Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

Willie Nelson, Turning 90, on the Keys to His Longevity

The legend spoke about his Rock Hall nomination and the other honors he’s received, his famous guitar, Trigger, and what he does on a day off

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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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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,” says Allan Clarke in our interview

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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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Herb Alpert Interview: Still Trying to Reach the Promised Land

For a while, in the mid-’60s, he was outselling the Beatles with his group the Tijuana Brass. Now in his late 80s, he still goes to work every day.

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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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The Motels’ Marty Jourard Recaps Capitol Records Era, Band Reunions

The sax/keyboard player traces the New Wave rock band’s colorful history including their hits, personnel changes, and reunions

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John Sebastian in Conversation: Recapturing the Lovin’ Spoonful ‘Magic’

After refusing to re-record his old hits with the Lovin’ Spoonful for decades, John Sebastian did just that with guitarist Arlen Roth. He tells us why.

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Nancy Wilson Talks About the Moment She Knew Heart Had Made It

The musician and rock icon talks about her first solo LP, looks back at Heart’s early success and offers advice to her 21-year-old self

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