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 .

Soul Asylum " I Will Still Be Laughing" live 4-98

Soul Asylum is back playing  a handful of shows in June before the album release party at home in Minneapolis for their new one , Delayed Reaction on July 20 , followed by a show at New York City's Bowery Ballroom July 26 . Here's the band…

Steve Marriott "Tin Soldier" Live L.A. 1981(w/Humble Pie)

The late Steve Marriott displaying one of the reasons he is being inducted posthumously into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the lead singer of the Small Faces , with one of their signature songs "Tin Soldier" with the reformed Humble Pie…

Sonny Landreth- Back to Bayou Teche- Dallas 1995

Andy Timmons, one of America's finest guitarists, reminded me recently of when Louisiana slide guitarist & singer Sonny Landreth brought his guitar & a little tweed amp about the size of a small suitcase into the Mexican restaurant where…

Todd Rundgren's Utopia-"The Very Last Time" Boston 11-79

It was once said of Todd Rundgren, the stupendously gifted singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer,that his only problem was finding other musicians good enough to play with him(the same could easily be said for Prince,except Rundgren can't dance in 4-inch stacked heels).But for a period in the late 1970s,Todd Rundgren may have had one of the greatest live bands ever...(more)

Davey Knowles Back Door Slam

A full two years prior to it being released as the title song to Back Door Slam's second album, Davey Knowles & company performed this live acoustic version of Comin' Up for Air on my Dallas radio show in September 2007 - when the three bandmembers from the Isle of Man were only 18 years old ! -Redbeard

Jerry Lee Lewis

Memphis circa 1986

Gary Hoey-Hocus Pocus/ Stranglehold- Dallas 10-93

Guitarslinger Gary Hoey showed up at my Friday remote broadcast on Dallas/Ft.Worth radio Q102 in October 1993, and he brought his guitar and effects rack to play live. Gary played a medley of the Dutch band Focus hit from twenty years earlier,"Hocus…

James Taylor "Carolina on My Mind" Dallas 8-93

Congratulations to Kennedy Center Honors recipient  James Taylor! The news that he was coming to perform live on my Dallas/Ft.Worth Q102 radio show vibrated through our staff like a tuning fork. For me, James Taylor's music was the soundtrack…

Graham Parker-You Can't Be Too Strong-Dallas 10-88

Regardless of where you now stand on the issue of legalized abortion, I think we all would agree that this touching, tender, yet honest song from Graham Parker's 1979 masterpiece Squeezing Out Sparks (#331 on Rolling Stone's Top 500 Albums of…

Black Crowes- Rainy Day Women #12 & 35

Since their very first album in 1990, The Black Crowes have continued a fine tradition of recording and releasing singles and EPs with acoustic, live, and alternate take versions of their most popular songs. Their rousing version of Bob Dylan's…