In The Studio Archives: Classic Rock Interview

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

David Bowie-Let’s Dance 30th anniversary

David Bowie‘s first new album in almost a decade, The Next Day, kept completely under wraps ever since his 2004 heart attack while on tour in Germany, dropped without any notice a short time ago and the reaction has been unequivocally and universally positive. Remarkably free from artifice or trend, The Next Day...
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ZZ TOP- Eliminator 30th anniversary

One of my secret weapons at making ROCK 103 the top-rated radio station in Memphis from 1980 through 1983 was the friendship that developed with the legendary John Fry and his  staff at the world-renowned Ardent Studios nearby. As it turned out, one of my personal favorite bands, Houston-based ZZ Top, had discovered...
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U2-War 30th anniversary

“Ignorance is bliss.” We have all heard that old adage, but it does fit uncomfortably when I stop to recall my initial reaction thirty months of March ago to Dublin quartet U2’s third album, War . With the rousing marshall rhythms from Larry Mullen jr’s drums on the opening to “Sunday Bloody Sunday”,...
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Ten Years After singer/guitarist Alvin Lee dead at 68-pt 1

Entertainment & Arts  6 March 2013 Last updated at 12:58 ET Alvin Lee, rock guitarist in the band Ten Years After, dies at 68 British rock guitarist Alvin Lee, a member of the band Ten Years After, has died aged 68.His family announced on his official website that he unexpectedly died on 6...
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Alvin Lee of Ten Years After dead at 68-pt3

Conclusion to my interview with Alvin Lee of Ten Years After, who passed away suddenly March 6. Our sincere condolences to his family, fellow musicians, friends, and fans worldwide.- Redbeard    ...
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David Gilmour-On an Island pt2

Part two of the three-part interview with David Gilmour in March 2006 for the premiere of his third solo album, On an Island.    ...
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David Gilmour-On an Island pt1

To celebrate David Gilmour‘s birthday, rather than do something “pink”,  several fans have suggested that we revisit Gilmour’s rare March 2006 appearance here In the Studio for the premiere of his third solo album, On an Island . Part one of three.  -Redbeard        ...
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