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Traveling Wilburys- Vol 1- the late George Harrison and Tom Petty

Much portrayed as "the moody one" during his Beatles years, in actual fact George Harrison had an impish sense of humor. "Silly, really", he told me, " Really silly." So it is completely imaginable that George ( a former executive producer of…
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Bon Jovi-New Jersey- Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora

2013 was  a notable one for the band Bon Jovi. First, after performing live at the big charity concert telethon to raise donations for Hurricane Sandy victims, the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation pledged a whopping $1 million donation to rebuild…
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Boston-Don't Look Back 35th anniversary-Tom Scholz

Summer 1978 the band Boston was a major player in a drama playing out in Memphis TN. The band's debut two years earlier had by August  sold seven million copies on its way to becoming the top selling debut ever (now over 17 million ), and the…

J.J.Cale No Longer Livin' on Tulsa Time

"He was our guy," Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Gary Rossington told me about songwriter J.J.Cale in my December 2000 interview," kinda our 'go to' guy for songs back then." For over four decades Cale, the Tulsa-based songwriter who passed away overnight…

Mick Jagger Doing 70 in a 50 Zone

"You live long enough and you all will get there. If you're lucky, " chuckled his band mate Keith Richards in my most recent Rolling Stones interview. As impossible as it may seem to those of us who still recall the actual moment in 1965 when…
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Huey Lewis & the News-Sports

In spite of his all-American boyish good looks and refreshingly matter-of-fact charm, upon closer inspection you will find in Huey Lewis' life ( born Hugh Cregg III ) a series of contradictions. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area,…

Big Mac at 71- Happy Birthday Paul McCartney!

Here is an encore interview which we did a few years ago to mark Sir Paul's 64th birthday, immortalized in 1967 by his "When I'm 64" from the Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Celebrate the remarkable life which continues non-stop…

Ringo Starr Gives You a Tour of His New Grammy Museum Collection

The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles just opened a new installation featuring Ringo Starr, and the lovable little guy with the big beat gives you a personal tour, thanks to Rock Cellar online magazine.
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Rod Stewart-Time-the Redbeard Interview

Blame Buddy Holly, Bob Dylan, and the Beatles. Before them, Artist and Repertoire execs at a record company chose a songwriter's tune, then matched it with a separate singer or vocal group in hopes of making a hit (sorry to break it to you,…
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Aerosmith- Get a Grip 20th anniversary- Steven Tyler, Joe Perry,Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer

 "Livin' on the Edge", "Cryin'","Eat the Rich", "Fever","Line Up","Amazing", "Deuces Are Wild" bonus track...any wonder that this is Aerosmith's biggest-selling album worldwide at over twenty million copies? The entire band sat down with me…