Rock Talk with Mitch Lafon: Donnie Vie, Nita Strauss, Fred Purser and Jon Deverill

NITA STRAUSS /Photo by Dan Wenc

On this episode of Westwood One’s Rock talk With Mitch Lafon. New interviews with Donnie Vie, Nita Strauss and Fred Purser & Jon Deverill (Tygers Of Pan Tang). Alan Niven co-hosts.

In Mitch’s first interview with Donnie Vie they discuss his latest album Beautiful Things, Enuff Z’Nuff, getting to that ‘next level’ of popularity, Chip Z’Nuff and his continued use of the Enuff Z’Nuff brand, legalized cannabis, touring, and more.

The second interview is with Nita Strauss. They discuss her first album Controlled Chaos, Alice Cooper and his recent live album, instrumental music, LA KISS, what happens after Alice retires?, having a team & loyalty, and so much more.


After Nita, Alan Niven explains why MCA records was known to artists as the Musicians Cemetery Of America label and discusses his personal experiences with them.

The episode ends with a great chat with former Tygers Of Pan Tang members, Fred Purser and Jon Deverill. They talk about their new album Square One, Tygers of Pan Tang, album The Cage, business issues with TOPT, Jon’s incredible voice, how the new album came together, Jon’s acting career, albums The Wreck-Age and Burning In The Shade, why Jon quit ‘the biz’, where did it all go wrong for the Tygers, guitarists Phil Campbell & John Sykes, Spellbound and more.

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