Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

The Hollies’ Allan Clarke—Behind His Comeback: ‘It’s Different, But It’s Still Me’

“Being with the Hollies was one of the greatest things that ever came into my life…I wanted to make this new album something different.”–Allan Clarke

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Leon Russell Talks His Career and Collaborations

In our extensive 2014 interview, the musician talks about the genius of Brian Wilson, and his work with Joe Cocker, George Harrison, Elton John and others

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Tony Banks on Genesis’ Rise to Stadium Shows

The “average piano student” became the keyboardist and co-founder of one of the biggest bands in the world. He talks about their growth

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When the Rolling Stones Played a Free Concert in Havana, Cuba

Our interview with film director Paul Dugdale on the challenges he faced shooting the landmark 2016 concert and the audience’s reaction to seeing the Stones perform

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Doors Drummer John Densmore on His New Book, Spirituality & More

“I am still on that road. We all are; we have embarked on a journey of spirit in our human bodies as we proceed down our path,” says the drummer.

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Tom Scholz Talks About Boston’s Recording Process

On the eve of the band’s big 2017 Hyper Space Tour, the mastermind behind one of classic rock’s biggest bands spoke to us about touring, recording and more

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The Animals: A ‘Lost’ Interview with the Five Original Members (Part 1, the Early Days)

In 1983 the British Invasion band famous for “House of Rising Sun” got together one last time. Our editor spoke with all five members.

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Russ Solomon, Late Tower Records Founder: Interview

In a 2017 interview, the founder of the Tower Records retail music corporation discussed the history of the company. He died in 2018 at age 92

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J. Geils Talks About His Former Band: Last Interview

The guitarist, born John Geils, Jr., left the band several years before he passed. “I wish them well. I don’t know how they feel about me”

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Yoko Ono: A ‘Lost’ Interview, From the Dakota

In honor of this true individualist, we present a “lost” interview from 2003, when Yoko was emerging as a dance music star.

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