Enjoy these ultra-rare exclusive live performances from Redbeard’s Dallas/Ft.Worth and Memphis afternoon radio shows between 1978-1998 ; live In The Studio performances from 1988-present ; and actual concert broadcasts produced by Redbeard .

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Paul McCartney- Here Today (for John Lennon)

Every year when December 8 rolls around it is a challenge as to how to observe the violent, senseless gun murder of John Lennon that day in 1980, to chronicle the worldwide psychic blow to a generation, while paying tribute to what he gave us…
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Roxy Music- Take a Chance with Me- Radio City Music Hall 5-26-83

After bringing smiles and raising the volume on many TV remotes for most of this year by using The Fixx "Saved by Zero" in their national ad campaign, the ad agency for a big brokerage house just switched to Roxy Music's "Take a Chance with…

Mark Knopfler- Romeo and Juliet- Grand Prairie TX 9-8-19

When Mark Knopfler rolled into the Dallas-Ft.Worth suburbs in September 2019 carrying a really large band ( I believe I counted fourteen musicians in addition to Mark ), it was in stark contrast to the way the world had been introduced to his…

Pink Floyd- Comfortably Numb- Knebworth 6-30-90

This reportedly will appear later this month on the upcoming Later Years   box set.  Practically all of the later headliner performances at the 1990 Knebworth Festival outside of London were plagued by the rain, but the hearty British spirit…

Black Crowes- Jealous Again- Houston 2-93

the Black Crowes' fraternal core of singer Chris Robinson and guitarist Rich Robinson have arrived at a "Wiser Time" in order to mount a major 30th anniversary tour playing "Shake Your Moneymaker"  in 2020

Limelight- Rush- Dallas Soundcheck 11-28-12

If you have ever wondered exactly how an arena-filling band like Rush dials in their live sound, here's a listen to their actual soundcheck at Dallas' American Airlines Center hours before they opened the doors for their November 2012 "Clockwork…

Bryan Adams- I Fought the Law- Belgium 1988

Bryan Adams has always been a terrific live performer. Case in point: when I visited Bryan  at his Vancouver home way back in September 1988 to discuss his career breakthrough Cuts Like a Knife  in 1983 and his star-making blockbuster Reckless…

Rolling Stones- Gimme Shelter- Hyde Park London July 2013

Normally we reserve this feature to live performances that have been recorded and/or produced by Redbeard, but we make an exception here for several reasons. First, it is the Rolling Stones on their "Fifty (and Counting...) " tour which is unprecedented…

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers- Rainy Day Women #12 & #35- Gainesville 11-4-93

Maybe I chose this terrific version of Bob Dylan's "Rainy Day Women #12 and #35", performed by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at a homecoming Gainesville FL concert in November 1993, after last night  watching Tom being interviewed by Dylan's…

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers- Even the Losers- San Francisco 2-6-97

Listen to the late great Tom Petty put the  Heartbreakers through their paces on an almost cinematic live arrangement of "Even the Losers", originally on Damn the Torpedoes,  here from February 1997 at the San Francisco Fillmore.- Redbeard…