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Denny Laine of Paul McCartney & Wings and The Moody Blues to Perform in Gainesville

Denny & Glenn Richards first met in 2007
Denny & Glenn Richards first met in 2007

WUFT-FM Morning Edition host, Glenn Richards, speaks with legendary musician Denny Laine (founding member of the Moody Blues and Paul McCartney & Wings) about his career-spanning show at High Dive in downtown Gainesville on Friday, March 31st.

Denny Laine is a man of many projects ... past, present, and future. He talks about the Moody Blues, Wings, and his solo career, including a new single being released for Record Store Day on April 22nd.

Check out Ultimate Classic Rock's list of Top Ten Denny Laine Songs, here.

Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC). His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM. Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator). One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.