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 .

Rush- Closer to the Heart- 1984

A perennial crowd-pleaser since it appeared on A Farewell to Kings, “Closer to the Heart” made a Bic lighter as essential at a Rush show as a concert ticket before the invention of the cellphone light. Here’s the performance on the 1984 Grace Under Pressure tour. –Redbeard ...
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Ozzy Osbourne- Paranoid Live in Memphis 4-28-82

In April 1982 Ozzy Osbourne honored an agreement to broadcast his sold-out concert live nationwide from the Memphis Mid-South Coliseum, in spite of the fact that his guitarist Randy Rhoads, his band seamstress, and his tour bus driver had all died in a single-engine plane crash about six weeks earlier. Ozzy, who had...
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Queensryche- Best I Can- Hammersmith Odeon London 11-15-90

Twenty-five years ago this week Queensryche planted the flag of American rock in the heart of the British Empire, London’s venerable Hammersmith Odeon theater, while debuting their new album then, Empire, which would go on to dominate the sales chart the following year of 1991 and culminate with the Seattle-Tacoma band conquering the...
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Queen- Now I’m Here- London Hammersmith Odeon 12-75

There are so many uber-excellent things surrounding the fortieth anniversary of Queen‘s ascension to the throne of international favorites with A Night at the Opera, starting with the audio and video release of the stunning December 1975 concert performance in London A Night at the Odeon. Here is a preview of it with “Now I’m...
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Eric Johnson-Cliffs of Dover-Dallas 7-86

Each year my Dallas/Ft.Worth radio station Q102 sponsored the largest radio blood drive in the nation. We could not be more proud of our loyal listeners, who in six days of withering Texas heat would donate over 14,000 pints of live-saving blood each year. To thank them, each blood donor would receive a...
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Charlie Daniels Band-The Devil Went Down to Georgia 1-13-79

Charlie Daniels told me that he had just finished writing "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" before he and the Charlie Daniels Band performed it at their annual Volunteer Jam in Nashville on January 13,1979 , making this performance the first ever before a live audience .-Redbeard...
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Get Up! For Bryan Adams’ Just-Announced 2016 Tour

See the newly announced Bryan Adams Get Up! tour dates for Spring 2016 below. Bryan has always been a terrific live performer. Case in point: when I visited Bryan  at his Vancouver home way back in September 1988, the band had just completed a very successful European tour, including a  set at Werchter...
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Phil Collins- Easy Lover- live Europe 1994

Phil Collins performed his song “Easy Lover” in Birmingham England in 1994 on the European leg of his massive two-year 100+ show tour with bass player Nathan East providing the falsetto harmonies, all recorded by In the Studio alumnus sound engineer Doug Hall....
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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers- Gloria- San Francisco 2-6-97

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were among the best working bands on the planet even before they did twenty nights at San Francisco’s Fillmore early in 1997, but this not-to-be-missed performance of Van Morrison’s “Gloria” certainly doesn’t hurt the case for that contention. –Redbeard...
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