Live- Selling the Drama- New York City 3/97

When the string of passionate, dynamic songs on the 1994 Throwing Copper   album by Pennsylvania band Live opened up like the petals on a rose bud, I was really impressed. Not since the R.E.M. days a decade earlier of Murmur   and Reckoning …

Ringo Starr Gives You a Tour of His New Grammy Museum Collection

The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles just opened a new installation featuring Ringo Starr, and the lovable little guy with the big beat gives you a personal tour, thanks to Rock Cellar online magazine.

The Posies- Dream All Day- 1993 Dallas

The main songwriters/singers/guitarists of Bellingham WA band The Posies, Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow, spent so much time in Memphis as neo-Big Star members that I think of them as honorary members of that incredibly rich music community.…

Rock’s Picasso, Storm Thorgerson, Goes to the Great Gig in the Sky

We just received word that Storm Thorgerson, the most prolific, most influential rock graphic artist ever, has passed away at age 69. Most widely known for his work with the Hipgnosis team in England for the long series of Pink Floyd covers,…

Andy Johns, British Producer & Engineer,Passes Away at 61

It has been a week of great loss in the music world, with first the inestimable death of Phil Ramone last week & now the uber-engineer/producer Andy Johns. Our heartfelt condolences to his family, big brother producer Glyn Johns, and Andy's…

Roger McGuinn-Turn Turn Turn-Dallas 1-17-91

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Roger McGuinn of The Byrds appearing live on my Dallas/Ft.Worth radioto sing the Pete Seeger classic "Turn,Turn,Turn"

Chris Whitley- Poison Girl- Dallas 7-91

...the dearly departed Chris Whitley in July 1991 outdoors in Dallas Texas under a tent on the lawn with no stage, no monitors, tiny PA,  accompanied only by several ancient Depression-era guitars and dobro with warped necks going in and out of tune, sharing “Poison Girl” from his debut album Living With the Law.

Little Feat- Spanish Moon/Skin It Back- Dallas 11-20-88

For over twenty years, my Dallas/Ft.Worth radio station Q102 conducted what grew to become the largest annual radio blood drive in America, thanks to the incredible humanity of our loyal listeners and the free concerts we awarded them with such…

Davey Knowles’Back Door Slam- Outside Woman Blues-Dallas 9-07

Irrefutable proof that Cream continues to influence multiple generations of world class musicians  years after Disraeli Gears, here are Back Door Slam trio from the Isle of Man, led by guitar phenom Davey Knowles,  doing the vintage blues…

Joe Satriani- Ceremony- Dallas 1998

Extraordinary guitarist Joe Satriani, whose monstrous virtuosity is matched only by his humility, performing "Ceremony" live In the Studio with me in 1998 on KTXQ-Q102 in Dallas/Ft.Worth Texas. -Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/LIVE-joe-satriani-ceremony.mp3"…