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Rock’s Picasso, Storm Thorgerson, Goes to the Great Gig in the Sky

We just received word that Storm Thorgerson, the most prolific, most influential rock graphic artist ever, has passed away at age 69. Most widely known for his work with the Hipgnosis team in England for the long series of Pink Floyd covers, it’s a safe bet that you have enjoyed more of Thorgerson’s genius wrapped […]

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Little Feat-Spanish Moon-Skin It Back-Dallas 11-20-88

For over twenty years, my Dallas/Ft.Worth radio station Q102 conducted what grew to become the largest annual radio blood drive in America, thanks to the incredible humanity of our loyal listeners and the free concerts we awarded them with such stars as the late Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Bonnie Raitt, […]

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Great White- Rock Me- Anaheim CA-7-24-93

We received a nice note in 2012  from Bobby Black at an In the Studio  affiliate  who had dinner with Great White keyboard player/producer Michael Lardie. It seems that Lardie was reminiscing appreciatively about the positive impact that the support of my North Texas radio station KTXQ-Q102 had on Great White’s career at a crucial […]

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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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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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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