Rare musician interviews by Redbeard not part of the weekly radio series .

Steppenwolf- Gold- John Kay

Iconic songs "Born to Be Wild", "Magic Carpet Ride","The Pusher","Rock Me","Move Over", Hoyt Axton's "Snowblind Friend" were all recorded in rapid succession from 1968 to 1971 by Steppenwolf (  named after the Hermann Hesse novel ), led by…
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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…
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Alvin Lee of Ten Years After pt2

Tribute to Alvin Lee of Ten Years After, part 2 of 3.     [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-masters.s3.amazonaws.com/TEN YEARS AFTER/ten-years-after-pt2.mp3" image="/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/audio-thumb.jpg"…
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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     [jwplayer config="Audio Player"…

Fixx-Reach the Beach 30th anniversary

By definition, contemporary music is conceived and expressed, and thereby influenced, by the condition of the world in which it finds itself. It is safe to say that the transition from the end of the 1970s decade into the  dawn of the Eighties…

Edgar Winter- Best- with the late Ronnie Montrose

This is an encore including Edgar Winter and also Edgar Winter Group lead guitarist Ronnie Montrose prior to his death in March 2012. Songs include "Tobacco Road","Keep Playing That Rock'n'Roll","Still Alive and Well" with big brother Johnny…

Talking Heads 35th Anniversary pt 2

Focus in part 2 is on the mid-1980s breakthrough of the Talking Heads with 1983 hit album Speaking in Tongues, Little Creatures, True Stories, and the hit concert movie by Jonathan Demme Stop Making Sense , with guests David Byrne and Jerry…

Triumph- Best Of pt 2-Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine

"Holding onto your dreams" paid off for Triumph's Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, and Mike Levine in 1981 with their biggest seller Allied Forces,  with perennial favorites "Magic Power" and the true story of life and death grace under pressure,"Fight…

Triumph- Best Of pt 3-Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine

Part 3 of 3 with Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, and Mike Levine. Includes  Triumph  favorites Never Surrender   and "Tears in the Rain". - Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-masters.s3.amazonaws.com/triumph-best-segment3.mp3"…

Chicago VII- Robert Lamm

Released March 1974, another full tank double album which hit #1 sales ( third top seller in a row ) for Chicago, containg hit songs "I've Been Searching So Long", "Call on Me", and "Wishing You Were Here", sung by Terry Kath and a performance…