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The Cars- Candy O 45th Anniversary- the late Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes

The late Cars chief mechanic Ric Ocasek plus keyboardist Greg Hawkes tune up the story of 1979’s “Candy O” In the Studio on the album's 45th anniversary.
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Dire Straits- Communique 45th Anniversary- Mark Knopfler

Dire Straits' under-rated second release “Communique” with my interview with Mark Knopfler In the Studio.
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Foreigner Live with the 21st Century Orchestra- Mick Jones, Kelly Hansen

It is only fitting that Mick Jones, the British ex-pat who founded Foreigner more than four decades ago, should be the last man standing of the original band  two decades into the twenty-first century. Here Mick is joined by current Foreigner lead singer Kelly Hansen.
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Paul McCartney- Flowers in the Dirt 35th Anniversary

Paul McCartney for "Flowers in the Dirt" 35th anniversary In the Studio with Redbeard !
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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble- In Step 35th Anniversary

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 from substance abuse." In Step"  won a Grammy Award, one of six Vaughan amassed, while racking up the best sales of Vaughan's lauded career because of "The House is Rockin'","Crossfire", "Tightrope","Let Me Love You Baby", and the stunner "Riviera Paradise". Yet the significance of In Step   as a musical statement of intent cannot be told by mere sales or awards. It can only be assessed by the friends who knew Stevie Vaughan best (Eric Clapton), the musicians who inspired him first (Buddy Guy, the late Doyle Bramhall), the players who supported him before and after recovery(Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon), the musicians who in turn Vaughan inspired (Joe Bonamassa ), and the biographer who tried to capture his lightning in a bottle (author Joe Nick Patoski). They are all In Step here In the Studio.
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Robin Trower- Lady Love- May 29, 1974- Sausalito, CA

Fifty years ago this week the band and the man Robin Trower were in the San Francisco Bay area, just a few weeks into promoting their second album,"Bridge of Sighs".
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The Who- Tommy 55th- Pete Townshend pt1

The many stages of The Who's "Tommy" conception, gestation, and birth as the first successful rock opera are further revealed, it seems, every time "Tommy"  composer Pete Townshend cleans out a storage closet. Townshend joins Redbeard In the Studio to present this rock sonogram of The Who "Tommy"  while still in the creative womb, on "Tommy" 's 55th anniversary, part 1.
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20 More Rock Hall Snubs

20 More Rock Hall Snubs

In the Studio 1988-2018: Thirty Years of the Greatest Rock Stories Ever Told

Enter the name of any band, musician, album title, music style, year, or place in the search box in the upper right portion of the homepage, & then click to find thirty years of Redbeard's exclusive interviews and live recordings!