Tonight’s Guest: Martha Davis
Written by admin on August 7, 2009
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Tonight, our guest will be the legendary Martha Davis of The Motels. We will talk about her music, the two incarnations of The Motels before the 1987 breakup, Martha’s solo career, her life and some very interesting projects she is working on. Davis is also touring with a new Motels band, which heads to the LA area on August 14th and 15th, then to Seattle on August 19th. 2009 tour details are on The Motels’ official website.
During our conversation, we also talk about:
- Martha’s diverse array of musical influences
- How she got into music
- Her evolution as a songwriter
- and the children’s music album she is working on
Our conversation leads off the second hour of the show (for those who are listening live tonight, check the production note above).
During the first hour, we play tracks from top classic alternative artists including ABC, The Earons, David Bowie and Taxxi.
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