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Santana- Abraxas 50th Anniversary- Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, Michel Shrieve 10-12

In more than 1600 documentary episodes spanning over thirty years, I can honestly say that we never featured a more influential, important, essential album than Santana 's second effort, "Abraxas"  released in October 1970. Carlos Santana and Gregg Rolie are joined by drummer Michael Shrieve for the fiftieth anniversary here In the Studio the week of October 12.
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Black Sabbath- Paranoid 50th Anniversary- Ozzy Osbourne

In late 1970 the world into which the Birmingham England band Black Sabbath quickly rose to popularity with their second album, "Paranoid", felt increasingly like a dangerous place. In this classic rock interview original Black Sabbath singer / lyricist Ozzy Osbourne has fond memories of those days when he and his  mates from the working-class neighborhood Aston decided to ditch their trendy blues music, cut the band down from a 6-piece to four, and started doing what Ozzy characterizes in this classic rock interview as "spooky music".

James Taylor- Sweet Baby James 50th Anniversary

James Taylor is still recording wonderfully satisfying albums like the new " American Standard", and being chosen to open brand new live music venues, fifty years after the album "Sweet Baby James" captured the country's attention. Now that’s finding the keys to a real time machine.

In the Studio #2: Jethro Tull “Aqualung”- Ian Anderson 7-4-88

In the Studio #2 was broadcast the week of July 4, 1988 and featured my interview with Ian Anderson about the 1971 album "Aqualung".