Arcangels-Living in a Dream-Austin

One of the nicest musical surprises of 1992 had to be the Arcangels album, which paired dual singer/songwriter/guitarist frontmen Charlie Sexton and Doyle Bramhall II with  Hall of Fame inductees Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon, Stevie Ray Vaughan's…

Eric Clapton- Forever Man pt 2

This portion of my in-depth interview with Eric Clapton is  gut-wrenching, heartbreaking, yet ultimately life affirming. It finds the acclaimed musician successfully in recovery after more than twenty years of substance abuse, experiencing…

Eric Johnson-“SRV”- Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute

"SRV" , his tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan , is originally from Eric Johnson's "Venus Isle" album , this tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan was done absolutely live , no overdubs , on Q102 October 1996 . Mix by Richard Mullen , house sound by Doug Hall , produced by Redbeard .

Boz Scaggs- Some Change- Dallas 5-94

Here's Dallas Texas native Boz Scaggs performing the title song to his album Some Change   live on my Q102 Dallas afternoon radio show in May 1994. As Nile Rodgers would say , "Smooth as a gravy sandwich ...". See Scaggs steal the show with…

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Best pt 2-Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant, Ed King

Ronnie Van Zant had a notorious reputation in Lynyrd Skynyrd's Jacksonville Florida hometown as a street fighting, straight razor-toting brawler. As undisputed band leader, Ronnie dealt out intraband discipline in a similar manner , according to lead guitarist the late Ed King here "In the Studio"...

Lynyrd Skynyrd- Essential- Gary Rossington

"Essential ". One thing that has never been questioned about Southern Rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd is their unassailable authenticity to this day. My guests guitarists Gary Rossington and the late Ed King,..

Boz Scaggs- Lowdown- May 1994 Dallas

Much to my delight, Dallas-via-San Francisco rhythm and bluesman Boz Scaggs has been quite prolific in the 21st century, with the new A Fool to Care   just arriving. One look at the superb Dukes of September    concert DVD confirms my impression…

Tina Turner- Tearing Us Apart- with Eric Clapton

Presented to celebrate her birthday 11/26, this is the definitive version of "Tearing Us Apart" by Tina Turner with Eric Clapton, seemingly in a dead heat race with her band to see who could finish first! [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/TINA…

Damn Yankees feat.Tommy Shaw- Renegade 1992

Nineties super group Damn Yankees featuring Michael Cartellone, Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, and Ted Nugent live in Denver July 9, 1992 performing Tommy Shaw's Styx song "Renegade"

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia- Only Human- Boston 11-79

The release of the triple-disc live career set For the Lack of Honest Work from Todd Rundgren is a joy for us TR fans , but as comprehensive and era-spanning as it is, there are still some "best of" songs that are not represented . Check out the stunning live chorus vocals here on "Only Human" in this Thanksgiving-eve 1979 Boston performance with Utopia bass/vocalist Kasim Sultan, keyboards/vocalist Roger Powell, and drummer/singer Willie Wilcox.