In The Studio: Classic Rock Interview

These are the interviews from the most recent editions of the weekly national radio broadcast of In The Studio .

Beatles- White Album pt 1- Paul McCartney, the late George Harrison

At the time of its November 25, 1968 release, we had no way of knowing that the unparalleled intensity of world-wide fame, the sudden death of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, and the complexities of adult romantic relationships had all conspired to fracture the internal unity of the Beatles so that their only...
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Beatles- White Album pt 2- Paul McCartney, the late George Harrison

Paul McCartney joins me In the Studio here in part two to explore the songs "Birthday", Lennon's "Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey", Paul's "Mother Nature's Son", one of three versions of "Revolution", the campy pally band arrangement on "Honey Pie", Lennon's "Cry Baby Cry", and the real...
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Queen- News of the World- Brian May

...how appreciative Brian May is of the fans, the countless deejays, and journalists for supporting Queen's efforts over the years, but nothing short of the untimely death of Freddie Mercury twenty-five years ago on this date (24th) in 1991 could silence the original band. And even that wasn't permanent. ...
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Led Zeppelin- IV- Jimmy Page & Robert Plant

Legendary wrestler-turned-Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant, who passed away this day in 1995, has an appropriately outsized role in the Led Zeppelin "4" story as told by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant on the iconic album's forty-fifth anniversary....
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Rolling Stones Invade Cuba Under a Havana Moon- Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

In 1965 when Newsweek described the Rolling Stones' "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" as "...the five notes that shook the world...", maybe it should have included an asterisk, "*Except Cuba"... in March 2016 a truly historic week saw US President Barack Obama visit the island nation as a gesture of renewed reconciliation between...
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Santana- IV Live- Carlos Santana

"The first Santana was “Richie Valens”. The first Santana was “Jose Feliciano”. When Selena went to the roof of her house and they said, “Hey Selena, what are you doing up there?”, and she said, “I carry the dreams and aspirations of my people. I represent all those people who...
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Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band- Night Moves 40th Anniversary

"We did two hundred sixty-five shows that year 1975," says Bob Seger with a mixture of pride and amazement, as explanation on why it was so hard to find the solitary time necessary to write well-crafted songs prior to Night Moves. The double disc Live Bullet, recorded in Fall 1975 and released six...
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