Interviews
  1. Interviews: The Funky George Duke The Funky George Duke May 5, 1978 Listen in on this 1978 recording to hear Duke's thoughts on the Dukey Stick, Sheila E., Shuggie Otis and more.
  2. Interviews: Stevie Ray Vaughan Opens Up Stevie Ray Vaughan Opens Up Jan 1, 1985 The Texas guitar hero speaks candidly about his upbringing and influences in this pre-rehab interview from 1985 at the Lone Star Cafe.
  3. Interviews: Malcolm McLaren on Fashion & Rock 'n' Roll Malcolm McLaren on Fashion & Rock 'n' Roll Nov 4, 1984 The late impresario and former manager of The Sex Pistols and Bow Wow Wow discusses the power of clothes and music in this 1984 video.
  4. Interviews: Joe Cocker on Beatlemania Joe Cocker on Beatlemania Jul 23, 1989 In this rare interview for the World of Rock radio show, Joe Cocker relates his Beatlemania experiences and fond memories of Woodstock.
  5. Interviews: Bruce Springsteen Chats About 'Darkness' Bruce Springsteen Chats About 'Darkness' Jul 9, 1978 Though audibly uncomfortable with promoting himself, the Boss opens up for invaluable moments of candor in this chat, a must-listen for Bruce fans.
  6. Interviews: Hanging on the Phone With Bill Graham Hanging on the Phone With Bill Graham Jan 14, 1989 The original rock impresario reminisces about the Human Be-In, the beginning of the Summer of Love and the San Francisco scene.
  7. Interviews: Lou Reed With Scott Muni Lou Reed With Scott Muni Jan 14, 1989 In this 1989 interview with the legendary WNEW DJ, Reed discusses his current album New York and his songwriting process.
  8. Interviews: Tina Turner's Long Road to the Top Tina Turner's Long Road to the Top Jan 20, 1985 In 1984 at the age of 44, Tina Turner finally hit #1. Hear her talk about her first #1 single in this interview less than a year later.
  9. Interviews: KISS Behind the Make-Up KISS Behind the Make-Up Apr 12, 1979 Ace and Gene discuss plans for their now-legendary Dynasty tour and the dubious origins of rock critics in this 1979 interview.
  10. Interviews: An Interview With Ben E. King An Interview With Ben E. King Nov 19, 1988 Ben E. King, the Drifters member who wrote the classic "Stand By Me," opens up about his career, his life and his inspirations.
  11. Interviews: Santana On His First 20 Years in Music Santana On His First 20 Years in Music Sep 25, 1988 In this 1988 interview, guitar god Carlos Santana reflects on his influences, Woodstock, and other highlights from the first two decades of his life's work.
  12. Interviews: Video: Bill Bruford Revisits the '60s Video: Bill Bruford Revisits the '60s Dec 4, 1984 The very erudite drummer from Yes and King Crimson talks about the heyday of the London scene and his current activities in this '84 chat.
  13. Interviews: Frankie Valli on the Four Seasons Frankie Valli on the Four Seasons Oct 29, 1988 Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys" opens in theaters today. Hear the lead singer of the popular vocal group reminisce about those halcyon days.
  14. Interviews: The Neville Brothers' True Stories The Neville Brothers' True Stories Apr 22, 1994 Aaron Neville released My True Story this week, featuring production by Keith Richards. Now, hear all the Nevilles tell their stories in these '94 interviews.
  15. Interviews: Ben E. King's Bevy of Hits Ben E. King's Bevy of Hits Nov 19, 1988 The singer reminisces about his days with the Drifters and his success as a soloist with "Spanish Harlem" and his immortal hit "Stand By Me."
  16. Interviews: Video: Fred Armisen at SXSW, 2013 Video: Fred Armisen at SXSW, 2013 Mar 12, 2013 The former SNL cast member and Portlandia co-creator talks about his musical and comedic background in a chat with Paste's Josh Jackson.
  17. Interviews: George Benson's Crossover Challenge George Benson's Crossover Challenge Jan 1, 1989 Superstar guitarist-singer George Benson talks about being caught in the middle of popular music and jazz in this 1989 interview.
