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 .

U2- One- NYC Yankee Stadium 1992

Here's U2 live in New York City's original Yankee Stadium on August 30, 1992 performing "Love Is Blindness" , the last song on the Achtung Baby album which is marking its 20th anniversary .-Redbeard

Rush- Closer to the Heart- 1984

A perennial crowd-pleaser since it appeared on A Farewell to Kings, before the invention of the cellphone light "Closer to the Heart" made a Bic lighter as essential at a Rush show as a concert ticket. Here's the performance on the 1984 Grace…

Ozzy Osbourne- Paranoid- Memphis 4-28-82

In April 1982 Ozzy Osbourne honored an agreement to broadcast his sold-out concert live nationwide from the Memphis Mid-South Coliseum, in spite of the fact that his guitarist Randy Rhoads, his band seamstress, and his tour bus driver had all…

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers- Gloria- San Francisco 2-6-97

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers were among the best working bands on the planet even before they did twenty nights at San Francisco's Fillmore early in 1997, and this not-to-be-missed performance of Van Morrison's "Gloria" certainly doesn't…

Rembrandts-Johnny Have You Seen Her?- Ft Worth 1992

Danny Wilde and Phil Solem of the Rembrandts have been making terrific power pop music for years, whether as Great Buildings in the early Eighties, on Danny Wilde's power pop solo masterpiece The Boyfriend   in 1986, composing and singing…

Chris Whitley-“Living With the Law”- Dallas 7-91

Although Chris Whitley's birth certificate listed Houston Texas as his birthplace, by the time the eclectic modern bluesman's untimely death in  2005 at age 45, Chris had lived all over the world. Sensing a rare authenticity and smoldering…

John Fogerty- Lodi- rehearsal Burbank 1997

Surprised to find just how many towns with the name "Lodi" existed. But there has only ever been one song with that moniker, written and sung by John Fogerty when he led Creedence Clearwater Revival. Here's John and his band just before embarking on tour,at rehearsal in Burbank CA in May 1997.

Robert Cray- More Than I Can Stand- 1987 Dallas

Here is proof that the Robert Cray Band has been an impeccable live outfit nightly for decades, performing "More Than I Can Stand (It's Over)" at Dallas' Club Redux in 1987. -Redbeard  [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/LIVE-robert-cray-more-than-i-can-stand.mp3"…

Fleetwood Mac- Spare Me a Little- Record Plant Sausalito Dec 1974

Happy birthday Christine McVie! Simply astounding that she was lending her songwriting, distinctive voice, organ, and piano sound to Fleetwood Mac here, and continues to do so in 2017 in a big way this month appearing at the Classic West shows…

Bruce Springsteen- Born in the USA- Philadelphia 12-95

After the release of the Ghost of Tom Joad album , which invokes the name of the starving Depression-era Okie in the Grapes of Wrath , Bruce Springsteen did some selected dates without the "E" Street Band . More than a decade after the Republican Party appropriated the chorus from his song "Born in the USA" for President Ronald Reagan's re-election campaign , Springsteen was still rankled by the usage out of context minus the verses . ..(more)

Styx-I Am the Walrus-Oregon 2004

This live performance of  "I Am the Walrus" from Styx on September 11, 2004 is simply stunning, and Styx lead singer/ keyboard player Lawrence Gowan and singer/ guitarist Tommy Shaw explain what it takes to pull off a production piece that…

Rolling Stones- Dancing With Mr D- Brussels 1973

Long bootlegged in inferior quality, here's vintage Rolling Stones with Mick Taylor on lead guitar doing a rare performance of "Dancing With Mr D" in October 1973 in Brussels. Amazing quality with remastering by Redbeard. [jwplayer config="Audio…

Tom Cochrane-Life is a Highway- Dallas 9-92

The delightfully effervescent Tom Cochrane stripping down to the fundamentals & doing his best Bobby Zimmerman on "Life is a Highway" during one of his several appearances on my Friday afternoon Q102 radio show over the years. - Redbeard [jwplayer…

John Mellencamp- Small Town- 10-1-91 Dallas

When John Mellencamp performed a live acoustic version of "Small Town" on my Q102 Dallas radio show in October 1991, he had already become ambivalent about the effect that the 1985 ginormous hit was having on his career long-term. Mellencamp…

Arcangels-Living in a Dream-Austin

One of the nicest musical surprises of 1992 had to be the Arcangels album, which paired dual singer/songwriter/guitarist frontmen Charlie Sexton and Doyle Bramhall II with  Hall of Fame inductees Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon, Stevie Ray Vaughan's…