Friday, May 19, 2017

Cheap Talk #41 THOM MOONEY of NAZZ, Fuse & Sick Man of Europe

The "Pod Father" Ken Mills & BJ Kramp are joined by Thom Mooney! Thom was the drummer in Nazz and later a member of a transitional version of Fuse as the band morphed into what would eventually become Sick Man of Europe and then Cheap Trick and then later, after Tom Peterson left Cheap Trick and moved to LA, Thom Mooney found himself helping Tom attempt to launch a solo career.
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Monday, March 20, 2017

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Cheap Talk #39 TOM WERMAN Producer Talks Trick

The "Pod Father" Ken Mills & BJ Kramp are joined by Tom Werman producer of "In Color", "Heaven Tonight",& "Dream Police"
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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Cheap Talk #38 Bruce Dickinson - "Sex, America, Cheap Trick"

Cheap Talk Returns. The "Pod Father" Ken Mills & BJ Kramp are joined by Bruce Dickinson producer of "Sex, America, Cheap Trick". "More Cowbell" and more "Cheap Talk"
The Bruce Dickinson , the man that Christopher Walken portrayed in the skit, he has a huge resume.
Over the past 35 years he has worked on projects for Bob Dylan, Iggy Pop, The Tragically Hip, Miles Davis, The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite, Jeff Beck, Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Billy Joel, Midnight Oil, Cheap Trick, Romeo Void, Men At Work, The Divinyls, A Psychedelic Furs, The Romantics, Spread Eagle, Steelheart, Run/DMC, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Leonard Cohen, Blue Oyster Cult (More Cowbell!), Julio Iglesias, Johnny Paycheck, Peter Wolf, Branford Marsalis, Nina Hagen, Meat Loaf, Dave Edmunds, and, Law And Order, among others.
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Friday, July 15, 2016

Cheap Talk #37 Robin Zander1993 Solo Album!

Ken Mills & BJ Kramp are joined by Jumpin' Joe Royland to discuss Robin Zander 1993 Solo Album!  track by Track “Like” us on Face Book.
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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Cheap Talk #36 BANG Zoom Crazy Hello!


Join Ken Mills, Michael Butler and BJ Kramp as they discuss BANG Zoom Crazy Hello! track by Track “Like” us on Face Book.
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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Cheap Talk #35 Robin & Brian Beebe & CT News!

Join Ken Mills, BJ Kramp as we welcome Brian Beebe back as we talk Robin & Brian's recent show, Robin on the morning news & CT news.
To celebrate Cheap Trick’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and signing to Big Machine Label Group, the band is giving away a free download of “No Direction Home” from their upcoming BMLG release. Click and enter your email below and a link to download will be sent straight to your inbox.
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Monday, February 15, 2016

Cheap Talk #34 "SPECIAL ONE"ROUNDTABLE

Join Ken Mills, BJ Kramp & Michael Butler as we discuss 2003's Cheap Trick CD "Special One"
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Saturday, December 19, 2015

Cheap Talk #33 INDUCTED & A NEW ALBUM!


The Rock Hall of Fame came to their senses and Surrendered. Finally Cheap Trick is in the Hall Of Fame, a New Album coming, 2016 looks like a great year to be a Cheap Trick Fan
To celebrate Cheap Trick’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and signing to Big Machine Label Group, the band is giving away a free download of “No Direction Home” from their upcoming BMLG release. Click and enter your email below and a link to download will be sent straight to your inbox.
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Sunday, November 1, 2015

Cheap Talk #32 CHEAP TRICK: THE ALBUMS

Join BJ Kramp as he does a album by album primer about Cheap Trick. The episode originally aired on BJ's Podcast "ROCK AND/OR ROLL" Podcast , find it on Itunes
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Sunday, October 11, 2015

Cheap Talk #31 ALL SHOOK UP with Ralph & Ian!

