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30 Years Ago In the Studio: The Doors- Strange Days

The Doors  Strange Days  was released barely nine months after The Doors'  debut opened up a meteoric new star in the rock galaxy. The late band co-founder Ray Manzarek held the key to opening the timeless Doors legacy here In the Studio…

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Moody Blues- Days of Future Passed- Justin Hayward, John Lodge

For In the Studio episode #25, the many myths surviving the Moody Blues' groundbreaking November 1967 second album Days of Future Passed  were variously confirmed, corrected, and embellished by my guests Justin Hayward and John Lodge here…

In the Studio #6: The Doors- Ray Manzarek 8-1-88

When he spearheaded the original VHS release of The Doors Live at the Hollyood Bowl  in 1987, the late Ray Manzarek did our first interview together in Dallas at Q102 prior to a premiere event. Afterwards Manzarek graciously invited me to…

Cream- Disraeli Gears- Eric Clapton, the late Jack Bruce

Though Rolling Stone  magazine ranked Disraeli Gears  at #114 album of all time, and the late Ginger Baker as one of rock's three greatest drummers along with The Who's Keith Moon and Led Zeppelin's John Bonham, the key numbers for Cream’s…
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Jimi Hendrix-Are You Experienced? 50th Anniversary

Jimi Hendrix mutated rock’s DNA, we have been trying to decode the Hendrix genome for half a century.

Monterey Pop Festival 50th Anniversary-Art Garfunkel

The first great rock festival blossomed fifty years ago June 16-17-18 as the Monterey Pop Festival. One of the performers and Artistic Directors, Art Garfunkel of Simon and Garfunkel, recalls the pioneering event.

Jefferson Airplane-Surrealistic Pillow- Grace Slick,Marty Balin,the late Paul Kantner

To carve in three dimensions the zeitgeist of the Summer of Love in 1967 America, you would have to chisel the Jefferson Airplane's second album Surrealistic Pillow into any Mt. Rushmore of Rock...