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 .

Todd Rundgren- Black Mariah- Ridgefield CT 2015

Todd Rundgren performed a stunning version of "Black Mariah", one of my all-time TR faves (originally found "when the kid gets heavy..." on Something/ Anything?  almost fifty years ago ) when he played Ridgefield CT back in 2015, and this high…

U2- Until the End of the World- NYC Yankee Stadium 1992

U2's "Until the End of the World", it is imperative that the listener understand that the singers' (plural) perspectives change every time the stanzas do. The singer in the first stanza is Jesus; the singer in the second stanza is Judas; and in the final stanza, it's you and me.

Aerosmith- Sweet Emotion/Peter Gunn- Brussels 10-31-93

When Aerosmith performed this blistering version of "Sweet Emotion/Peter Gunn" that Halloween night in Brussels over twenty-five years ago, the guys had already been performing the song from "Toys in the Attic" for almost twenty years by then, but clearly never doing it better.

Bad Company- Shooting Star- Dallas/Ft.Worth 7-10-13

Bad Company really impressed on their Summer 2013 40th Anniversary Tour, and here is irrefutable evidence, as this live performance of "Shooting Star" originally found on their second album, Straight Shooter  , came straight off the concert mixing console the night of July 10 in Dallas

Boston- To Be a Man- Worcester 8-87

It had been such a "long time", almost seven years, since the band Boston had recorded and toured that when Tom Scholz, Brad Delp, and Company returned to the concert stage headlining the 1987 Texxas Jam in front of 70,000 in the Dallas Cotton…

Def Leppard “Rock of Ages” Medley

This fabulous "Rock of Ages" medley by Def Leppard from the In the Studio archive was unavailable in the U.S. for about twenty years.

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Workin’ for MCA- Memphis 10-30-73

Lynyrd Skynyrd in Memphis' Ardent Studio 10-30-73 performing "Workin' for MCA"

Billy Joel- You May Be Right-w/Elton John 7-94

Billy Joel performs "You May Be Right" with Elton John July 1994 at The Meadowlands

David Bowie- Changes- Los Angeles 1974

When David Bowie performed "Changes" in Los Angeles in 1974, now with historical hindsight we can see that David Bowie gave us hints of a musical left turn even that night.

Eric Johnson- Cliffs of Dover- Dallas 6-14-86

Eric Johnson "Cliffs of Dover" live 6-14-86 in Dallas, four years before studio release.

Damn Yankees- High Enough- Dallas 3-95

Ex-Damn Yankees Tommy Shaw and Jack Blades sing an acoustic version of one of the big hits they contributed to the Damn Yankees   two million-seller debut from February 1990, "High Enough".

James Taylor- Sweet Baby James- Dallas 3-92

To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of James Taylor's landmark release Sweet Baby James   this month, here is an acoustic performance of the title song which JT did "In the Studio" during one of his several visits.

Metallica- Too Heavy for Halftime- Super Bowl 50

Metallica reminds us that the last time that San Francisco was involved in a Super Bowl was not as a team but as host to the landmark Super Bowl 50 in February 2016. Here is "Fuel" for your fire from that show.

Black Crowes- Hard to Handle- Houston 2-6-93

An absolutely sizzling hot Black Crowes live version of Otis Redding's "Hard to Handle" from a Houston performance 2/ 6/93.

Rush- Big Money- Dallas 2012

Rush Big Money live Dallas 2012