This is an episode of The Mighty "Rock & Metal Combat Podcast" (73) with Ralph Viera/Dr FUKK & Ian Wadley. They had Ken Mills on to discuss Cheap Trick's "All Shook Up" If you enjoyed this episode check them out over at www.wadzilla74.podbean.com/ or on Itunes!
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Cheap Talk #30 Cartoonist Paul Trap talks CT

Cartoonist Paul Trap of "Thatababy" Fame talks Cheap Trick with BJ Kramp and Ken Mills. Tons of Cheap Talk and Great Tunes!
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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Cheap Talk #29 CT in Australia

Ken & BJ drop a new episode! Stephanie Stewart-Morgan Joins Ken to Talk about Cheap trick and of course some very cool tunes. Enjoy and keep Cheap Trickin' “Like” us on Face Book.
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Monday, May 25, 2015

Cheap Talk #28 CT on The KISS Kruise & Robin interview

Join Ken Mills & BJ Kramp as they discuss the KISS Kruise and Cheap Trick doing the Sail away show. Michael Cavacini interviews Robin Zander for us! Joseph Ciambelli Talks Trick...Robin and Tommy Thayer sing the Beatles!“Like” us on Face Book.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Cheap Talk #27 Why isn't CT in the RARHOF?

Why Isn't Cheap Trick In the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Ken, BJ & Colin Gawel discuss just that. If there is going to be a Rock Hall, Cheap Trick and so many others need to be in there.
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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Cheap Talk #26 SHABBY TALK Cheap Trick-In Color

BJ is joined by special guests Ryan McKay & A.D. Adams, co-hosts of called The Shabby Road Record Show. The guys discuss how they became fans of the band & then the trio take a closer look at the Jekyl & Hyde aspects of the first 2 CT albums “Like” us on Face Book.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Cheap Talk #25 BUDOKAN & Steve West

One word says it all! BUDOKAN! Steve West from "Danger Danger" joins us to discuss his CT Fandom and his interactions with the band. Cheap Trick made a huge impression on all of us, and This is part of that story. “Like” us on Face Book.
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Friday, December 12, 2014

Cheap Talk #24 Ho-Ho-Ho

BJ, Ken & Michael Butler sit around in the cold and watch Christmas trees burn as we Share our love of the Season and talk Trick as much greatness awaits your ears.BJ lays so many rare tracks down in this episode it will pop your chimney! Enjoy your Holidays and stay amazing and safe, Love one another.“Like” us on Face Book.
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Cheap Talk #23 Woke Up with A Monster Discussion

Released on March 22, 1994’ "Woke Up with A Monster" Bj & Ken join Michael Butler as we discuss this underrated classic
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Friday, October 31, 2014

Cheap Talk #22 Rick Szeluga original bassist in Cheap Trick

On this episode Ken and BJ have a conversation with Richard Szeluga, who is currently in a band called Thrift Shop with some guy named Bun E. Carlos on the drums. Interestingly, Rick
was also the original bassist in a band called Cheap Trick.
Rick also shares some great stories about the bands he was in after Cheap Trick, The Names and EIEIO and you'll get to hear great music by all these bands
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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Cheap Talk #21 DREAM POLICE! 35th Anniversary

By the time their fourth studio album ’Dream Police’ arrived in September of 1979, Cheap Trick had gone from cult following to mega-stardom — all within a year Bj & Ken join Dean Falcon as we discuss Dream Police on it's 35th Anniversary!
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Sunday, August 24, 2014

Cheap Talk #20 Next Position Please!

Bj & Ken join Dean Falcon as we discuss 1983's "Next Position Please"Next Position Please is a studio album by Cheap Trick, produced by Todd Rundgren & released in 1983. It was the band's seventh studio album& eighth release overall.(or is it 8 & half)
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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Cheap Talk #19 XENO!

Bj & Ken meet Randy "Xeno" Hogan. Xeno was the original lead singer for the rock band Cheap Trick. He left the band shortly after its formation to join Straight Up & was replaced by Robin Zander. http://www.xenorock.com/index.html
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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Cheap Talk #18 Sick Man Of Europe


Bj & Ken meet Robert "Stewkey" Antoni who is the former lead vocalist and keyboardist for Nazz & was involved with bands including Fuse & Sick Man of Europe alongside Rick Nielsen Bun. E Carlos & Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick!
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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Cheap Talk #17 Zander & Kent


Bj & Ken meet Brian Beebe , half of the duo "Zander & Kent". Hear some never before heard tunes sung by Robin from back in the early 70's.
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Friday, May 30, 2014

