The Classic Rock Podcast

The Classic Rock Podcast

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By tim caple
Hosted by Tim Caple, every month the Classic Rock Podcast show rounds up of all the stories making Classic Rock News over the last month from AC/DC to Zeppelin...with music to match, we have the Album of the month, we check out what features in this months Music mags, we round up the Rock Album Charts we have "The Classic Rock Interview"and we jump back in time to look at the Music Press from the last 30 years.
Plus lots of other great features "The Greatest Live Track from a Live Album " and "The Great Undiscovered" where we delve into the back catalogues of some of the Greatest Rock Bands
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This month we hear from Motley Crue on Dr Feelgood Brian Johnson and Robert Plant, Jimmy Hendrix and Ginger Baker with Cream
Welcome to the September "Classic Rock Podcast" which is a special extended show this month coming up we hear from Ginger Baker from prior to the last Cream show in 69, this year is the 49th anniversary of the death of Jimmy Hendrix we listen back to his final interview just a week before his death. Brian Johnson teases his new season of "Life on the road"  with Robert Plant. We listen to new music from the Who and we relive the glory days of Motley Crue on the 30th anniversary of "Dr Feelgood" as we hear from Tommy Lee and Vice Neil just as the album makes number 1 in the USA .Plus we round up the news and review this month in the music press.
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September 27, 2019
This month Pink Floyd, Woodstock's 50th anniversary, and the return of Status Quo
Welcome to the latest edition of The Classic Rock Podcast and in this months show as Nick Mason prepared to receive his "Prog God" award we hear from a very young Pink Floyd with Barret, Mason, Waters and Wright plus the months news round up and press review, we have a special feature on the 50th anniversary of Woodstock and we celebrate the return of Status Quo on the eve of their new album release "Backbone" we will hear from Francis Rossi and the band.
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August 24, 2019
This months classic interviews from AC/DC Angus and Malcolm Young remember Highway to Hell, we hear from YES plus Cozy Powell, Graham Bonnet and Ritchie Blackmore
Welcome to the summer edition of the Classic Rock Podcast, this month Highway to Hell celebrates its 40th year and Yes released their debut album 50 years ago this july we hear an archive interview from them and this moth in 1979 saw Rainbow release Down to Earth, Ritchie Blackmore Graham Bonnet and the legendary drummer Cozy Powell all remember a landmark period in the bands history.
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July 23, 2019
Classic Interviews this month Slash from Guns' n' Roses talking about how it all began, Whitesnake are back with Flesh and Blood and Sammy Hagar and The Circle plus all the news and press reviews
Welcome along to the June edition of the Classic Rock podcast, we hear from Slash about the early days of Guns'n'Roses plus Whitesnake are back with a rollicking good album Flesh and Blood we have a track from that and Sammy Hagar is back in the big time with The Circle and we have music from his top 5 album "Space Between" .  Plus we have lots of news from the last month and we review all the music press as well .
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June 4, 2019
Phil Lynott and Scott Gorham talk Black Rose, Lemmy on Blackmore and Ritchie Blackmore
Well its the anniversary show this week as we celebrate a few notable moments in rock history beginning with a celebration of the 74th birthday of one of the finest players these shores have produced, Ritchie Blackmore and we hear Lemmy recount one of the many memorable tales of high jinx involving RB as well as the man himself describing what he's all about. Classic interview is a real gem Phil Lynott and Scott Gorham talking about Black Rose, plus we round up the news dip back intimate for a vintage press review and we say farewell to friends who have passed before concluding with a 39th anniversary send off from Black Sabbath.
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April 30, 2019
Randy Bachman tells the story of BTO in "Takin care of business"
If the 1960's were a whirlwind the 1970's were a hurricane as when success hit it elevated Randy Bachman and the band BTO to one of the biggest bands in the world in 4 years they released 5 albums that went gold, 18 singles including what remains Sony musics most licensed track in their history "takin' care of business" and of course "you ain't seen nothin yet". Here then is a first hand recollection of that time from Randy Bachman .
