In The Studio: 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 .

Jethro Tull “Locomotive Breath” Zurich dressing room 1989

Jethro Tull’s singer/ songwriter/ flautist Ian Anderson ( left ) returns here In the Studio next week for Aqualung‘s big anniversary, so this should prime the pump with another angle on that material. Here’s another of the rare “Dressing Room Tapes” performances in the backstage dressing room before a Zurich Switzerland 1989 concert...
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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers- Even the Losers

Some of my personal favorite Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers songs, plus a couple of terrific cover chestnuts, have been collected for the collection Kiss My Amps 2 for this year’s annual Record Store Day  worldwide. Following the previous Record Store Day release of the original Kiss My Amps, the obligatory  Kiss My...
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Cheap Trick- Big Eyes- 12-78 Passaic NJ

Recently In the Studio‘s Mark Fischer saw Rock and Roll Hall of Fame upcoming inductees Cheap Trick at the Capital Theater in Port Chester in Westchester County NY, and he was really impressed at what a great live band they remain. Cheap Trick has been consistently  excellent live for decades, as proven by...
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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...
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The WHO – Behind Blue Eyes- Toronto Dec 1982

Happy birthday to The Who‘s Roger Daltrey tomorrow (Tuesday )! Here’s The Who performing Pete Townshend‘s “Behind Blue Eyes” live on 17 December, 1982 in Toronto Maple Leaf Gardens. – Redbeard...
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Crowded House- Don’t Dream It’s Over/All I Have to Do is Dream- 2010

“Hey now, hey now…“. What a great band. Formed from the stray strands of New Zealand’s Split Enz, Crowded House had up to four lead singers and the brilliant songs of Neil Finn. Not even the almost criminally inept career direction of their management and US promoters could totally sabotage this level of...
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Bryan Adams- I Fought the Law- Belgium 1988

The North American leg of Bryan Adams Get Up! 2016 tour, heating up a bitter-cold Boston tonight  and a frigid Philadelphia Monday, launched Thursday night in New York City’s Beacon Theater, and In the Studio‘s Secretary of Offense Mark Fischer was there stealing from the backstage deli tray and drinking the band’s bottled...
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Metallica- Too Heavy for Halftime- Live in San Francisco Saturday Night

It is the fiftieth anniversary of that most American of worldwide exports, the Super Bowl, & the site is one of America’s finest regions, the San Francisco Bay area. And so who did the the NFL secure to perform at halftime during this historic All-American sporting event broadcast to over a billion viewers...
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Talking Heads- Once in a Lifetime- Tokyo Feb 1981

The Talking Heads recorded a series of quirky, smart, and challenging albums from the debut Talking Heads ’77 up through Remain in Light, leaving a trail of musical bread crumbs for the mainstream to follow from the late 1970s into a new decade. But it was that lengthy 1980-81 tour where many of...
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