MICHAEL DES BARRES
There are a few names in entertainment that are just legendary, Michael Des Barres is one of them. Whether it’s the band Detective, who recorded for Led Zeppelin’s Swan Song label, to Chequered Past, which featured members of Blondie, Sex Pistols and Todd Rundgren’s band, to fronting Power Station at Live Aid or as a solo artisr, Michael is a rock star. Never satisfied, Michael also has a successful film and television career with roles in Ghoulies, Pink Cadillac, Muholland Drive as well as the iconic role of Murdoc in MacGyver. Additionally, you can also hear Michael daily on Little Steven’s Underground Garage, SiriusXM channel 21.
I present 3 questions with…Michael Des Barres.
1 – Who is your single biggest musical influence?
MDB – Otis Redding
2 – What is the most important (Not necessarily best or favorite) song that you’ve ever written/recorded and why?
MDB – Obsession: It made me the most money and therefore afforded my family no fear of the future.
3 – What are your thoughts on the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame and what band/artist should be inducted next?
MDB – It is a corporate institution with no merit.
You can follow Michael on:
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/MDesBarres/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/mdesbarres
Listen daily 8-11 am ET & 9pm-midnight PT on Little Steven’s Underground Garage, SiriusXM ch 21
New music from Michael – “Living in the USA” and “Gotta Serve Somebody” is available via all digital outlets, incluting iTunes and Amazon. Limited edition red vinyl 45s are available at wickedcoolrecords.com