Wayne Nelson is the bassist and vocalist of Little River Band, and has been for the past 4 decades… LRB gave us many great ‘80s hits including “Reminiscing,” “Lonesome Loser,” “Lady,” “Cool Change” and “The Night Owls” It’s gone through numerous changes since then, but carries on.
I talk with Wayne about...
- His beginnings in music in Chicago.
- Moving to L.A., and connecting with star performer and producer Jim Messina.
- How he joined Little River Band.
- His early experiences with the group, including working with legendary Beatles producer George Martin.
- The controversy and legal battles behind use of the Little River Band name.
- How the band began playing with orchestras, leading to its terrific new orchestrated Greatest Hits LP – Black Tie.