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Sting- The Dream of the Blue Turtles 35th Anniversary

Police singer/ songwriter Sting's first solo album," The Dream of the Blue Turtles",   was highly anticipated. Musical direction-wise it surprised some who did not know Sting's pre-punk jazz roots at college, but in no way did it disappoint, with "If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free", "Russians", and "Fortress Around Your Heart".

Bush- Glycerine- with Gwen Stefani 12/12

Here is one of those double-take anniversaries where you'd swear it was only half that long ago: English band Bush released their impressive debut Sixteen Stone   twenty-five years ago the first week of December 1994 ( #4 sales on Billboard…

Jimmy Page/ Robert Plant- No Quarter: UnLedded 25th Anniversary

"Moroccan vocal music is just like blues from Mars!" exclaims Robert Plant in today's Medium Rare interview. The MTV Unplugged television series was getting long in the tooth by the time Robert Plant agreed to join Jimmy Page on it in 1994,…
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REM- Monster- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills

REM interview with Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills for “Monster”

Black Crowes- A Conspiracy- London 1994

One of the reasons I could forgive Black Crowes lead singer Chris Robinson his "always on" opinions on everyone and everything was because he had a great live band, and here is another example straight off the Air London studio floor, no overdubs,…

Traffic- Far from Home 25th Anniversary- Steve Winwood, the late Jim Capaldi

Twenty-five years ago it was my great honor to host the first new Traffic album in twenty years, Far from Home by Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi...

YES- Talk 25th Anniversary- Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin

Before their 1994 album Talk   was even released, YES co-founder/ singer Jon Anderson and band sparkplug Trevor Rabin came to my Q102 afternoon radio show in Dallas/ Ft.Worth to hand-deliver  and talk about it. The album underwent a two-year…

Rolling Stones- Jumping Jack Flash- Vancouver 12-18-94

"Jumping Jack Flash" was the song the Rolling Stones played at closing time of the Voodoo Lounge   on the last night of the North American tour December 18, 1994 in Vancouver, and this recording of it comes from the In the Studio  archives.…

Phil Collins- Easy Lover- live Birmingham UK 1994

Phil Collins performed his song "Easy Lover", originally a hit duet with Earth, Wind, and Fire singer Philip Bailey, in Birmingham England in 1994 on the European leg of his massive two-year 100+ show tour. Multi-talented bass player Nathan…

Black Crowes- Remedy- London 10-94

Happy birthday Chris Robinson Wed (20th )