Encore: Independence Day Playlist: Music from singers who were in successful groups and then became hit solo artists
July 8, 2016
Hosted by Dan J. Kroll
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For the first time in our 280-show history, there will be no special guests. Host Dan J Kroll will go solo for the entire hour. Perhaps he’s taking this whole “Independence Day” theme a little too far. But don’t worry — he’ll be kept company by some of the greatest singers of our time. This week, Kroll Call marks the Independence Day holiday with a special hour of music. Dan will be playing songs by artists who got their start as part of well-known groups but then broke off on their own to become successful solo artists. Think the Beatles, the Supremes, and even Destiny’s Child. But the list of artists who went solo after being part of a successful group runs surprisingly long — so long that it is impossible to get to every one in the course of an hour-long show. So we hope listeners will embrace this week’s show as the start of a new, annual Kroll Call tradition — and if your favorite group-members-turned-solo-artists aren’t included this year, we’ll get them next time!
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Hosted by Dan J Kroll, KROLL CALL is a weekly, multi-platform infotainment show that features everything from celebrity interviews to expert advice. Listen to fun and engaging interviews with your favorite stars of film, television, and music, and then stick around for expert advice and tips on topics ranging from parenting to relationships, fashion trends to saving money, food to workouts, and more. KROLL CALL also allows the audience to become part of the show and come away with not just a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to talk to their favorite stars, but also the chance to receive a makeover, incredible advice, or some amazing surprise gifts. The show will also feature video clips to help listeners delve even further into detail on each episode’s topics.
Dan J. Kroll
For more than 15 years, Dan J Kroll has been covering the ins and outs, and the ups and downs of your favorite soaps on the soapcentral.com web site. Now, he’s taking those experiences and bringing them to you every week on Soap Central Live.
Dan has had the opportunity to talk to the biggest names in daytime and he’s gone behind-the-scenes of all your favorite shows. When the stars have something to say, you can be sure that Dan is there to get you, the soap fans, the whole story – it isn’t just about being first, it’s about being fair and accurate.
When media outlets need a soap expert, they call on Dan. Because more than just being someone who talks about the soaps, Dan truly is a soap fan. Mixing praise, critique, and laughs, Dan provides the perfect way for soap fans to wrap up the work week and kick-off the weekend.