Richard explores the strange connection between famous rock musicians and the UFO/ET phenomenon. Are musicians being used to channel alien messages through their music? Which rock stars believe they've been abducted by aliens? One of the pioneers of surf rock, and two noted ufologists discuss the alien/rock connection.
Merrell Fankhauser has led one of the most diverse and interesting careers in music. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, and moved to California when he was 13 years old. Merrell went on to become one of the innovators of surf music and psychedelic folk rock. His travels from Hollywood to his 15 year jungle experience on the island of Maui have been documented in numerous music books and magazines in the United States and Europe. Merrell recently published his autobiography, Calling From a Star.
Merrell has gained legendary international status throughout the field of rock music; his credits include over 250 songs published and released. He is a multi-talented singer/songwriter and unique guitar player whose sound has delighted listeners for over 35 years. In the early 60s, Merrell led the instrumental surf group The Impacts who had a hit with their album titled "WIPE OUT", which was reissued in 1994 on Del Fi Records in the United States and in 1995 on Repertoire Records in Germany.
Grant Cameron became involved in Ufology in 1975 with personal sightings of an object which locally became known as Charlie Red Star. The sightings occurred in Carman, Manitoba. In the past few years Cameron has turned his research interests to the involvement and actions of the President of the United States in the UFO problem. He has made 20+ trips to the National Archives and most of the various Presidential archives looking for presidential UFO material. He is the author of several books, including: Tuned In: The Paranormal World of Music; UFOs, Area 51, and Government Informants; The Clinton UFO Storybook: ET Politics in the White House; Managing Magic: The Government's UFO Disclosure Plan
Michael Luckman (deceased) was the director of the New York Center for Extraterrestrial Research and founder of the Cosmic Majority, an organization that seeks to advance the views of the majority of people living on planet Earth who believe in UFOs, life on other planets throughout the Universe, the paranormal, the New Age and the sanctity of the environment. He authored Alien Rock: The Rock 'n' Roll Extraterrestrial Connection.