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ZZ Top- Lagrange- Castle Donington, Derbyshire UK 8-17-85

One of the priceless pieces of twenty-five years of rock history, almost criminally tossed in a dumpster by the new owners of Q102 Dallas/Ft Worth in August 1998, was a tape cartridge that I had dubbed from a cassette containing a live medley of ZZ Top‘s encore of “Lagrange/ Tush” which had closed their headlining […]

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ZZ Top- Complete- Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard

In Spring 1972 ZZ Top released the much-improved second album Rio Grande Mud,  the vastly  underrated follow-up to the woolly ZZ Top’s First Album .  The stronger songwriting and much better production sound of such songs as “Francine”,”Just Got Paid“, and “Sure Got Cold After the Rain Fell“, recorded in Tyler Texas about thirty minutes […]

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ZZ Top- Rough Boy- London with Jeff Beck

There has been a flurry of news coming from the Texas twisted world of ZZ Top in the last week and it’s all good. First, bass player/ singer Dusty Hill has recuperated sufficiently from a nasty backstage fall in the Spring to rejoin the band for some very high-profile gigs in the UK and Europe […]

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Ozzy Osbourne- Black Sabbath medley- Memphis 4-28-82

In 2013 Black Sabbath  made headlines once again with their first album in over forty years to debut at the top of the album sales chart with   13 . Here’s a live medley of “Iron Man” and “Children of the Grave” by Ozzy Osbourne April 28, 1982 at Memphis Mid-South Coliseum, one of the […]

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Redbeard Rocks American Black History Month!

Thanks to Spotify‘s terrific depth, it was as easy as barbeque ribs sliding off the bone to assemble this rock’n’soul playlist of the greatest rockers like the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Bob Seger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, ZZ Top, and twenty-five more all paying  tribute to Detroit’s Motown and Memphis’ Stax  African-American musical giants, presented to commemorate American […]

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Humble Pie- Rockin’the Fillmore- Peter Frampton, Jerry Shirley

…(cont) Humble Pie the full fiery amalgam was unleashed of Small Faces veteran Steve Marriot’s megawatt blue-eyed soul voice , the thundering rhythm section of ex-Spooky Tooth bass player Greg Ridley and drummer Jerry Shirley, with the melodic lyrical lead guitar of a teenage Peter Frampton . Frampton and Shirley join me In The Studio for this classic rock interview.

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Black Crowes- Jealous Again- Houston 2-93

With the press announcement that the Black Crowes have officially flown the coop for good, here is a musical reminder of earlier but no less notorious times, such as when the band got thrown off the 1990 ZZ TOP tour for lead singer Chris Robinson dissing the Texas trio’s corporate beer sponsor. Or (staying with […]