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Pink Floyd- Meddle 50th Anniversary 10-25

October 971's album "Meddle"  by Pink Floyd  is certainly not the most famous of their Seventies output, but nevertheless it is a formative album for icons "Dark Side of the Moon", "Wish You Were Here", "Animals", and "The Wall, which makes "Meddle"  one of Progressive Rock's most important releases fifty years ago. David Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Roger Waters are my guests here In the Studio  for eyewitness accounts from the front lines of rock history the week of October 25.

Genesis- Mama- Knebworth 6-30-90

Here is  Genesis 30 June 1990 performing "Mama" to over 100,000 on one humid, rainy day at that year's annual Knebworth Festival outside London.

More Echoes In the Studio pt 3

In memoriam : More Echoes "In the Studio", pt 3 with rare interviews with fallen rockers Lou Reed, Bon Scott, Rick Wright, Malcolm Young, George Harrison, David Bowie

Alan Parsons Project- Tales of Mystery and Imagination 45th

"Basically he signed a blank tape," Alan Parsons chuckles about 20th Century Records President Russ Regan greenlighting a concept album "Tales of Mystery and Imagination", based on the books of Edgar Alan Poe, composed by the young Abbey Road studio hound and songwriter Eric Woolfson as The Alan Parsons Project.

David Gilmour- On an Island 15th Anniversary

David Gilmour joins Redbeard In the Studio on the 15th anniversary of Gilmour's 2006 solo album "On an Island".
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Pink Floyd- Wish You Were Here 45th- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason

"You try following up Dark Side of the Moon.  Go on, just try it!" playfully admonishes Pink Floyd guitarist/ singer David Gilmour."We've been trying to do it ever since!", laughs drummer Nick Mason. Gilmour and Mason are my guests, Roger Waters makes a cameo, and we include archive comments from the late keyboard player Richard Wright to round out the definitive classic rock interview regarding Wish You Were Here  on its forty-fifth anniversary.
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Pink Floyd- The Wall pt2- Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Nick Mason

Pink Floyd's monumental opus The Wall...the numbers that it has generated are starting to rival the Great Wall of China: #87 ranking on Rolling Stone magazine's Top 500 Albums of All Time; worldwide sales of an estimated 30,000,000...

Pink Floyd- Comfortably Numb- Knebworth 6-30-90

This song performance first appeared   in the " Later Years"   box set, and now the entire Pink Floyd Knebworth 1990   performance is available too.. . Here is Pink Floyd soldiering through defiantly with a particularly fiery lead guitar solo by David Gilmour on "Comfortably Numb".
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Pink Floyd- The Division Bell- David Gilmour, Nick Mason

In mid-March 1994 I had been driven to a decommissioned Air Force base in the California desert at dusk, where we were met at the gate by Military Police with white gloves and live ammo in their M-16 rifles. The reason that the British band Pink Floyd was rehearsing their 1994 "Division Bell" North American tour at a U.S. military base was simply because nothing smaller than a B-52 hangar could accommodate the massive stage, lights, and sound system.

Pink Floyd- Money- Knebworth 6-30-90

By the time a soggy Pink Floyd wrapped up  1990's Knebworth Festival, we listened to Pink Floyd performing "Money" live on the London radio, including a spirited extended sax solo by leggy Candy Dulfer.