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 .

R.E.M.- What’s the Frequency Kenneth- Milton Keynes UK 7-95

“We were touring for the first time in five years. We wanted something arena and festival ready”, says R.E.M. lead singer and lyricist Michael Stipe in Newsweek about the overall sound of the Fall 1994 release Monster. The proof of the pudding was served up in a spectacular way the following July when...
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James Brown Live at Volunteer Jam 9-Nashville Jan 1983

We continue our celebration of American Black History month with this unreleased historical musical moment .The Civil Rights Act of 1964 may have been signed by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964 , but that simply changed the law in America . Hearts and minds would be another thing entirely , a...
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Living Colour-Cult of Personality 1990-Celebrating American Black History

For American Black History Month, we present this December 1990 live performance in Jimi Hendrix‘s legendary Electric Lady Studio in Manhattan by favorite sons Living Colour, with the actual voice of American civil rights activist Malcolm X introducing talented Vernon Reid,who supplies the guitar pyrotechnics and the electric bloodline revolutionized by Hendrix twenty...
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Tina Turner-Tearing Us Apart-with Eric Clapton

Presented to celebrate American Black History Month, this is the definitive version of “Tearing Us Apart” by Tina Turner with Eric Clapton, seemingly in a dead heat race with her band to see who could finish first!...
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Robert Cray-Smoking Gun-American Black History Month

Another stellar live performance, no overdubs,  by the Robert Cray Band at Dallas club Redux in July 1987, “Smoking Gun” and the album Strong Persuader  resulted in Cray being heralded by no less than legendary Dallas native Steve Miller as “…the most important contemporary blues singer/guitarist/songwriter since Jimi Hendrix.” Recorded impeccably by In...
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Damn Yankees featuring Tommy Shaw-Renegade 1992

Nineties super group Damn Yankees featuring L-R Tommy Shaw, Ted Nugent, Jack Blades, and Michael Cartellone live in Denver July 9, 1992 performing Tommy Shaw’s Styx song “Renegade. Turn this one up!      ...
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Black Crowes- Jealous Again- Houston 2-93

With the press announcement that the Black Crowes have officially flown the coop for good, here is a musical reminder of earlier but no less notorious times, such as when the band got thrown off the 1990 ZZ TOP tour for lead singer Chris Robinson dissing the Texas trio’s corporate beer sponsor. Or...
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Rush-Spirit of Radio-Grace Under Pressure Tour 1984

The guys in Rush are appearing in an In the Studio session the week of January 26 to discuss the importance of the January 1980 release Permanent Waves on its 35th anniversary, so here is one of that album’s key songs,“The Spirit of Radio”, performed on the 1984 Grace Under Pressure Tour. –...
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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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Todd Rundgren’s Utopia-Only Human-Boston 11-79

The release of the triple-disc live career set For the Lack of Honest Work from Todd Rundgren is a joy for us TR fans , but as comprehensive and era-spanning as it is, there are still some "best of" songs that are not represented . Check out the stunning live chorus vocals here...
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