Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

Joan Baez Interview: On Dylan, Aging and Her Farewell Tour

Says the folk legend: “I’m comfortable and happy. I’m not trying to reach notes that I can’t reach anymore. I’m working on what I have, which I like a lot.”

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Joe Perry Interview: Aerosmith Then & Now + More

Forget about that farewell tour–Aerosmith is nowhere near done, the guitarist tells us in this intimate interview on a variety of topics.

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Ozzy Osbourne Q&A: Is This Really the Last Tour?

“There’s no excess trouble. No drama…there are no arguments. We just get up, do our gig and have fun. In the ’80s, it was like Caligula on the road.”

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Tommy James Q&A: The Music, the Mob & the Movie

“We’re looking up into the New York sky and first thing my eyes fall on is the Mutual of NY insurance company sign. It just flashes MONY MONY.”

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John Hammond: Lost Interview (On Aretha, Dylan)

The late Columbia Records talent executive discovered Billie Holiday, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Leonard Cohen and more in his unparalleled career

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Joe Walsh’s ‘But Seriously, Folks’: Behind the Scenes

“Coming off of ‘Hotel California,’ this was just big fun. This was dessert. It wasn’t drudgery, it wasn’t work, it wasn’t doing things over and over again.”

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Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad: Interview

What was it like to be in a band popular enough to sell out Shea Stadium, even while rock critics despised you? We asked Mark Farner.

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Melanie on ‘Candles in the Rain,’ ‘Brand New Key’ & More

“I was just Melanie, the cute flower child person. To the hip people, the real hipsters, I became the cool person to bash. I don’t know how that happened.”

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Steve Marriott: A Previously Unpublished Interview

“There’s something good about working for a living. You know exactly what you’re getting and you know exactly where it’s going. I’m very happy like that.”

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Alone Now with Tommy James: A Revealing Interview

With a new film based on his memoir in the works, and a new album on the way, the ’60s/’70s hitmaker reflects on his long career.

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