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

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Band-The Band Best pt 2-Robbie Robertson

There is ample evidence in this conclusion of our two-part In the Studio rockumentary on The Band as to why Robbie Robertson has always been one of my favorite musicians with whom to converse. A great storyteller gifted with rich language skills,…
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Fleetwood Mac "White Album"- Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood

Truth be told, I was not eager to hear Fleetwood Mac's new album that July 11 of 1975. Don't get me wrong, I was a big fan beginning with their 1972 album Bare Trees , and had played it on the radio along with subsequent Fleetwood Mac albums…
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The Band- Box Set pt 1- Robbie Robertson

When The Call's main songwriter/singer Michael Been passed away recently , a quote was attributed to him in his obituary where he claimed to have seen The Band in concert at age 18 , which set Been on a life's course of music literally until the day that he died . Watching Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz , The Band's Thanksgiving 1976 swan song , shows how that kind of epiphany could happen . But the earliest work of this quintet with the generic name is no less impressive : when Rolling Stone magazine writers compiled their Top 500 Albums of All Time , The Band's 1968 debut Music from Big Pink ranked at #34 . That's almost twenty places higher than The Beatles' debut !... (more)
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Led Zeppelin- Presence, In Through the Out Door,Coda Deluxe- Jimmy Page

Jimmy Page, the mastermind behind the Led Zeppelin legacy, returns In the Studio once more to complete the deluxe reissue series with the last two studio albums, Presence and the timeless In Through the Out Door, plus the greatly expanded odds…
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Styx-Box set pt 2- Tommy Shaw, James "JY" Young, Dennis DeYoung

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HEART-Heart (1985)-Nancy Wilson, Ann Wilson

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Queen-The Game- Brian May, Roger Taylor

By the Summer 1980 release of "The Game", "There was a time there, about three seconds, when we were the biggest band in the world", chuckles Queen guitarist/ songwriter Brian May...
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Grateful Dead 50th: Best pt 1-Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh

"We were just trying to make it from note to note," declares Grateful Dead singer/ songwriter/ guitarist Bob Weir when I asked if there was any way he and the others in The Warlocks in 1965 could have imagined the 50th anniversary mania surrounding…
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Who-Live at Leeds 45th Anniversary-Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey

For the anniversary of one of rock's greatest live concert recordings ever, Live at Leeds , we have In the Studio this week The Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, plus archive comments from the late John Entwistle. As surprising as it may…
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Dire Straits- Brothers in Arms- Mark Knopfler

Possibly the worst conceivable time to approach a rock musician for any reason is immediately after coming off stage from performing for 90 minutes or more . They are physically and emotionally spent . So that's exactly the circumstances under which I first met Mark Knopfler , a good 10-12 months into the massive Dire Straits Brothers in Arms world tour of 1985-86 .