Episode 1000: Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen – Interview, Part 1

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December 3, 2020

Music:

All songs in this episode by Cheap Trick.

  • “Hello There” Cheap Trick at Budokan (Epic) 1979
  • “Clock Strikes Ten” Cheap Trick at Budokan (Epic) 1979
  • “I Want You to Want Me” In Color (Epic) 1977
  • “Goodnight” Cheap Trick at Budokan (Epic) 1979

Notes:

Welcome to Episode 1000 of the pod! We mad it and couldn’t have done it without you, our faithful listeners. We celebrate this milestone with a special interview. Rick Nielsen, lead guitarist and primary songwriter for the legendary rock band Cheap Trick, joins us for a two-part interview.

In part 1, Rick talks about growing up in a musical family, getting kicked out of his junior high school band, deciding to remain in Rockford IL after achieving stardom among other topics.

Where credit is due: Thumbnail photo of Cheap Trick by David McClister for Big Hassle.

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