It was announced this week that Mike Zito would be leaving the seminal blues-steeped Royal Southern Brotherhood. Bart Walker talk about stepping in to try and fill Zito's larger than life shoes and the big move.
The lead singer of The Animals talks "House of the Rising Sun", an 'erotic' trip to the Vietnam Memorial, and his new blues album, which combines the urgency of youth with the creative sharpness of a seasoned juggernaut and the wisdom of a sage.
On his darkest days, he curled up on the couch; window blinds drawn, texts and calls unanswered, but on stage he was described as brilliant, and prodigious. While his departure haunts his family & friends, his legacy is helping others in powerful ways.
Taken together, these two albums are a remarkable representation of this incredible lineup of legendary musicians. They show just how advanced they were even before they went on to other groups including the first incarnation of Fleetwood Mac.