  18. Interviews: Kurtis Blow Speaks Kurtis Blow Speaks Sep 30, 1985 The pioneering rapper reminisces about the days of block parties, DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and his 1980 smash hit "The Breaks."
  19. Interviews: Understanding The Police in 1982 Understanding The Police in 1982 Oct 18, 1982 Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers paint three individual pictures of life in one of the world's biggest bands.
  20. Interviews: Bowie on His Chamelonic Image Bowie on His Chamelonic Image Jan 23, 1978 In this revealing 1978 interview, the artist talks about the characters he invented, the emergence of punk music and the merits of shock value.
  21. Interviews: U2 Trip Through Your Wires U2 Trip Through Your Wires Sep 8, 1987 This 1987 radio interview features all four U2 members fielding questions from adoring fans, as well as a guest appearance by the Dalton Brothers!
  22. Interviews: Bernie Taupin, the Voice of Elton John Bernie Taupin, the Voice of Elton John Jan 1, 1987 The great lyricist, poet, and artist, discusses his 1988 solo record, as well what it's like to collaborate with well-known pop stars.
  23. Interviews: Tommy James Recalls the '60s Tommy James Recalls the '60s Dec 3, 1988 The pop singer and leader of the Shondells reminisces about "Mony Mony," "Hanky Panky" and "Crimson and Clover" in this 1988 interview.
  24. Interviews: Mickey Hart & Jerry Garcia Speak Mickey Hart & Jerry Garcia Speak From scoring Apocalypse Now to their songwriting process, Hart and Garcia discuss all things Dead.
  25. Interviews: Townshend on Townshend in 1982 Townshend on Townshend in 1982 Jun 21, 1982 Pete's been making the rounds in support of his new autobiography, but the press tour is nothing new to the opinionated songwriter.
  26. Interviews: Behind the Music With Bob Seger Behind the Music With Bob Seger Jul 22, 1979 In this 47-minute interview with Bob Seger, he opens up about his youth and inspiration behind his successful career.
  27. Interviews: Bill Withers' Unexpected Life in Music Bill Withers' Unexpected Life in Music Aug 6, 1988 Hear Withers discuss his late start in music in his down-to-earth manner and look for his 9-album box set spanning '71-'85, available now.
  28. Interviews: Getting Personal with Ringo Starr Getting Personal with Ringo Starr Sep 4, 1977 In this '77 interview, Richard Starkey (aka Ringo Starr) guides us through his history, both as a Beatle and a solo artist.
  29. Interviews: Al Di Meola Sounds Off Al Di Meola Sounds Off Jul 14, 1978 Fusion guitar hero Al Di Meola talks about the state of the industry and the barriers between rock and jazz in this frank 1978 interview.
  30. Interviews: Louis Armstrong Reminisces, 1970 Louis Armstrong Reminisces, 1970 Jul 23, 1970 In this fascinating chat with George Wein, Satchmo talks about brass bands in New Orleans, "Bourbon Street Parade" and "Mack the Knife."
  31. Interviews: Time With Tina Turner Time With Tina Turner Jan 20, 1985 Learn a thing or two from the crowned Queen of Rock with this personal interview, only a year after her hit "What's Love Got to Do With It?"
  32. Interviews: Zappa Sounds Off Zappa Sounds Off Nov 6, 1975 The irascible guitarist-composer-satirist discusses Alban Berg, Elliott Carter, Charles Ives, the Beatles and his Bongo Fury in a '75 interview.
  33. Interviews: Jerry Garcia on Movies, ESP and LSD Jerry Garcia on Movies, ESP and LSD Aug 6, 1975 In this 1975 interview with Mary Travers, Jerry discusses making a Grateful Dead film, Kesey's Acid Tests and developing band chemistry.
  34. Interviews: David Bowie Speaks, 1978 David Bowie Speaks, 1978 Jan 23, 1978 In this revealing chat, Bowie talks about the characters he invented, the burgeoning punk movement and the merits of shock value.
  35. Interviews: Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Roger Waters Pink Floyd's David Gilmour and Roger Waters These back-to-back 1984 interviews with Waters and Gilmour give insight on their respective solo careers.
