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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"Music was changing," Rush lead singer/composer Geddy Lee tells us in this In the Studio episode, and without Lee, guitarist/composer Alex Lifeson, and drummer/lyricist the late Neil Peart embracing the fresh musical ideas in the crosswinds of the early Eighties on "Moving Pictures" with songs "Tom Sawyer","Red Barchetta","Limelight", "Vital Signs", and "Witch Hunt", it is doubtful that a path to mainstream success would have been cleared forty years ago for later major bands...
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"In the Studio" with Ann & Nancy Wilson of Heart for the real rock fairy tale of "Dreamboat Annie" on its 45th anniversary.
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Bad Company lead singer/songwriter Paul Rodgers, guitarist/songwriter Mick Ralphs, and drummer Simon Kirke all agreed that being the first band signed to Led Zeppelin's Swan Song label, as well as sharing management with them, was advantageous. However the expectations for this "supergroup", containing Rodgers and Kirke from Free and Ralphs from Mott the Hoople, were exceedingly high for "Run With the Pack" in 1976.
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"The way you change Music is by changing the music," David Bowie told me, without any hint of irony whatsoever, as we discussed 1976's Station to Station. Songs include "Golden Years","Stay" ,"TVC 1-5" ( Bowie said that the unused tune for the Man...Earth soundtrack was about a girl and her relationship with her television),"Wild is the Wind" , and the title song, often cited by post-punk bands including The Cars, Talking Heads, and Gary Numan as a major influence.
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If I told you that forty years ago one of America's top music acts released a concept album that identified growing cracks in the foundation of our society and presciently predicted everything we find today, who would you guess it was? Bob Dylan? Neil Young? Crosby Stills and Nash? I doubt that Styx would come to mind to many, but that is precisely what "Paradise Theater" was, part lament, part warning. Current members Tommy Shaw, JY, & Lawrence Gowan all weigh in as does ex-member Dennis DeYoung on "Paradise Theater" 's fortieth anniversary.
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Fifty year anniversary of their debut, logically titled “ZZ Top’s First Album”, with Billy Gibbons, Frank Beard, and the late Dusty Hill who passed away in July 2021 following hip surgery.
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Peter Frampton interview In the Studio for "Frampton Comes Alive" on its 45th anniversary.
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there was high drama and great music before with the third-time's-the-charm "Lady", then 1975's strong Equinox album containing "Light Up", "Lorelei", and the timeless "Suite: Madame Blue". Band leaders even today James "JY" Young and Tommy Shaw look back on the Equinox forty-fifth anniversary along with the original former co-founding member who wrote and sang all of those songs, Dennis DeYoung
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In order to explore the Spirit concept album "The Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus" on its golden anniversary, we sit down with singer/ songwriter/ keyboard player Jay Ferguson to hear "Animal Zoo"," Mr Skin", and "Nature's Way".
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It is the golden anniversary of the timeless Van Morrison essential "His Band and Street Choir" . This ultra-rare, fascinating interview is nothing short of a revelation...
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Kinks singer/songwriter Sir Ray Davies In the Studio discussing "Lola vs Powerman" on its 50th anniversary.
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In 1980 for their third album "Making Movies" , Mark Knopfler and Dire Straits' easily least melancholy, most upbeat batch of songs, Mark Knopfler joins me here In the Studio for the tales behind "Expresso Love","Skateaway" "Solid Rock", the epic "Tunnel of Love", and "Romeo and Juliet".
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It is the fiftieth anniversary of "All Things Must Pass" from the late George Harrison, who surprised everybody by becoming the most popular maker of solo music for the first five years after the Beatles called it a career. George Harrison talks easily about "What Is Life?","My Sweet Lord","Isn't It a Pity" from the triple LP massive ( and massively popular) All Things Must Pass;
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REO Speedwagon believed in their long game, and their long-suffering record label gave them TEN trips to the plate until the band touched all the bases in November 1980 with Hi Infidelity . Lead singer Kevin Cronin and band keyboard player co-founder Neal Doughty tell the worst-to-first ten year overnight sensation story In the Studio.
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Forty-five years ago Queen sent out invitations for "A Night at the Opera" and the whole rock world RSVP'd. With Brian May and Roger Taylor here In the Studio.