Rare musician interviews by Redbeard not part of the weekly radio series .

Jethro Tull- Stand Up 50th- War Child 45th- Ian Anderson

In the years 1969-74 there was no band in the world more exciting, more unconventional, and more successful than Jethro Tull.

Talking Heads- Stop Making Sense 35th Anniversary- David Byrne, Jerry Harrison

"I think that Talking Heads were one of the first groups who tried not to be about a fantasy that was bigger than life, but tried to be about being strong within a life that was ultimately real."- Jerry Harrison

Jackson Browne- Late for the Sky

"Late for the Sky" in September 1974 was when Jackson Browne first touched all the musical bases for me...

The Cars' Co-Founder Ric Ocasek Passes Away, 75

The Cars' co-founder inger/songwriter Ric Ocasek has died, 75.

Bachman Turner Overdrive- Not Fragile- Randy Bachman

Bachman Turner Overdrive with Randy Bachman

Eddie Money Passes Away from Cancer

We are sad and dismayed that singer Eddie Money passed away from stage four esophageal cancer, which had metastasized to his liver. Our heartfelt prayers are offered up, and condolences to his wife, friends and co-workers. https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/celebrity/eddie-money-reveals-stage-4-esophageal-cancer-diagnosis/ar-AAGgMgd?ocid=spartandhp …

Boz Scaggs 50th Anniversary

More accurately this Boz Scaggs interview falls under "Ultra Rare", as the Dallas Texas native, long residing in the San Francisco Bay wine country, has led one of the more private lives in contemporary music. Part one  details his journey…

Pat Benatar- In the Heat of the Night

Pat Benatar for her debut In the Heat of the Night 40 years ago

Three Dog Night- Suitable for Framing 50th- Danny Hutton,the late Cory Wells

Between their 1968 debut album and the mid-Seventies, it was virtually impossible to turn on an American radio without hearing Los Angeles-based legendary hitmakers Three Dog Night and one of their twenty-one hit singles...

Eddie Money Can’t Hold On, Passes Away

Eddie Money's sojourn with his most popular album Can't Hold Back took him from the top of the charts with "Take Me Home Tonight" back to the hospital where his drug overdose six years earlier had paralyzed his leg. "The first time I heard 'Take Me Home Tonight' on the radio I was doing the dishes in rehab," Eddie tells us incredulously. "I said to myself, 'What's wrong with this picture?' "

Scorpions- Moscow Music Peace Fest 30th Anniversary- Klaus Meine, Rudolph Schenker

Sitting with my guests Klaus Meine, Scorpions singer and songwriter, and Rudolph Schenker, guitarist/ songwriter,  it was fascinating to be reminded by members of Germany's  beloved band just how much rock music  had changed the world in…

Dire Straits- Communique- Mark Knopfler

Dire Straits second under-rated release “Communique” with Mark Knopfler

Blind Faith- Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood

Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood for Blind Faith 50th anniversary

R.E.M.- Reckoning 35th Anniversary- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck

R.E.M. "Murmur" quietly emerged thirty-five years ago and never left my essential music list.