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About

You want great stories about all of your favorite classic rock artists and bands? This is the place! The “Booked On Rock” podcast highlights books based on rock history and those who've written them.

Many authors, artists, producers, engineers, managers and photographers have been on the podcast, including:

 

  • Photographer Elliott Landy [“Photographs of Janis Joplin: On the Road & On Stage”]

  • Music Executive/Manager Miles Copeland ["Two Steps Forward, One Stop Back: My Life In The Music Business"]

  • Producers Ken Caillat & Hernan Rojas [“Get Tusked: The Inside Story of Fleetwood Mac's Most Anticipated Album”]

  • Manager/Promotor Alan Walden ["Southern Man: Music & Mayhem in the American South"]

  • Engineer Bill Schnee ["Chairman at the Board: Recording the Soundtrack of a Generation"]

  • Ramones Road Manager Monte A. Melnick [“On The Road With The Ramones”]

  • Promotor Peter Shapiro [“Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of the Grateful Dead” concerts & “U2 3D” film]

  • Author Greg Prato [“BONZO: 30 Rock Drummers Remember The Legendary John Bonham”, "Take It Off: KISS Truly Unmasked" & "Iconic Guitar Gear"]

  • Author Martin Popoff ["Driven: Rush in the '70s, '80s & ’90s" series, "Van Halen: A Visual Biography" & "The Clash: All The Albums, All The Songs"]

And the list keeps on growing...

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Eric Senich was a professional FM rock disc jockey for over 20 years. He began his career in 1996 as a weekend on-air personality for WCCC in Hartford, CT. He went on to work for various stations throughout Connecticut before finding a home at i95/WRKI in Danbury, CT where he was the night-time personality from 2000-2006. He returned to i95 to do Saturday mid-days from 2009-2019.

In March of 2019 Eric launched his own podcast called "DISCovery". Each week he discovered the stories behind the greatest albums, artists and songs of the classic rock era. Along the way he interviewed many interesting guests including authors Greg Prato, Greg Renoff, Martin Popoff, Matt Swayne, Corbin Reiff and Sandra B. Tooze. Eric was having so much fun interviewing all of these great authors he decided to launch the "Booked On Rock" podcast in May of 2021.

Eric also has a background in journalism. He graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, CT in 1994. He worked as a sportswriter for several years before turning his writing skills towards an even bigger passion: Van Halen. He's been a contributing writer for the Van Halen News Desk since 2017. 

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