Back when the Doobie Brothers’ Minute by Minute album was released in December 1978, I wasn’t aware of a Hollywood maxim, but the band’s Warner Bros. record label apparently was. A little-known showbiz PR secret to which no one in Hollywood or network TV will ever admit is that when you suddenly see big movie […]
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Billy Idol joins me In the Studio on the thirty-fifth anniversary of Rebel Yell to invoke the eleventh commandment: thou shalt have no Idols before Billy! -Redbeard
“Hard+Heavy” box set of classic hard rock interviews In the Studio with Paul Rodgers of Bad Company, Tom Schulz of Boston, Deep Purple’s Ian Gillian and Roger Glover, Heart throbs Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson, Rob Hanford from Judas Priest, Kiss mainstays Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, Ted Nugent, Whitesnake’s David Coverdale.
Like David Bowie did five years before and Sting would repeat five years later, Dire Straits’ October 1980 third release “Making Movies” is Mark Knopfler’s unabashedly “Big Apple” album through the eyes of an Englishman in New York who had grown up an ocean away on Hemingway, Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Bob Dylan.
…(cont) every headline before and since the cancer-related premature death of blues-rock phenomenon Jeff Healey March 2, 2008 has included the qualifier “blind guitarist” , as if Healey’s mind-blowing facility and unique technique on the instrument,his more-than-competent rich vocals,his uncanny choice of material,and Jeff’s wicked ultra-dry sense of humor were less defining of the man than his inability to read the drive-through menu at Taco Bell…(more)
Continuing my in-depth classic rock interview with Peter Gabriel in Autumn 1992 on the occasion of the release of his sixth studio album, “Us”pt 2. This is the conclusion of the career-spanning conversation. -Redbeard
(cont)…In October 1992 , Jeffrey performed “The Hero in Me” live in a Dallas disco accompanied by four members of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, with music charts arranged by me humming the string parts to a most-patient and bemused classical arranger . Gaines reminds us that the potential for valor resides in each of us , and requires only the sincere desire to serve others .-Redbeard
Jimmy Page & Robert Plant recall first rehearsals for Led Zeppelin first public performance 11-9-68 at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm.
…prior to Help Yourself. A peculiar and confounding thing happened with the reception to that fourth Julian Lennon album and its brilliant eco-ballad “Saltwater”. The song went to #6 in the UK and straight to #1 in Australia, but failed to even chart in America.
The mid-Eighties was a most difficult time for the titans of rock’s Second Generation. The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and The Who were no longer recording, touring, and in some cases even SPEAKING together. Rock’n’roll was officially in full-blown midlife crisis …Pete Townshend joins me In the Studio for Deep End Live.