Backstage with Gentry Thomas
Kansas former lead singer John Elafante finds road to The Amazing Grace
On today’s episode of Backstage Pass with Gentry Thomas we are visited by a four time Grammy award winning musician John Elefante. The former lead man of Kansas, a band made famous by songs such as ‘Carry on Wayward Son ‘and ‘Dust in the Wind ‘, has just released his own solo album. Promptly named ‘The Amazing Grace’ the album is dedicated to understanding God’s faith and is available on Spotify, YouTube, and his website JohnElefante.com.
John and Gentry discuss the recent resurgence of vinyl records and which records were their favorites as young kids. John even tells a story how as a young man he sold 50 of his records for just 25 cents. He then describes how he used his award winning voice to become the front man of Kansas despite him stating how his knees were shaking during the audition. John Elefante gives his takes on Steve Walsh, Kerry Livgren, social media, faith, Tennessee Titans, and so much more on today’s podcast. Make sure to subscribe and follow for the latest episodes.