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Rush- Moving Pictures 40th- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, the late Neil Peart

"Music was changing," Rush lead singer/composer Geddy Lee tells us in this In the Studio  episode, and without Lee, guitarist/composer Alex Lifeson, and drummer/lyricist the late Neil Peart embracing the fresh musical ideas in the crosswinds of the early Eighties on "Moving Pictures" with songs "Tom Sawyer","Red Barchetta","Limelight", "Vital Signs", and "Witch Hunt", it is doubtful that a path to mainstream success would have been cleared forty years ago for later major bands...
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Heart- Dreamboat Annie 45th- Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson

"In the Studio" with Ann & Nancy Wilson of Heart for the real rock fairy tale of "Dreamboat Annie" on its 45th anniversary.

Jackson Browne- Lives in the Balance 35th Anniversary

Jackson Browne had grown increasingly active in a series of high-profile humanitarian causes including nuclear energy moratorium, climate change awareness, famine relief, and anti-apartheid in South Africa...But not until the February 1986 release of "Lives in the Balance"  had the popular singer/songwriter turned his introspective mirror around in his songs. Jackson Browne joins me here In the Studio for the 35th anniversary.

Rush- Limelight- Dallas Soundcheck 11-28-12

Rush soundcheck Dallas November 2012 performing “Limelight”.

R.E.M.- Out of Time 30th Anniversary 3/1

One of the songs which would come to define the '90s decade, "Losing My Religion" from the R.E.M. album "Out of Time", their first #1 seller in both the US and UK. R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, and Mike Mills here In the Studio  as my guests on the thirtieth anniversary of this triple Grammy Award winner the week of March 1.
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Redbeard Rocks American Black History Month!

rock'n'soul playlist of the greatest rockers like the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Bob Seger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, ZZ Top, and twenty-five more all paying  tribute to Detroit's Motown and Memphis' Stax  African-American musical giants, presented to commemorate American Black History Month.

Queen- Innuendo 30th Anniversary- Brian May, Roger Taylor

Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor In the Studio with Redbeard on the 30th anniversary of "Innuendo", Freddie Mercury's final album, which Rolling Stone magazine called "Queen's last masterpiece."

Jackson Browne- The Two of Me and You- Los Angeles 1994

Jackson Browne sings an unplugged In the Studio exclusive “The Two of Me and You".
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Bad Company- Run With the Pack 45th- Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Simon Kirke

Bad Company lead singer/songwriter Paul Rodgers, guitarist/songwriter Mick Ralphs, and drummer Simon Kirke all agreed that being the first band signed to Led Zeppelin's Swan Song label, as well as sharing management with them, was advantageous. However the expectations for this "supergroup", containing Rodgers and Kirke from Free and Ralphs from Mott the Hoople, were exceedingly high for "Run With the Pack"  in 1976.

Phil Collins- Face Value 40th Anniversary 2-22

Genesis frontman Phil Collins turned personal pathos into platinum forty years ago with his first solo album, "Face Value", launching an extraordinary parallel solo career over the next decade that had no equal. Phil Collins joins me here In the Studio   for the story of "In the Air Tonight","I Missed Again", and the non-album movie hit "Against All Odds" the week of February 22