These are the interviews from the most recent editions of the weekly national radio broadcast of In The Studio .

, ,

R.E.M.-Document 30th Anniversary-Michael Stipe,Peter Buck

My conversations with R.E.M. lead singer Michael Stipe and particularly with lead guitarist Peter Buck about those early IRS Records reveal a band remarkably cohesiveness and certain about its vision. Includes the earliest days of the Athens…
,

George Thorogood and the Destroyers-Bad to the Bone 35th Anniversary

I have interviewed literally hundreds of the greatest rock musicians , but George Thorogood is the only one who told me that he was planning to be a professional comedian , not a musician .

Led Zeppelin 1-Jimmy Page Recalls First Rehearsal 8-12-68

The Hammer of the Gods. Jimmy Page & Robert Plant recall first Led Zeppelin rehearsal August 12, 1968.
,

Bryan Adams-Reckless Goes #1 August 10,1985

Thirty-two years ago Bryan Adams’ fourth album , Reckless ,  had only just begun spinning off what eventually would be a total of six Top 15 hits, including "Run to You","One Night Love Affair", "Somebody", "Summer of '69", "It's Only Love"…
,

Aerosmith-Permanent Vacation 30th Anniversary-Steven Tyler,Joe Perry,Tom Hamilton

The fact that you think you know the story behind Aerosmith's fabled phoenix-like resurrection thirty years ago with Permanent Vacation is due in great part to several things, 1) the zealous publicity from then-new manager Tim Collins utilizing…

Bob Seger "Shakedown" Slaps the Cuffs on #1 Thirty Years Ago

By the mid-1980s Hollywood concluded three decades of awkwardly getting it all wrong finally by releasing a series of popular mainstream blockbusters with subject matter and/ or cornerstone scenes built around rock and roll, including Purple…
,

Jimi Hendrix-Are You Experienced? 50th Anniversary

Jimi Hendrix mutated rock’s DNA, we have been trying to decode the Hendrix genome for half a century.

Black Days: Soundgarden/Audioslave's Chris Cornell Would Be 53

Once-in-a-generation singer/ songwriter Chris Cornell, who led both Soundgarden and Audioslave to worldwide success, would have turned 53 today ( 20th )..
,

Doobie Brothers-Toulouse Street 45th Anniversary-Tom Johnston,Pat Simmons,John Hartman

Doobie Brothers took up residence on Toulouse Street musically speaking in July 1972.