Entries by Red Beard


30 Years Ago In the Studio: Moody Blues- Days of Future Passed- Justin Hayward, John Lodge

This week thirty years ago for In the Studio episode #25, the many myths surviving the Moody Blues’ groundbreaking November 1967 second album Days of Future Passed  were variously confirmed, corrected, and embellished by my guests Justin Hayward and John Lodge here In the Studio. Among them: -After singing “Go Now” in 1964, lead singer Denny Laine […]


Win Transcendent David Bowie Glastonbury 2000 2-CD/DVD

“…the best headline slot at any festival. Ever.” – New Musical Express If you were blessed to be in the Glastonbury Festival audience in June 2000 that Sunday night for David Bowie‘s now legendary performance, you have been telling the rest of us ever since what the NME  stated in such unequivocal terms. Now for […]

Rolling Stones- Jumping Jack Flash- Vancouver 12-18-94

“Jumping Jack Flash” was the song the Rolling Stones played at closing time of the Voodoo Lounge   on the last night of the North American tour December 18, 1994 in Vancouver, and this recording of it comes from the In the Studio  archives. But be sure to look and listen for the full Rolling […]


After 50 Years, Don’t Stop Fleetwood Mac- Own It!

At least for the next four weeks, you can’t be naughty, gotta be nice if you have any chance of Santa Claus stuffing your stocking with 50 Years- Don’t Stop  , the 3-CD or 5-LP Fleetwood Mac career collection. CD #1 has seminal Peter Green-era tracks including the original “Black Magic Woman”,”Oh Well”,”Rattlesnake Shake”, and the original […]

Bryan Adams- Get Up !

If you lived in the US in late 2015/ Winter 2016, for whatever reason it is quite possible that you missed out on the fact that Bryan Adams released a strong album, Get Up!   Bryan was so happy to rekindle his famous songwriting partnership with Jim Vallance that he needed ELO mastermind Jeff Lynne to […]

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Redbeard Rocks Christmas! Spotify 2-Hour Playlist

A tip of Redbeard‘s Santa hat to Spotify this year, as about 85% of the extremely rare Christmas recordings by rockers that I have been obsessively collecting for almost five decades are now available to stream on my custom Spotify playlist!   https://open.spotify.com/user/redbeardinthestudio/playlist/1a9dEDG857v2Jg288XPNye It’s a full two hours of uninterrupted holiday music from the late Greg […]