These are the interviews from the most recent editions of the weekly national radio broadcast of In The Studio .

Lynyrd Skynyrd-Essential pt 2-Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Ed King

( Find part one here ) Even as the band traveled abroad to London for the first time on the infamous 1975 "Torture Tour", Lynyrd Skynyrd  guitarist Gary Rossington explains in this week's classic rock interview that lead singer/ lyricist Ronnie…

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Essential pt1- Gary Rossington

One thing that has never been questioned about Southern Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd is their unassailable authenticity to this day. My guests guitarists Gary Rossington and the late Ed King, the late guitarist Allen Collins, keyboard player…

Led Zeppelin- Physical Graffiti pt 2- Robert Plant, Jimmy Page

"Traveling the world was now a constant thing...The whole thing was becoming a creative process", Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page said recently at a press conference marking the fortieth anniversary deluxe edition of Physical Graffiti . By the time…

Led Zeppelin- Physical Graffiti pt1- Jimmy Page

In the delightful 2008 electric guitar documentary film It Might Get Loud   starring Led Zeppelin founder Jimmy Page along with The Edge from U2 and Jack White, we finally get a glimpse inside the English country manor house known as Headley…

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band-Against the Wind

It was just after sunrise on a chilly late winter Saturday morning in Memphis in  1980, and about a thousand people had camped out overnight at the city's main ticket outlet to be among the first to buy Bob Seger concert tickets for his upcoming…

Phil Collins- No Jacket Required

Phil Collins was the only performer who played at both Live Aid concerts that same day in London & Philadelphia, thanks to the supersonic Concorde!

Pretenders- Chrissie Hynde

We had never met anyone in rock music quite like The Pretenders bandleader Chrissie Hynde, and honestly in the almost forty years since, I still haven't. And if anyone tried to tell her story, you would swear it was some punk rock fairytale…

Pink Floyd- The Endless River- David Gilmour, Nick Mason

Pink Floyd's The Endless River is the fascinating back story of a "final " musical statement, 1994's The Division Bell, which was never intended to be the superstar progressive rock band's last word.

Pink Floyd-The Wall pt2- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason

Pink Floyd's monumental opus The Wall...the numbers that it has generated are starting to rival the Great Wall of China: #87 ranking on Rolling Stone magazine's Top 500 Albums of All Time; worldwide sales of an estimated 30,000,000...