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Supertramp- Breakfast in America 45th- Roger Hodgson 3-11

Roger Hodgson of Supertramp explores the various chutes to the bottom and ladders to the top that these English ex-pats, who had checked into the hotel California only recently, had to navigate in order to fill an estimated 18,000,000 orders for "Breakfast in America" forty-five years ago, beginning March 11.
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Steely Dan- Pretzel Logic 50th- Donald Fagen, the late Walter Becker

The third Steely Dan album,"Pretzel Logic" in February 1974, has always served as a distinct demarcation line in the evolution of the eclectic band led by my guests, songwriting duo Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. "Pretzel Logic" by Steely Dan is significant because it contained the #4 Billboard hit, "Rikki Don't Lose That Number", with the album Top Ten in sales as well. Rolling Stone magazine ranks "Pretzel Logic" at #386 on their Top 500 Albums of All Time.
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KISS 50th Anniversary- Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons

For the golden anniversary of Kiss, lead singer/guitarist/songwriter Paul Stanley told me about the band fraternity of groups with whom they shared the stage some fifty years ago, "The lovefest ended when we hit the stage, because we were there to destroy them." Gene Simmons agrees, "Putting on the make up was like putting on warpaint."

Soundgarden- Superunknown 30th Anniversary- the late Chris Cornell 3-4

Here on the thirtieth anniversary of Soundgarden's "Superunknown", the songs still hit like a ton of bricks...The gifted and sweet singer/co-writer of Soundgarden, the late Chris Cornell, is your host from the In the Studio archives to take us into the "Superunknown" on the album's thirtieth anniversary the week of March 4.

Bad Company- Desolation Angels 45th- Paul Rodgers, Mick Ralphs, Simon Kirke 2-26

Bad Company co-founder/guitarist/songwriter Mick Ralphs and drummer Simon Kirke join Paul Rodgers here In the Studio for the forty-fifth anniversary of the Top Five double-platinum seller "Desolation Angels" the week of February 26.
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Cheap Trick- At Budokan 45th- Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander

Rockford, Illinois's Cheap Trick proved to be no joke on the live, Japan-only "At Budokan", but the story of how the rest of the world ever got to hear it in February 1979 is a total fluke. Hear the story In the Studio from Cheap Trick's Robin Zander and Rick Nielsen.
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History of Southern Rock pt 2- Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Doug Gray, Hughie Thomasson, Henry Paul, Donnie Van Zant, Charlie Daniels, Steve Earle

Listen to these stories from the classic rock interviews of the late Gregg Allman, Henry Paul & the late Hughie Thomasson of TheOutlaws,Marshall Tucker Band's Doug Gray & Jerry Eubanks,Donnie Van Zant & Jeff Carlisi of 38 Special,Charlie Daniels, & Steve Earle.

Steely Dan- Pretzel Logic 50th- Donald Fagen, Walter Becker 2-19

Donald Fagen and the late Walter Becker of Steely Dan are my guests for "Pretzel Logic"'s golden anniversary the week of February 19.
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Bon Jovi 40th Anniversary- Jon, Richie Sambora

It's the 40th anniversary of Bon Jovi! Celebrity from the entertainment business is a fickle and highly misunderstood by-product of pop art success in Western culture, and few people outside of the business understand the seduction or recognize the dark side of it. Find out from someone who knows firsthand, namesake Jon Bon Jovi and original guitarist/co-writer Richie Sambora here In the Studio.
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History of Southern Rock- Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Gary Rossington, Henry Paul, Doug Gray

The History of Southern Rock pt one interviews with the late Gregg Allman, Gary Rossington, Henry Paul, Doug Gray of the Marshall Tucker Band, the late Hughie Thomasson, the late Charlie Daniels, many more. Part 1 of 2.