1. CAT Episode 137 - Brett Scallions (Fuel) Ray White 28:47

Brett Scallions was the original lead singer and guitarist for Fuel, who produced multi-platinum albums in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s.  He was with the band for 23 years, until 2020.  His latest band, Melody Brothers, are planning on releasing an album during the late Fall of 2022.  Multi-award winning program director Ray White caught up with Brett before a show in June of 2014 to talk about Fuel’s latest ablum, Puppet Strings, and the bands many songs featured in the movies along with meeting two of his favorite idols.  Today, Fuel is led by founding member Carl Bell and their recent album is titled Anomaly.  We have triple artists featured in our “showcase segment” on this episode.  Billy Idol whose latest EP is The Cage, Nickleback who will be releasing Get Rollin’ in November of 2022 and The Boss – Bruce Springsteen who also will be releasing an album of soul covers in November called Only The Strong Survive.  Rock at its’ best on Classic Artists Today!

Ray White Managing Director, Classic Artists Today

Ray's passion for music and the musicians, started as a youth listening to transistor radios under the covers at bedtime. The bands and performers he liked, he followed throughout their career. In 2005 he was fed up with the evolution of a majority of the music the radio stations were playing and began investigating the bands he grew up listening to in the 1960's, 70's and 80's. Radio wasn't playing any of those band's "new" songs, just the "classic" hits. Researching the industry for a year, Ray launched Classic Artists Today syndicated radio show - featuring "new" songs by "classic" artists and included interviews and classic tracks too. The show was carried by several dozen radio stations in the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. Featuring Rock/Pop musicians and bands, Ray and the show won several awards from New Music Weekly magazine. With the success of these shows, he launched Coool CAT syndicated radio show, 5 years later, featuring Soul/R&B/Smooth Jazz/Blues performers and bands. In 2017, Ray starting producing his show in a 30-minute podcast format. Today, you can hear his work at Sittin' In With The CAT and Sittin' In With The Coool CAT. The legacy continues!