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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".

John Mellencamp- Big Daddy 30th Anniversary

John Mellencamp interview "In the Studio" with Redbeard on the 30th anniversary of "Big Daddy"

Pink Floyd- A Momentary Lapse of Reason- David Gilmour, Nick Mason

In the first half of the Eighties, Pink Floyd was M.I.A. for five long years,  conspicuous in their absence for instance at the largest one day gathering of rock royalty, Live Aid, in July 1985. It was not until the end of that year that Roger Waters' official departure from Pink Floyd was revealed to the other band members, and this bowling ball revelation left the group with the musical equivalent of the dreaded 7-10 split. 
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Aerosmith- Permanent Vacation- Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton

Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, and Tom Hamilton join me In the Studio in this classic rock interview for the back story on "Permanent Vacation" & "Magic Touch","Dude Looks Like a Lady","Rag Doll", and the #3 power ballad "Angel" which erased all doubts...to the tune of over 5,000,000 sold in 1987...
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Grateful Dead- In the Dark- Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh

Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh In the Studio for the 30th anniversary of "In the Dark".

Bon Jovi- Slippery When Wet- Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora

...Bon Jovi's third album "Slippery When Wet" worldwide sales estimate since then : 28,000,000 copies. It is impossible to overstate how massively popular Bon Jovi's third album, "Slippery When Wet", was...