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

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

Judas Priest- Unleashed in the East 40th- Rob Halford

It's the 40th anniversary of Judas Priest's breakthrough album "Unleashed in the East", & Rob Halford is In the Studio with Redbeard

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

Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard for “Deguello” 40th anniversary
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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, Stevie, Mick Fleetwood

Fleetwood Mac 40th anniversary of “Tusk” with Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, pt two
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Fleetwood Mac- Tusk pt1- 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

Cheap Trick- Need Your Love- Passaic NJ 12/78

Cheap Trick actually delayed their studio follow-up to the brilliant 1978 third album Heaven Tonight , not because of a lack of strong songs  written, but because their fluke live in-Japan- only release At Budokan  virtually blew up over…