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 .

Living Colour- Cult of Personality-1990 NYC

For American Black History Month...Living Colour live"Cult of Personality" Electric Lady Studio NYC 1990

Jon Butcher- Wishes- Dallas 1-89

One of the nicest, most sincere musicians , Jon Butcher with me in January 1989 singing "If Wishes Were Horses", plus "Send Me Somebody" from "Pictures from the Front" on its 30th anniversary, presented for American Black History Month .

Gary Hoey- Hocus Pocus/ Stranglehold- Dallas 10-93

Guitarslinger Gary Hoey had burst upon the scene that year with Animal Instinct  , showing up at my Friday afternoon live remote broadcast on Dallas/Ft.Worth radio Q102 in October 1993, and he brought his guitar and effects rack to play live.…

Toto- Rosanna- Dallas 1993

The band Toto led by guitarist Steve Lukather and keyboardist David Paich accomplished a remarkable feat since that memorable 1978 debut, with combined sales going platinum every year since then featuring their international hits "Hold the…

John Mellencamp- Pink Houses- Dallas 10-91

Here is John Mellencamp's live acoustic performance of  "Pink Houses" on my Dallas/ Ft.Worth Q102 radio show 10-1-91 with Mike Wanchic on acoustic guitar & harmonies and the great Kenny Aronoff on tambourine. It came out so good that John…

Steve Earle- Days Aren't Long Enough

"Days Aren't Long Enough" originally found on Americana mainstay Steve Earle's 2007 Washington Square Serenade   is the 21st century replacement for "Auld Lang Syne", performed live In the Studio in Dallas in 2007 by the former Guitar Town. …

Steve Marriott & Humble Pie-Tin Soldier- L.A. 1981

"There was only ONE of those voices," Peter Frampton reminded me emphatically one time. Here the late Steve Marriott displays one of the reasons he was inducted posthumously into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as the lead singer of the Small…

R.E.M.-These Days- Utrecht Holland 9-14-87

One of the most bootlegged bands in the world, R.E.M.  packaged the September 1987 Utrecht Holland full concert as a bonus disc on the  Document    anniversary deluxe edition, the predecessor for Green   a year later. Listen loudly to prepare…

Cheap Trick- Come On, Come On/ Stiff Competition- Passaic NJ 12-8-78

Forty years ago this week, Cheap Trick was poised on the brink, but depending on what continent you were referencing, it could have been the brink of  Beatlemania-type mass popularity ( as in Japan that Summer 1978 ), or the brink of disaster…

Rolling Stones- Jumping Jack Flash- Vancouver 12-18-94

"Jumping Jack Flash" was the song the Rolling Stones played at closing time of the Voodoo Lounge   on the last night of the North American tour December 18, 1994 in Vancouver, and this recording of it comes from the In the Studio  archives.…

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. Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, and Mike Mills join me here In the Studio…

Aerosmith- Fever- Brussels 10-31-93

The only kind of "Fever" that's actually good for anyone is the musical one that is symptomatic of the rockin' pneumonia and the boogie woogie flu. Aerosmith was running a high "Fever" on Halloween night in 1993 in Brussels here. -Redbeard [jwplayer…

Simple Minds- Sanctify Yourself- Sydney 12-7-12

We saw the endearing, lovable Jim Kerr, guitarist Charlie Burchill, and Simple Minds over the weekend perform in Dallas/ Ft.Worth, and even before entering the auditorium proper we were alerted to the explosive sounds of "Big Music" from the…

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Woman of Mine- Memphis 10-30-73

"Woman of Mine" by Lynyrd Skynyrd is one of only two Leon Wilkeson collaborations with lyricist/ singer Ronnie Van Zant, but had it not been performed live in Ardent Studio in Memphis on October 30, 1973 during a promotional broadcast on Memphis radio station WMC-FM, there is a real high probability that we would never have known of its existence...

Queen- Now I'm Here- London Hammersmith Odeon 12-75

Anticipation is exceedingly high for the long-awaited Queen/ Freddy Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, premiering Wednesday ( 24th ) in the UK and 11/2 in North America.