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Cheap Trick- Live at Budokan 40th- Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander

One of the most improbable hit albums in all of rock history, Cheap Trick at Budokan,  turns forty this February, and my guests Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen and Robin Zander still can recall the bewildering time when they had three critically-acclaimed…

Cheap Trick- Come On, Come On/ Stiff Competition- Passaic NJ 12-8-78

Forty years ago this week, Cheap Trick was poised on the brink, but depending on what continent you were referencing, it could have been the brink of  Beatlemania-type mass popularity ( as in Japan that Summer 1978 ), or the brink of disaster…

Cheap Trick- Best pt 1- Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander

If you check out the reviews of Cheap Trick's first five albums, you will be seeing stars. On a maximum scale of five stars, the 1977 debut by Cheap Trick  receives AllMusic.com's highest rating, and the even more melodic, better sounding …