In The Studio Archives: Live

Share

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 .

Ozzy Osbourne-I Don’t Know-Memphis April 1982

Ozzy Osbourne‘s first performance after the tragic airplane accident which killed his young gifted guitarist Randy Rhoads, his tour seamstress, and tour bus driver had the double weight of being a long-scheduled live radio broadcast to America. With Brad Gillis as a last-second fill in, this is Ozzy and band impressively and absolutely...
Read more

Neil Young & Crazy Horse-Powderfinger-San Francisco 1986

Not since Robbie Robertson‘s “The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down” had anyone written and sung ( in the first person, no less ) about the American antebellum South so richly, so believably as Neil Young and Crazy Horse with “Powderfinger”, originally on the 1979 essential Rust Never Sleeps album. Here they are...
Read more

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers-Don’t Bring Me Down-Boston 1978

When Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers only had two albums of material from which to draw for their club sets ( which often meant several sets a night), the band would reach down at just the right time and throw a change up cover song such as “Don’t Bring Me Down” that would...
Read more

Bryan Adams-Touch the Hand- Vancouver 3-92

Bryan Adams is releasing a new album this Fall called The Tracks of My Years which is comprised of musical signposts which inspired him growing up, plus one new collaboration with his long time co-writer Jim Vallance,  “She Knows Me”. Meanwhile we thought we would backtrack with Bryan Adams and his band to...
Read more

John Fogerty- Green River- rehearsal May 1997

Creedence Clearwater Revival were very busy this month 45 years ago. Their third album Green River had just been released, their first since the spectacular breakthrough of “Proud Mary”, and they were suddenly much in demand for TV appearances and concerts, including one outside Bethel NY called the Woodstock Festival. Decades later Creedence...
Read more

Boz Scaggs-High Sierra-Dallas May 1997

Let this gorgeous, soothing song by Boz Scaggs, which accurately captures the beauty, majesty, and mystery of the “High Sierra” Nevada mountains of  California, serve as both tribute to and prayer for the hundreds of firefighters who are battling record wildfires in record drought conditions all over that state, Oregon, and Washington. -Redbeard...
Read more

Pink Floyd “Money”-Knebworth 6-30-90

By the time a soggy Pink Floyd wrapped up  1990’s Knebworth Festival on the royal castle grounds outside London in the English countryside, we were drying off in the car headed for a hot meal at Ristorante Ravello in North London. We listened to Pink Floyd performing “Money” live on the radio, including...
Read more

Michael Penn “Try”-Dallas 7-28-97

Brilliant  singer/ songwriter Michael Penn probably needs a publicist just to attend family functions. Both of his parents are actors, his younger brother Sean Penn is an Academy Award-winning actor and director, and Michael’s wife is uber-talented singer/ songwiter Aimee Mann. But as you will hear, Michael Penn needs only an acoustic guitar...
Read more

John Mellencamp-Martha Say-Dec 1991

I spent part of my Christmas holiday 1991 in an A-frame cabin with a woodburning stove in the still snow-covered woods among the hills and "hollers" of Central Indiana's Brown County . But we weren't there for skiing or even simply to chill out . Instead , I was there to record the...
Read more

Tom Cochrane-Calling America-Dallas 1989

Leave it to the Man from Manitoba, Tom Cochrane, to use his vantage point from America’s northern neighbor to take an impassioned, affectionate, yet unflinching look at a post-Reagan US in this stripped down 1989 live performance of “Calling America” in a Dallas Mexican restaurant. Tom is supported impressively by tasty electric guitarist...
Read more