Mike Ragogna: Have Harmony, Will Travel: A Conversation with Carla Olson
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
A Conversation with Carla Olson
Mike Ragogna: Hi Carla, how are you?
Carla Olson: I'm great. LA is not too hot today, and it's going to be a great day.
MR: Every day is a great day in LA.
CO: Well, that could be debated, but I think I'll probably just agree with you there.
MR: [laughs] You have a new album, Have Harmony, Will Travel. How did you come up with the material for this one?
CO: Several years ago, I was in between production projects, which is what I mainly do. I haven't done a studio album in a long time, mainly because I've been working at producing. One day I just thought, "Well, I'm in between projects. Maybe I should try to start something." I did have about half an album's worth of material written, but it wasn't really what I wanted to do at the time. I approached a could of people about doing a duet album, one of them being Peter Case, who I've known since the '70s, and he said, "Yeah, I'd love to." He loved the two suggestions of songs
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