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 .

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 …

Omar & the Howlers-Border Girl-June 6 1987 Dallas

Don't let that gruff voice fool you. Kent "Omar" Dykes is a big bear of a McComb Mississippi man via Austin Texas, but he is a sweet man with a big Southern grin. This performance at Dallas' Redux club in June 1987 was to celebrate his first…

del Amitri-I Won't Take the Blame-Dallas May 1990

Two intrepid Scots, lead singer/guitarist Justin Currie and vocalist/ accordion player Iain Harvie of the Glasgow band del Amitri, showed up one blazing hot Friday afternoon to play out on the patio during my Friday afternoon remote broadcast…

Bruce Springsteen-Youngstown-12-9-95

"From the Monongahela Valley to the Mesabi iron range To the coal mines of Appalachia, the story's always the same Seven hundred tons of metal a day, now sir you tell me the world's changed Once I made you rich enough, rich enough to forget…

R.E.M.-"Turn You Inside Out" 1989

R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry just slams the snot out of the drums on this 1989 performance of Green's "Turn You Inside Out", appearing on the band's TourFilm the following year.   [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/LIVE-rem-Turn-You-Inside-Out.mp3"…

Memphis Thing-Rob Jungklas

For Elvis Week : Rob Jungklas, one of America's finest unheralded singer / songwriters, with a cast of thousands from the album Closer to the Flame . "...bowing down in the Church of Stax..." Remastered by Redbeard.     [jwplayer…

Boston- Hyperspace Pedal Blues with Tom Scholz

Irrefutable proof of why Tom Scholz of the band Boston had to move from his apartment house in Watertown , MA .Turn it up as loud as your gear can go . -Redbeard

Live-Selling the Drama- NewYork City March 1997

When the string of passionate, dynamic songs on the 1994 Throwing Copper album by Pennsylvania band Live opened up like the petals on a rose bud, I was really impressed. Not since the R.E.M. days of Murmur and Reckoning had I sat up to pay attention…

Toad the Wet Sprocket-Fall Down-Dallas 5-19-94

Love these guys live, and as you can hear, Toad the Wet Sprocket can pull off their tight melodic sound straight off the floor without any tricks, as here with "Fall Down" from May 1994.-Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/TOAD…

Collective Soul-Shine-with Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra 4-05

The scope of this undertaking by Georgia-based Collective Soul with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra truly has to be seen in the full dvd Home , but you'll certainly get the idea here with their performance of "Shine" from April 2005.   [jwplayer…

Toy Matinee-Last Plane Out-Dallas 1990

This one haunts me. Believe me, I am far from being alone in the admiration and appreciation of the obvious musical talent of singer/songwriter Kevin Gilbert, first demonstrated in Summer 1990 with the collaboration with pop producer Patrick…