  36. Interviews: Alvin Lee, Beyond Ten Years After Alvin Lee, Beyond Ten Years After Sep 19, 1975 Remember the late Alvin Lee as he talks with Mary Travers in 1975 about why he left Ten Years After and how his newest album was recorded.
  37. Interviews: Reminiscing With Captain Trips Reminiscing With Captain Trips Sep 22, 1975 In a 1975 interview, Jerry Garcia talks about Bill Graham, the Acid Tests, 'old-time lunacy' in Haight-Ashbury and the world community of freaks.
  38. Interviews: Video: Robert Trujillo on 'JACO' Video: Robert Trujillo on 'JACO' Nov 30, 2015 The Metallica bassist discusses the making of the Jaco Pastorius documentary he produced and financed over the course of six years.
  39. Interviews: The Legend of Frankie Valli The Legend of Frankie Valli Oct 29, 1988 In this interview with Frankie Valli, he humbly speaks of his massive achievements over three generations.
  40. Interviews: Joe Cocker's Stories from the Road Joe Cocker's Stories from the Road Jul 23, 1989 In the midst of a 1989 European tour, JC took time to talk shop with World of Rock radio host Scott Muni.
  41. Interviews: An Intimate Chat with Woody Allen An Intimate Chat with Woody Allen Jan 23, 1977 The comedian/filmmaker discusses his early standup influences and talks about his upcoming film Annie Hall in this hour-long interview.
  42. Interviews: Mark Knopfler's Work & Influences Mark Knopfler's Work & Influences Jun 6, 1988 The Dire Straits frontman speaks about his involvement with a number of good causes, and about some of his earliest musical influences.
  43. Interviews: Video: Johnny Winter Revists His Roots Video: Johnny Winter Revists His Roots Nov 4, 1984 The late Texas guitar slinger talks about growing up in Beaumont with early rock 'n' roll and discovering the blues in this interview from 1984.
  44. Rock: Trombone Shorty in Asheville, 2011 Trombone Shorty in Asheville, 2011 Oct 31, 2011 The New Orleans superstar (aka Troy Andrews) plays "Backatown," "Where Y'At" and "Hurricane Season" with his band Orleans Avenue.
  45. Rock: The Who's Early Punk Attitude The Who's Early Punk Attitude Apr 6, 1968 It was 50 years ago today that Pete Townshend and the boys made their first TV appearance in the UK Hear them at the Fillmore East in 1968.
  46. Rock: Boz Scaggs at Radio CIty Boz Scaggs at Radio CIty Apr 5, 1981 The unmistakable voice of Boz Scaggs brought you Silk Degrees, his first pop commercial hit album, certified 5x platinum!
  47. Rock: Little Feat Gets Apolitical Little Feat Gets Apolitical Oct 31, 1975 In the wake of the third presidential debate, Lowell George may sum up the feelings of much of the electorate with his "Apolitical Blues" in '75.
  48. Rock: Huey Lewis & The News at the Superdome Huey Lewis & The News at the Superdome May 18, 1986 The powerfully-voiced singer leads his group on their hits "The Power of Love," "I Want a New Drug" and others in this America Rocks concert.
  49. Rock: Joe Walsh Barnstorms Univeristy of Texas Joe Walsh Barnstorms Univeristy of Texas Sep 24, 1973 Fresh off his departure from the James Gang, Joe Walsh delivers this stirring performance with Barnstorm, including his soon-to-be hit "Rocky Mountain High."
  50. Rock: The Sex Pistols Take San Fransisco The Sex Pistols Take San Fransisco Jan 14, 1978 The Sex Pistols were a force that changed the course of musical history by uniting music and politics in a manner far more rebellious than anything before.
  51. Rock: Dokken Breaks the Chains Dokken Breaks the Chains Feb 26, 1984 Don Dokken & George Lynch unleash a quick but devastating set on Milwaukee, recorded while the band was opening for Scorpions in '84.
  52. Rock: New Release: The Kinks at the Palladium, '80 New Release: The Kinks at the Palladium, '80 Dec 31, 1980 The British Invasion band plays "Catch Me Now I'm Falling" and songs from Low Budget as well as classics like "Lola" and "You Really Got Me."

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