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Bad Company- Desolation Angels 40th Anniversary- Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Simon Kirke

Bad Company ended the Seventies decade strongly on the wings of "Desolation Angels" forty years ago, and Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, and Simon Kirke join Redbeard In the Studio to recall making "Rock and Roll Fantasy","Oh Atlanta", and "Gone Gone Gone".

In the Studio 30 Years Ago: Neil Young- Harvest

Neil Young delivered "Harvest", his most popular and , perhaps, most influential album in February 1972. Only Bob Dylan's groundbreaking "Nashville Skyline"... the touchstones for the whole Americana musical genre.

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Edgar Winter

This is an encore including Edgar Winter and also Edgar Winter Group lead guitarist Ronnie Montrose prior to his death in March 2012. Songs include "Tobacco Road","Keep Playing That Rock'n'Roll","Still Alive and Well" with big brother Johnny…
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Creedence Clearwater Revival- Bayou Country- Green River- Willy & Poor Boys-John Fogerty

Fifty years ago the mind-boggling hat trick in 1969 where "Bayou Country", "Green River", and "Willy & the Poor Boys" albums were all released by Creedence Clearwater Revival in a single year. John Fogerty is my guest In the Studio.

In the Studio 30 Years Ago: Styx- Grand Illusion

Styx "Grand Illusion" interview with Tommy Shaw, James Young, Lawrence Gowan, plus co-founder & former member Dennis DeYoung

Emerson, Lake, and Palmer- Brain Salad Surgery 45th Anniversary- Carl Palmer

It certainly is no accident that Keith Emerson, Greg Lake, and Carl Palmer each had a hand in actually defining the Prog Rock sound, albeit individually in separate bands, Emerson as a keyboard innovator with The Nice; Greg Lake writing and…

In The Studio 30 Years Ago: The Fixx- Reach the Beach

Thirty years ago In the Studio episode #32: The Fixx "Reach the Beach" !
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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…
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YES- 90125 35th Anniversary- Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Alan White, Tony Kaye

After experiencing YES for my third tour, performing in the round on a revolving stage in Fall 1978 in Memphis, I distinctly recall thinking that this was the best way to see any band larger than a quartet.  YES had always consisted of musicians…

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Kansas- Leftoverture 11-14-88

In the Fall 1988, Kansas had reunited most of the original band and they were eager to talk, plus key man Kerry Livgren, who had retired from touring in order to become a Georgia farmer, had parked his John Deere and picked up his Les Paul to do some Contemporary Christian solo albums, so suddenly he became available as well to talk about "Leftoverture", the 1976 four million seller from Kansas.