Rare musician interviews by Redbeard not part of the weekly radio series .

Peter Frampton- When All the Pieces Fit 30th Anniversary

As Peter Frampton mounts his farewell tour of America, his long-ago adopted home, it also marks the thirtieth anniversary of one of the Eighties' real under-rated gems, 1989's "When All the Pieces Fit" . But Peter's health concern now with a progressive degenerative muscular disease, which prompted the current farewell tour, is not his first crisis, as you will hear in this interview.

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble- In Step 30th Anniversary

If you run the numbers of the Summer 1989 album In Step   by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, just the mere facts are impressive. In Step   was the Texas trio's fourth studio album, but their first after Vaughan's collapse and near death…

Little Feat- Best pt 2- Bill Payne, the late Paul Barrere

In heading up possibly their best studio album Time Loves a Hero   in 1977, Little Feat's Bill Payne and Paul Barrere saved their beloved band from dysfunction but, by default, effectively edged out band founder Lowell George, in spite of being…

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Queen- A Night at the Opera- Brian May, Roger Taylor

Queen sent out invitations for "A Night at the Opera" with Brian May and Roger Taylor thirty years ago here In the Studio.

The Cult- Sonic Temple 30th Anniversary- Billy Duffy

By the time The Cult's  Sonic Temple    came out thirty years ago and went Top 10 on Billboard  Album Sales chart, I would have bet my last dollar that this British hard-rocking four piece led by trippy full-throated singer Ian Astbury and…

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Doobie Bros- Toulouse St- Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John Hartman

Thirty years ago In the Studio Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John Hartman, & the late Big Mike Hossack joined me on "Toulouse Street".

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Lou Reed 6-5-89

The late Lou Reed was one of the most formative interviews in my career precisely because his brutal honesty made it so challenging. I could not help but notice that, in his role as host/inteviewer on the cable television series Spectacle, Elvis…

John Waite- No Brakes 35th Anniversary

John Waite "No Brakes" interview In the Studio on the 35th anniversary of his #1 "Missing You".

Traffic- Far from Home 25th Anniversary- Steve Winwood, the late Jim Capaldi

Twenty-five years ago it was my great honor to host the first new Traffic album in twenty years, Far from Home by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi...

Echoes In the Studio pt3- Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Bob Weir, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant

In memoriam pt 3: Echoes In the Studio, the voices of & tributes to fallen classic rockers.