Interviews

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

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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Tom Scholz Talks Influences, Boston Lead Singers

In Part 2 of our interview: “Brad was the best male studio singer I’ve ever heard and Tommy is the best male stage singer.” He reveals which artists got him excited about rock ‘n’ roll

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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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Peter Asher Interview: Pop Star to Top Producer

He arrived with the British Invasion as half of Peter and Gordon, then went on to produce such greats as James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt. Pt. 1 of our chat.

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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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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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Gregg Allman: A Previously Unpublished Interview

Two years ago, the ABB mainstay was leading his own band and released a killer live album. This conversation with the legend has never before been seen.

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‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Author Talks Newport ’65

Author and folklorist Elijah Wald explores the myths, context and events surrounding the famous electric live debut at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival

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Rolling Stones in Mono – Behind the Boxed Set

ABKCO Records has gathered together all of the mono mixes of the British legends’ earliest albums into a beautiful new boxed set. We spoke with the label’s Chief Audio Engineer

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Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles: An Intimate Chat

As a core member of the Eagles and Poco, and as a solo artist, he’s been ubiquitous for decades. We chat with a legend of California rock.

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