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

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 under-rated second 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.

Peter Frampton- When All the Pieces Fit 30th Anniversary

As Peter Frampton mounts his farewell tour of America, his long-ago adopted home, it also marks the thirtieth anniversary of one of the Eighties' real under-rated gems, 1989's "When All the Pieces Fit" . But Peter's health concern now with a progressive degenerative muscular disease, which prompted the current farewell tour, is not his first crisis, as you will hear in this interview.

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble- In Step 30th Anniversary

If you run the numbers of the Summer 1989 album In Step   by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, just the mere facts are impressive. In Step   was the Texas trio's fourth studio album, but their first after Vaughan's collapse and near death…

Little Feat- Best pt 2- Bill Payne, the late Paul Barrere

Little Feat best of pt 2 with Bill Payne and the late Paul Barrere