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Boz Scaggs- Silk Degrees 45th Anniversary

It is the forty-fifth anniversary of Boz Scaggs "Silk Degrees" , one of the albums which musically defined America's bicentennial year in much the same way as "Frampton Comes Alive", "Fly Like an Eagle" and "Year of the Cat". 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.
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Win a Great Rush Prize Pack

Register for the drawing before midnight ET March 14 to win all of the following: Rush "2112"  DVD + 2-CD 40th anniversary; "Time Machine" live 2-CD; and Rush's final studio album, "Clockwork Angels" !

Doobie Brothers- Takin’ It to the Streets 45th- Pat Simmons, Tom Johnston, Michael McDonald 3-15

Chapter Two of one of America's most beloved bands, The Doobie Brothers, began forty-five years ago with the release of "Takin' It to the Streets". For the who and why, we will reconvene the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers who led the Doobies then and now, Pat Simmons and Tom Johnston, with "Ol' Blue Eyes" Michael McDonald here In the Studio the week of March 15.
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Phil Collins- Face Value 40th Anniversary

Of his cinderella  first solo album "Face Value" forty years ago, Phil Collins recalls the real-life betrayal and heartbreak which inspired "In the Air Tonight", "I Missed Again"; and why he did not include another original, "How Can You Sit There?", on Face Value nor it's follow up, Hello I Must Be Going, but opted instead to give it to the soundtrack of the 1984 movie Against All Odds, going on to become Phil Collins' first #1 hit.
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38 Special- Wild-Eyed Southern Boys 40th- Donnie Van Zant, Jeff Carlisi

Former singer/ songwriter co-founder Donnie Van Zant and original 38 Special lead guitarist Jeff Carlisi recall band headquarters in an abandoned auto parts garage in a swamp to work up songs for "Wild-Eyed Southern Boys" on its 40th anniversary.
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R.E.M.- Half a World Away- Milton Keynes UK 7-30-95

This live R.E.M. performance outdoors in the English countryside of "Half a World Away" in Summer 1995 serves as an appetizer for the upcoming rockumentary here In the Studio for the parent album "Out of Time" 's thirtieth anniversary coming 3/1.

Phil Collins “In the Air Tonight”- Live Aid Philadelphia 7-13-85

with 100,000 people for Live Aid US, I stood back of center stage about ten feet behind Phil Collins who was seated at a black grand piano. Beside me looking over his 3"x 5" recipe cards with notes for stage announcements stood Jack Nicholson. Collins, fresh off the Concorde supersonic jet which had conveyed him from his earlier performance at the London Live Aid concert, sang his surprise movie hit "Against All Odds" and then "the other song I know on piano"...

Jethro Tull- Aqualung 50th Anniversary- Ian Anderson 3-8

Jethro Tull's leader since their second album, Ian Anderson, joins me here In the Studio  for the story behind "Cross-Eyed Mary","Mother Goose","Locomotive Breath","My God", "Wond'ring Aloud","Hymn #43", and the iconic title song "Aqualung" the week of March 8 for the essential album's golden anniversary.
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YES- The YES Album 50th Anniversary- Jon Anderson, Tony Kaye, Steve Howe, Bill Bruford

It is the fiftieth anniversary of The YES Album , a progressive rock touchstone. If the British Invasion bands led by The Beatles and Rolling Stones wanted to be rock'n'roll's second verse after "Be Bop a Lula" and "Maybe Baby", then London's King Crimson, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and YES were determined to be rock's "C" section, the musical bridge which takes the listener somewhere unexpectedly before returning to the familiar refrain.
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Win 8 Black American Classics from Rhino

To celebrate American Black History Month, Rhino has digital downloads of the following albums to win: George Benson – Breezin’, Chaka Khan – Epiphany: The Best of Chaka Khan, Vol 1, Curtis Mayfield – Roots, & five more.