Rare musician interviews by Redbeard not part of the weekly radio series .

Billy Idol 35th Anniversary

There was no indication from his days fronting English punk band Generation X that Billy Idol ( christened William Broad ) would be the most successful and ( along with The Clash and The Police ) among the only original London punk rockers to…

Joe Satriani-Surfing With the Alien

Joe Satriani interview on "Surfing with the Alien".

Who- Early Best- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey

For the anniversary of one of rock's greatest live band's first US tour in 1967, we have In the Studio this week The Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, plus archive comments from the late John Entwistle.

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer-Trilogy 45th Anniversary-Carl Palmer

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer's third studio album, and fourth overall in barely two years,  was entitled Trilogy  coming in July 1972, a high watermark peak for Progressive Rock's quality as well as massive popularity ( see sidebar link below…

Chicago V 45th Anniversary-Robert Lamm

"Saturday in the park, I think it was the 4th of July..."- Chicago "V" 45th anniversary In the Studio with composer Robert Lamm.

Alan Parsons Project-I Robot 40th Anniversary

Rare interview with the namesake British recording engineer/producer of the Alan Parsons Project, whose 1977 second album in collaboration with composer the late Eric Woolfson was once  again based on a famous literary work ( their debut Tales…

Ted Nugent- Cat Scratch Forty

Ted Nugent does a colorful TED talk on Cat Scratch Forty!

38 Special- Special Forces 35th Anniversary- Donnie Van Zant, Jeff Carlisi

Hundreds of miles north of Miami, 38 Special's home Jacksonville Florida is light years away culturally from its more glamorous and glitzy counterpart downstate. Jacksonville does not show up on many listings of American music meccas alongside…

Mike+the Mechanics-The Living Years-Mike Rutherford for Fathers Day

Genesis and Mike + the Mechanics namesake Mike Rutherford on Fathers Day.

Rod Stewart- Fathers Day

Fathers Day is a big one for Rod Stewart.

Monterey Pop Festival 50th Anniversary-Art Garfunkel

The first great rock festival blossomed fifty years ago June 16-17-18 as the Monterey Pop Festival. One of the performers and Artistic Directors, Art Garfunkel of Simon and Garfunkel, recalls the pioneering event.

Byrds-Younger Than Yesterday- Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Chris Hillman

In a 24-month period beginning in Summer 1965, Los Angeles-based band The Byrds recorded and released four evolutionary albums which wrested the world's focus from the tidal wave of British Invasion bands led by The Beatles. The members of the…

Best of Ian Hunter & Mott the Hoople

One of Britain's most beloved party bands this side of The Faces, Mott the Hoople, is still revered there with sold-out tours, and we were so fortunate to have Mott main man Ian Hunter join me In the Studio.

Echoes In the Studio pt3-Alice Cooper,Ozzy Osbourne,Bob Weir,Eric Clapton,Tom Petty,Robert Plant

In memoriam pt 3: Echoes In the Studio, the voices of & tributes to fallen classic rockers.

Echoes In the Studio: Voices of Fallen Rockers- pt 1

In memoriam: the echoes of David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Chris Squire of YES, & Chris Cornell. Hour one.