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Cross "Bridges to Buenos Aires" with the Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones have been stuffing stockings the world over for more than half a century, so why should this holiday season be any less? This legendary South American suarez included a guest who actually sang center stage "Like a Rolling…
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Black Crowes- Jealous Again- Houston 2-93

the Black Crowes' fraternal core of singer Chris Robinson and guitarist Rich Robinson have arrived at a "Wiser Time" in order to mount a major 30th anniversary tour playing "Shake Your Moneymaker"  in 2020
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Sting- Fields of Gold 25th Anniversary

It's the twenty-fifth anniversary of the first Sting solo best-of, Fields of Gold. In this In The Studio  classic rock interview, Sting covers a lot of ground.

Limelight- Rush- Dallas Soundcheck 11-28-12

If you have ever wondered exactly how an arena-filling band like Rush dials in their live sound, here's a listen to their actual soundcheck at Dallas' American Airlines Center hours before they opened the doors for their November 2012 "Clockwork…
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Bryan Adams- Reckless 35th Anniversary

Thirty-five years ago Bryan Adams’ fourth album , Reckless ,  had only just begun spinning off what eventually would be a total of six Top 15 hits, including "Run to You","One Night Love Affair", "Somebody", "Summer of '69", "It's Only Love"…
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Win Foreigner "Double Vision 40th: Then & Now" CD/DVD

Fans had been clamoring for it, but only "The Duke" could pull it off. Foreigner founder/ guitarist Mick Jones arranged for original singer/co-writer Lou Gramm and other original members to join the current Foreigner band in a celebratory tour,…

Pink Floyd The Wall 40th Anniversary pt1- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason 11-25

On its fortieth anniversary of release, we explore Pink Floyd's The Wall   with its chief architect Roger Waters, project manager David Gilmour, and foundation-laying Nick Mason in part one the week of November 25. -Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio…

Bryan Adams- I Fought the Law- Belgium 1988

Bryan Adams has always been a terrific live performer. Case in point: when I visited Bryan  at his Vancouver home way back in September 1988 to discuss his career breakthrough Cuts Like a Knife  in 1983 and his star-making blockbuster Reckless…

ZZ Top- Deguello 40th Anniversary- Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard

It is ironic that one of the least popular albums in the ZZ Top catalog, Tejas,  nevertheless came out during the legendary "Worldwide Texas Tour "1976-77 tour, which resembled not  so much a rock concert tour as a Lone Star version of Noah's…
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Rolling Stones- Let It Bleed 50th Anniversary- Mick Taylor, Bill Wyman

So very many impressions immediately come to mind, and conflicting emotions of great joy, admiration, as well as terrible dread compete, when referencing the Rolling Stones' November 1969 masterpiece Let It Bleed .  And that goes double for…