America’s Dewey Bunnell joins Kyle Meredith to discuss their pass collaboration with producer George Martin, the global impact of performing under the name America — especially given the band’s forthcoming performance in Israel — as well as their background with Michael and Janet Jackson. Bunnell also shares information about special plans that are in the works for America’s 50th anniversary, which is taking place in two years.
Kyle Meredith With… is an interview series in which WFPK’s Kyle Meredith speaks to a wide breadth of musicians. Each episode, Meredith digs deep into an artist’s work to find out how the music is made and where their journey is going, from legendary artists like Robert Plant, Paul McCartney, U2 and Bryan Ferry, to the newer class of The National, St. Vincent, Arctic Monkeys, Haim, and Father John Misty. Check back Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for new episodes. Rate the series now via iTunes.