In The Studio: Beard’s Blog

Twelve Days of Led Zeppelin on Now!

The 12 Days of Zeppelin holiday giveaways! From December 1st through December 12th. The single day Led Zeppelin contests running from Dec 1st to December 11th will be conducted EXCLUSIVELY on In The Studio with Redbeard Facebook page... ...
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Beatles- White Album pt 1- Paul McCartney, the late George Harrison

At the time of its November 25, 1968 release, we had no way of knowing that the unparalleled intensity of world-wide fame, the sudden death of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, and the complexities of adult romantic relationships had all conspired to fracture the internal unity of the Beatles so that their only...
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Beatles- White Album pt 2- Paul McCartney, the late George Harrison

Paul McCartney joins me In the Studio here in part two to explore the songs "Birthday", Lennon's "Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey", Paul's "Mother Nature's Son", one of three versions of "Revolution", the campy pally band arrangement on "Honey Pie", Lennon's "Cry Baby Cry", and the real...
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Queen- News of the World- Brian May

...how appreciative Brian May is of the fans, the countless deejays, and journalists for supporting Queen's efforts over the years, but nothing short of the untimely death of Freddie Mercury twenty-five years ago on this date (24th) in 1991 could silence the original band. And even that wasn't permanent. ...
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Led Zeppelin- IV- Jimmy Page & Robert Plant

Legendary wrestler-turned-Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant, who passed away this day in 1995, has an appropriately outsized role in the Led Zeppelin "4" story as told by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant on the iconic album's forty-fifth anniversary....
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Rolling Stones Invade Cuba Under a Havana Moon- Mick Jagger, Keith Richards

In 1965 when Newsweek described the Rolling Stones' "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" as "...the five notes that shook the world...", maybe it should have included an asterisk, "*Except Cuba"... in March 2016 a truly historic week saw US President Barack Obama visit the island nation as a gesture of renewed reconciliation between...
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Glenn Frey Fondly Remembered by Bob Seger

The late Glenn Frey, who would have turned 68 over the weekend ( 6th ), was Bob Seger's buddy long before Frey headed west and took wing with the Eagles. After the shock of Glenn Frey's death this past January, the first person that I thought of, after his Eagles band mates past...
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Band, The-The Last Waltz 40th Anniversary- Robbie Robertson

Interview includes detailed in-depth profiles of Band-mates Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Rick Danko, and Levon Helm ( the last three sadly all deceased); how the discussions which eventually led to the legendary Last Waltz concert and subsequent Martin Scorsese-directed film never included Robertson threatening to leave the band, as has been misreported for...
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