In The Studio Archives: Live


Enjoy these ultra-rare exclusive live performances from Redbeard’s Dallas/Ft.Worth and Memphis afternoon radio shows between 1978-1998 ; live In The Studio performances from 1988-present ; and actual concert broadcasts produced by Redbeard .

Bryan Adams- I Fought the Law- Belgium 1988

The North American leg of Bryan Adams Get Up! 2016 tour, heating up a bitter-cold Boston tonight  and a frigid Philadelphia Monday, launched Thursday night in New York City’s Beacon Theater, and In the Studio‘s Secretary of Offense Mark Fischer was there stealing from the backstage deli tray and drinking the band’s bottled...
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Metallica- Too Heavy for Halftime- Live in San Francisco Saturday Night

It is the fiftieth anniversary of that most American of worldwide exports, the Super Bowl, & the site is one of America’s finest regions, the San Francisco Bay area. And so who did the the NFL secure to perform at halftime during this historic All-American sporting event broadcast to over a billion viewers...
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Talking Heads- Once in a Lifetime- Tokyo Feb 1981

The Talking Heads recorded a series of quirky, smart, and challenging albums from the debut Talking Heads ’77 up through Remain in Light, leaving a trail of musical bread crumbs for the mainstream to follow from the late 1970s into a new decade. But it was that lengthy 1980-81 tour where many of...
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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers-You Wreck Me- San Francisco 2/6/97

Tom Petty tears a page from the Buddy Holly school of minimalism with three simple descending chords and a red hot live band, the Heartbreakers, during the impressive Fillmore residency in San Francisco the first week of February 1997. Mike Campbell ( l ) of the Heartbreakers with Tom Petty....
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Shaw Blades- High Enough- Tommy Shaw & Jack Blades Dallas 3-95

The singing, harmonizing half of the separate project Damn Yankees, Tommy Shaw and Jack Blades, also recorded a fine album in March 1995 entitled My Hallucination, and while promoting that effort Tommy and Jack  took their musical comedy act on the road calling themselves the “Neverly Brothers”. They interrupted their hysterically funny modern...
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Ozzy Osbourne- Black Sabbath medley- Memphis 4-28-82

In 2013 Black Sabbath  made headlines once again with their first album in over forty years to debut at the top of the album sales chart with   13 . Now the first three Black Sabbath albums are being re-released on vinyl with bonus tracks on the anniversary of Paranoid‘s US release in...
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Ian Moore- Just a Little Bit- Dallas 1993

Just as his debut 1993 eponymous debut was being released, young Austin singer/ songwritert/ guitarist Ian Moore visited Q102 Dallas and serenaded us one morning after an all-nighter with Austin’s finest. Here’s Ian with absolutely no studio embellishments, singing and playing directly into the radio console, performing the R&B classic “Just a Little...
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Elton John- The Bitch is Back- Foxboro MA Stadium 9-6-93

Elton John and his fabulous band led off a Labor Day 1993 benefit for Walden Woods in Foxboro MA stadium with truly one of the hottest hour-long sets I have ever heard. Elton opened with “The Bitch is Back” and barely stopped, absolutely delighting the 75,000 in attendance while simultaneously putting the list...
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Peter Frampton-Nowhere’s Too Far for My Baby-NYC 6-17-11

Here’s Peter Frampton on 2011’s  triumphant Frampton Comes Alive 35  tour with  a terrific song called “Nowhere’s Too Far for My Baby” which was dropped for vinyl time restrictions from the original Frampton Comes Alive  album. This tight performance is  from New York City’s Beacon Theater show on June 17, 2011,  featuring Frampton...
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