Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

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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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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Linda Ronstadt—A Rare Interview: ‘I’ve Got to Get That Song’

In an intimate conversation, the Rock Hall of Famer discusses the ’70s SoCal singer-songwriter boom and how her backing band evolved into the Eagles

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D.A. Pennebaker on ‘Monterey Pop,’ Dylan, Hendrix, ‘Ziggy’ & More

The Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker, who passed on Aug. 1, 2019, spoke about his encounters with some of rock’s greatest talents.

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Santana’s Michael Shrieve on Woodstock and More

The drummer had a big moment at the ’69 festival – at age 20. When that lineup reunited for a 2016 album + several dates, the chemistry was there

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The Zombies’ Colin Blunstone Interview: It’s Time

Our writer followed the British Invasion band from gig to gig. The result? Their co-founder talked about their tour of a classic album

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‘Hotel California’ Producer on the Making of the LP

They had one song prepared when they entered the studio. By the time they finished the album nine months later, they’d created a masterpiece. Our exclusive talk with Bill Szymczyk

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Peter Asher Q&A: Producing Linda Ronstadt & More

In our detailed interview, most of it previously unpublished, the master producer talks about his work with Ronstadt, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and more

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Gregg Rolie: From Santana to Journey and Beyond

Rolie: “I’ve said yes to almost every right thing I should do, and I’ve said no to the things I don’t think I should. I’m proud of everything I’ve done.”

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