Mr. Big Wants To Be With You

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Mr. Big founding bassist Billy Sheehan and singer Eric Martin bring the rock & roll to TIJ! Billy talks about starting Mr. Big right after leaving the David Lee Roth “Eat ‘Em And Smile” solo band, and he and Eric tell the story of their surprise hit single, “To Be With You,” the role that MTV played in their success, and what it was like touring with Rush and Bryan Adams in the 90s. They talk big in Japan, losing drummer Pat Torpey last year, and whether Mr. Big will ever tour again. Plus, Billy has tons of ridiculously hilarious stories from this days with David Lee Roth including skunk beer garage sessions, Canadian “peelers,” and the historic reunion gig that never was. Billy also tells the true story about how he nearly joined Van Halen himself!

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