The Dennis Elsas Conversation

Best Classic Bands is proud to publish excerpts of interviews with noted musical artists by legendary album rock radio DJ/air personality and musical expert Dennis Elsas.

Gregg Allman Shares a Fillmore East Secret

Dennis Elsas’ conversation with the legendary artist about his roots and return to recording and a wild fact about the legendary Live at Fillmore cover

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The Inside History of the Electric Light Orchestra

Dennis Elsas’ 1977 radio interview with Bev Bevan, ELO’s co-founder, reveals what brought him, Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood together and what led to Wood’s exit

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Dan Fogelberg’s ‘Musical Joke’: Same Old Lang Syne

The late singer-songwriter enjoyed big success in the 1970s and ’80s. In this interview he admits his holiday favorite came from messing with Tchaikovsky

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Bill Wyman on the Birth of the Rolling Stones

In Dennis Elsas’ 2002 interview, the former Stones bassist talks about Brian Jones’ love of the blues: “He created the band. It was his idea.”

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Robert Plant and Shifting Spaces

Famed FM radio personality Dennis Elsas talks with Robert Plant about living in and exploring America, returning to England, and his new band and recent LP.

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John Fogerty’s Revival Begins

Famed DJ Dennis Elsas spoke with John Fogerty in 2007 when he began coming to terms with and celebrating his Creedence Clearwater Revival legacy.

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Graham Nash Talks About His ‘Lucky Life’

Legendary rock radio DJ Dennis Elsas talks to Nash about recording “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” and “Ohio,” compiling CSNY 1974 & how Crosby may have a PhD. in acting out but also saved Nash’s life

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