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April 4, 2019
Randy Bachman talks about his life in music and the swinging 60's
This month we have part 1 of a 2 part special where we talk to a Classic Rock Legend whose career has spanned 6 decades. Randy Bachman has written and played on some of the genres most instantly recognisable songs from the Guess Who's first number one "Shakin all over" to "American Woman" before creating a brand new sound that accompanied him with Bachman Turner Overdrive on their journey to becoming one of the biggest bands of the 1970's but thats not even half the story, here then is part one where we talk about the early years from the violin lessons throughout to the final days of the Guess Who 
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March 24, 2019
This month Classic interviews from David Lee Roth on Van Halen where it all began, we hear from Sammy Hagar and Dave on the Sam and Dave Tour have a few words with Lynyrd Skynyrd plus news and press
This month there is a bit of a Van Halen feel, after the months news round up we'll hear from Dave Lee Roth on where is all began for him and the band, also a few anecdotes on the 41st anniversary of Van Halen 1 and we hear from Sammy Hagar and Roth on what happened behind the scenes on the Sam and Dave tour of 2002.Plus Whitesnake are back with  a tune with a vintage 80's feel to it and we round up whats what in the press review this month as well where among other things you can find out what Ian Anderson said when told Elvis will see you in his dressing room ..
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February 20, 2019
This month its an AOR Special, the top 50 AOR albums, Classic Interviews with Tom Scholz and Toto
Welcome to the first edition of 2019 in which we celebrate all things AOR looking at the "Classic Rock" Mag's Top 50 AOR albums of all time plenty to debate in that list as well, Classic Interviews this month include Tom Scholz of Boston talking about how low his expectations were after releasing the first Boston album and Toto talk about Africa and Rosanna, as well as all that the months most interesting news stories and the press review as well ...  
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January 22, 2019
This month AC/DC feature,Classic interviews,Bon Scott,Brian Johnson,the best ever AC/DC track is..
Welcome the the Classic Rock Podcast this month we have a bit of an AC/DC feel to things the Classic Interviews come from Bon Scott and Brian Johnson on his 1st ever gig with AC/DC and he tries to sum up how good a drummer Phil Rudd is.,plus all the months news and gossip plus the press reviews.
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December 23, 2018
This Months Interviews Keith Richards, Gillan on his days with Black Sabbath remembering Spinal Tap
Welcome to this months Classic Rock Podcast ,in this months show as well as a round up of News, the Music Press Review our Classic Interviews come from Keith Richards who is talking about how he came to love the blues, as Black Sabbath celebrate their 50th anniversary Ian Gillan talks about life on the road and the infamous "Stonehenge set" which led us into a bit of Spinal Tap before we concluded with John Lennon who was interviewed giving his views on the Stones...
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November 20, 2018
This Month Stevie Nicks and Mick Fleetwood on the excesses of Fleetwood Mac + David Bowie interview
Welcome to the October edition of the "Classic Rock Podcast" and this month we hear from Fleetwood,Nicks and Buckingham after another tumultuous month in the life of which, we hear from Ronnie Wood and we go through the 100 Greatest British Albums of all time and who and what was Ziggy Stardust the man himself tells and we round up the months news and what made the "Music Press" this month
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October 17, 2018
Led Zeppelin Celebrate 50th Anniversary Robert Plant and Peter Grant talk "The Song Remains the Same
Led Zeppelin celebrate their 50th and we hear a "Classic Interview"from Robert Plant and Peter Grant as they talk about the release of "The Song Remains the Same" back in 76,in in the month that Zepp release a re-mastered version.In the news AC/DC new album rumours ,Steve Perry returns,Roger Daltry,new music ahead from Rolling Stones ,we review the "Months Music Press" and look back in time to when "Bon Scott "was front cover .
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September 12, 2018
Classic Rock this month is a "Glam Rock" special with "The Sweet"
Welcome to the Summer 2018 Classic Rock Podcast and in the show this month we round up all the interesting stories of the last month or so we look at who and what is in this months music magazines our "Classic Interviews" this month come from one of the 70's most iconic bands the legends of Glam Rock "Sweet" who celebrate their 50th anniversary this year and we jump back in time to review the music press from a point in the last 30 years.
