Lesley-Ann Jones. Jones has written a new book: The Stone Age: Sixty Years of The Rolling Stones, and we discuss the book’s fresh perspective on the band. The Stones are bigger than a band, they are a brand – and their reputation has somehow survived the rumors, indiscretions and drug fueled tales that might bring down lesser known bands...


 July 20, 2022  47m

episode 15: Tom Petty and Me - The story of how Jon Scott put Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers on the map!

Jon Scott is the man credited with making Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers one of the biggest bands in the world. One serendipitous day, as a promo man for ABC Records, a little known album by a little known band landed in his lap…and the rest is rock ‘n’ roll history.


 June 29, 2022  49m