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Kinks- One for the Road 40th Anniversary- Ray Davies 6-8

A full decade after their peers who led the storied British Invasion with them had all cashed in many times over, stardom still eluded The Kinks in America...until the 1979 studio album" Low Budget" and its subsequent tour, recorded and released forty years ago as "One More for the Road" .

Judas Priest- British Steel- Rob Halford

Judas Priest's "British Steel" 40th anniversary, & Rob Halford is In the Studio with Redbeard

Todd Rundgren- Road to Utopia/ Caravan- Boston 11-79

Todd Rundgren live "Road to Utopia/Caravan" Boston 11/79

ZZ Top- Deguello- Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, Frank Beard

Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard In the Studio for “Deguello”
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The Police- Regatta de Blanc 40th Anniversary- Sting, Stewart Copeland, Andy Summers

"Love can mend your life, but love can break your heart..."- "Message in a Bottle", 1979 (Sting) "Outlandos d'Amour  has a certain grotesque, naïve charm about it," Sting offers in this interview about the second album by The Police,…

The Police- Walking on the Moon- Boston 1979

Here is a rare early performance by The Police of "Walking on the Moon" in a Boston club 1979 just after the release of their second album, Regatta de Blanc . -Redbeard [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="https://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/POLICE-Boston+1979/LIVE-police-walking-on-the-moon.mp3"…
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Fleetwood Mac- Tusk pt2- Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, Mick Fleetwood

Fleetwood Mac “Tusk” interview with Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, pt two
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Fleetwood Mac- Tusk- Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham

Imagine an entire season of the tv "reality series" show Survivor if it had been filmed in a locked down recording studio instead of a remote island, and with guitars instead of spears, and you have the story of Fleetwood Mac's 1979 double opus "Tusk".
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Cheap Trick- Dream Police 40th Anniversary- Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander

You may know the basic facts of Cheap Trick's live 1979 album At Budokan   which effectively started the Rockford quartet on a long road which  now travels through the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but unless you actually lived through it, there…

Pat Benatar- In the Heat of the Night

Pat Benatar for her debut In the Heat of the Night 40 years ago