In The Studio: 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 .

John Hiatt- Buffalo River Home- Dallas 3-93

“Now there are only two things in life, But I forget what they are…” drolly quips John Hiatt during this one-man band version of his “Buffalo River Home“originally found on Perfectly Good Guitar, reminding us with a wink that the sage wisdom from even the best song and dance man has its limits....
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Chris Whitley-“Living With the Law”- Dallas 7-91

Although Chris Whitley's birth certificate listed Houston Texas as his birthplace, by the time the eclectic modern bluesman's untimely death in 2005 at age 45, Chris had lived all over the world. Sensing a rare authenticity and smoldering passion upon the release of his major label debut Living With the Law in...
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Billy Joel-New York State of Mind-9/11 Tribute rehearsal

You do not have to be a native New Yorker to be in a” New York state of mind” each year on September 11. I am not the first to point out that when things are at their worst, Americans often are at their best. No doubt the toughest gig Billy Joel ever...
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Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band- Factory- Cleveland 8-9-78

With the release of the album Darkness on the Edge of Town in 1978, Bruce Springsteen went from the Cinemascope  sweep of Born to Run three years earlier to the Rock Generation’s defacto Secretary of Labor. Here is Bruce and his legendary E Street Band line up, including the late Danny Federici on...
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Lynyrd Skynyrd- Woman of Mine- Memphis 10-30-73

The story behind how this ultra-rare recorded Lynyrd Skynyrd performance even exists is a real Southern Rock mystery. First, “Woman of Mine” is possibly the only Leon Wilkeson collaboration with lyricist/ singer Ronnie Van Zant, but had it not been performed live in Ardent Studio in Memphis on October 30, 1973 during a...
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Metallica- The Unforgiven- San Francisco 2-16

We are counting down the days until Metallica‘s James Hetfield and Kurt Hammett return here In the Studio September 12 to host the twenty-fifth anniversary of one of rock’s most massively popular efforts, “the Black Album“! To warm up, flashback to the fiftieth anniversary of that most American of worldwide exports, the Super...
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The Who- Baba O’Riley- Toronto 12-17-82

Getting in tune and counting the days until Pete Townshend returns In the Studio on the 15th of this month for the 45th anniversary of the timeless Who’s Next. Here is The Who with Kenney Jones on drums in Toronto December 1982 with a spirited “Baba O’Riley“. –Redbeard...
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