Interviews

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

David Bowie: ‘In the ’70s, I Never Felt Like a Rock Star’

An interview with a senior label exec covering a range of topics: “I’m not a great singer,” Ziggy’s clothes + the answer to “Is it hard being David Bowie?”

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Rolling Stones Documentaries Coming To TV

Our interview with Paul Dugdale on the challenges he faced shooting the landmark 2016 concert and the Cuban audience’s reaction to seeing the Stones perform

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Steve Miller on Blues, Jazz and the Rock Hall

The classic rocker grew up with jazz and blues greats as houseguests. The Space Cowboy on his roots and why he’s still unhappy with the Rock & Hall of Fame.

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Joe Elliott of Def Leppard on Mott The Hoople

The lead vocalist of one of the world’s most popular contemporary hard rock bands was influenced by the lead vocalist of a great ’70s band. He tells us why

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Ronnie Wood Interview: A Rolling Stone Remembers

With the release of the band’s ‘Blue & Lonesome’ album, we chat with the guitarist on his R&B roots, Faces, Jeff Beck and, of course, the Stones.

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Authors Discuss Their Stunning, New Motown Book

Adam White and Barney Ales – Berry Gordy’s longtime #2 exec – share stories about creating the book and Motown’s drive for hits. “You never gave up”

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Jimmy Webb on Songwriting (and That Cake), Pt. 1

The consummate pop songwriter, whose credits include “MacArthur Park,” “Wichita Lineman” and so many more, in conversation.

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Talking with Traffic Co-Founder, Dave Mason

Interview with the founding member of Traffic who played with plenty of fellow rock royalty. He calls Traffic “one of the original alternative bands”

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Interview with The Zombies’ Colin Blunstone

Our writer followed the British Invasion band from gig to gig. The result? A Colin Blunstone interview about their tour of a classic album

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The Turtles’ Howard Kaylan Talks: Album By Album

From 1965-70 they were one of America’s biggest singles bands. But they also produced six great albums. Their lead singer shares inside stories about each.

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