Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

Peter Noone is Still Into Something Good—A Chat With ‘Herman’

“We never thought about selling millions of records; we just wanted to get on the radio. We didn’t know about America.”–Peter Noone on the early days

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Creedence Members Cook and Clifford: Then and Now

Original CCR members Doug Clifford and Stu Cook talk about then and now of the group that was arguably the most popular American band from 1969 to 1971

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Paul Carrack Talks About His Varied Career

The man who sang “How Long,” “The Living Years,” “Tempted” and “Don’t Shed a Tear” often plays with Clapton and has a strong solo career

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Motown’s Longtime Number Two Exec, Barney Ales, Dies

He has been described as Berry Gordy Jr’s indispensable right-hand man since he was handpicked by the legend to join the label in 1961. We interviewed him in 2016

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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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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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Beach Boys’ Mike Love Talks ‘Pet Sounds’ and More

He’s published his memoir, Good Vibrations: My Life as a Beach Boy, and dispels talk about Brian Wilson’s masterpiece. He tells us: “I don’t know if there are any better harmonies, from any vocal group, ever.”

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Tom Scholz Talks About Boston’s Recording Process

On the eve of the band’s big 2017 Hyper Space Tour, the mastermind behind one of classic rock’s biggest bands spoke to us about touring, recording and more

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Tom Scholz on Brad Delp: ‘Best Male Studio Singer I’ve Ever Heard’

In Part 2 of our interview: “Brad was the best male studio singer I’ve ever heard and Tommy is the best male stage singer.” He reveals which artists got him excited about rock ‘n’ roll

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Alone Now with Tommy James: A Revealing Interview

He came to fame in 1966 after a song he and his teenage band, the Shondells, covered hit the top of the charts. The hitmaker reflects on his long career

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