Barry Gibb: The Last Bee Gee

When the Bee Gees put the Fever into Saturday Night, they became one of the most successful pop groups in history. Born in England but raised in Queensland, this band of brothers – Barry, Robin and Maurice – were musical…

The Flaming Lips Tiny Desk Concert

Bob Boilen | October 9, 2020 Wayne Coyne has appeared inside a bubble for over a decade. At concerts, he’d roll over the tops of adoring fans, their outstretched hands keeping him aloft. That was novelty long ago; now it…

Aspiring Country Star Herbie Howell Arrives in 1969 Nashville

Aspiring singer-songwriter 26-year-old Herbie Howell drove from Georgia to Nashville to attend a country music convention and hopefully perform for the right people. He found what he was looking for. He was able to play for well-known record producer Shelby…

Little Richard on Meeting The Beatles

Merv Griffin interviews Little Richard and asks him about touring with The Beatles.

Bob Dylan Stories: A Guitarist Tells His Best One

Bob Dylan was trying to put a new band together in the late 1980s. Guitarist G. E. Smith, known for leading the Saturday Night Live band, wanted the job. Smith got the gig in part because he knew the old…

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