Interviews
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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?"
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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."
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  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: 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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."
  24. 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.
  25. Interviews: Paul Simon Discusses His Greatest Hits Paul Simon Discusses His Greatest Hits Oct 29, 1988 In this 1988 interview, Simon shared lyrical insights, compositional inspirations, and recording session memories.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. Interviews: Reminiscing With Paul Kantner Reminiscing With Paul Kantner Dec 14, 1982 The co-founder of the Jefferson Airplane talks about his relationship with Grace Slick and their daughter China in this '82 interview.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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."
  42. 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.
  43. 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!
  44. Rock: Steely Dan Reelin' in London Steely Dan Reelin' in London May 20, 1974 Founders Fagen & Becker continue their 10-night run at NYC's Beacon Theatre this weekend. Hear an early edition of the band from 1974.
  45. Rock: New Release: April Wine in Las Vegas, '81 New Release: April Wine in Las Vegas, '81 Apr 27, 1981 The Canadian rockers play "Big City Girls" and other tunes from Nature of the Beast and also cover King Crimson's "21st Century Schizoid Man."
  46. Rock: Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Dec 14, 1974 The Allman Brothers Band guitarist premieres tunes from his country flavored Highway Call with fiddler Vassar Clements in this 1974 set.
  47. Rock: The Tubes' New Years Countdown The Tubes' New Years Countdown Dec 31, 1975 Theatrical frontman Fee Waybill welcomes in 1976 with the Stanford Marching Band playing "Living in the U.S.A." in this wild concert video.
  48. Rock: Pat Benatar's 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot' Pat Benatar's 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot' Oct 6, 1981 Listen to Pat Benatar rock Austin in this 1981 set, pulling hit songs from three smoking albums.
  49. Rock: Hall & Oats Cover the Righteous Brothers Hall & Oats Cover the Righteous Brothers Aug 22, 1980 Hall & Oates' cover of "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" is one of many highlights in this excellent 1980 set.
  50. Rock: 'I'm Not There' Concert, 2007 'I'm Not There' Concert, 2007 Nov 7, 2007 This event at NYC's Beacon Theatre features many of the soundtrack contributors to the odd biopic inspired by the life of Bob Dylan.
  51. Rock: Argent Rocks the Palace Argent Rocks the Palace Nov 7, 1973 The British band led by keyboardist Rod Argent plays their classics "Hold Your Head Up" and "God Gave Rock and Roll to You" in 1973.
  52. Rock: Grateful Days Revisited Grateful Days Revisited Nov 19, 1966 This set from early in the Dead's career is full of youthful exuberance and sunshiny soundscapes.

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