Interviews

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

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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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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Michael Nesmith of The Monkees: A Brief Q&A

The musician, actor and songwriter will receive a prestigious award for his pioneering work in the music video field. We chat with Papa Nez

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Beach Boys’ Mike Love Talks Pet Sounds and More

He’s published his memoir, Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy, and dispels talk about Brian Wilson’s masterpiece. He tells us: “I don’t know if there are any better harmonies, from any vocal group, ever.”

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Donovan Interview (Pt 1): Sunshine Superman at 50

In a freewheeling, often revealing conversation, the Scottish singer-songwriter and Rock Hall inductee talks about his first big hit of the psychedelic era

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The Beach Boys’ Al Jardine on Pet Sounds

The Beach Boys’ founding member Al Jardine speaks with Best Classic Bands on the making of the group’s iconic album, ‘Pet Sounds’

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Pete Townshend: The Gibson Classic Interview (Excerpt)

In this Q-and-A which originally appeared on Gibson.com, The Who leader talks about the Who’s Next recording process and his admiration for Lou Reed, The Band and Prince

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