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

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Jimi Hendrix Experience- Electric Ladyland 55th anniversary-pt1

Biographer and reissue producer John McDermott is featured along with one of the last interviews with dear sweet Experience drummer John "Mitch" Mitchell in the first of  our two-part In the Studio special on "Electric Ladyland" by the Jimi Hendrix Experience.
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U2- Rattle and Hum- Bono,The Edge, Adam Clayton

U2's "Rattle and Hum" in October 1988 saw the gauzy media perceptions of American culture by my guests Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen jr jammed up against a Reagan-era reality that did not always ring true. "Rattle and Hum" was a loud love letter to an America that may never have actually existed.
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Billy Joel- 52nd Street 45th anniversary

It's the 45th anniversary of Billy Joel's "52nd Street". We talked rock'n'roll, from Billy Joel seeing the Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan Show  to British Invasion bands that followed, garage rock, and the New York City punk scene that influencedhis approach after the1978 "52nd Street" album. But we also talked at length about baseball...
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Elton John- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road pt 2- Elton, Bernie Taupin

the conclusion of the interviews with Sir Elton John and lyricist Bernie Taupin on the golden about the blockbuster double album "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road", which includes a segment on the remake of "Candle in the Wind '97", the biggest-selling recording in history.
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Elton John- Goodbye Yellow Brick Road- Elton & Bernie Taupin

1973 masterpiece “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” is a virtual greatest hits package unto itself. Elton John & Bernie Taupin join me In the Studio for part one.
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Bon Jovi- New Jersey 35th Anniversary- Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora

Jersey boys Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora join me here In the Studio for a particularly revealing look behind the curtain at the price of a permanent address in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame  on "New Jersey" 's thirty-fifth anniversary.
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Meat Loaf- Bat II: Back Into Hell 30th Anniversary

If you think the songs of composer Jim Steinman are populated by fantastic people and places right out of central casting, they ain't got nothin' on the real life sojourn of the 300 pound interior lineman dressed in a prom tuxedo named Marvin Lee Aday from Dallas Texas, aka Meat Loaf. Here is a rare colorful classic rock conversation with the man to a mark the thirtieth anniversary of “Bat” sequel,” Bat II: Back Into Hell”.
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Huey Lewis and the News- Sports 40th

It is the massively popular September 1983 release “Sports” by Huey Lewis and the News. Huey Lewis is my guest here In the Studio.
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Melissa Etheridge- Yes I Am

"I got a $1000 car and headed West", says Melissa Etheridge, revealing her first step like a real-life Dorothy leaving Leavenworth, Kansas and landing in Oz, which in Melissa's case was Southern California, a full five years before she would  top  the charts with her fourth album, September 1993's "Yes I Am" .
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Styx- Pieces of Eight- Tommy Shaw, James”JY” Young

focusing on the  1978 release of "Pieces of Eight", former Styx member and co-founder Dennis DeYoung  confesses that, in spite of his major conceptual songwriting role on the band's 1977 breakthrough three million seller "The Grand Illusion", the highly-anticipated follow-up "Pieces of Eight" was not his finest hour. Styx guitarists/ songwriters/ singers Tommy Shaw and James Young stepped up creatively to fill the void on "Pieces of Eight", again selling triple platinum with the muscular "Blue Collar Man","Renegade","The Great White Hope","Queen of Spades", and "Sing for the Day".