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July 31, 2018
This months archive interview is Led Zeppelin from 69 as they win a first "Best Band"award +UFO
Welcome along to the new episode of the Classic Rock Podcast all the usual features are back , News of the month,whats in the Music Press ,the Vintage Press Review,The Classic Interview and this month its Led Zeppelin and the Greatest Live Track from a Live album this month features UFO .
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June 21, 2018
This month one of the first ever recorded interviews with Led Zeppelin+Deep Purple,Rainbow,TheStones
In the latest episode of the Classic Rock we have the Classic Interview from Led Zeppelin from way back in the very early days one of first times Page Plant Jones and Bonham sat together ,we have contributions from Zeppelin from the album of the month "How The West Was Won" Deep Purple are part of a new feature this month "Great Undiscovered" we have the news, reviews and a brand new song from Ray Davies as well and we round it all out this month with the "Greatest Live track " from a Live album which this month is an 18 minute epic from Rainbow recorded in Germany with Dio,CozyPowell,Jimmy Bain and The Man in Black of course ...feel free to get in touch with any requests or comments and we'll read them out in the next show.
1:18:54
May 9, 2018
Coming Soon !
A quick preview of whats coming in the next show could it be that there may well be a Led Zeppelin feel to the podcast...I do believe there will..
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April 24, 2018
Classic Interview this month is Steven Tyler talking early days to later day Aerosmith and Life
Here it is then the new episode of The Classic Rock Podcast and in the show, Album of the Month,News from the Month,the Press Review,Jump back, the Classic Rock Interview hears from Steven Tyler from the early days of Aerosmith right up to the present time and a new feature, whats the "Greatest Live Track "from the "Greatest Live Album" of all time this month Thin Lizzy's Live and Dangerous .
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April 11, 2018
Classic Rock Podcast
Coming soon the latest episode of the Classic Rock Podcast ,and here's a quick preview of whats in this months show ,oh and whats the best song ever written ? no idea, well Cheap Trick will let you know theirs ...
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April 6, 2018
This Month we hear from Def Leppard's Joe Elliot and Steven Tyler on his country roots plus news etc
On the show we hear from Def Leppard's Joe Elliot , Steven Tyler on his country roots, we round up the news, we have the Album of the Month we talk Judas Priest we jump back in time to review the music press from 2004,we look at the top 10 Rock albums .
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March 22, 2018
"The Man in Black"Ritchie Blackmore talks "Memories in Rock"and the 100 Greatest Albums of the 90's
Welcome to Classic Rock Podcast this updated episode includes the new feature the "Classic Rock Interview" so we begin hearing from Ritchie Blackmore on the eve of Memories in Rock 2 ,he talks Rainbow past present and future and we hear the 1st new song since 1995,also news from the Rolling Stones,Zeppelin,Deep Purple and we review the months music mags including "Classic Rock"who list the 100 Greatest Albums of the 1990'S so who made number 1 . Get in touch if you have any comments about the music or the content we look forward to it now sit back and enjoy ...
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March 12, 2018
This months music includes Rolling Stones,Deep Purple,Metallica,we round up the News,Press Reviews,
Welcome along to the Classic Rock Podcast where we round up all the more interesting stories of the month, we have the album of the month and we round up the latest rock charts, on the music front we have songs from Rolling Stones,Deep Purple,Metallica , come and join in send us your comments favourite bands who you'd like to hear from and what haven't you heard that you'd love to hear .
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March 11, 2018
Classic Rock Podcast Episode 1 CR News,Press Reviews,Vintage Press Review,Music from Purple,Priest,
Hello and welome to episode 1 of the Classic Rock New show, its a simple format we look at the more interesting Stories of the last month, we have the Album of the month,Music Media Review,where we look at this months music mags and we look at the latest album and singles charts music this month from Rolling Stones,Deep Purple Judas Priest and Metallica ,get in touch if you have any comments we look forward to haring from you.
39:30
March 9, 2018
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