Interviews

Read the questions and answers in verbatim interviews with significant classic rock artists and others.

Santana’s Michael Shrieve on Woodstock and More

The drummer had a big moment at the ’69 festival – at age 20. When that lineup reunited for a 2016 album + several dates, the chemistry was there

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Peter Frampton Interview: Still Very Much Alive!

He recorded one of the best-selling albums in history, and he’s proud of it. But what really makes him happy is being acknowledged as a great guitarist.

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Grand Funk Railroad: The Highs & the Lows

In a wide-ranging conversation, GFR’s guitarist Mark Farner recalls the band’s early days, peak years and the often bitter aftermath

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The Zombies Celebrate Their 50-Year ‘Odessey’

Our interview with the band’s Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone as the celebrate a big anniversary, and musician Al Kooper, who knew a hit when he heard one in “Time of the Season”

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The Cars Interview: ‘Good Times Roll’

On the eve of their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, we spoke with band members about the event and career highlights.

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Leon Russell Talks His Career and Collaborations

In our extensive 2014 interview, the musician talks about the genius of Brian Wilson, and his work with Joe Cocker, George Harrison, Elton John and others

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Carlos Santana Interview: ‘Music is a Beam of Light’

Now in his 70s, the guitar master is as prolific as ever, touring more than 100 nights per year and continuing to innovate. There is, simply, no one else like him.

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Nancy Wilson of Heart: An Intimate Conversation

For more than four decades, she has co-led Heart. Now, she’s on to something new altogether. We speak with one of rock’s great frontwomen.

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Randy Bachman of the Guess Who & BTO: Interview

In the second half of our extensive conversation, the Canadian rock great tells the story of his biggest hits with two legendary bands.

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Randy Bachman Talks Beatles & Early Guess Who

On his new solo album, the former Guess Who and BTO singer-guitarist pays tribute to one of his heroes. We spoke with Bachman about George Harrison and more.

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