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 .

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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Allman Brothers Band-Midnight Rider- June 1992

The Allman Brothers Band may have officially called it a career, but much to our delight we see that Gregg Allman is still out there singing for his supper, so In the Studio Americana fan and folk artist Dan Taylor reported back from Gregg’s recent Dallas/ Ft.Worth show:”Opening with a great version of...
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Jeffrey Gaines-The Hero in Me-Dallas Oct 1992

(cont)...In October 1992 , Jeffrey performed "The Hero in Me" live in a Dallas disco accompanied by four members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, with music charts arranged by me humming the string parts to a most-patient and bemused classical arranger .Like Oprah Winfrey would later do twenty years later when exiting...
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Arcangels-Living in a Dream-Austin

One of the nicest musical surprises of 1992 had to be the Arcangels album, which paired dual singer/songwriter/guitarist frontmen Charlie Sexton and Doyle Bramhall II with recent Hall of Fame inductees Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon, Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Double Trouble rhythm section. Since that album debut there have been several one-off reunion...
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The Who-Pinball Wizard medley-Toronto 12-17-82

The Who’s Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey have embarked on their final tour  to mark their fiftieth anniversary, but scheduled stops this week in Kansas City, St.Louis, and Louisville have been postponed due to Roger Daltrey’s doctor’s orders to rest his inflamed vocal cords. These “final tour” seemingly cicadian periodic announcements by Townshend and...
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