Cheap Trick- At Budokan 45th- Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander 2-5

Lead guitarist/co-writer Rick Nielsen and singer/co-writer Robin Zander of Cheap Trick tell the gleeful story of the fluke live album "At Budokan" on its forty-fifth anniversary here In the Studio the week of February 5.
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Creedence Clearwater Revival- Bayou Country 55th- John Fogerty

With the January release of Creedence Clearwater Revival's second album, "Bayou Country", the mind-boggling hat trick began in 1969 where "Bayou Country", "Green River", and "Willy & the Poor Boys" albums were all released by Creedence Clearwater Revival in a 12-month period. John Fogerty is my guest In the Studio.
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ZZ Top- Antenna 30th Anniversary, pt2- Billy, Dusty, Frank

This is the conclusion of the ZZ Top "Antenna" world premiere radio broadcast on January 15, 1994 with Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard live from Manhattan's Hit Factory to millions all over North America. In part two we learn that ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard had a fascinating side hustle as the owner of his own professional auto racing team, which came in second at Daytona in their first race!

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Workin’ for MCA- Memphis 10-30-73

Lynyrd Skynyrd in Memphis' Ardent Studio 10-30-73 performing "Workin' for MCA"

History of Southern Rock, pt1- Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Gary Rossington, Charlie Daniels, Doug Gray, Henry Paul

To adequately encompass the history of Southern Rock requires two episodes and over two hours, but In the Studio's vast one-on-one interview archives, with exclusive conversations with the Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Marshall Tucker Band, Charlie Daniels, and The Outlaws, are uniquely qualified to do it starting the week of January 22.
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Led Zeppelin 1 @55- Jimmy Page, Robert Plant

On the 55th anniversary of its January 1969 release, In the Studio features what turned out to be my first of many subsequent in-depth conversations about the Led Zeppelin debut's legacy with band mastermind Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.
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Pretenders- Learning to Crawl 40th Anniversary- Chrissie Hynde

Forty years ago, after two highly-acclaimed full albums plus an EP, the Pretenders led by American singer/co-writer Chrissie Hynde, had fired their bass player because of drug abuse, only to have their guitarist/co-writer overdose and die two days later. American ex-pat Chrissie Hynde pulls no punches with the life-and-death story, times two, behind one of the Eighties' great comeback albums "Learning to Crawl" in this particularly tough yet tender classic rock interview about the January 1984 Pretenders effort.

Led Zeppelin- Good Times, Bad Times- London Nov. 2007

The song that led off the game-changing album "Led Zeppelin 1" fifty-five years ago in January 1969,"Good Times, Bad Times" appropriately opened Led Zeppelin's storied O2 Arena London reunion in November 2007.
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Van Halen- 1984 40th Anniversary- Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, Michael Anthony

Already America's most popular hard rock band prior to its release, "1984"  propelled the Pasadena quartet of innovative guitar whiz Eddie Van Halen, drummer brother Alex, bass player and unmistakable harmony singer Michael Anthony, and showman extraordinaire David Lee Roth into the stratosphere of rock's elite. This is the interview with all, including the late Eddie Van Halen In the Studio.

Steve Earle- Days Aren’t Long Enough

"Days Aren't Long Enough" by Steve Earle is the 21st century replacement for "Auld Lang Syne", performed live In the Studio in Dallas in 2007 by the former Guitar Town resident  and his ex-wife, Allison Moorer.