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Joe Oestreich of Watershed

076 Joe Oestreich Interview Part One

Artist Interview - Part One

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Songwriting, recording, balancing two singer/songwriters, Billy Squire, the dirty secret about "live" albums with a rock vet of 3 decades.

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On episode #76 we're joined by Watershed bassist/vocalist Joe Oestreich, author of the new book "Hitless Wonder: A Life in Minor League Rock and Roll." Joe has spent almost three decades traversing the country bringing his band's version of Midwestern power-pop to the masses, and has plenty of stories to tell in part one of a two part interview, discussing songwriting, recording, balancing two singer/songwriters, Billy Squire, the dirty secret about "live" albums and much, much more.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - I'd Be A Liar
  • 14:18 - History of the Band
  • 27:45 - How Do You Feel
  • 37:17 - Star Vehicle
  • 42:08 - Black Concert T-Shirt (Star Vehicle '98 version)
  • 43:03 - Black Concert T-Shirt (The More It Hurts, The More It Works version)
  • 51:21 - Consolation Prize

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Artist Interview - Part One