Interviews

Our discussions with many significant classic rock artists and others.

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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Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad: Interview

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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Melanie on ‘Candles in the Rain,’ ‘Brand New Key’ & More

“I was just Melanie, the cute flower child person. To the hip people, the real hipsters, I became the cool person to bash. I don’t know how that happened.”

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Steve Marriott: A Previously Unpublished Interview

“There’s something good about working for a living. You know exactly what you’re getting and you know exactly where it’s going. I’m very happy like that.”

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Paul McCartney Talks Beatles, Recording: Watch

In a wide-ranging interview streamed live on Facebook from Liverpool, he spoke about his school days, writing songs with John Lennon and the group’s early recording sessions

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Linda Ronstadt—A Rare Interview (Part Two)

In an intimate conversation, the Rock Hall of Famer discusses the ’70s SoCal singer-songwriter boom and how her backing band evolved into the Eagles

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Arlo Guthrie Talks Woody, ‘Alice,’ Seeger

A half-century after the death of his folk legend father, Woody, and the release of ‘Alice’s Restaurant,’ the singer-songwriter still hears the call.

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Randy Bachman Talks Beatles & Early Guess Who

On his new solo album, the former Guess Who and BTO singer-guitarist pays tribute to one of his heroes. We spoke with Bachman about George Harrison and more.

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Donovan Interview (Part 2): His Greatest Hits

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

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The Zombies’ Colin Blunstone: Interview

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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