Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

Randy Bachman of the Guess Who & BTO: Interview

In our extensive conversation, the Canadian rock great tells the story of his biggest hits with two legendary classic rock bands

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Mick, Keith, Ronnie Talk About Missing Charlie, and 2021 Tour

In a wide-ranging interview, the remaining members of the Rolling Stones talk about the past, present and future of the band

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David Clayton-Thomas on His Early Years With Blood, Sweat & Tears

DCT: “I had to go back to Canada to renew my visa. A couple of days later I got a call. ‘Do you want to try out for the band?’ I said, ‘You’re damn right.’”

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Donovan Interview: Sunshine Superman and Jimmy Page

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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Beach Boys’ Al Jardine Talks ‘Pet Sounds’: ‘Ahead of Its Time’

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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Tom Scholz Reflects on 45 Years of ‘Boston’

The 1976 album ranks as one of the best-selling debut albums in music history with 17 million copies sold in the U.S. alone

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Judy Collins Then, Judy Collins Now: Interview

At age 82, the singer is revisiting a classic live album from more than 50 years ago. We spoke with her about her long, amazing career.

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Dave Clark on ‘All the Hits’: ‘The Imperfections Made Them Perfect’

“We believed the song should have that same excitement of when we played live,” says Dave Clark, on recording the big DC5 hits like “Glad All Over.”

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Jerry Garcia: A 1976 Encounter with the Grateful Dead’s Figurehead

In the Grateful Dead, no two people have the same conception musically, which makes it harder. Nobody gets their way,” Garcia said in this archival chat.

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Berry Gordy: A Chat with the Man Who Made Motown

Soon to be a Kennedy Center Honors recipient, the entrepreneur who gave us Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and so many others looks back.

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