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Pat Benatar- In the Heat of the Night 40th Anniversary

The first time I interviewed Pat Benatar  for her 1979 debut In the Heat of the Night  plus the breakthrough second album Crimes of Passion,   she was very wary of me and visibly uncomfortable. It didn't take long to understand why: Rolling…

Police-Zenyatta Mondatta-Sting,Andy Summers,Stewart Copeland

On their first U.S.tour in early 1979 the three members of The Police, Stewart Copeland, Andy Summers, & Sting arrived for their first interview at my Memphis radio studio... in a station wagon. Barely 15 months later they returned to take…

Pink Floyd-The Wall pt1- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason

Roger Waters admitted to me that in 1980 Pink Floyd had been guaranteed one million dollars per night to perform The Wall on a stadium tour. "And I refused to do it outdoors," Waters tells me in this classic rock interview. "But how can you do a show, that's about the alienation you feel about doing stadium shows, in a stadium?"