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Aerosmith- Pump- Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer

Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, and Joey Kramer pay at the "Pump" by joining me In the Studio to discuss the phenomenal 1989 seven million-selling album.
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AC/DC- Highway to Hell 45th- Angus Young, the late Malcolm Young

AC/DC original lead singer Bon Scott's generous body art and ear studs, plus his affable demeanor, made Scott appear less like a rock singer and more like a character out of Herman Melville's "Moby Dick"...Angus Young and the late Malcolm Young are my guests for “Highway to Hell”.
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Don Henley- The End of the Innocence 35th Anniversary

With June 1989's "The End of the Innocence", we found out that Don Henley had a lot on his mind about life, love, and the American Experiment. Don Henley is my guest In the Studio on the album's 35th anniversary.
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Paul McCartney- Back in the US pt 2

Paul McCartney Back In the US pt 2 "Freshen Up" tour rolled across North America In Summer 2019. Was it unknowingly the last Macca Hurrah? Here is part 2 interview.

Triumph- Just a Game- Rik Emmett, Gil Moore, Mike Levine

Rik Emmett, Mike Levine, and Gil Moore join Redbeard "In the Studio" for Triumph's 1979 breakthrough album "Just a Game".

Little Feat- Waiting for Columbus- Bill Payne, the late Paul Barrere

Little Feat lifers Bill Payne and Paul Barrere sat down with me to talk. Or maybe they should have been lying down on a couch. "I loved him, and I hated him," said a clearly emotional Barrere in this intense conversation which inevitably begins and ends with the subject of the enigmatic musical genius, Lowell George. This is a no-holds-barred insider's look at the talented but troubled Little Feat co-founder Lowell George and his complicated relationships within the band prior to his death from a drug-induced heart attack in 1979.

Heart- Dog and Butterfly- Nancy and Ann Wilson

Without sacrificing any of the hard rock cred for which they had so tenaciously fought, Seattle sisters Ann Wilson and kickin' guitarist Nancy Wilson of Heart showed considerable growth and songwriting confidence in 1978 on "Dog and Butterfly"...

Simon and Garfunkel- Bookends- Art Garfunkel

According to long tall tenor Art Garfunkel in this rare classic rock interview here In the Studio,   we have the Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in 1967 as inspiration for the Simon and Garfunkel masterpiece "Bookends" the following year.
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Dire Straits- Best pt 2- Mark Knopfler

When the song "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits became a worldwide hit in Summer 1985, the album Brothers in Arms spent a stunning nine weeks as the #1-seller in the US in 1985, eventually selling a staggering 26,000,000  copies worldwide. This kind of celebrity could not have happened to a more reluctant rock star than Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler, and trust me, there is absolutely no way to prepare for what comes next.

Dire Straits- Best pt 1- Mark Knopfler

Like David Bowie did five years before and Sting would repeat five years later, Dire Straits' October 1980 third release "Making Movies"  is Mark Knopfler's unabashedly "Big Apple" album through the eyes of an Englishman in New York who had grown up an ocean away on Hemingway, Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Bob Dylan.