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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Black Crowes- Back Door Santa- 2005

Even though this smokin' version of Clarence Carter's "Back Door Santa" first appeared in December 2005 as a freebie download, the Black Crowes may have actually recorded the holiday chestnut about a decade earlier.
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Mark Knopfler- Romeo and Juliet- Grand Prairie TX 9-8-19

Mark Knopfler live in suburban Dallas/Ft.Worth 2019 performing “Romeo and Juliet”

Simple Minds- Sanctify Yourself- Sydney 12-7-12

We saw the endearing, lovable Jim Kerr, guitarist Charlie Burchill, and Simple Minds  perform in Dallas/ Ft.Worth in November 2018, and even before entering the auditorium proper we were alerted to the explosive sounds of "Big Music" from the…

Queen- Bohemian Rhapsody/ Killer Queen medley- London 1975

The regal rock of Queen came of age on the stage by this time in 1975 as is evidenced by this stunning performance at London's Odeon Theater with a medley of songs "Black Queen" from Queen II,  "Killer Queen" from their first solid album, 1974's Sheer Heart Attack , and their breakthrough "Bohemian Rhapsody" from Queen's fourth effort, A Night at the Opera.

Rolling Stones- Jumpin’ Jack Flash- New Orleans 10-10-94

this live radio broadcast of the Rolling Stones on the Voodoo Lounge Tour while in the New Orleans Superdome October 10, 1994. This is LIVE "Jumpin' Jack Flash" from the stage to the broadcast truck to the airwaves. No fixes, no tricks, no overdubs.

Billy Joe Shaver- Georgia on a Fast Train/ Live Forever- Dallas 4-07

The time back in Spring 2007 when noted Texas songwriter Billy Joe Shaver sang "Georgia on a Fast Train" and "Live Forever" and told me stories on my afternoon Dallas/ Ft.Worth radio show, it wasn't so much an interview as a case of squatter's rights,  as it turns out much like the way in which he introduced himself to the late great Waylon Jennings, who would cover many of Billy Joe's songs while defining the sound of Outlaw Country on such seminal albums as Honky Tonk Heroes  and This Time  in 1973.

Aerosmith- Draw the Line- Brussels 1993

Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler has a wide reputation for being a notorious trickster, but Halloween night 1993 in Brussels it was all musical treats for the audience when the band, clearly at the peak of its powers, conjured up ear candy from all eras of their long career, including this wicked version of "Draw the Line".

Rush- Big Money- Dallas 2012

Rush Big Money live Dallas 2012

John Mellencamp- Seventh Son- Chess Studio, Chicago 5-’89

John Mellencamp and his wonderfully talented band left his garage in Central Indiana back in early May 1989 and headed north by northwest to  legendary Chicago Chess Studio and cut this live version of the Willie Dixon song made famous by Johnny…

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".