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

Bon Jovi- Slippery When Wet- Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora

...Bon Jovi's third album Slippery When Wet the worldwide sales estimate since then : 28,000,000 copies.It is impossible to overstate how massively popular Bon Jovi's third album, Slippery When Wet, was...

The Who-Who's Next-Pete Townshend

year of Brexit and US presidential politics that resemble a Mexican soap opera, my guest Pete Townshend reveals great insights into the ageless musical triumph on Who's Next, including the songs "Baba O'Riley","Bargain","Going Mobile","Behind Blue Eyes","Getting in Tune", and "Won't Get Fooled Again"...

Stevie Nicks- Bella Donna/ The Wild Heart

... long before she became a star as a solo performer; before she and her musical partner( then lover) Lindsey Buckingham helped to transform the British blues rock band Fleetwood Mac, Stephanie Lynn Nicks was living a real- life version of the Glass Menagerie.

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer- Anthology- Greg Lake, Carl Palmer

If you had asked any follower of the white hot London music scene in 1969 prior to Emerson, Lake, and Palmer to wager on who would emerge as the most innovative bandleader, the smart money would have been on Jimmy Page's Led Zeppelin, King Crimson's…

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer- Anthology pt 3- Greg Lake, Carl Palmer

It turns out that the final curtain did indeed come down on "the show that never ends, my friends..." in March 2016 with the sudden death of Keith Emerson followed shortly after with Greg Lake. The Emerson, Lake, and Palmer keyboard maestro…

Allman Brothers Band-Live at Fillmore East-the late Gregg Allman,Dickey Betts

The original Allman Brothers Band had to be seen and heard live to be fully appreciated, and in 1971 I was fortunate to see them twice. Now we know that year to be bittersweet, a time of commercial and critical breakthrough as well as tragic…

Steve Winwood- Back in the High Life

By his mid-twenties, Steve Winwood already may have  been on a hall of fame career pace, singing and playing hits as a mere teenager with the Spencer Davis Group ("Gimme Some Lovin' "," I'm a Man"), Traffic, and Blind Faith. Yet Winwood told…

Genesis-Abacab-Invisible Touch-Phil Collins,Mike Rutherford,Tony Banks

Between 1980 and 1986, the British trio Genesis released a series of four consecutive hit albums, each more successful than its predecessor by as many as five times! Two of those Genesis albums, 1981's Abacab   and 1986's Invisible Touch ,…

Rod Stewart-Every Picture Tells a Story

Ladies & gentlemen, Rod Stewart has been knighted. This despite the fact, Stewart maintains, that at his first record company meeting, "They didn't like me clothes, me nose, or me hair." Upon the announcement, Sir Rod said: “I’ve led…

Aerosmith-Rocks-Steven Tyler,Joe Perry,Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer

This is not the first time in the band’s forty-five years that Aerosmith has been on hiatus, so I found co-leader guitarist/songwriter Joe Perry in his Boneyard Studio  for this classic rock interview to discuss the challenges of maintaining…