Dire Straits 45th Anniversary- Mark Knopfler 6-5

the first Dire Straits album quietly, unassumingly was released in June 1978. But by November, the unique sound and subject matter of "Sultans of Swing" was seemingly everywhere all at once. Mastermind of Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler, is my guest In the Studio for the forty-fifth anniversary of the Dire Straits debut the week of June 5.

Talking Heads- Speaking in Tongues 40th Anniversary- David Byrne, Jerry Harrison 5-29

Talking Heads' Speaking in Tongues turns forty this month, but shows no sign of dating because of smart lyrics, infectious hooks, and imminently danceable rhythms. Talking Heads keyboard/guitar player Jerry Harrison, and the one and only "American Utopia" composer David Byrne, are my guests here In the Studio for the Speaking in Tongues story framed by "Burning Down the House", "Girlfriend is Better", and "I Get Wild" the week of May 29.
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Van Halen- OU812- Alex & Eddie, Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony 35th anniversary

"OU812"  by Van Halen topped the US sales chart in Summer 1988, captured like a Polaroid snapshot in this time capsule of an interview featuring Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony, and Sammy Hagar.  A lot of tequila has run under the bridge since then, but even thirty-five year old mescal can't alter the fact that these guys were having too much fun then, fans were selling out football stadiums coast to coast and gobbling up more than 4,000,000 copies of "OU812"...

Dave Edmunds- I Hear You Knockin’- NYC 5-18-83

Dave Edmunds "I Hear You Knockin' " this superb live performance at New York City's Roseland Ballroom in May 1983.
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Joe Walsh- The Smoker You Drink…50th/ But Seriously Folks 45th anniversaries

Joe Walsh busts out of Cleveland-based The James Gang and heads west, making rock history along the Rocky Mountain way. Joe Walsh and I are Buckeyes in exile here In the Studio.on the dual anniversaries of "The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get" 50th and "But Seriously Folks" 45th.

The Fixx- Reach the Beach 40th anniversary- Cy Curnin, Adam Woods

Cy Curnin and Adam Woods In the Studio for The Fixx fortieth anniversary of the two million-seller "Reach the Beach"!

Joe Walsh- Dreams- Dallas 7-10-81

Joe Walsh reactivated his popular solo career in the early Eighties while the Eagles were on hiatus, and in July 1981 played Dallas Reunion Arena to a full house. With the golden anniversary of Joe Walsh's "The Smoker You Drink..." album imminent, here is a live performance of a tasty tune,"Dreams".
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Rolling Stones- Some Girls 45th- Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood

On the 45th anniversary of "Some Girls", Keith Richards is joined in this classic rock interview by Mick Jagger, Ronnie Wood, and former Faces keyboard player the late Ian McLagan who played on this Rolling Stones #1 Billboard album and single ("Miss You").

The Cars 45th Anniversary- Greg Hawkes, the late Ric Ocasek

The Cars' co-founder singer/songwriter the late Ric Ocasek goes under the hood with keyboard player Greg Hawkes for the 45th anniversary of their 1978 debut.

Rod Stewart- Time- Tenth Anniversary

Rod Stewart joins me In the Studio for a rare conversation to celebrate the tenth anniversary of his 2013 album “Time”.