Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

The Zombies’ Colin Blunstone Interview: It’s Time

Our writer followed the British Invasion band from gig to gig. Their co-founder / lead vocalist talked about their tour of a classic album

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Peter Asher Interview: Pop Star to Top Producer

He arrived with the British Invasion as half of Peter and Gordon, then went on to produce such greats as James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt. Pt. 1 of our chat.

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The Turtles’ Howard Kaylan Talks: Album By Album

From 1965-70 they were one of America’s biggest singles bands. But they also produced six great albums. Their lead singer shares inside stories about each

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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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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Procol Harum’s Gary Brooker: A Previously Unpublished Interview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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