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

This is about as unadorned and seminal as music gets: 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…

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…

Aimee Mann-Put Me on Top- Ft Worth 4-92

Aimee Mann, almost unplugged, performs "Put Me on Top" from her solo debut Whatever atop (literally) Ft.Worth club Caravan of Dreams overlooking Sundance Square in April 1992 .-Redbeard

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"…

Sting- Message in a Bottle 1981

This solo performance by Sting (his first ever) of "Message in a Bottle" at the second Amnesty International fundraiser in London 1981 , known as "The Secret Policeman's Other Ball", is extremely rare ...(more)

Squeeze's Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook-Crying in My Sleep 10-91

From October 1991 in Arlington TX nightclub live on Q102, Squeeze mainstays Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook strumming through "Crying in My Sleep" remarkably with no stage, no monitors, no PA,  no lights, straight off the floor. Wow, what…