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Aerosmith- Get a Grip 30th- Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer 4-17

Joining Steven Tyler here In the Studio the week of April 17 for the "Get a Grip" 30th anniversary are Joe Perry, Tom Hamilton, Brad Whitford, and Joey Kramer to milk all the details behind "Eat the Rich","Livin' on the Edge", "Cryin' ", "Line Up", and the historic first-ever digital download by a major band,"Head First"!

David Bowie- Let’s Dance 40th anniversary 4-10

Well before "Let's Dance" by David Bowie came out in March 1983, we already knew  that rock's original Moon Child would change sound, style, and musician personnel inexorably like lunar phases. Bowie glides and pirouettes through a myriad of topics while sharing "China Girl"(co-written with Iggy Pop),"Modern Love","Criminal World", "Cat People", and "Let's Dance" featuring a young previously unknown Texas blues (!) guitarist named Stevie Ray Vaughan. The late, great David Bowie for the fortieth anniversary of "Let's Dance" is reprised here the week of April 10.
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Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood Live

The reunion for which intrepid rock fans had longed for forty years became reality when Eric Clapton joined Steve Winwood  at Madison Square Garden in February 2008...rewarded with muscular, time-tested versions of "Had to Cry Today","Presence of the Lord", and "Can't Find My Way Home" as well as some of the best of Traffic, Derek and the Dominos, and Clapton and Winwood solo catalogs! Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood guest here In the Studio.

Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood Live- 3/27

Don't miss my guests In the Studio, Steve Winwood and Eric Clapton, marking the fifteenth anniversary of this historic reunion, Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood "Live at Madison Square Garden", in two parts beginning the week of April 3!
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Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991- Gary Rossington, Leon Wilkeson, Billy Powell, Ed King

Highly significant in their long, colorful history," Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991" was the band's sixth studio album but, more importantly, the first new studio album since 1977's fateful "Street Survivors"; their first since the tragic plane crash that year claimed the lives of three band members; their first to anoint original Lynyrd Skynyrd lead singer Ronnie Van Zant's youngest brother, Johnny, as their permanent singer; the return of original guitarist Ed King, And sadly, "Lynyrd Skynyrd 1991" would be the first album without original guitarist Allen Collins.
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Faces- Ooh La La 50th- Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Kenney Jones

On the golden anniversary of what turned out to be The Faces finale "Ooh La La", Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, drummer Kenney Jones with a cameo, and the late Ian McLagan face the music here In the Studio.
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REO Speedwagon- You Can Tune a Piano…45th Anniversary- Kevin Cronin, Neal Doughty

When it's the REO Speedwagon brand, you'll be surprised how fresh and tasty forty-five year old "Tuna Fish" is! Kevin Cronin and Neal Doughty of REO are In the Studio with Redbeard.
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ZZ TOP- Eliminator 40th- Billy Gibbons,Frank Beard,the late Dusty Hill

And yes, the series of clever, campy videos on the upstart MTV video channel in America undoubtedly had much to do with that staggering (15 million just in US) level of popularity for "Eliminator" (truly ironic, since manager Bill Ham had steadfastly kept ZZ Top off of U.S. television until then). But the songwriting, musicianship, modern arranging, and state-of-the-art recording on "Eliminator" which I heard that day was truly extraordinary. Billy Gibbons, Frank Bread, & the late Dusty Hill are my guests In the Studio.
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Pink Floyd- Dark Side of the Moon 50th- David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters

To illustrate how seriously many of the post-British Invasion bands were approaching the rock idiom by early 1973, you need look no further than Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" to see how this progressive rock movement had matured,  with spectacular results both artistically and commercially, confirmed in this fiftieth anniversary classic rock interview by my guests, musical lunar explorers David Gilmour, Roger Waters, and Nick Mason.
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U2- War 40th- Bono,The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen jr

With the rousing martial rhythms from Larry Mullen jr’s drums on the opening to “Sunday Bloody Sunday”, the tortured passion evident in Bono’s voice over The Edge’s stiletto guitar stabs on “New Year’s Day”, and Adam Clayton’s rolling bass on “Surrender” as well as “Two Heats Beat as One”, War  by U2 was a musical proclamation of a serious contender on the unfolding Eighties rock vista. Hear the fortieth anniversary classic rock interview In the Studio.