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Eddie Money Passes Away from Cancer

We are sad and dismayed that singer Eddie Money passed away from stage four esophageal cancer, which had metastasized to his liver. Our heartfelt prayers are offered up, and condolences to his wife, friends and co-workers. https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/celebrity/eddie-money-reveals-stage-4-esophageal-cancer-diagnosis/ar-AAGgMgd?ocid=spartandhp …

Boz Scaggs 50th Anniversary

More accurately this Boz Scaggs interview falls under "Ultra Rare", as the Dallas Texas native, long residing in the San Francisco Bay wine country, has led one of the more private lives in contemporary music. Part one  details his journey…
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Supertramp- Crime of the Century 45th Anniversary- Roger Hodgson

With  the stunning 1974 release  Crime of the Century ,  London's Supertramp suddenly exhibited a consistency of band sound, eschewing the ubiquitous electric guitar and the obligatory synthesizer of most progressive rock bands, in favor…

R.E.M.- Reckoning 35th Anniversary- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck

R.E.M. "Murmur" quietly emerged thirty-five years ago and never left my essential music list.
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The Cars- Candy O 40th Anniversary- the late Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes

By the July 4th 1979 holiday, a scant fourteen months after The Cars' debut album had surprised all but a handful of early adopters around their Boston assembly line, all eyes and ears were trained upon the quintet's next model, Candy O.  The…
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Don Henley- The End of the Innocence 30th Anniversary

The evening before my first interview with him was scheduled to occur regarding his third solo album The End of the Innocence,  Don Henley wanted to check me out. You see, Henley doesn’t suffer fools lightly, and now that I’ve lived for …

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Doobie Bros- Toulouse St- Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John Hartman

Thirty years ago In the Studio Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons, John Hartman, & the late Big Mike Hossack joined me on "Toulouse Street".

30 Years Ago In the Studio: Lou Reed 6-5-89

The late Lou Reed was one of the most formative interviews in my career precisely because his brutal honesty made it so challenging. I could not help but notice that, in his role as host/inteviewer on the cable television series Spectacle, Elvis…
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The Who- Tommy pt 2- Pete Townshend

The golden anniversary of "Tommy" pt 2 with Pete Townshend In the Studio.