Preview upcoming interviews that will air in the weekly national radio broadcast of In The Studio

ZZ Top- Afterburner 35th Anniversary- Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, Dusty Hill 10-19

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Santana- Abraxas 50th Anniversary- Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Michel Shrieve 10-12

In more than 1600 documentary episodes spanning over thirty years, I can honestly say that we never featured a more influential, important, essential album than Santana 's second effort, "Abraxas"  released in October 1970. Carlos Santana and Gregg Rolie are joined by drummer Michael Shrieve for the fiftieth anniversary here In the Studio the week of October 12.

Led Zeppelin III 50th Anniversary- Jimmy Page, Robert Plant 10-5

The second Led Zeppelin album had been a surprisingly mass appeal hit in America, and truth be told we had not really waned in our ravenous repeated plays of it when Led Zeppelin III  appeared with surprisingly little notice in September 1970.…

Police- Zenyatta Mondatta 40th- Stewart Copeland, Andy Summers, Sting 9-28

With "Zenyatta Mondatta" the third album by The Police the title may have been nonsensical but everyone now understood the talent of Sting's songwriting and unique vocal styling, and Stewart Copeland and Andy Summer's  quirky rock/ reggae amalgam in "Don't Stand So Close to Me","When the World is Running Down", "Driven to Tears", and "De Doo Do Do,De Da Da Da". Stewart, Andy, and Sting are my guests for Zenyatta Mondatta 's fortieth anniversary here In the Studio  the week of September 28

Sting- Dream of the Blue Turtles 35th Anniversary 5-18

Sting is my guest here In the Studio  for "The Dream of the Blue Turtles" classic rock interview on its thirty-fifth anniversary the week of May 18. -Redbeard

Who- Live at Leeds 50th Anniversary- Pete Townshend 5-11

The Who Live at Leeds  may have been the first live album I ever bought, but it's safe to say that it has  since remained a benchmark with which to compare a half century of live performance pretenders to the throne of anything demonstrably better.