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 .

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…

Eric Johnson-“SRV”- Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute 10-96

"SRV" , his tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan , is originally from Eric Johnson's "Venus Isle" album , this tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan was done absolutely live , no overdubs , on Q102 October 1996 . Mix by Richard Mullen , house sound by Doug Hall , produced by Redbeard .

Boz Scaggs- Some Change- Dallas 5-94

Here's Dallas Texas native Boz Scaggs performing the title song to his album Some Change   live on my Q102 Dallas afternoon radio show in May 1994. As Nile Rodgers would say , "Smooth as a gravy sandwich ...". See Scaggs steal the show with…

Boz Scaggs- Lowdown- May 1994 Dallas

Much to my delight, Dallas-via-San Francisco rhythm and bluesman Boz Scaggs has been quite prolific in the 21st century, with the new A Fool to Care   just arriving. One look at the superb Dukes of September    concert DVD confirms my impression…

Damn Yankees feat.Tommy Shaw- Renegade Denver 6-20-92

Nineties super group Damn Yankees featuring Michael Cartellone, Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, and Ted Nugent live in Denver June 20, 1992 performing Tommy Shaw's Styx song "Renegade".

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Only Human- Boston 11-79

The release of the triple-disc live career set For the Lack of Honest Work from Todd Rundgren is a joy for us TR fans , but as comprehensive and era-spanning as it is, there are still some "best of" songs that are not represented . Check out the stunning live chorus vocals here on "Only Human" in this Thanksgiving-eve 1979 Boston performance with Utopia bass/vocalist Kasim Sultan, keyboards/vocalist Roger Powell, and drummer/singer Willie Wilcox.

Fleetwood Mac- Hypnotized- Sausalito 12-15-74

Shortly before he would depart Fleetwood Mac, the late Bob Welch singing the sublime "Hypnotized" with the band performing live in 1974 from The Record Plant in Sausalito CA.

Supertramp- Bloody Well Right- 1975 Hammersmith Odeon London

Here is just a sample of the spectacular deluxe 40th anniversary edition of Supertramp's Crime of the Century   with bonus incredible-sounding live  material,  such as this mint version of "Bloody Well Right". And get the full inside story…

Chris Isaak- You Owe Me Some Kind of Love- Dallas 1986

It never ceases to amaze me just how much entertainment some musicians can coax out of a tiny  ukelele and some brushes on a hand drum when you have a great song and a one-in-a-million voice like Chris Isaak. That's all it took for him and…

Neil Young & Crazy Horse- Powderfinger- San Francisco 1986

Not since Robbie Robertson's "The Night They Drove Ol' Dixie Down" had anyone written and sung ( in the first person, no less ) about the American antebellum South so richly, so believably as Neil Young and Crazy Horse with "Powderfinger", originally…

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers- Don’t Bring Me Down-Boston 1978

When Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers only had two albums of material from which to draw for their club sets ( which often meant several sets a night), the band would reach down at just the right time and throw a change up cover song such as…

Boz Scaggs- High Sierra- Dallas 5-97

Boz Scaggs live in the studio "High Sierra" May 1997

Michael Penn “Try”- Dallas 7-28-97

Michael Penn live Q102 Dallas "Try" 5-97