Interviews

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

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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Alan White on Yes, the Rock Hall, Chris Squire

With the induction of Yes into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, drummer Alan White reflects on his 45 years with the band and memories of Chris Squire

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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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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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Meet Danny Fields: Key Player in Rock History

Our conversation with the insider that played a role in the careers of such influential acts as the Doors, Velvet Underground, MC5, Stooges and Ramones, and is now the subject of a documentary named for a Ramones song named for him, Danny Says

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