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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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Moody Blues- A Question of Balance 50th- Justin Hayward, John Lodge

The Moody Blues' sixth album, "A Question of Balance", released fifty summers ago, unfolded like a sweeping cinematic epic playing in the panorama between your ears. The antithesis of a Top 40 band, nevertheless "A Question of Balance"  contained the dynamic hit "Question" plus "Dawning is the Day","How is It We Are Here","It's Up to You", and the classic "Melancholy Man". Justin Hayward and John Lodge co-host here In the Studio

Peter Gabriel- Mother of Violence- New York City 10-4-78

Fear, she's the mother of violence, Making me tense to watch the way she feed The only way you know she's there Is the subtle flavor in the air Getting HARD TO BREATHE Hard to believe in anything at all, but fear.- “Mother of Violence” (Peter Gabriel

Porcupine Tree- Blackest Eyes- Los Angeles 7-30-03

By leading off with this torrid performance of "Blackest Eyes" from In Absentia   in July 2003 at House of Blues in Los Angeles, Porcupine Tree led by Steven Wilson left no doubt that the neo-prog rockers were not just studio nerds.
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Genesis- Duke 40th Anniversary- Mike Rutherford, Phil Collins

We were not even ninety days into the new Eighties decade when Genesis, now a trio with Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, and Tony Banks, released "Duke". Though already the veteran progressive rockers' tenth (!) studio album, it contained their first Top 15 US hits, "Misunderstanding" and "Turn It On Again".
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Queensryche- Promised Land- Chris DeGarmo, Geoff Tate

Former members Geoff Tate and Chris DeGarmo take you to “ Promised Land”, their best seller, on the album’s 25th 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...

Genesis- Lamb Lies Down on Broadway- Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford

Genesis “ The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway” interviews with Mike Rutherford, Tony Banks, Phil Collins
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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?"

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

This reportedly will appear later this month on the upcoming Later Years   box set.  Practically all of the later headliner performances at the 1990 Knebworth Festival outside of London were plagued by the rain, but the hearty British spirit…