Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

John Lennon: Lost Interview From 1973

In this Q-and-A that hasn’t appeared for decades, the musician talks about his upcoming recording plans, Apple business, the reunion question, and getting old

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Randy Bachman Talks Beatles & Early Guess Who

The former Guess Who and BTO singer-guitarist pays tribute to one of his heroes. We spoke with Bachman about George Harrison and more

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BS&T’s David Clayton-Thomas: Interview

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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Nils Lofgren Weathers the Pandemic With a New Live Album: Interview

“I like the idea of a bunch of old guys getting out and knocking it out of the park,” says the veteran singer/guitarist–and he does so on his new album.

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The ‘New’ ABB: A Conversation with Devon Allman and Duane Betts of the Allman Betts Band

The sons of three founding members of the Allman Brothers Band have created an identity of their own while keeping the legacy alive.

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Jimmy Webb on Songwriting (and That Cake)

The consummate pop songwriter, whose credits include “MacArthur Park,” “Wichita Lineman” and so many more, in conversation.

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B.J. Thomas Talks ‘Hooked on a Feeling,’ ‘Raindrops’ and the Bicycle Scene

When Billy Joe Thomas was a boy growing up in Houston, Tex., there were four or five other Billys on his baseball team, so it was easy for his coaches and teammates to simply call him “B.J.” “My older brother

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‘Dylan Goes Electric’ Author Talks Newport 1965

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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