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Listen to my Gary Cherone & Nuno Bettencourt interviews

Gary Cherone & Nuno Bettencourt have been making music and making Boston fans proud for decades. They burst onto the music scene with Extreme, have been part of International festivals, joined other bands like Van Halen and Satellite Party, played in cover bands and released solo projects, but now they are paying tribute to Fenway Park and raising money for charity!

As we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Major League Baseballs most beloved ballpark, Fenway Park, once again Red Sox ownership has found a way to help out deserving charities at the same time.

With the release of Fenway Park's Greatest Hits, the proceeds are going to benefit The Red Sox Foundation.
Internet pre sale begins on May 1, On May 8, the CD will be available exclusively at the Yawkey Way Store/The Official Red Sox Team Store and at redsox.com/fenway100album. It will be available at traditional retail and all digital retailers on May 22.

 

Fan favorites include "Let the Good Times Roll," "Sweet Caroline," "Dirty Water," "Tessie," "Dream On" and "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." Also features 2 original songs written especially for the project, "2007" and "Fenway Park," as well as a special tribute to the great Ted Williams with John Updike's legendary piece "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu."

  • Features current Red Sox players David Ortiz, Ryan Kalish, Darnell McDonald, Clay Buchholz, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Alfredo Aceves, Kevin Youkilis, Daniel Bard and special percussion by Jacoby Ellsbury and Dustin Pedroia.
  • Features Red Sox alumni Rico Petrocelli, Curt Schilling, Jim Lonborg, Kevin Millar and Jerry Remy.
  • Special guests include Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys, Gary Cherone and Nuno Bettencourt from Extreme, Dicky Barrett from the Mighty Mighty BossToneS, Grammy nominated artist Jon Butcher, Mark Salling from FOX's Glee, Seth Justman from J. Geils Band, Mike Mushok from Staind, Emmy nominated actor Mike O'Malley, Baseball Hall of Fame journalist Peter Gammons, and children from the team's charitable Red Sox Scholars program.
  • Features top session musicians Kenny Aronoff, Gregg Bissonette, Leland Sklar, Tim Pierce and Matt Rollings.

Click here to pre order and stream the album!
 

Check out my interviews with Gary Cherone & Nuno Bettencourt below!

My interview with Gary

My interview with Nuno