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Long Live Rock

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Long Live Rock is an interview show featuring in-depth exclusives with some of rock music's greatest artists. Host Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based music journalist, and the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' in 2003, and 2007's 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx'. Whitaker has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio, and radio stations all over North America and has interviewed an impressive list of classic rock and progressive rock personalities for

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You've heard Ricky Byrd's iconic guitar intro to the Joan Jett and the Blackhearts hit "I Love Rock 'N' Roll" a million times. You've also heard his work with artists like Ian Hunter, Roger Daltrey and Southside Johnny. And you've... more

Perhaps it was inevitable that Dave Fields would become involved in music. The son of famed Broadway and film composer/arranger/producer Sammy Fields, he started playing piano at an early age before taking up guitar at 13. It wasn't long... more

Fred Turner is best known as the singer and bass player from Bachman-Turner Overdrive. In 2009 he reunited with his former band mate Randy Bachman for a new album titled Bachman & Turner, followed by a world tour. The pair is... more

Ned Evett has been hailed by USA Today as "the master of the fretless glass-necked guitar," and is widely acknowledged as the foremost fretless guitarist in the world today. In January 2012 Evett released his sixth studio album... more

Ian Anderson is undoubtedly best known to most rock music fans as the singer, acoustic guitarist and flautist in the British progressive rock group Jethro Tull. Anderson is the group's principal composer, and so widely identified with Jethro... more

Guitarist Andy Timmons has had an extremely diverse career. He has worked as a musician and arranger for artists as diverse as Olivia Newton-John, Paul Stanley and Paula Abdul, and sold more than a million records as a member of... more

Tracii Guns is best-known for his role as guitarist and founding member of the Hollywood-based rock group L.A. Guns, which became one of the leading lights of the Sunset Strip scene in the 1980s with its self-titled debut album. Guns... more

Doug Marks is the Mel Bay of Metal. Through his instructional series of Metal Method tapes, CDs and DVDs he has probably taught more people to play guitar than any other person on Earth today. In the mid-80s I first learned to play... more

Alan Morse is the guitarist and founding member of the progressive rock band Spock's Beard. He founded the band in 1992 with his brother Neal, and the group released its first album, The Light in 1995. Neal departed in 2002, but the band... more