These are the classic rock interviews and rock music interviews from the most recent weekly episodes  of In The Studio with Redbeard.

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Jethro Tull- Songs from the Wood 45th anniversary- Ian Anderson

Realize that "Songs from the Wood" by Jethro Tull, released way back in February 1977, was already the English folk/progressive rockers' tenth album! There was nothing that sounded remotely like the ancient pastoral songs and instrumentation on "Songs from the Wood"  then on the all-important American rock radio. Ian Anderson is my guest In the Studio  on "Songs from the Wood" 's forty-fifth anniversary.
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Neil Young- Harvest 50th Anniversary

Neil Young delivered "Harvest", his most popular and , perhaps, most influential album in February 1972. Only Bob Dylan's groundbreaking "Nashville Skyline"... the touchstones for the whole Americana musical genre.
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Fleetwood Mac- Rumours 45th anniversary- Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood, Lindsey Buckingham

Fleetwood Mac "Rumours" forty-fifth anniversary. Guests are Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood.
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History of Southern Rock pt 2- Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Doug Gray, Hughie Thomasson, Henry Paul, Donnie Van Zant, Charlie Daniels, Steve Earle

Listen to these stories from the classic rock interviews of the late Gregg Allman, Henry Paul & the late Hughie Thomasson of TheOutlaws,Marshall Tucker Band's Doug Gray & Jerry Eubanks,Donnie Van Zant & Jeff Carlisi of 38 Special,Charlie Daniels, & Steve Earle.
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History of Southern Rock- Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Henry Paul, Doug Gray

The History of Southern Rock pt one interviews with the late Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Henry Paul, Doug Gray of the Marshall Tucker Band, the late Hughie Thomasson, the late Charlie Daniels, many more. Part 1 of 2.
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Pink Floyd- Animals- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason

How did Pink Floyd evolve from the sublime introspection of "Dark Side of the Moon" in 1973 to the madness and despair of "The Wall" six years later? David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and  Roger Waters explore the dark, ominous, yet vitally important transitional musical missing link, January 1977's Animals here in my classic rock interview, an album that was highly anticipated.
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Sammy Hagar- Standing Hampton 40th Anniversary

It is the 40th anniversary of the pivotal album in Sammy Hagar's long career, "Standing Hampton"...
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Genesis- Wind and Wuthering 45th anniversary- Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins

Progressive rock band Genesis flirted perilously close to the mainstream for the first time in December 1976 with "Your Own Special Way" on the album Wind and Wuthering, yet there are no reports of any permanent injury. Mike Rutherford and Phil Collins join me In the Studio. -Redbeard
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Eddie Money- Can’t Hold Back 35th anniversary

The late Eddie Money's sojourn with his most popular album "Can't Hold Back" took him from the top of the charts with "Take Me Home Tonight" back to the hospital where his drug overdose six years earlier had paralyzed his leg. "The first time I heard 'Take Me Home Tonight' on the radio I was doing the dishes in rehab," Eddie tells us incredulously. "I said to myself, 'What's wrong with this picture?' "
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David Bowie- Hunky Dory 50th- David Bowie, Mick Ronson

On the golden anniversary of "Hunky Dory", David Bowie's December 1971 fourth album, hard to believe when reading all of the revisionist raves now, that "Hunky Dory"  was a commercial flop, so much so that it failed to even make the Billboard Top 200 sales chart. The late great David Bowie joined me here In the Studio  for the tale, as did his original wingman, guitarist Mick Ronson, for the scoop on "Changes","Andy Warhol", and "Life on Mars?"
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Traffic- Low Spark of High Heeled Boys 50th anniversary- Steve Winwood,the late Jim Capaldi

Not always considered a Progressive Rock band, nevertheless the title song to Traffic's most popular album, November 1971's Low Spark of High Heeled Boys  fits easily high atop any list of the most popular and creative songs of the Progressive…
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Eagles- Hotel California 45th- Don Henley, Joe Walsh,the late Glenn Frey

"Hotel California" by The Eagles... impressive combination of cinematic vision, songcraft, and high tech production seemed to be coming from a place in the near future to which the rest of rock would have to catch up...Joe Walsh, Don Henley, & the late Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey are my guests In the Studio for "Hotel CA" 45th anniversary.
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Alice Cooper- Love It to Death- Killer 50th anniversaries

Fifty years ago,"Love It to Death" in March 1971 may have been the the third album by the band Alice Cooper, but that doesn't change the fact that nobody bought the first two. By December of that same year, EVERYBODY had heard "I'm Eighteen" off of Love It to Death ,  and Alice Cooper had written and recorded a soon-to-be-classic additional full album, Killer .And it was
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YES- Fragile 50th Anniversary- Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman

The remarkably durable breakthrough fourth album by progressive rockers YES has turned out to be anything but "Fragile"...
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U2- Achtung Baby 30th Anniversary- Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen jr

U2 drummer Larry Mullen jr blurted out in my In The Studio classic rock interview regarding "Achtung Baby" that thirty years ago the Dublin-based quartet nearly broke up in the Berlin recording studio after reconvening following "Rattle and Hum"...