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

Santana-Abraxas- Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Michael Shrieve

When a young Carlos Santana first was recognized as possessing a remarkable talent for playing the guitar , he was working as a dishwasher in a SanFrancisco Bay Area restaurant , humble beginnings which he shares In The Studio...
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Beatles #1 Songs pt two-Paul McCartney

Part two of the Beatles 1+ sellers including "Lady Madonna","Hey Jude","Get Back","Something","Come Together","Let It Be", and "The Long and Winding Road". Paul McCartney hosts part two, and additional comments from my interviews with the late…
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Beatles #1+ pt one-Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney retraces the Beatles with Redbeard from Liverpool to the stage of the Ed Sullivan Show fifty years ago, writing music history with every #1 song including "Love Me Do","She Loves You","I Want to Hold Your Hand","Can't Buy Me Love","Hard…

Police-Zenyatta Mondatta-Sting,Andy Summers,Stewart Copeland

On their first U.S.tour in early 1979 the three members of The Police, Stewart Copeland, Andy Summers, & Sting arrived for their first interview at my Memphis radio studio... in a station wagon. Barely 15 months later they returned to take…

Pink Floyd-Wish You Were Here-Roger Waters,David Gilmour,Nick Mason

Roger Waters has a completely different recollection than the other three of the 1975 recording sessions for Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here...
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Robert Cray- Best Of

Happy birthday Robert Cray (8/1 ) !
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Faces- Best- Rod Stewart, Ron Wood, Kenney Jones, the late Ian McLagan

"That brings us to the The Faces, the famous drinking group!", chuckles Rod Stewart in this rare classic rock interview."That was the problem with The Faces: you could never get us out of the pub!"That may have been the only problem, then, because…
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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,…

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)