Interviews

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

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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‘Hotel California’ Producer on the Making of the LP

They had one song prepared when they entered the studio. By the time they finished the album nine months later, they’d created a masterpiece. Our exclusive talk with Bill Szymczyk

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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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Steve Miller Exclusive: Big Plans for 2018

There will be boxed sets and remastering of his catalog. He reveals: “There are miles of unreleased performances.” Universal Music said: “What do you want to do?”

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Arlo Guthrie Talks Woody, ‘Alice,’ Seeger

A half-century after the death of his folk legend father, Woody, and the release of ‘Alice’s Restaurant,’ the singer-songwriter still hears the call.

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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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Tom Jones Interview: Keeping It Real

While most artists of his age have long ago settled into complacency, the Welsh dynamo keeps trying new things. We chat with the legend.

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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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Mike Rutherford Still Living His Musical Years

Our Mike Rutherford interview in which the classic rocker talks about Mike + the Mechanics and addresses the ever-present Genesis reunion questions

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Marianne Faithfull Interview: As Years Go By

We first heard her as one of the women of the British Invasion. When she came back to our attention more than a decade later, she’d changed entirely.

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