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John Mellencamp- Uh Huh

John Mellencamp joins me In the Studio for this classic rock interview regarding his star-making multi-million seller in 1983, "Uh Huh". 
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Queen- Bohemian Rhapsody 5th Anniversary- Brian May, Roger Taylor

In his poignant acceptance speech for the Oscar for Best Actor five years ago, Rami Malek pointed out that he himself was a first-generation immigrant who portrayed a gay immigrant in the role of Queen's Freddie Mercury. But I think that "Bohemian Rhapsody"'s  greatest accomplishment of all is it once again focused the world on Freddie Mercury's remarkable life, rather than the circumstances of his death.
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R.E.M.- Green 35th- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills

If you were fortunate in 1983 to discover the first full-length album "Murmur" from Athens GA-based R.E.M. , you probably realize that it sounded unlike anything else at the time, and precious little ever since except maybe their followup,"Reckoning". Over the next four years and five albums on indie label IRS, Michael Stipe Peter Buck, Mike Mills, and Bill Berry made some of the smartest,quirkiest, angular rock of any American band...Michael, Peter, and Mike all join me here In the Studio for the 35th anniversary of R.E.M.'s four million seller "Green".
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YES- 90125- Jon Anderson,Trevor Rabin,Tony Kaye, the late Chris Squire & Alan White

The musical moonshot “90125” by YES resulted in more than eight million copies selling (three million just in the U.S.) from a musical entity thought to be extinct, but with the songs "It Can Happen","Hold On","Leave It","Changes", and the #1 hit "Owner of a Lonely Heart", YES could rise like a musical phoenix from the ashes of the progressive rock Seventies with the comeback album of the Eighties in "90125".
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Who- Quadrophenia – Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, the late John Entwistle

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey join me In the Studio in this interview for the first in a two-part look at "Quadrophenia", the last word on Townshend's October 1973 rock opera, which certainly is much more appreciated today than upon its initial release ...(more)
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Who- Quadrophenia 50th- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, the late John Entwistle pt2

(cont)... As The Who's recognized Quadrophenia auteur , Townshend has assessed their almost half-century of musical creation and found it to be good . Pete is a delightful , witty , thoughtful , and refreshingly honest conversationalist who can easily and effectively examine The Who's epic 1973 opus through a slightly-detached , objective eye which only the passage of time , and maturity , can provide . -Redbeard
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Traveling Wilburys Vol 1- the late George Harrison and Tom Petty

Each night on the 2018 sold out Jeff Lynne/ ELO concert tour, one of the biggest crowd roars came when Lynne performed a song from his "other band", the Traveling Wilburys, and flashed brief melancholy glimpses of the time when rock's ultimate Dream Team convened at a barbeque attended by Lynne, George Harrison, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan, with Roy Orbison soon to follow. George and Tom share wonderful stories here In the Studio.
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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.