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John Waite- No Brakes 35th Anniversary

John Waite "No Brakes" interview In the Studio on the 35th anniversary of his #1 "Missing You".

David Gilmour- About Face 35th Anniversary

David Gilmour joins Redbeard In the Studio on the 35th anniversary of Gilmour's 1984 solo album "About Face".
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Pretenders- Learning to Crawl 35th Anniversary- Chrissie Hynde

 Chrissie Hynde with the life-and-death story, times two, behind one of the Eighties' great comeback albums Learning to Crawl   in this particularly tough yet tender classic rock interview about the January 1984 Pretenders effort including…

Tommy Shaw- Girls With Guns- Dallas Ft. Worth 11-84

When Tommy Shaw, just recently estranged then from arena-fillers Styx, brought his Girls With Guns  solo band to a Ft. Worth nightclub in an otherwise empty strip mall on a chilly Sunday November night in 1984, what I expected to see and hear,…

Rush-New World Man-1984

Believe me that the 1984 Rush Grace Under Pressure Tour was named appropriately, because on opening night in Albuqurque Geddy Lee was the epitome of exactly that, playing busy bass, electronic keyboards, organ pedals with his feet, and singing...all…

David Bowie- The Young American Years 1974-76

By 1975 David Bowie had abandoned the Glam Rock he had virtually invented in the guise of the ego-tripping tragicomic Fallen Rock Star, Ziggy Stardust. Bowie's mid-decade Young Americans album with the #1 hit "Fame" pointed directly toward Disco's dominance a mere two years later...

Rush- Spirit of Radio- Grace Under Pressure Tour 1984

The guys in Rush  appeared in an In the Studio session  to discuss the importance of the January 1980 release Permanent Waves , so here is one of that album's key songs,"The Spirit of Radio", performed on the 1984 Grace Under Pressure Tour.…

Van Halen-1984- Eddie & Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony

To truly comprehend just how massively popular this album was, it helps if you actually write it out numerically: 12,000,000 copies of Van Halen's sixth album, 1984 , were sold in the U.S. alone in the three decades since it was released. Propelled…