The Classic Rock Podcast

The Classic Rock Podcast

Hosted by Tim Caple, every month the Classic Rock Podcast show is a magazine show with a mix of exclusive and archive interviews with some of the legends of the genre blended with the greatest Classic Rock from the last 60 years as well as the best of the months new music. There are also features with authors of rock related books and and media. What we don’t do is play the same old songs from the same old albums or ask the same old questions to the same old names it’s all just a bit different to the norm and certainly not the “Same Old Song and Dance “


April 19, 2024 49 mins

Welcome to this special video edition of the show and coming up joining me from home in LA is Billy Morrison ex of the Cult and for the last 14 years with Billy Idol's playing alongside Steve Stevens.

He has got together with an "A" list of friends to put together the new album "The Morrison Project" Featuring guest performances by Ozzy Osbourne, Billy Idol, DMC, Al Jourgensen, Steve Vai, Steve Stevens, Lind...

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Welcome the Friday "Fourplay" a collection of the best new tracks appearing today and over the next week and another eclectic mix today including AOR courtesy of FM , Heavy Metal from Canada's Anvil ...Blues Rock done only the way Joanne Shaw Taylor can do it and to conclude a reworking of a Peter Green/Fleet wood Mac classic "Oh Well" from Slash's upcoming new album.

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Special video edition of "The Classic Rock Podcast" with Simple Minds Mel Gaynor joining us to talk about his wide and varied career from brit funk bands at the end of the 70's to teaming up with NWOBHM stalwarts Samson in the early 80's at the time they took on a new untried singer called Bruce Bruce, who would morph into Bruce Dickinson when he left to go to Iron Maiden . Mel looks back to his early days and thr...

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April 5, 2024 23 mins

Brand new feature from "CRP" as we introduce "Foreplay" coming up we introduce the best 4 tracks released today and coming up over the next week and today we feature , Black Country Communion, Nickelback, Rober John and The Wreck and Thunder.

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Welcome to the new show and this time around we catch up with all the latest news stories plus we have the "Golden Anniversary 50 " feature looking back at who was releasing what 50 years ago this month.

In the studio one of rock music's most enduing acts Hawkwind return with a new album and joining in the conversation Dave Brock, Magnus and Kris as we talk not only new album but tales of 6 decades in music from teach...

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Welcome back to the show and coming up we will hear from Slash and the new blues album"Orgy of the Damned" plus Chad Kroeger introduces the new Nickelback release also Black Crowes are back Bywarer Call release Holler and a special guest from Status Quo John "Rhino" Edwards talks new album and we look at eh future of Quo. plus we round the rock news and review what is in this month's rock music press.

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Welcome back on this edition the full video feature recorded with Dion DiMucci from his home in NYC as we talk about his 7-decade recording career plus we delve into the new album "Girlfriends" just released.

We also look forward to next week's show with Status Quo's John "Rhino" Edwards who also has a new album out and we address the rumours that this will be the final year of Status Quo as a live act.

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Great show this month with a range of exclusive interviews and features, Canadian melodic hard rockers "Honeymoon Suite" are back with a new album Johnnie Dee joins us , Mel Gaynor who spent 35 years on Simple Minds drum stool has a new album coming as does Joanne Shaw Taylor who talks Heavy Soul.

Phillip Sayce unleashes the wolves on his album "The Wolves are Coming" and he also joins us and there is a special ...

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February 8, 2024 11 mins

Welcome to this preview of the February shows and here is a short feature with award-winning guitarist and composer Jane Getter who releases her new album "Division World" this month.

The full feature will follow in the next edition of the podcast.

Led by guitarist, composer and singer Jane Getter, the album follows on from her acclaimed ‘Anomalia’ album and features Jane’s all-star band including keyboardist Adam Holzman...

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January 31, 2024 35 mins

Time to re-live the Glam Rock era with the man that started it all Marc Bolan T Rex I am joined by film director Ethan Silverman who has produced a fabulous movie with a cast list including U2, Elton John, Joan Jett, Billy Idol and many more "Angel Headed Hipster" is available now. We look at the film and the life of Marc Bolan

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Welcome to the show and coming up a tribute to the late Tony Clarkin of Magnum we hear from both Tony and Bob looking back at 50 years of Magnum and we look at the new album "Here comes the rain"

Our special guest this month is a true rock'n'roll legend he has spent 7 decades in the music business, Dion is back with another new album "Girfriends" we look ahead to its release and look back over a 7 decad...

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A preview of our upcoming show with special guest "Dion"

A man who needs no introduction Dion has been performing for 7 decades beginning of course with "Dion and the Belmonts" before

beginning a varied solo career which is going strong today as he prepared to release the new album "Girlfriends" which includes collaborations with RORY BLOCK





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Well the last show of 2023 and it is stuffed full off great music and interviews.

So new music coming from Magnum, Steve Hackett ahead of his new album this Feb along with Rik Wakeman who is preparing a mammoth live release from the Palladium shows in 2023, Danny Bowes of Thunder tells us about the new live album and guests include Geoff Downes talking about his great friend John Wetton who has a career spanning 8 cd boxset just re...

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Here's a short video preview of the upcoming edition of the show with special guest Geoff Downes of "Yes" and "Asia" in this clip he is talking about great friend John Wetton and their first meeting and work on the debut album by "Asia" lots more to come from this as well including look ahead to the plans of "Yes" for 2024 including what we can expect in the setlists for the new shows.

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Welcome to this special extra edition from "The Classic Rock Podcast" and joining me today Grace and Aaron Bond from "When Rivers Meet" who are ending another hugely successful year with their first UK top 10 album "Aces Are High". Coming up we talk about the album and look back on the achievements of the year and what plans they have for 2024.

When Rivers Meet is a blues-rock band formed by husband-an...

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In this "Classic Podcast" Video "EXTRA" We are talking to some of the new generation of Guitar talent that been out on tour recently this includes "The Master of the Stratocaster" Phillip Sayce plus another of the hottest talents around "Jared James Nichols" and we conclude with the "King of UK Slide Guitar" the one and only Troy Redfern.

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November 8, 2023 124 mins

Welcome along to the new show and when we mention legends these 2 bands between them produced 9 Gold albums 5 platinum albums and one double platinum album in the USA between 1969 and 1978.

The bands in question are Grand Funk Railroad and Foghat and in todays show we are joined by founder members of both, Don Brewer from Grand Funk who are celebrating 50 years of "We're an American Band" and Roger Earl of Foghat who ...

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On the next edition of "The Classic Rock Podcast" legendary 70's rock band Foghat are back ! founder member Roger Earl joins us to look back at his 6 decades in the business including the day he auditioned for the Jimmy Hendrix band ! check out this preview with Roger talking about that and there is a new album coming "Sonic Mojo" plus also on the show will be Grand Funk Railroad founder Don Brewer .

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A short preview of next week's new show with Don Brewer of Grand Funk when we will be celebrating 50 years of "We're an American Band" in this video clip we remember the legendary "Atlanta Pop" festival which included not only Grand Funk, but Led Zep Johnny Winter, Joe Cocker, Chicago, Joplin and more. --- Send in a voice message:
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If you are yet to listen to the new show with Don Dokken talking about the band's history and the new album "Heaven Comes Down" here is a video clip from the recording in this Don is talking about the first time he came across this band called "Van Halen" and showcasing on the same night at "Motley Crue" To here the full 60 minutes with Don then listen in to the podcast.

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