ROCK TALK WITH MITCH LAFON: Dokken’s Don Dokken and Foreigner’s Jeff Pilson
On this episode of Westwood One’s Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon:
Plus a secret previously unreleased 1980’s recording from one that era’s most popular bands.
In Mitch’s first interview, singer Don Dokken discusses his band’s new live package Return To The East (2016) featuring the ‘classic lineup’ featuring George Lynch, ‘Wild’ Mick Brown and Jeff Pilson. Plus, Don offers an update on the current lineup’s upcoming studio album, talks early days including Great White & Guns N’ Roses, his approach to songwriting, future work with the ‘classic lineup’, The Beatles, Up From The Ashes, and being ‘probably retired’ in five years.
In the second interview, bassist Jeff Pilson discusses Foreigner’s upcoming tour plans (including Whitesnake & Jason Bonham), the band’s upcoming orchestral album, reuniting with Dokken & the Return To The East (2016) CD/DVD, Canadian band Chilliwack, thoughts on retirement, Lou Gramm, new music with Dokken, his new band Super Stroke, Warrant’s Robert Mason, the upcoming Last In Line album, Mötley Crüe, and more.
Former Guns N’ Roses/Great White manager Alan Niven co-hosts.
And stick around to the very end of the show for the exclusive world premier of our mystery song (a previously unreleased original 1980’s) recording from a well-established band from that glorious era.
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