Interviews

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

Gregg Rolie Talks Journey, Santana, Ringo & More

He was a core member of the original Santana and Journey and now plays with Ringo. We speak with the keyboardist/vocalist and two-time Rock Hall member.

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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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George Martin: The Lost Interview

This 1971 Q-and-A with the late producer hasn’t appeared since 1974. He answers questions about music and drugs, his surprise upon hearing Let it Be and his lack of financial participation with the Beatles

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When Lou Reed Met Metallica: Lou on ‘Lulu’

A 2011 interview with Lou Reed on “Lulu,” his controversial collaboration with Metallica, published in its entirety for the first time.

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John Hammond: The Lost Interview (Part 1: Signing Aretha and Dylan)

The late Columbia Records talent executive discovered Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen and more in his unparalleled career

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Jay Geils Talks About His Former Band

The guitarist, born John Geils, Jr., left the band several years ago. “I wish them well. I don’t know how they feel about me”

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Yoko Ono: A Rare Interview, From the Dakota

In honor of this true individualist, we present a “lost” interview from 2003, when Yoko was emerging as a dance music star.

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Producer Giles Martin on His Beatles Projects, Father George

The son of the legendary George Martin says: “I never, ever planned or thought that I’d work on Beatles material.” He talks about how that all changed with The Beatles Love

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The Rick Wakeman Interview, Part Two

In the second part of our interview, the British prog keyboard legend chats about Yes, ARW, his solo work, and why he started wearing those famous capes!

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John Mayall: A Chat With the British Blues Legend

For more than 50 years he’s been the reigning king of British blues. He’s got a new album, a new live show and no intention of slowing down.

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