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Doobie Brothers- Stampede 45th Anniversary- Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons

The surprise success from "Black Water" afforded the Doobie Brothers some creative license on their next album, "Stampede",  released in April 1975. But as you will hear from Patrick Simmons, Tom Johnston, and the late Doobie drummer Mike Hossack, the non-stop grind of five years of one-nighters, stopping only long enough to record the next album, was starting to create stress fractures in the foundation of the band which  would sideline Tom Johnston with a bleeding ulcer and, ultimately, alter the sound of the Doobie Brothers for the next decade.

Rush- Big Money- Dallas 2012

Rush Big Money live Dallas 2012
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Queen- Sheer Heart Attack- Brian May, Roger Taylor

Queen   headlining the Rainbow Theatre for the first time in late March 1974 were so impressive in concert that when they booked the same venue in November later that same year to premiere their third studio album, "Sheer Heart Attack" , the young foursome had to add a second night.

Jackson Browne- Late for the Sky

"Late for the Sky" in September 1974 was when Jackson Browne first touched all the musical bases for me...

Bad Company- Can’t Get Enough- Dallas/Ft Worth 7-10-13

One of the bands which defined arena rock in the Seventies ironically never released a live album until the 21st century, but this sizzling performance of "Can't Get Enough" from the In the Studio  archives is better than anything anywhere,…
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Bad Company- Bad Company- Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Simon Kirke

"Bad Company" is one of the most successful debuts in rock history because of "Can't Get Enough","Rock Steady","Movin' On","Ready for Love", "Seagull", and the title song. Here is the real story from Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, and Mick Ralphs In the Studio with Redbeard.
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Eagles- Desperado/ On the Border 45th Anniversary- Randy Meisner, the late Glenn Frey

Until the day that he died in January 2016, Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey was exceedingly proud of their second album, 1973's "Desperado" . Purely in popularity and chart stats, that sophomore record had the lowest glide path of any Eagles effort, yet in this exclusive In the Studio interview Frey and original Eagles bass player/ singer/ songwriter Randy Meisner make a detailed case for why "Desperado" may be the most important one of all.

Aerosmith- Get Your Wings- Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Joey Kramer, Brad Whitford

Classic rock interview with Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Tom Hamilton for Aerosmith “Get Your Wings”.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd- Second Helping 45th Anniversary- Gary Rossington

Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd "In the Studio" on the 45th anniversary of "Second Helping".

Edgar Winter- Best

This is an overview of the Best of Edgar Winter. Songs include "Tobacco Road","Keep Playing That Rock'n'Roll","Still Alive and Well" with big brother Johnny Winter and Rick Derringer; "Dying to Live"; "Easy Street" from 1974's Shock Treatment;  and three hits from They Only Come Out at Night,  "Free Ride","Hangin' Around", and the #1 song in 1973, "Frankenstein".