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 4: The California sound of the 60s: Surf rock, folk rock and the psychedelic scene of San Francisco

My Rock Moment talks with Anuj Rajkumar, rock aficionado and creator of The Legends of Music on instagram. We deep dive into the California sound of the 60s – everything from surf Rock to folk rock to sunshine pop to the psychedelic San Francisco scene. We talk about the history, the music that moved us and our two very different perspectives and backgrounds – growing up on the beaches of LA versus growing up across the world in Dubai. This is another episode for those who love rock history.....


 October 7, 2021  1h5m

episode 3: Music manager & producer Jeff Jampol discusses the California rock scene in the 1960s - from Haight-Ashbury to the Sunset Strip

Jeff Jampol is a Grammy® winning and Emmy® nominated producer and the CEO of Jam Inc, which manages legendary rock artists and bands such as The Doors, Jim Morrison, Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Grace Slick, The Mamas and the Papas, and a host of others...and many of his clients are responsible for crafting that California sound - an epoch in rock history...


 September 23, 2021  58m

episode 2: DJ Rita Wilde on her years in LA radio, The Doors, Springsteen and her current podcast, Rock and Roll Confessional

If you're a native Angeleno and love rock, you know Rita Wilde. She's been a Southern California DJ for the past 4 decades, and her notable voice has graced KLOS, The Sound and KEZY airwaves.  In this episode we'll talk about growing up in Southern California, her love of The Doors and Bruce Springsteen, her radio to radio, the rock moments she'll never forget and her current podcast with co-host CW West, Rock and Roll Confessional...


 September 9, 2021  47m

episode 1: Iconic rock photographer Neal Preston talks Led Zeppelin, the movie "Almost Famous," and LA in the 70s

Neal Preston is one of the most well respected photographers in the music business. Neal was the official tour photographer for Led Zeppelin, Queen and Bruce Springsteen, photographer for the film "Almost Famous," and has shot for a multitude of world-class magazines including Newsweek, Time, and Rolling Stone. He was also the official American concert photographer for Live Aid in 1985, cementing his status in pop culture...


 August 26, 2021  1h14m

episode 6: Drummer & Comedian Jon Wurster on working with Charlie Daniels, early concerts and Instagram: Part Two

Jon Wurster is the drummer for Superchunk, The Mountain Goats and the Bob Mould band...and he's also a comedian. In part two of our My Rock Moment interview, he'll share stories about working with rock 'n' roll greats like Charlie Daniels and Chrissie Hynde. He'll talk about a memorable night at the historic Dan Tana's in LA and early rock concerts by The Osmonds and The Carpenters that left a lasting impression...


 March 11, 2021  23m

episode 5: Drummer & Comedian Jon Wurster talks early influences, getting a record deal in the 80s and some memorable stories from the road!

Jon Wurster is the drummer for Superchunk, The Mountain Goats and the Bob Mould band...and he's also a comedian. In part one of my interview with Jon, we talk about picking up the drums as a kid, getting an album deal at 19...and almost getting arrested at London's legendary Wessex Studios (The Sex Pistol's "Never Mind the Bollocks" and The Clash's "London Calling"). It's a hilarious interview with some cringe-worthy rock stories. Listen to the playlist below: Apple;


 March 4, 2021  23m

episode 4: How Anita Pallenberg inspired The Rolling Stones & the stories behind Christine McVie's songs on Rumours: Rock Moments to Remember

In this edition of Rock Moments to Remember, we will talk about the infamous Rolling Stones muse Anita Pallenberg and how her relationship with Keith Richards and the explicit and controversial indie film "Performance" let to one of the greatest rock songs of all time! We'll also discuss the iconic Fleetwood Mac album "Rumours", but instead of telling the well known tales of Stevie Nicks, Lindsay Buckingham and Mick Fleetwood, we'll highlight Christine McVie's contributions to the album and the...


 February 25, 2021  13m

episode 3: Stevie Nicks, Laurel Canyon and the Sunset Strip with Rock Journalist & Presenter Kylie Olsson: Part Two

Kylie Olsson has interviewed the biggest names in rock - from Aerosmith to Sabbath. In Part Two of our interview she tells us about an unforgettable night with Brian May of Queen, Joe Elliott of Def Leppard and Stevie Nicks at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony afterparty. We also talk about the history of rock in Los Angeles - including Laurel Canyon and the Sunset Strip...


 February 18, 2021  23m

episode 2: Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck and "Life in Six Strings" with Rock Journalist & Presenter Kylie Olsson

Kylie Olsson has interviewed the biggest names in rock - from Aerosmith to Sabbath. In Part One of our interview she talks about her love of Jeff Beck and what it felt like to interview Jimmy Page and all of Led Zeppelin for the first time (a religious moment for sure!). She'll also tell us a bit about her new YouTube show "Life in Six Strings" and who she would love to have on as a guest...(Jeff Beck, I hope you're listening!)...


 February 11, 2021  21m

episode 1: How Peter Tork became a Monkee & the eerie coincidence between Mama Cass and Keith Moon of The Who: Rock Moments to Remember

This is the first edition of Rock Moments to Remember - part of the My Rock Moment podcast - where we highlight some little known stories from the rock 'n' roll vault. In this episode we talk The Monkees, Mama Cass and Keith Moon! If you are a fan of The Monkees, then you know that that quirky quartet was perfectly cast...


 February 4, 2021  11m