Classic Christian Rock Radio Podcast

Chuck Girard

An episode of Classic Christian Rock Radio Podcast

By William Schaaff
Featured interviews with various artists from Classic Christian Rock Radio.
Bryan Duncan
Bryan Duncan interview with Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper from July 24, 2019.  Bryan talks about his time with Sweet Comfort Band and his solo career.
53:02
September 23, 2019
Ken Tamplin
Ken Tamplin talks with Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper.  From Joshua to Shout and Magdallan, as well as his solo career, Ken has one of the best voices ever heard in classic Christian rock.  He also operates the Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy.  This interview was recorded on July 16, 2019.
52:36
August 26, 2019
David Zaffiro
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews David Zaffiro.  This interview was recorded on May 20, 2019.  From his early days in Crystal City Rockers, to lead guitarist with Bloodgood, to his solo career, to engineering and producing, David has done it all.  Listen to David tell his story in this fascinating interview.
58:36
August 5, 2019
Leon Patillo (July 2019)
 Interview with Leon Patillo, former lead singer of Santana.  Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper talks with Leon about his long career in Christian music and ministry.  He will have a lot of stories from his new book Hidden Treasures and updates on his music and ministry.  This is Geoff's second interview with Leon, recorded in July 2019.
1:05:00
July 22, 2019
Michael Bloodgood
Michael Bloodgood, founder of the Christian hard rock band Bloodgood, is interviewed by Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper.  The interview was recorded on May 16, 2019.
48:09
July 11, 2019
Alex MacDougall
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews Alex MacDougall, percussionist for various artists including Daniel Amos, Terry Talbot, the Larry Norman Band, and Bob Bennett.  The interview was recorded May 9, 2019.
38:09
June 19, 2019
Aaron Smith (the "A Train")
Aaron Smith, drummer extraordinaire known as the "A Train", was interviewed by Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper on April 19, 2019.  Aaron is best known as the drummer for the Seventy Sevens for many years.  He also played drums for the Temptations, Romeo Void and Vector.
50:45
June 10, 2019
Mitch Ross
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviewed Mitch Ross, who was Darrell Mansfield's drummer for twenty years. The interview was recorded on March 28, 2019.
33:07
May 27, 2019
Rob Cassels (March 2019)
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper talks with Rob Cassels, catching up on what Rob has been up to since their previous interview. Also, they discuss at length the recent release of the Rob Cassels Band Classics Anthology.
40:52
May 20, 2019
Eric Turner
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews Eric Turner. Eric was the guitarist for Darrell Mansfield for over thirty years, and has recorded albums on his own as well. The interview was recorded March 27th, 2019.
35:34
May 13, 2019
Tina Paulson and Darrell Mansfield
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews Darrell Mansfield's long time manager, Tina Paulson (with a few words from Darrell as well). This interview was recorded on March 28, 2019 just a few days before Darrell's 69th birthday.
33:48
May 6, 2019
David Huff (David & The Giants, 2019)
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews David Huff from David and The Giants. The interview was recorded on March 25, 2019. David talks about their first studio release since the mid 1990's - What Are You Waiting For.
47:41
April 16, 2019
Amy Wolter (Fighter)
Amy Wolter, from the band Fighter. Geoff Cooper from Classic Christian Rock Radio interviewed Amy on March 28, 2019 about her career. They talk about the band Fighter and her solo record, and what she's doing today.
30:59
April 1, 2019
Greg Eckler
Greg Eckler, a drummer, performed with many different bands during the 1970's and 1980's including the Darrell Mansfield Band. Greg describes his musical journey, as well as his journey to faith in Christ. Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviewed Greg in February 2019.
56:06
March 24, 2019
Nancy Jo Mann of Barnabas
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews Nancy Jo Mann from Barnabas. The interview was recorded October 2017.
53:47
February 26, 2019
Rick Fields from Prodigal
Interview with Rick Fields from the band Prodigal. Geoff Cooper from Classic Christian Rock Radio interviewed Rick on August 14, 2018. Rick discusses the history and music of Prodigal.
1:13:10
October 29, 2018
Terry Scott Taylor
Terry Scott Taylor of Daniel Amos, from 1978. Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviewed him while Geoff was part of The All Night Show on CJJC radio in Langley, BC, Canada. The interview was recorded in July 1978 at Broadway Church in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
34:25
September 17, 2018
Darrell Mansfield
Darrell Mansfield interview from 1978. Geoff Cooper did the interview while he was with the All Night Show on CJJC, Langley, BC, Canada. The interview was recorded at Broadway Church in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
18:15
September 12, 2018
Chuck Girard
An interview with Chuck Girard (Love Song) from 1978. Geoff Cooper did the interview while he was with the All Night Show on CJJC, Langley, BC, Canada. The interview was conducted at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
24:02
September 12, 2018
Randy Matthews
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviewed Jesus music pioneer Randy Matthews way back in 1978, as part of the All Night Show on CJJC in Langley, BC, Canada.
28:08
August 7, 2018
Mike Stand
Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews Mike Stand from The Altar Boys, Clash Of Symbols, and The Altar Billies. From June 2018.
51:45
July 30, 2018
Ashley Cleveland
From May 2018, Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews Dove & Grammy Award winner Ashley Cleveland.
55:41
July 2, 2018
Mark Pogue
Geoff Cooper from Classic Christian Rock Radio interviews Mark Pogue. Mark was a member of the backing bands for Morgan Cryar and DeGarmo & Key. Mark has also worked with a number of other artists, and has released two albums of his own.
1:05:57
June 19, 2018
Leon Patillo
From April 2018, Geoff Cooper talks with Leon Patillo, former lead vocalist for Santana who came to faith in Christ and went on to have a successful career in Christian music.
45:07
May 28, 2018
Rob Cassels
Interview with Rob Cassels from November 11, 2017. Geoff Cooper talks with Rob about his life and career.
37:24
March 1, 2018
Keith Thibodeaux
An interview with Keith Thibodeaux, the drummer with David & The Giants. Geoff Cooper interviewed Keith in November 2017. They talk about his days as Little Ricky on the I Love Lucy show, his career in show business and music, how he became part of David & The Giants, and how God changed his life and the lives of the other members of his band.
39:35
February 12, 2018
David Huff
David Huff from David and The Giants talks with our Geoff Cooper about his life and career, in an interview from November 2017.
49:09
February 5, 2018
Trace Balin
From November 2017, Classic Christian Rock Radio's Geoff Cooper interviews Trace Balin about her life and career.
29:17
December 12, 2017
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