In The Studio Archives: Live

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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 .

Crowded House-I Got You- America 2012

This song “I Got You” was done in 1980 by New Zealand band Split Enz, who started their career by dressing in such bizarre  garish make-up that it would make KISS look like Mary Kay. Split Enz was led by Tim Finn and younger brother Neil, who went on to Australia and eventually...
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Styx- Come Sail Away- Las Vegas 7-25-14

Honestly I cannot think of a consistently better live band, who has such stunning live audio/ video production, than our buddies Styx, as evidenced here with “Come Sail Away” from their forthcoming CD/ DVD/Blu Ray Live at the Orleans Arena Las Vegas . –Redbeard...
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James Taylor-Something in the Way She Moves- Dallas 8-93

August 1993-Truly one of the greatest honors I have ever received was to have James Taylor sing a song to me . Like millions of others , I came of age at the time that James debuted on U.S.radio with the stunning "Fire and Rain" in 1970, but this gem from the earliest...
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Bruce Springsteen-Born in the USA-Philadelphia 12-95

After the release of the Ghost of Tom Joad album , which invokes the name of the starving Depression-era Okie in the Grapes of Wrath , Bruce Springsteen did some selected dates without the "E" Street Band . More than a decade after the Republican Party appropriated the chorus from his song...
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Styx-I Am the Walrus-Oregon 2004

This live performance of  “I Am the Walrus” from Styx on September 11, 2004 is simply stunning, and Styx lead singer/ keyboard player Lawrence Gowan and singer/ guitarist Tommy Shaw explain what it takes to pull off a production piece that even the Beatles never attempted live.- Redbeard...
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Tom Cochrane-Life is a Highway- Dallas 9-’92

The delightfully effervescent Tom Cochrane stripping down to the fundamentals & doing his best Bobby Zimmerman on “Life is a Highway” during one of his several appearances on my Friday afternoon Q102 radio show over the years. – Redbeard  ...
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John Mellencamp-Small Town- 10-1-91 Dallas

When John Mellencamp performed a live acoustic version of “Small Town” on my Dallas radio show in October 1991, he had already become ambivalent about the effect that the 1985 ginormous hit was having on his career long-term. Mellencamp told me that day that he felt that too many people who discovered him...
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