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

Black Sabbath-Paranoid-Ozzy Osbourne

Black Sabbath has performed their final show.This band has said goodbye more often than the Von Trapp Family Singers.
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Styx Screens Fading American Dreams at the Paradise Theater

Over the course of years interviewing the various members of Styx it became apparent that, even while ascending to one of America's most popular bands and selling millions of copies of four consecutive albums between 1977 and 1982, a struggle…
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Peter Frampton "Comes Alive" 40th Anniversary

Peter Frampton's double concert album Frampton Comes Alive  released in January 1976 was so phenomenally successful, and his resultant fame so widespread, that it is hard to remember a time when he wasn't a household name. I remember clearly…
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Motley Crue- The End of the End- Nikki Sixx, Vince Neil

Is what US president Gerald Ford called "our national nightmare" really over? The final  show of Motley Crue's Final Tour came to a chaotic close last night to fulfill the rock prophesy of "Terror in Tinseltown"at LA's Staples Center. But apparently…
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Rush 1985 Model Fully Loaded with Power Windows- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson

Somehow Toronto's Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rush have managed to maintain non-controversial low profiles, both individually and collectively, for the entire length of a prodigious forty-five year career ( which is no minor feat) while simultaneously…
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Fleetwood Mac- Tusk pt 2- Lindsey, Stevie, Mick Fleetwood

The conclusion of In the Studio's in-depth exploration of the Tusk saga has some of the most frank, illuminating revelations about love, ambition, artistic integrity vs the pressures of commerce, youth, regret and, yes, music you will ever hear…

Fleetwood Mac- Tusk pt 1- Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham

Imagine an entire season of the tv "reality series" show Survivor if it had been filmed in a locked down recording studio instead of a remote island, and with guitars instead of spears, and you have the story of Fleetwood Mac's 1979 double opus Tusk.

REO Speedwagon-Hi Infidelity #1 Album-Kevin Cronin,Neal Doughty

In a lot of ways, REO Speedwagon was much like the Midwest region from which they sprang at the University of Illinois at Champaign, solid unassuming hard-charging musical journeymen determined to make it...

Queen-A Night at the Opera-Brian May,Roger Taylor

Life's big breaks don't come with an engraved invitation, but Queen's big star-making effort A Night at the Opera did, right there on the cover. But it is a miracle they ever got the chance. Already one album past their initial three-album deal…

Van Morrison- Warner Bros Years

Whoever first coined the term "blue eyed soul", it is a safe bet that the phrase was first used to describe the Belfast singer/songwriter Van Morrison. Practically it is impossible to explain the width and depth of this Northern Ireland native's…