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 .

Paul Rodgers- Burning Love- unreleased demo 2-93

Legendary Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and even  Queen vocalist Paul Rodgers with me February 1993 in a studio somewhere in the desolate outskirts of Los Angeles, proving that even a legend needs an audience when there's a new song needing singing, even if it's only an audience of one. Here's an exclusive performance of "Burning Love".

Jackson Browne- The Two of Me and You- Los Angeles 1994

Jackson Browne sings an unplugged In the Studio exclusive “The Two of Me and You".

Fleetwood Mac- Spare Me a Little- Record Plant Sausalito 12-74

I can admit now that, not until she was officially credited on "Future Games" and "Bare Trees", were we sure that the singer of “Spare Me a Little” was female! Simply astounding that the late Christine (Perfect) McVie was lending her songwriting, distinctive voice, organ, and piano sound to Fleetwood Mac here, and continued over almost forty of the next fifty years.

Melissa Etheridge- Chrome Plated Heart- Dallas 1988

Melissa Etheridge, visiting Dallas radio station Q102 as a rookie in 1988, stepped up to the plate live, took a swing at "Chrome Plated Heart" from her debut released in May that year, and knocked it out of the park, performing on a guitar …

Traffic- Low Spark of High Heeled Boys- rehearsal 2-11-94

...get the Traffic jam flowing with the ultra-rare "No Spark" unplugged version of the Low Spark of High-Heeled Boys title song performed by Steve Winwood and the late Jim Capaldi in February 1994.

Joe Satriani- Ceremony- Dallas 1998

Extraordinary guitarist Joe Satriani, whose monstrous virtuosity is matched only by his humility, performing "Ceremony" live In the Studio with me in 1998 on KTXQ-Q102 in Dallas/Ft.Worth Texas. -Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/LIVE-joe-satriani-ceremony.mp3"…

Sting- Message in a Bottle- London 1981

This solo performance by Sting (his first ever) of "Message in a Bottle" at the second Amnesty International fundraiser in London 1981 , known as "The Secret Policeman's Other Ball", is extremely rare ...(more)

Jerry Lee Lewis- Lucille- Memphis mid-’80s

Calling veteran bass player David Cochran and rousing drummer Chad Cromwell out of bed, Jerry Lee Lewis met the two bewildered musicians for the first time and laid down this incredible version of "Lucille" in one take, straight off the studio floor. This is proof positive that he indeed was The Killer.

Queen- We Will Rock You- London 10-28-77

Like a cosmic rarity, here is an aural snapshot of  a star going into the white-hot state of supernova: Queen in a London studio performing live for the BBC with a then-new song, "We Will Rock You". Equal parts promise and serving notice, this stuff is historic, essential, and bloody epic!

Queen- Spread Your Wings- London 10-28-77

Queen always was one of those top-tier bands who could really sing and play their highly arranged material live, and here is ample proof of that fact in a rare live-in-studio performance of "Spread Your Wings" from Autumn 1977, broadcast on…

Tom Cochrane- Lunatic Fringe- Dallas 1989

From its release in 1979 on the Red Rider album As Far as Siam ,"Lunatic Fringe " was always a popular song on North American rock radio . However , in a post-9/11 world , Tom Cochrane's lyrics are now even more chilling . This performance in a Dallas Mexican restaurant- January 1989 . No stage , no P.A. , no monitors , just Corona beer & the radio feeding back . That's a lot of intense music just by two very talented guys .-Redbeard

R.E.M.- Strange Currencies- Milton Keynes 7-30-95

At England's massive Milton Keynes Bowl in late July 1995...Enjoy "Strange Currencies" by R.E.M.

Billy Joel- Only the Good Die Young reggae demo

Just for fun, check out this previously unreleased demo of Billy Joel leading his band through a reggae version of "Only the Good Die Young", no doubt in tribute to the popularity  of Bob Marley and the Wailers in 1977 when Billy Joel's The…

R.E.M.- These Days- Utrecht Holland 9-14-87

R.E.M.  packaged the September 1987 Utrecht Holland full concert as a bonus disc on the " Document"  anniversary deluxe edition. Here's a careening live version of "These Days" from those days.

Rush- New World Man- 1984

Rush "New Word Man" live 1984