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Eric Johnson- Ah Via Musicom 30th Anniversary

But in the transition years between the waning of pop-metal hair bands and the waxing of a wave of grunge groups, Eric Johnson's "Ah Via Musicom"   sounded refreshingly unlike anything else on the radio in February 1990...Eric Johnson joins me here In the Studio.
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Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band- Against the Wind 40th Anniversary

Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band "Against the Wind" was one of their seven Top 10 multi-platinum albums in a row.

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.
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Black Crowes- Shake Your Moneymaker 30th- Chris & Rich Robinson

On the debut "Shake Your Moneymaker", The Black Crowes sounded as if the late Small Faces/ Humble Pie dynamo Steve Marriott had gone on holiday to Paris and dropped in on the Rolling Stones sessions while recording "Exile on Main Street" .
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Rock Hall Snubs: Styx

Eligible for Hall of Fame induction for twenty-two years, Styx has continued to be one of the top touring ticket sellers year after year to this day, continued to record and release spectacular high-concept high-tech rock such as 2017's The Mission , yet surprisingly been unable to conjure up even a single nomination for Rock Hall of Fame consideration.
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Rush- Permanent Waves 40th Anniversary- Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson

Rush 40th anniversary interview "Permanent Waves" with Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson

Chicago II 50th Anniversary- Robert Lamm

"Chicago II"   climbed to #4 sales in America, #6  in the UK, a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year and  sales of over a million, igniting a legacy of thirty-six releases in  fifty years together. Chicago co-founder Robert Lamm tells the insider tale.
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Queen- Sheer Heart Attack- Brian May, Roger Taylor

Queen   headlining the Rainbow Theatre for the first time in late March 1974 were so impressive in concert that when they booked the same venue in November later that same year to premiere their third studio album, "Sheer Heart Attack" , the young foursome had to add a second night.
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Pink Floyd-The Wall 40th Anniversary 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?"