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

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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,…

Bad Company-Paul Rodgers,Mick Ralphs,Simon Kirke-pt 2

Last episode we learned that Bad Company lead singer/songwriter Paul Rodgers, guitarist/songwriter Mick Ralphs, and drummer Simon Kirke all agreed that being the first band signed to Led Zeppelin's Swan Song label, as well as sharing management…

Bad Company Debut- Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Simon Kirke

To this day I clearly remember the day that the British band Bad Company released that much-touted debut in May 1974, precisely because of the pedigrees of the still young but by now veteran rockers Paul Rodgers and Simon Kirke ex-Free, Mick…

Lynyrd Skynyrd-Pronounced-Gary Rossington,Ed King

As I gaze on the cover of Jacksonville FL young bucks Lynyrd Skynyrd's Pronounced    album released four decades ago, lots of little things come to mind which, taken individually, might appear insignificant. The digitally enhanced cover photo…

Joe Walsh- The Smoker You Drink- But Seriously Folks

Happy birthday Joe Walsh Monday (20th), How ya doin' ?

The Police- Synchronicity-Sting, Stewart Copeland

On their first U.S.tour in early 1979, the three members of The Police arrived for their first interview at my Memphis ROCK 103 radio studio in a station wagon. Barely 15 months later they returned to take me to lunch, except this time they…

Rolling Stones-Some Girls-Mick Jagger,Keith Richards,Ron Wood

"Miss You" by the Rolling Stones hits #1 in the US in August 1978.
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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,…

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band-Stranger in Town 35th anniversary

Bob Seger is the guy you would want as your next door neighbor or your brother-in-law. You know, to talk over the backyard fence about crabgrass, & whether the Detroit Tigers are going to have a good year in baseball, and whether to sell…
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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…

Pink Floyd- Dark Side of the Moon- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Rick Wright

To illustrate how seriously many of the post-British Invasion bands were approaching the rock idiom by April 1973, you need look no further than Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon  to see how this “progressive “ rock movement had matured …
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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"…