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Midnight Oil- The Dead Heart- New York City 4-93

It was at a rare club show in New York City during the press roll out of "Earth and Sun and Moon" in April 1993 that Midnight Oil performed this terrific version of  native aboriginal anthem "The Dead Heart".

Aerosmith- Love in an Elevator- Brussels 10-31-93

Revving you up for the Aerosmith Pump   thirtieth anniversary coming in a few weeks. Proof positive that on Halloween night 1993, there was not a band on the planet better than Aerosmith in concert. Exhibit A is this sizzling live version of…

Gary Hoey- Hocus Pocus/ Stranglehold- Dallas 10-93

Guitarslinger Gary Hoey had burst upon the scene that year with Animal Instinct  , showing up at my Friday afternoon live remote broadcast on Dallas/Ft.Worth radio Q102 in October 1993, and he brought his guitar and effects rack to play live.…

Aerosmith- Fever- Brussels 10-31-93

The only kind of "Fever" that's actually good for anyone is the musical one that is symptomatic of the rockin' pneumonia and the boogie woogie flu. Aerosmith was running a high "Fever" on Halloween night in 1993 in Brussels here. -Redbeard [jwplayer…

Lynyrd Skynyrd feat. Ed King- Sweet Home Alabama- Dallas 1993

L-R Ed King, Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd performing "Sweet Home Alabama" acoustically in front of a small invited audience- Q102 Dallas , Spring 1993 -Redbeard

Soul Asylum ” I Will Still Be Laughing” live 4-98

After several alarming live tv meltdowns exposed widespread lip-synching to recorded tracks, there  was a debate raging among rock cognoscenti twenty years ago about whether the majority of Nineties acts who were selling on the charts could…

Aerosmith- Cryin’- Brussels Belgium Halloween 1993

In their long illustrious career as America's premiere hard rock band, no Aerosmith album ever sold more than Spring 1993's Get a Grip,  and the band toured in support of it the world over. Case in point, listen to Steven Tyler, Joe Perry &…

Elton John- Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me 9-6-93

Elton John created quite a buzz  announcing his retirement from  live performance by simultaneously cushioning the considerable blow with news of a massive final tour. Tickets are already on sale for the Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour which…

Cry of Love- Peace Pipe- August 1993

With a band named after a Jimi Hendrix album, and  sounding like  Free meets Lynyrd Skynyrd, how could I not love this band? Great guys too in Cry of Love, including the true heart guitarist Audley Freed who grew up  idolizing Southern Rock…

Ian Moore- Just a Little Bit- Dallas 1993

Sitting in the East Texas barbecue roadhouse Stanley's in Tyler recently with a couple of veteran radio buddies, I noticed their upcoming schedule of musical guests, including the talented Ian Moore. But the brief description of the rhythm…