Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

Tom Jones Interview: Keeping It Real

While most artists of his age have long ago settled into complacency, the Welsh dynamo keeps trying new things. We chat with the legend.

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Mark Farner on Grand Funk Railroad’s Legacy

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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Ronnie Wood Interview: Before the Rolling Stones

We talked with the legendary guitarist on his R&B roots, his influences, and playing with Faces, Jeff Beck and, of course, the Stones

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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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Billy Preston on His Career and Touring With the Stones

“It feels like I’ve been playing with them for years. We’re a family. All the guys are hanging out together.”–Billy Preston on touring with the Stones

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Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker: A Previously Unpublished Interview

“Some people prefer it if the next album is like the one before it. We do have a character, and our character is that we do things differently.”

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Rick Wakeman Interview: Yes and Those Legendary Capes

The keyboard legend chats about his prog rock career, his recent band with Jon Anderson and Trevor Rabin, and why he started wearing those famous capes!

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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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Eric Burdon: A Conversation With an Animal

More than 50 years after he first arrived with the Animals, one of the great British blues-rock belters of all time is still going strong.

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Donovan Interview: His Greatest Hits

The Scottish singer-songwriter and Rock Hall inductee examines some of his biggest songs including “Season of the Witch” and “There is a Mountain”

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