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Progressive Rock’s 1972 Peak

For Christmas 1971, my 11 year old brother received a present from me of a record album. While on the surface this would appear not the least remarkable … except that it was Meddle by Pink Floyd, containing the 18 minute long opus  “Echoes”. Not your standard fare for fifth grade “show and tell “. […]

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Santana-Supernatural to Guitar Heaven

In this week’s classic rock interview with Grammy record-holder and Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer Carlos Santana, he shares some revealing , highly personal thoughts about : how the 1999 album Supernatural ‘s success, with 9 Grammys (the most in history) and over 15 million in sales, changed his dreams about what is possible; the first […]

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Sonny Landreth- Back to Bayou Teche- Dallas 1995

Andy Timmons, one of America’s finest guitarists, reminded me recently of when Louisiana slide guitarist & singer Sonny Landreth brought his guitar & a little tweed amp about the size of a small suitcase into the Mexican restaurant where I was broadcasting my weekly Friday afternoon Q102 radio show back in 1995 . Sonny proceeded […]

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Todd Rundgren’s Utopia-“The Very Last Time” Boston 11-79

It was once said of Todd Rundgren, the stupendously gifted singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/producer,that his only problem was finding other musicians good enough to play with him(the same could easily be said for Prince,except Rundgren can’t dance in 4-inch stacked heels).But for a period in the late 1970s,Todd Rundgren may have had one of the greatest live bands ever…(more)

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Steve Miller

This month’s featured classic rock interview is with Steve Miller

Steve Miller: Well, at this point, I’ve always loved to play music, and from the time I was five years old to now it’s always been exciting to me to play. And to entertain people and to have a band and I was just yesterday afternoon I was thinking about oooh, it won’t be long now just another few weeks and we’ll be back out on the road and I’ll be all excited and I’ll be walking from the bus to the stage and to play my music. And for me, it’s been the blessing of my life…(more)

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Davey Knowles Back Door Slam

A full two years prior to it being released as the title song to Back Door Slam’s second album, Davey Knowles & company performed this live acoustic version of Comin’ Up for Air on my Dallas radio show in September 2007 – when the three bandmembers from the Isle of Man were only 18 years old ! -Redbeard

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Alice Cooper

…(cont)after recording two unsuccessful albums -Pretties for You and Easy Action- on Frank Zappa’s Straight Records label,Alice Cooper headed for Furnier’s birthplace of Detroit in hopes of better luck.Inking a deal with Warner Brothers,they actually released two albums in1971 ,Love It to Death and Killer , with both albums becoming instant successes .On the brink of his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , Alice Cooper tells us how it all happened In The Studio.-Redbeard

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

Guitarslinger Gary Hoey showed up at my Friday remote broadcast on Dallas/Ft.Worth radio Q102 in October 1993, and he brought his guitar and effects rack to play live. Gary played a medley of the Dutch band Focus hit from twenty years earlier,“Hocus Pocus” ( minus the yodeling ), along with a six string salute to […]