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James Taylor- Something in the Way She Moves- Dallas 8-93

August 1993-Truly one of the greatest honors I have ever received was to have James Taylor sing a song to me . Like millions of others , I came of age at the time that James debuted on U.S.radio with the stunning "Fire and Rain" in 1970, but this gem from the earliest JT canon actually pre-dates his breakthrough by about 18 months .

Ted Nugent- Cat Scratch Forty

Ted Nugent does a colorful TED talk on Cat Scratch Forty!

Jethro Tull- Thick As a Brick 2- Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson In the Studio for the 21st century sequel to Jethro Tull's "Thick As a Brick".

Julian Lennon- Saltwater- Dallas 11-91

John Lennon's eldest son Julian Lennon performed the Earth Day eco-ballad "Saltwater" acoustically Thanksgiving Eve November 1991 live on my radio show in a Far North Dallas pool hall with no stage , no proper monitors, and Jules with an abscessed molar .-Redbeard

Julian Lennon- Help Yourself

...prior to Help Yourself. A peculiar and confounding thing happened with the reception to that fourth Julian Lennon album and its brilliant eco-ballad "Saltwater". The song went to #6 in the UK and straight to #1 in Australia, but failed to even chart in America.
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Steve Miller- Complete Greatest Hits

During our interview,Steve Miller reminded me that ,when Fly Like an Eagle came out 40 years ago,it contained such a wealth of great songs of varying styles,thoughtfully sequenced seamlessly,that I and my FM radio deejay brethren used to play entire sides of it(back when albums had sides) on the radio,uninterrupted...(more)

Doyle Bramhall- Legendary Texas Singer/Songwriter

"Big Doyle" Bramhall(so-called because his son Doyle II is an accomplished singer/songwriter/guitarist with the Arcangels and Eric Clapton) came to international acclaim when his songs "Change It","The House Is Rockin' ","Tightrope","Wall of Denial", and "Life By the Drop" were recorded by fellow Dallas native Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, as well as "Telephone Song" and "Long Way from Home" on Stevie 's last album "Family Style" with his brother Jimmie Vaughan. In tribute to this wonderful sweet man, here's my October 2007 exclusive interview with the late Big Doyle Bramhall.

Steve Miller

This month's featured classic rock interview is with Steve Miller Steve Miller: Well, at this point, I’ve always loved to play music, and from the time I was five years old to now it’s always been exciting to me to play. And to entertain people and to have a band and I was just yesterday afternoon I was thinking about oooh, it won’t be long now just another few weeks and we’ll be back out on the road and I’ll be all excited and I’ll be walking from the bus to the stage and to play my music. And for me, it’s been the blessing of my life...(more)