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 .

Styx feat. Tommy Shaw- Crystal Ball- 1981 Memphis

Styx singer/songwriter/guitarist Tommy Shaw rolled out of bed and used a borrowed acoustic guitar to sing live on my afternoon show ...1981 acoustic version of his "Crystal Ball" ( with the extra verse not on the Styx version)

Peter Frampton- Nowhere’s Too Far for My Baby- Montreal 2011

Here's Peter Frampton on 2011's  triumphant Frampton Comes Alive 35   tour with  a terrific song called "Nowhere's Too Far for My Baby" which was dropped for vinyl time restrictions from the original Frampton Comes Alive   album. This tight performance is  from the Montreal  show in 2011.

Toadies New Years Eve 25th Anniversary- Dallas Bomb Factory 12-31-95

The hottest New Years Eve ticket in Texas twenty-five years ago was  The Toadies live at Dallas' Bomb Factory. The Ft. Worth band's "Rubberneck"  album had just been certified gold on its way to a million in sales, and even though the Bomb Factory held thousands, the concert sold out in advance, so my radio station Q102 broadcast the Toadies live.

Steve Earle- Days Aren’t Long Enough

"Days Aren't Long Enough" originally found on Americana mainstay Steve Earle's 2007 Washington Square Serenade   is the 21st century replacement for "Auld Lang Syne", performed live In the Studio in Dallas in 2007 by the former Guitar Town  …

38 Special- Live New Years Eve 1982 Memphis

From the 38 Special New Years Eve nationwide radio broadcast rockin' into the night live from Memphis on 12/31/82

Matthew Sweet- Girlfriend- San Diego 2014

On the night back in 2014 when Matthew Sweet and band played the San Diego suburbs, the crowd waited patiently for his showstopper, "Girlfriend", and Matthew and band obliged of course with this solid performance.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse- When You Dance- San Francisco 1986

Neil Young with Crazy Horse-San Francisco 1986, to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the original release on "After the Goldrush" in Fall 1970.

King Crimson- Epitaph- San Francisco 12/14/69

Clearly King Crimson were third billed openers that night of December 14, 1969 ahead of fellow countrymen from London, The Nice, and headliners local Bay Area favorites The Chambers Brothers...

Greg Lake- Affairs of the Heart- Dallas 1992

Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake, and Palmer and the original King Crimson showed up In the Studio in Dallas on Q102 one afternoon in 1992 with a curvy blonde (guitar) on his lap and serenaded us with this spine-tingling rendition of "Affairs of the Heart".

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".