It is always especially nice to discover musicians like Jorma Kaukonen are as down to earth and as friendly as the next guy. I talked with Jorma about everything from Jefferson Airplane, to MerleFest 2017, to his Vietnamese Pho restaurant and music camp Fur (or Pho) Peace Ranch. We even cleared up a music festival misconception. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.
Doc Watson? Richie Havens? George Jones? These are somethings I Had To Ask Sam Bush at MerleFest 2013.
This was the first press conference I ever did,in it I represented my school radio show (Kool Kidz and a Radio Show) and I Had To Ask. I was able to talk to Leon Russell a man who has played all sorts of music (predominantly rock-and-roll) with some of the musical greats such as Ringo Starr, Doris Day, Elton John,Eric Clapton, Willie Nelson, Frank Sinatra, The Band, Bob Dylan, B.B. King,and The Rolling Stones. This press conference as Leon Russell would say, “was great fun” and you can see why I Had to Ask.