Entries by Red Beard

Pretenders- Chrissie Hynde

We had never met anyone in rock music quite like The Pretenders bandleader Chrissie Hynde, and honestly in the almost forty years since, I still haven’t. And if anyone tried to tell her story, you would swear it was some punk rock fairytale dreamed up by a screenwriter with an over-active imagination. That’s why I […]

Fleetwood Mac-Hypnotized-Sausalito 12-15-74

After the London-based blues band Fleetwood Mac emigrated to California, they added singer/songwriter / guitarist Bob Welch. Drummer Mick Fleetwood, bass guitarist John McVie , and Mac’s singing/ songwriting/ keyboard playing wife Christine not only had their  passports stamped, Welch provided a highly significant bridge melodically and stylistically between Fleetwood Mac’s uncompromising blues repertoire of […]

Supertramp- Bloody Well Right- 1975 Hammersmith Odeon London

Here is just a sample of the spectacular deluxe 40th anniversary edition of Supertramp‘s Crime of the Century with bonus incredible-sounding live bonus material,  such as this mint version of “Bloody Well Right“. And get the full inside story right here In the Studio with Roger Hodgson by clicking the links below!

Rolling Stones-Let It Bleed- Bill Wyman, Mick Taylor

“They were pretty normal, actually, for a rock’n’roll band,” says Mick Taylor laconically In the Studio, who at the age of 21 replaced Rolling Stones founding guitarist Brian Jones  in July 1969 in front an estimated quarter million fans in London’s Hyde Park. “Even though they were incredibly popular and had lots of hit records, […]