Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

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In our detailed interview, most of it previously unpublished, the master producer talks about his work with Ronstadt, James Taylor, Bonnie Raitt and more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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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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BS&T’s David Clayton-Thomas on Woodstock & More

DC-T on Woodstock: “The road manager told us, ‘I don’t think the show tonight’s going to happen. All the traffic is jammed. Nothing is moving.'”

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Simon Kirke on Bad Company, Paul Rodgers and Mick Ralphs

“It’s not a given that if you’re talented, you’ll be successful. There are so many people that are much better than me playing drums that never got the break”

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Steve Miller on ‘Welcome to the Vault,’ Why ‘Abracadabra’ Grabs Ya, and More

“We used to set up our equipment and jam for an hour or two, and a lot of that would get recorded and then you wouldn’t even think about it.”–Steve Miller

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Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker: A Previously Unpublished Interview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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