Cheap Talk #16 “Heaven Tonight” Side 2

This month we discuss the classic CT Album “Heaven Tonight" side 2! BJ & Ken are joined by bassist Michael Bultler American Heartbreak/Exodus/Jetboy (Host of The Rock and Roll Geek Show)BJ and Ken are joined by bassist Michael Bultler From American Heartbreak/Exodus/Jetboy (Host of The Rock and Roll Geek Show)
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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Cheap Talk #15 “Heaven Tonight” Side 1

This month we discuss the classic CT Album “Heaven Tonight”! BJ and Ken are joined by bassist Michael Bultler From American Heartbreak/Exodus/Jetboy (Host of The Rock and Roll Geek Show)
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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Cheap Talk #13 "Happy Cheap Trick Day!"

Ken & BJ are joined by some cool Cheap Trick fans as we all celebrate..."Cheap Trick Day! Please rate us on "Itunes" Find us on Face Book and join the discussion!
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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Cheap Talk #12 "Cheap Trick 97" Side 2 & Fan Mail

Ken & BJ are joined by Michael Butler from the Rock & Roll Geek Network. We discuss side 2 of Cheap Trick's 1997 self titled release and we open up the C.T. Mail bag! Find us on Face Book and join the discussion! “Like” us on Face Book.
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Friday, February 21, 2014

Cheap Talk #11 Side 1 of CT 97 & Robin Interview

Ken & BJ are joined by Michael Butler from the Rock & Roll Geek Network. We discuss side 1 of Cheap Trick's 1997 self titled release. We also have an interview with Robin Zander from the Elliot in the Morning show. Thanks to them for letting us use the interview.
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Monday, January 20, 2014

Cheap Talk #10 CT on "The Move" & Your Questions

This month we do a "Cheap Trick :101" and we look at a very influential band in the history of Cheap Trick..."The Move". We also play some live tracks and answer questions. Find us on Face Book and join the discussion!

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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Cheap Talk #9 CT Holiday Fun!

Happy Holidays! Join BJ as he plays some cool rare Trick Tunes!  We all love this band and we celebrate them. Put a smile on your  face and enjoy this Holiday card from us to you. “Like” us on Face Book.
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Thursday, December 5, 2013

Cheap Talk #8 Standing On The Edge

Join BJ, Matt, Ken and guest fan Tommy Sommers discuss the October 1985 release from Cheap Trick..."Standing On The Edge" and we play some cool rare Trick Tunes and Trick Chat! “Like” us on Face Book.
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Saturday, November 2, 2013

Cheap Talk #7 Get All Shook Up!

This time we do a round table on the classic Cheap Trick Album "All Shook Up"

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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Cheap Talk #6 Mike Hayes Tricks & Talks!

We interview "Reputation is a fragile thing" Author Mike Hayes & play tons of cool rare Trick Tunes and Trick Chat! Face it true believers...Reputation is a Fragile thing!!! :)

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Friday, August 30, 2013

Cheap Talk #5 Soundtrack Summer Spectacular in 3D!

In this issue #5, Matt, BJ and I break down the Cheap Trick Soundtrack songs! we play some rare stuff & Ghostly TMRS does our intro!...“Like” us on Face Book.
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Monday, July 22, 2013

Cheap Talk #4 "Lap of Luxury"&"The return of Tom"

In this issue #4, Matt, BJ and I break down the come back CD "Lap of Luxury" &  the ramifications of "The Flame".Ghostly TMRS gives us his thoughts and we have a segment "Where did Tom Go" or , "The return of Tom"

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Thursday, June 6, 2013

Cheap Talk #3 “RZB” and the origins of "CT"

In this issue, we talk to Steve Luongo of the "Robin Zander Band" , We look back at the origins of 'CT" and "Fuse" and a Fan interview with Angela Mapes who goes to "Rick's Picks" and "Budokan 35"
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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Cheap Talk #2 "In Color"

In our second episode, we take a look at 1977's "In Color"

We also discuss The 1998 re-recordings and a Bun. E Carlos Top 10!

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Monday, April 22, 2013

Cheap Talk #1 1977 Self Titled Debut


In our first episode, we take a look at 1977/78 , The Cheap Trick Concept and a track by track look at their self titled album "Cheap Trick".
We also get a cool version of "Reach Out" by the "Strange Way" crew...Thanks Jody Havenot.
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