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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Police- Driven to Tears- Buenos Aires 12-2007

If any fans in the massive audience witnessing the reunion tour by the Police in Buenos Aires back in December 2007 were literally "Driven to Tears", then no doubt they were tears of joy. This kind of reaction was replayed nightly so often that…

Allman Brothers Band- In Memory of Elizabeth Reed- LA 6-11-92

This live acoustic version of "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed", originally served up fifty years ago on only their second album, Idlewild South .

Ozzy Osbourne- I Don’t Know- Memphis April 1982

Ozzy Osbourne's first performance after the tragic airplane accident which killed his young gifted guitarist Randy Rhoads, his tour seamstress, and tour bus driver had the double weight of being a long-scheduled live radio broadcast to America.…

Ozzy Osbourne- Iron Man medley- Memphis 4-28-82

Here's a live medley of "Iron Man" and "Children of the Grave" by Ozzy Osbourne April 28, 1982 at Memphis Mid-South Coliseum, one of the first shows after the accidental death of Ozzy's guitarist Randy Rhoads

Paul McCartney- “1985”- Chicago 2015

Paul McCartney performed one of my favorite setlists in a particularly spirited Lollapalooza appearance in Chicago Summer 2015, digging into the Wings catalog for this version of "Nineteen Eighty-Five".

Queensryche- Best I Can- Hammersmith Odeon London 11-15-90

In November 1990 Queensryche planted the flag of smartly conceived and played all-American rock in the heart of the British Empire, London's venerable Hammersmith Odeon theater. This live performance of "Best I Can" is completely live, no overdubs.

Boston- Holly Ann- Boston 8-16-87

This time in 1987 the home team was holed up in the Worcester suburbs of Boston midway through a ten-night stand when they performed the entire "Third Stage"  album front to back, capping that impressive song cycle with this stunning live "Holly Ann".

Rory Gallagher- Tattoo’d Lady- New York City 11-78

Rory Gallagher and the Irishman's trio in New York City club The Bottom Line in November 1978 performing "Tattoo'd Lady", unfortunately still struggling to get a sizable fanbase in America after almost a decade of constant recording and touring, requiring them to play two complete shows in one night.

Midnight Oil- The Dead Heart- New York City 4-93

It was at a rare club show in New York City during the press roll out of "Earth and Sun and Moon" in April 1993 that Midnight Oil performed this terrific version of  native aboriginal anthem "The Dead Heart".

John Mellencamp- Rain on the Scarecrow- Dallas 10-1-91

This acoustic performance of "Rain on the Scarecrow" was absolutely live on my Q102 Dallas/ Ft Worth afternoon radio show in October 1991 with Mike Wanchic on guitar and Kenny Aronoff playing alongside John Mellencamp

John Fogerty- Fortunate Son- rehearsal 5-97

John Fogerty ripping through the furious protest song he wrote and sang for Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Fortunate Son". This unreleased gem from the In the Studio  archives was recorded in May 1997 during John Fogerty's rehearsals...

Live Aid 35th Anniversary- Neil Young- Helpless- Philadelphia

Proving to the whole world that day to be anything other than "Helpless", Neil Young and a cast of a hundred thousand in Philadelphia's JFK Stadium joined a similar group in London's Wembley Stadium via satellite, and an estimated 1.4 billion viewing and listening worldwide, to raise money and awareness for starving residents of Ethiopia, Sudan, and sub-Saharan Africa on July 13, 1985 for Live Aid 35th anniversary.

Bruce Springsteen- Human Touch- L.A. rehearsal 6-5-92

At rehearsal that June 1992 in Los Angeles, Bruce Springsteen and his new band invited Mrs. S onstage to help out on "Human Touch".

ACDC- Back in Black- Landover MD 12-21-81

This should get you pumped for the fortieth anniversary of AC/DC" Back in Black" this month here In the Studio : the band stomping through the album's title song during a tour stop in Landover MD in December 1981.

Charlie Daniels Band- The Devil Went Down to Georgia 1-13-79

Charlie Daniels told me that he had just finished writing "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" before he and the Charlie Daniels Band performed it at their annual Volunteer Jam in Nashville on January 13,1979 , making this performance the first ever before a live audience .-Redbeard