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The Cars- Candy O 40th Anniversary- Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes

By the July 4th 1979 holiday, a scant fourteen months after The Cars' debut album had surprised all but a handful of early adopters around their Boston assembly line, all eyes and ears were trained upon the quintet's next model, Candy O.  The…
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Don Henley- The End of the Innocence 30th Anniversary

The evening before my first interview with him was scheduled to occur regarding his third solo album The End of the Innocence,  Don Henley wanted to check me out. You see, Henley doesn’t suffer fools lightly, and now that I’ve lived for …

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Doobie Bros- Toulouse St- Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John Hartman

Thirty years ago In the Studio Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John Hartman, & the late Big Mike Hossack joined me on "Toulouse Street".

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Lou Reed 6-5-89

The late Lou Reed was one of the most formative interviews in my career precisely because his brutal honesty made it so challenging. I could not help but notice that, in his role as host/inteviewer on the cable television series Spectacle, Elvis…
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The Who- Tommy pt 2- Pete Townshend

The golden anniversary of "Tommy" pt 2 with Pete Townshend In the Studio.
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The Who- Tommy 50th Anniversary- Pete Townshend pt1

Pete Townshend joins Redbeard In the Studio on "Tommy" 's 50th anniversary, part 1 of 2.

Chicago Transit Authority 50th- Robert Lamm- pt 2

For their 50th anniversary Chicago co-founder Robert Lamm with Redbeard "In the Studio" for Chicago Transit Authority pt 2.

Chicago VII 45th Anniversary- Robert Lamm

Chicago "VII" 45th anniversary In the Studio with composer Robert Lamm.
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Tom Petty- Full Moon Fever 30th Anniversary

So now here I sit "In the Studio" exactly thirty years later, April 20, 2019, howling at the full moon and delirious from the only fever which I never wanted to ever break. -Redbeard

YES- Fragile- Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman

The remarkably durable breakthrough album by progressive rockers YES which has turned out to be anything but "Fragile"...