Interviews

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

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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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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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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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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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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