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Santa Monica, CA (October 19, 2016) – Actor, writer and producer Bruce Campbell discusses songs that have inspired him in the latest installment of KCRW’s Guest DJ Project. Campbell talks to Eric J. Lawrence about a few of his favorite tracks, stating “I’m very happy to be here, because no one asks me about music, EVER!”
During the taping, Campbell professes his love of Motown, admiration of good lyrics, what not to listen to if you’re going through a break-up, and what motivated the cast and crew on the set of Burn Notice.
In addition to TV shows such as Xena: Warrior Princess and Burn Notice, and films like the critically acclaimed Bubba Ho-Tep, Campbell is the star of the cult horror comedy franchise the Evil Dead — and now the Ash vs Evil Dead TV series on Starz, where he reprises his role as the reluctant demon fighter.
Listen to the episode here.
Bruce Campbell Guest DJ Project Tracklist:
1. “Respect” – Aretha Franklin
2. “Delilah” – Tom Jones
3. “Small Town Saturday Night” – Hal Ketchum
4. “Bad Moon Rising” – Creedence Clearwater Revival
5. “Time in a Bottle” – Jim Croce
KCRW’s Guest DJ Project is an online-only production that features an array of cultural luminaries sharing and discussing songs that have inspired and moved them. Past guests on KCRW’s Guest DJ Project include Bill Hader, John Krasinski, Jeff Goldblum, Tilda Swinton, W Kamau Bell, Dr. Neil deGrass Tyson, Daniel Radcliffe, Jamie Lee Curtis, and many more. All previous episodes can be found here.
Upcoming guests include Emeril Lagasse, Andy Cohen, John Waters and more!
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