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More Echoes In the Studio- pt 4

In memoriam : More" Echoes In the Studio", pt 4 with my rare interviews with fallen classic rockers Lou Reed, Bon Scott, Rick Wright, Malcolm Young, George Harrison, David Bowie
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The Who- Tommy 55th- Pete Townshend pt2

The conclusion of the story of The Who's "Tommy" pt 2 with Pete Townshend In the Studio.
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The Who- Tommy 55th- Pete Townshend pt1

The many stages of The Who's "Tommy" conception, gestation, and birth as the first successful rock opera are further revealed, it seems, every time "Tommy"  composer Pete Townshend cleans out a storage closet. Townshend joins Redbeard In the Studio to present this rock sonogram of The Who "Tommy"  while still in the creative womb, on "Tommy" 's 55th anniversary, part 1.
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Bad Company- Bad Company 50th- Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Simon Kirke

"Bad Company" was one of the most successful debuts in rock history fifty years ago because of "Can't Get Enough","Rock Steady","Movin' On","Ready for Love", "Seagull", and the title song. Here is the real story from Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, and Mick Ralphs In the Studio with Redbeard.
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Chicago Transit Authority pt2- Robert Lamm

Chicago co-founder Robert Lamm with Redbeard "In the Studio" for Chicago Transit Authority pt 2.

Allman Brothers Band- Eat a Peach- the late Gregg Allman, the late Dickey Betts

It was Duane Allman who formed and led the Allman Brothers Band, and behind them an entire new Southern Rock movement. But at the end of October 1971 midway through the recording of what would become" Eat a Peach", Duane died riding his beloved motorcycle. Gregg Allman (who died May 2017) and ex-guitarist Dickey Betts (d.4/18/24) reveal how the music sustained the brotherhood.
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Tom Petty- Full Moon Fever 35th Anniversary

When we met in 1978, we were both in our mid-twenties, but I realized even then that Tom Petty had a very old soul, wise and true, and that sense only increased over the next four decades...The late Tom Petty is my guest In the Studio for the story of "Full Moon Fever"on its thirty-fifth anniversary.

Peter Frampton- Shine On Early Best

The sub-title of this classic rock interview should probably be "Frampton Barely Survives". Everybody knows that young Englishman Peter Frampton revolutionized the recording industry in early 1976 with his live double set  "Frampton Comes Alive". But where did those now-iconic songs like "Show Me the Way", "Lines on My Face", "Baby I Love Your Way", "All I Want to Be (Is By Your Side)", and "Do You Feel Like We Do" originally come from? Peter joins me In the Studio to trace the days after he left Humble Pie, his struggles with four solid but woefully under-exposed solo studio albums, his phenomenal transformation into pop superstardom with the live album, and the tumultuous years immediately afterward trying to survive it all.
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Lynyrd Skynyrd- Second Helping 50th- Gary Rossington, Ed King, Leon Wilkeson

The late Gary Rossington of Lynyrd Skynyrd "In the Studio" for a Southern-fried golden anniversary serving of "Second Helping". My archival interviews with Ed King and Leon Wilkeson final radio interview, as well.
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Robin Trower- Bridge of Sighs 50th Anniversary

Robin Trower In the Studio with Redbeard for the golden anniversary of "Bridge of Sighs".