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Echoes In the Studio pt3- Eddie Van Halen, Tom Petty, Charlie Daniels, Stevie Ray Vaughan

For Memorial Day Weekend 2024: "Echoes In the Studio", the voices of & tributes to fallen rockers. Part three of four.
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More Echoes In the Studio- pt 4

In memoriam : More" Echoes In the Studio", pt 4 with my rare interviews with fallen classic rockers Lou Reed, Bon Scott, Rick Wright, Malcolm Young, George Harrison, David Bowie
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The Who- Tommy 55th- Pete Townshend pt2

The conclusion of the story of The Who's "Tommy" pt 2 with Pete Townshend In the Studio.
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The Who- Tommy 55th- Pete Townshend pt1

The many stages of The Who's "Tommy" conception, gestation, and birth as the first successful rock opera are further revealed, it seems, every time "Tommy"  composer Pete Townshend cleans out a storage closet. Townshend joins Redbeard In the Studio to present this rock sonogram of The Who "Tommy"  while still in the creative womb, on "Tommy" 's 55th anniversary, part 1.

The Who- Pinball Wizard medley- Toronto 12-17-82

This performance of the "Tommy" medley December 1982 from the Redbeard archives is official and far superior to the bootleg that circulated for years.

The Who- Tommy @55- Pete Townshend pt 2

"Sexual abuse, narcissism, cults and celebrity are contemplated...If anything, it's more pertinent now than it was in 1969", writes Rob Tannenbaum in the New York Times about The Who's "Tommy". Pete Towshend presents the conclusion of my classic rock interview here In the Studio the week of May 20.
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Who- Quadrophenia 50th- Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, the late John Entwistle

Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey join me In the Studio in this interview for the first in a two-part look at "Quadrophenia" at fifty, the last word on Townshend's October 1973 rock opera, which certainly is much more appreciated today than upon its initial release ...(more)

The Who- 5:15- Toronto 12-17-82

In this live concert performance in 1982 of "5:15", originally on "Quadrophenia", the Who thunders through the song like a locomotive, with Kenney Jones on drums and the late John Entwistle on bass.

Kinks- Misfits- Ray Davies

Ray Davies of The Kinks In the Studio for their late Seventies rock revitalization which started with “Sleepwalker” and continued into May 1978's "Misfits".

Pete Townshend- Who Came First 50th Anniversary

Was "Who Came First" a question or a declarative statement in October 1972? Pete Townshend joins me In the Studio for the answer on the golden anniversary of his first of many great solo albums, which we feature here.