Enjoy these ultra-rare exclusive live performances from Redbeard’s Dallas/Ft.Worth and Memphis afternoon radio shows between 1978-1998 ; live In The Studio performances from 1988-present ; and actual concert broadcasts produced by Redbeard .

Big Head Todd & the Monsters-Resignation Superman-Dallas 2-97

These Colorado boys ain't named "monsters" for nothin': their 1995 album Sister Sweetly  sold over 1,000,000 copies. Now Big Head Todd & the Monsters' third Caribbean cruise sold out just days after it was announced last month...and that's…

Eric Johnson- Desert Rose-Dallas 6-14-86

Austin Texas-based phenomenal guitarist/ composer/ singer Eric Johnson released Europe Live   fourteen track collection June 2014. Though well known as a studio perfectionist, nevertheless it was on stage in the late 1970s to mid 1980s where…

Tom Kimmel-Small Song-Dallas 1987

"It's a small song, but it's the way I feel..."-Tom Kimmel, 1987 Nashville-based singer/ songwriter Tom Kimmel appeared unannounced at Dallas radio station Q102 one day, promoting his 5 to 1  album. He was warm, friendly, with an easy smile,…

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers- I Won't Back Down- San Francisco 2-6-97

Originally on the Tom Petty solo album, Full Moon Fever,  note how Florida native Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers stood their ground with a six-string rather than a six-shooter with a different take on "I Won't Back Down" from San Francisco's…

Toadies-Possum Kingdom-New Years Eve '95-Dallas

Not even the  Rubberneck  20th anniversary releases with excellent remastered sound and bonus tracks on vinyl and CD of Ft. Worth band The Toadies contains this legendary New Years Eve 1995-96 performance of "Possum Kingdom", mixed live to…

Tom Cochrane of Red Rider-Lunatic Fringe-Dallas 1992

From its release in 1979 on the Red Rider album As Far as Siam ,"Lunatic Fringe " was always a popular song on North American rock radio . However , in a post-9/11 world , Tom Cochrane's lyrics are now even more chilling . This performance in a Dallas Mexican restaurant- January 1989 . No stage , no P.A. , no monitors , just Corona beer & the radio feeding back . That's a lot of intense music just by two very talented guys .-Redbeard

Scorpions-Big City Nights acoustic-Athens 9-11-13

We have a unique and fascinating appearance In the Studio by The Scorpions next week February 10, and to spotlight their upcoming 3oth anniversary of their biggest album Love at First Sting we are featuring the song "Big City Nights" which appeared…

John Fogerty-Proud Mary- Burbank rehearsal 5-97

Here is a kick*ss performance of "Proud Mary", one of the essential songs of the last half of the 20th century, sung and played by the composer John Fogerty and made internationally popular when he led Creedence Clearwater Revival. This was…

Little Feat- Apolitical Blues- Dallas 11-20-88

Over the years since this song was written by the late Lowell George, first appearing way back on the Sailin' Shoes  album, the names may have changed from Chairman Mao and Al Gore, but I'll bet that Senator Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham…

John Mellencamp- Authority Song- garage rehearsal Dec 1991

I spent part of my Christmas holiday 1991 in an A-frame cabin with a wood burning stove in the still, snow-covered woods among the hills and "hollers" of Central Indiana's Brown County. But we weren't there for skiing or even simply to chill…

Paul McCartney-Blackbird January 1991

This may have been one of the MTV Unplugged series highlights, a live loose acoustic performance by the former Beatle and Wings leader in early 1991 with a crack band of veterans including Robbie McIntosh on lead guitar (ex-Pretenders) and Hamish…

Who-Amazing Journey-July 1969 London Wembley Arena

Believed by Pete Townshend to have been destroyed by his explicit orders as recently as in his 2012 autobiography Who I Am , the forthcoming Tommy deluxe and super deluxe editions will contain The Who performing Tommy in concert at London's…

Sammy Hagar-There's Only One Way to Rock-Cabo San Lucas 5-97

Sammy Hagar is celebrating his birthday with a series of performances at his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Here is a smoking medley of "Marching to Mars/ There's Only One Way to Rock" from  there in May 1997. -Redbeard [jwplayer…

Melissa Etheridge- Chrome Plated Heart- Dallas 1988

Melissa Etheridge, visiting Dallas radio station Q102 as a rookie in 1988, stepped up to the plate live, took a swing at "Chrome Plated Heart" from her debut released in May that year, and knocked it out of the park, performing on a guitar …