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38 Special- Live New Years Eve 1982 Memphis

From the 38 Special New Years Eve nationwide radio broadcast rockin' into the night live from Memphis on 12/31/82

Ozzy Osbourne- Iron Man medley- Memphis 4-28-82

Here's a live medley of "Iron Man" and "Children of the Grave" by Ozzy Osbourne April 28, 1982 at Memphis Mid-South Coliseum, one of the first shows after the accidental death of Ozzy's guitarist Randy Rhoads

Eddie Money

It occurred that one of the less recognized aspects of the brief but all-important Punk Rock trend in the latter half of the Seventies is how it aided and abetted countless upstart bands at the same time which were not necessarily a part of that CBGB Club scene...There is no doubt that the stirring of the rock crock pot by the Punks caused a lot of interest in new bands in general, particularly for the New York City-based record labels and rock press.  Singer/ songwriter Eddie Money may have been in San Francisco when he convinced legendary concert promoter Bill Graham to manage him, but both Money and his mentor were Big Apple natives, which didn't hurt when Columbia Records offered Eddie a deal for his self-titled debut in 1977.

The Fixx- Reach the Beach

Cy Curnin and Adam Woods In the Studio for The Fixx "Shuttered Room" & "Reach the Beach" !

Who- Love Reign O’er Me- Toronto 12-82

The Who had announced that their 1982 tour would be their final one, and at least one member of the band, Pete Townshend, really believed it to be true at the time, making this final stop of that tour in Toronto December 17, 1982  and this…

The Who- 5:15- Toronto 12-17-82

In the legendary rock saga by The Who Quadrophenia  , the "5:15" is the train so designated which the protagonist, Jimmy, rides while stoned "Out of my brain on the train...". In this live concert performance in 1982, the Who thunders through…
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Rush- Signals- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, the late Neil Peart

Rush "Signals" interview with Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, the late Neil Peart In the Studio

The Who- Love Ain’t for Keeping- Toronto 12-82

As we prepared here In the Studio  for the big anniversary of The Who's magnificent masterpiece Who's Next mid-August, we shared an ultra-rare performance of one of the more under-exposed chestnuts from it, "Love Ain't for Keeping". -Redbeard…

38 Special- Back Door Stranger- New Years Eve 1982- Memphis

Performed live and broadcast nationwide New Year's Eve 1982 from Memphis' MidSouth Coliseum , which I was thrilled to host from radio station ROCK 103 ,here's a smokin' version of 38 Special's "Back Door Stranger" .-Redbeard