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26: An Interview with Gary Puckett

from The Cowsills Podcast | Published 9/15/2021

Today's guest is Gary Puckett, the frontman of The Union Gap. The Cowsills have a personal connection with Gary from having opened for him back in the day and now sharing a stage at the upcoming New Orleans Jazzfest.The Union Gap was one of the most successful musical groups of the sixties.Gary's unmistakable signature voice garnered six consecutive gold records and top ten Billboard hits. Gary Puckett has performed on more than thirty network television shows and prime time specials during his career, even adding a command performance for the President and Prince Charles at the White House. After the Union Gap was disbanded in the 70s, Puckett had success as a solo artist with the 1971 album The Gary Puckett Album.In this episode, Gary talks about his debut band, The Outcasts, how he almost became a doctor, and how Jerry Fuller surprised him at a show. He shares his original plan to stand out from all other rock bands and beyond.

Om Podcasten

Executive Producer Dr. Rock Positano Hi, we're The Cowsills! Welcome to the Cowsills podcasts where we share music stories from all walks of life. We love to have fun, even when we're being serious. Everyone deserves a breather, right? If that's true for you, you have arrived at the right place at the right time. Sit back, relax, and escape with us into our world of harmony, laughter, and tomfoolery.To send a question to The Cowsills please e-mail the show at [email protected]