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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John Mellencamp- Get a Leg Up- garage 12-91

Before arenas and stadiums, even the most popular bands in history started in someone's garage, carport, or basement. Some of today's biggest Hall of Famers, such as John Mellencamp and his excellent band, still rehearse there, as I found out one snowy Christmas season in 1991. "Get a Leg Up" comes straight off the garage floor, no overdubs.
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Boston- To Be a Man- Worcester 8-87

It had been such a "long time", almost seven years, since the band Boston had released a new album and toured that when Tom Scholz, Brad Delp, and Company returned to the concert stage headlining the 1987 Texxas Jam in front of 70,000 in the…

Bryan Adams- Hey Honey I’m Packin’ You In- Vancouver 3-92

This is Bryan Adams and band live straight off the floor on "Hey Honey, I'm Packin' You In", no overdubs, during the In the Studio live North American broadcast from Vancouver's Little Mountain Studio in March 1992.

Huey Lewis and the News- Working for a Living- Hartford 1984

In late August 1984 Huey Lewis and the News thrilled an appreciative Hartford CT audience, accompanied by a Southern New England favorite, the Tower of Power horn section. As the concert was just before Labor Day weekend, Huey and boys were "workin' it" overtime on this tight performance of "Working for a Living".

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Things Goin’ On- acoustic 3-93 Dallas

"Things Goin' On", a song that appeared on the "Pronounced"  album. This acoustic performance of it on Q102 in Dallas March 24,1993 features current Lynyrd Skynyrd singer Johnny Van Zant plus two original Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarists, Gary Rossington and the late Ed King

Rolling Stones- When the Whip Comes Down(Charlie Watts up)- Chicago 1981

Ladies and gentlemen, Charlie Watts accompanied by the Rolling Stones on "When the Whip Comes Down"!

Genesis- Mama- Knebworth 6-30-90

Here is  Genesis 30 June 1990 performing "Mama" to over 100,000 on one humid, rainy day at that year's annual Knebworth Festival outside London.

Styx- Mr Roboto- Bossier City LA 2-21-20

Styx was one of the last bands to come off the road when the COVID-19 lockdown silenced the live music industry in early 2020, and Styx was among the very first to re-emerge back in early June 2021. I simply love what the group does live these days with the AI-themed "Mr. Roboto".

Boston- Something About You- Worcester MA 8-16-87

Here is an amazing 1987 performance of "Something About You" by Boston with incredible twin harmony guitars from Tom Scholz and Gary Pihl, and Doug Huffman providing superb vocal harmony for the late Brad Delp.

Bon Jovi- Wanted Dead or Alive acoustic 3-18-87

Very rare acoustic duet of "Wanted Dead or Alive" recorded March 18, 1987 by Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora , remastered by Redbeard .

Metallica- Wherever I May Roam- San Francisico 2-6-16

For the Super Bowl 50 halftime entertainment hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area, the NFL really fumbled the ball when they passed on homies Metallica as "too heavy for halftime". So the band threw their own party the night before in Golden Gate Park, from where this terrific performance of "Wherever I May Roam" comes, shared just ahead of the "Black Album"  thirtieth anniversary.

The Who- Baba O’Riley- Toronto 12-17-82

Pete Townshend returns In the Studio for the 50th anniversary of the timeless "Who's Next". Here is The Who with Kenney Jones on drums in Toronto December 1982 with a spirited "Baba O'Riley".

Bruce Springsteen- Youngstown- 12-9-95

...ultra-rare  acoustic performance by Bruce Springsteen of  "Youngstown"  on 12/9/95 in Philadelphia's Tower Theater.

Rolling Stones- Gimme Shelter- Hyde Park London 7-6-13

the excellent rock documentary film "Twenty Feet from Stardom",  which features interviews with both Lisa Fisher and Mick Jagger who sing this, here is a stunning example of why that story needed to be told.

Foreigner- Dirty White Boy- Dallas 2-95

Original Foreigner lead singer Lou Gramm (c), Foreigner founder/guitarist Mick Jones (l), and former bassist Bruce Turgon (r) having fun with that "Dirty White Boy" Redbeard while In the Studio  on Q102 Dallas/Ft.Worth in February 1995. Both…