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Bob Lefsetz is the author of “The Lefsetz Letter.” Listen to his new podcast where he'll address the issues at the core of the music business, internet, and the world at large.


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Bob Lefsetz is the author of “The Lefsetz Letter.” Listen to his new podcast where he'll address the issues at the core of the music business, internet, and the world at large.






Jay Cooper

Nonagenarian entertainment attorney Jay Cooper is as wise, insightful and sharp as ever. Tune in to hear the story of a musician who became a lawyer and is as excited about the business today as he was yesterday. See for privacy information.


Jann Wenner

Mr. Rolling Stone. Jann has a new book of interviews entitled "The Masters." We discuss the artists and more. (Note: This was recorded on Monday September 11th, prior to the publication of the "New York Times" interview and the subsequent controversy.) See for privacy information.


Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville has a new autobiography, "Tell It Like It Is," wherein he is brutally honest about his life...his drug use, his joyriding, his incarceration and his ultimate musical triumph. We delve into the highlights of Aaron's life here. See for privacy information.


Paul Shaffer

Mr. Showbiz. See for privacy information.


Harvey Lisberg

Harvey Lisberg was the manager of Herman's Hermits, 10cc and more. Harvey tells a good story, you'll enjoy this. See for privacy information.


Eric Johnson

Guitarist extraordinaire. See for privacy information.


Grace Potter

Grace Potter has a new album, "Mother Road," inspired by her cross-country drives during Covid. From Waitsfield to Topanga, we cover it all! See for privacy information.


Steve Ferrone

Drummer for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, the Average White Band and more! See for privacy information.


Bill Payne

Keyboardist extraordinaire Bill Payne is an original member of Little Feat, and has been a member of the Doobie Brothers and the String Cheese Incident too. Bill has written songs and recorded with a who's who of artists. This is his story. See for privacy information.


Tim Leiweke

Tim Leiweke is Chairman and CEO of the Oak View Group, which builds and owns arenas and manages venues for others. We discuss the status of buildings and shows around the world, as well as Tim's history, from sports to concerts, hockey to basketball to Springsteen and Henley, from St. Louis to Los Angeles and AEG and then Toronto and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment to OVG. No one is building more arenas than OVG. Which also has its hands in food, security, diversity and more. Tim and OVG represent the cutting edge of live entertainment, this is the guy. See for privacy information.


Kevin Cronin

Mr. REO Speedwagon. Kevin is open and honest, he's your best friend. This is the entire story, from Illinois to leaving the band to "Hi Infidelity" to "Ozark." A great listen. See for privacy information.


Jon Anderson

Of Yes. Need I say more? See for privacy information.


Sammy Hagar

From Fontana to Montrose to Capitol to Geffen to Van Halen to Cabo to tequila and rum, we cover it all! See for privacy information.


Dwight Yoakam

You'll love listening to Dwight's tales of growing up in Ohio and coming to Los Angeles to make it. Dwight is quite the raconteur, and this is the longest podcast I've ever done. It's like hanging with your best friend. See for privacy information.


Jack Tempchin

Jack Tempchin wrote "Peaceful Easy Feeling," hear how it ended up on the first Eagles album. Tempchin also wrote "Slow Dancing," as well as co-writing "Already Gone" with Robb Strandlund, "You Belong to the City" and "Smuggler's Blues" with Glenn Frey, and composing "Someone That You Used to Know" for George Jones. Find out how Tempchin navigated the waters from San Diego to Hollywood, as a solo artist as well as a member of the Funky Kings. See for privacy information.


Bebe Buell

What can you say about Bebe? She first came to notice as the girlfriend of Todd Rundgren. She had a daughter, Liv, with Steven Tyler. Listen and you'll hear stories about not only those two, but Ric Ocasek, Elvis Costello, Mick Jagger, Albert Grossman, Bob Dylan, Jack Nicholson... Bebe is anything but arm candy. She is vocal and full of life and the boys loved, and still love, to hang with her. And she's still making music as an artist herself! It's been quite a life, and this is her story. See for privacy information.


David Bromberg

Legendary guitarist David Bromberg is performing his last concert at the Beacon on June 10th. Bromberg speaks slowly, but has a dry sense of humor underpinning his words, as well as a distinct honesty. If you hang in there, the podcast will pay dividends, you'll hear how David played on four albums with Bob Dylan and on Jerry Jeff Walker's original "Mr. Bojangles," made records for Columbia and Fantasy and then gave it all up to go to violin making school and open a violin shop in Wilmington, Delaware, taking a twenty two year sabbatical before returning to the stage. Bromberg is a musician, don't confuse him with the self-promoting entrepreneurs of today. He's different, he's an artist, he succeeded on his playing, not hype. This is his story. See for privacy information.


Steve Lukather

Guitarist extraordinaire and member of Toto Steve Lukather is brutally honest in this podcast, you need to hear it. See for privacy information.


Harvey Kubernik

Harvey Kubernik is a music history savant who's written numerous books on such topics as Laurel Canyon, the Beatles and the Summer of Love. He has dedicated his entire life to rock and roll, and his memory is extraordinary. Harvey experienced it all firsthand, this is his story. See for privacy information.


Ivan Neville

Ivan Neville has a really good new album, "Touch My Soul." We talk about everything from his early years in New Orleans to working with the Neville Brothers, Bonnie Raitt and Keith well as his drug addiction and so much more. Ivan is a great guy, you'll understand why he's buddies with all the players! See for privacy information.