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

Doobie Brothers-Takin' It to the Streets-Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons. Michael McDonald

Since their humble bar-band beginnings in San Jose CA forty-five years ago, the Doobie Brothers have had no less than 25 members, a mind-boggling fact that nearly always signals intransigence by a control freak leader or two. With the Doobie…

Cheap Trick-Hall of Fame pt 2-Rick Nielsen,Robin Zander

You may know the basic facts of Cheap Trick's live 1979 album At Budokan  which effectively started the Rockford quartet on a long road which will now travel through the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but unless you actually lived through it,…

Ozzy Osbourne- Blizzard of Ozz

Ozzy Osbourne with his story of "Blizzard of Ozz".
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Van Halen- 5150- Eddie & Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, Sammy Hagar

In 1985,the shock of David Lee Roth's announcement that he was leaving the lead singer slot of America's most popular band ,Van Halen, was equaled (but not eclipsed)by the band's announcement that multi-platinum rocker Sammy Hagar had agreed to fill the role.How did that musical merger happen?...(more)
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Get Up with Bryan Adams!

Bryan Adams was so happy to rekindle his famous songwriting partnership with Jim Vallance that he needed ELO mastermind Jeff Lynne to collaborate on Bryan's strongest new songs in years. Bryan Adams returns In the Studio exhorting us all to…
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Alice Cooper- Love It to Death-Killer

Giving the Los Angeles Fire Marshall fits, the band of gypsies led by Alice Cooper known as the Hollywood Vampires really didn't need that pyro performance near the end of the 58th Grammy Awards telecast, because the frontline of Alice Cooper,…
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Heart- Dreamboat Annie Anniversary- Ann & Nancy Wilson

If there is a real-life Cinderella story in rock , this is it.Talk about "indie credibility"?These ladies wrote the book . When Heart's 1976 debut Dreamboat Annie was released in Spring 1976 on tiny Canadian label Mushroom Records, it was simply because not one major U.S.label was interested...(more)

Rush Basks in Limelight of "Moving Pictures"- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart

Top Three seller on Billboard's album chart, with ditto in the UK... combining for just shy of 5,000,000 copies sold in America alone. Regardless of those admittedly impressive numbers surrounding Rush's eighth studio album Moving Pictures,…

Phil Collins- Face Value

The club of rock singing drummers of which Phil Collins is paramount is particularly exclusive, no doubt because it is reportedly one of the hardest things to do musically. There is Rare Earth's Peter Hoorelbeke, and fellow Detroit singing drummer…