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 .

Michael Penn “Try”- Dallas 7-28-97

Michael Penn live Q102 Dallas "Try" 5-97

John Mellencamp- Martha Say- Dec 1991

I spent part of my Christmas holiday 1991 in an A-frame cabin with a woodburning stove in the still snow-covered woods among the hills and "hollers" of Central Indiana's Brown County . But we weren't there for skiing or even simply to chill out . Instead , I was there to record the private rehearsal for the upcoming John Mellencamp tour .

Tom Cochrane- Calling America- Dallas 1989

Tom Cochrane live Q102 Dallas "Calling America"

Charlie Sexton-Wishing Tree-Dallas May 1995

Austin Texas-based musician Charlie Sexton's career arc resembles more an electrocardiogram, with stops as a Bob Dylan protege, solo in the mid-'80s, then the probably too-good-to-last Arcangels with Double Trouble's Chris Layton, Tommy Shannon,…

Steve Earle- Copperhead Road- Dallas 1988

In 1988 Texan Steve Earle and I were sitting by the pool on the patio of Dallas' former Greenville Avenue Country Club bar/ restaurant when he put this acoustic guitar with the huge sound on his knee and belted out "Copperhead Road", his five…

Steve Forbert- Rock While I Can Rock- Dallas 1992

You can dock me points for the minimalist recorded sound, but Steve Forbert's "Rock While I Can Rock" scores big time in the attitude column now even more than when he performed this in 1992. Recorded live solo one man band right off the dance…

Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young- Almost Cut My Hair- 1974

Crosby Stills Nash and Young live 1974 “Almost Cut My Hair”

R.E.M.- Maps and Legends- Santa Monica 1987

R.E.M. live acoustic "Maps and Legends" at McCabe's Guitar Shop, Santa Monica May 1987

Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes- The Fever- Asbury Park 1979

Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes "The Fever" live in Asbury Park 1979
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Patti Scialfa-Rumble Doll 7-93

Rare revealing interview with Patti Scialfa, plus three terrific live performances In the Studio.

Big Head Todd & the Monsters- Resignation Superman-Dallas 2-97

These Colorado boys ain't named "monsters" for nothin': their 1995 album Sister Sweetly   sold over 1,000,000 copies. Big Head Todd & the Monsters' third Caribbean cruise sold out just days after it was announced for their float party…

Eric Johnson- Desert Rose- Dallas 6-14-86

Austin Texas-based phenomenal guitarist/ composer/ singer Eric Johnson released Europe Live     fourteen track collection June 2014. Though well known as a studio perfectionist, nevertheless it was on stage in the late 1970s to mid 1980s…

Tom Kimmel- Small Song- Dallas 1987

"It's a small song, but it's the way I feel..."-Tom Kimmel, 1987 Nashville-based singer/ songwriter Tom Kimmel appeared unannounced at Dallas radio station Q102 one day, promoting his 5 to 1    album. He was warm, friendly, with an easy…

Toadies- Possum Kingdom- New Years Eve ’95-Dallas

Not even the  Rubberneck    25th anniversary releases, with excellent remastered sound and bonus tracks on vinyl and CD, of Ft. Worth band The Toadies contains this legendary New Years Eve 1995-96 performance of "Possum Kingdom", mixed live…