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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,…

James Taylor- Something in the Way She Moves- Dallas 8-93

August 1993-Truly one of the greatest honors I have ever received was to have James Taylor sing a song to me . Like millions of others , I came of age at the time that James debuted on U.S.radio with the stunning "Fire and Rain" in 1970, but this gem from the earliest JT canon actually pre-dates his breakthrough by about 18 months .

George Harrison Best pt 1

Part one of my interviews with the late George Harrison, who surprised everybody by becoming the most popular maker of solo music for the first five years after the Beatles called it a career.

Happy Birthday Beautiful Boy- John Lennon Tribute by Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney with me In The Studio remembering John Lennon on what would have been John's 77th birthday . -Redbeard

McCartney's Wings Over America Lifted Off in 1976

Paul McCartney, after the Beatles breakup, made  a much-anticipated return to the stage this week in 1976

John Lennon (10-9-40 to 12-8-80) Remembered by Paul McCartney

John Lennon was assassinated December 8 , 1980 . Like Mahatma Gandhi and the Reverend Dr.Martin Luther King jr. , deeply committed social reformers dedicated to peaceful change ,...I asked boyhood friend Paul McCartney to remember John Lennon for us on this notorious day.

Badfinger-Straight Up-Joey Molland,the late Mike Gibbins

If the Big Star story warrants box sets and a documentary film, then the saga of Badfinger surely deserves a full-blown mini-series.
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Beatles-White Album pt1-Paul McCartney,the late George Harrison

The unparalleled intensity of world-wide fame, the sudden death of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, and the complexities of adult romantic relationships had all conspired to fracture the internal unity of the Beatles so that their only double album was, in effect, the first Beatles solo albums...
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Beatles-White Album pt2-Paul McCartney,the late George Harrison

Paul McCartney joins me In the Studio here in part two to explore the songs "Birthday", Lennon's "Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey", Paul's "Mother Nature's Son", one of three versions of "Revolution", the campy pally band arrangement on "Honey Pie", Lennon's "Cry Baby Cry", and the real inspiration behind the song which figured into the notorious Charles Manson multiple murder case,"Helter Skelter".
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Beatles #1 Songs pt two-Paul McCartney

Part two of the Beatles 1+ sellers including "Lady Madonna","Hey Jude","Get Back","Something","Come Together","Let It Be", and "The Long and Winding Road". Paul McCartney hosts part two, and additional comments from my interviews with the late…