Enjoy these ultra-rare exclusive live performances from Redbeard’s Dallas/Ft.Worth and Memphis afternoon radio shows between 1978-1998 ; live In The Studio performances from 1988-present ; and actual concert broadcasts produced by Redbeard .

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Pink Floyd- Comfortably Numb- Knebworth 6-30-90

This reportedly will appear later this month on the upcoming fortieth anniversary edition of Pink Floyd's The Wall.  Practically all of the later headliner performances at the 1990 Knebworth Festival outside of London were plagued by the rain,…

Black Crowes- Jealous Again- Houston 2-93

the Black Crowes' fraternal core of singer Chris Robinson and guitarist Rich Robinson have arrived at a "Wiser Time" in order to mount a major 30th anniversary tour playing "Shake Your Moneymaker"  in 2020

Limelight- Rush- Dallas Soundcheck 11-28-12

If you have ever wondered exactly how an arena-filling band like Rush dials in their live sound, here's a listen to their actual soundcheck at Dallas' American Airlines Center hours before they opened the doors for their November 2012 "Clockwork…

Bryan Adams- I Fought the Law- Belgium 1988

Bryan Adams has always been a terrific live performer. Case in point: when I visited Bryan  at his Vancouver home way back in September 1988 to discuss his career breakthrough Cuts Like a Knife  in 1983 and his star-making blockbuster Reckless…

Rolling Stones- Gimme Shelter- Hyde Park London July 2013

Normally we reserve this feature to live performances that have been recorded and/or produced by Redbeard, but we make an exception here for several reasons. First, it is the Rolling Stones on their "Fifty (and Counting...) " tour which is unprecedented…

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers- Rainy Day Women #12 & #35- Gainesville 11-4-93

Maybe I chose this terrific version of Bob Dylan's "Rainy Day Women #12 and #35", performed by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at a homecoming Gainesville FL concert in November 1993, after last night  watching Tom being interviewed by Dylan's…

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers- Even the Losers- San Francisco 2-6-97

Listen to the late great Tom Petty put the  Heartbreakers through their paces on an almost cinematic live arrangement of "Even the Losers", originally on Damn the Torpedoes,  here from February 1997 at the San Francisco Fillmore.- Redbeard…

The Police- Walking on the Moon- Boston 1979

Here is a rare early performance by The Police of "Walking on the Moon" in a Boston club 1979 just after the release of their second album, Regatta de Blanc . -Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="https://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/POLICE-Boston+1979/LIVE-police-walking-on-the-moon.mp3"…

R.E.M.- What's the Frequency Kenneth- Milton Keynes UK 7-95

"We were touring for the first time in five years. We wanted something arena and festival ready", says R.E.M. lead singer and lyricist Michael Stipe in Newsweek about the overall sound of the Fall 1994 release Monster.   The proof of the pudding…

Eric Clapton- Tell the Truth- Crossroads Guitar Fest Chicago 2007

This weekend Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival comes full circle back to Dallas Texas where the first one was held ( Cotton Bowl 2004 ). Just some of the players scheduled to appear: Billy Gibbons, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark…

Bad Company- Runnin' with the Pack- Dallas/Ft.Worth 7-10-13

Bad Company has the dubious distinction of being just about the only arena-filling Seventies band which never released a live album during its original incarnation. And even though the three surviving original members Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs,…

Lindsey Buckingham- Never Going Back Again- Dallas '92

An In the Studio exclusive, Lindsey Buckingham performing "Never Going Back Again" !

Cheap Trick- Need Your Love- Passaic NJ 12/78

Cheap Trick actually delayed their studio follow-up to the brilliant 1978 third album Heaven Tonight , not because of a lack of strong songs  written, but because their fluke live in-Japan- only release At Budokan  virtually blew up over…

Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band- Factory- Cleveland 8-78

With the release of the album Darkness on the Edge of Town in 1978, Bruce Springsteen went from the Cinemascope sweep of Born to Run three years earlier to the Rock Generation's defacto Secretary of Labor.

Rolling Stones- Mixed Emotions- Toronto 9-3-89

When interviewing Keith Richards in early January 1989 ostensibly about his solo album Talk is Cheap,  I was repeatedly reminded by his delightful publicist Jane Rose not to ask about the 900 pound gorilla in the studio: the Rolling Stones,…