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The KSHE Tapes

U-Man and Favazz explore the back stories and interviews heard on KSHE, the longest running rock station in the country

Latest Episodes

Ringo Starr of the Beatles. Episode 203

This week on the KSHE Tapes we feature a Beatle, Ringo Starr!! In a 2021 interview, Ringo tells us where he got his name, his new record and what it’s like being a Beatle.

Ian Gillan of Deep Purple. Episode 202

The KSHE Tapes this week features one of the best vocalists ever, Ian Gillan of Deep Purple. In an interview conducted last year, we asked Ian what it’s like to sing one of the most iconic songs ever, Smoke on the Water. We also asked him what it was like to play Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar.

New John Waite of the Baby’s and Bad English. Episosde 201

Episdoe 201 of the KSHE Tapes features John Waite of the Baby’s, Bad English and a great solo career. John talks a lot about KSHE and St. Louis including playing at the Wildey Theatre in Edwardsville in November of 2022.

Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Noah Hunt. Episode 200.

Episode 200 of the KSHE Tapes features Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Noah Hunt. Recorded in November of 2000, the guys were playing the Pageant for the first time that night and they go into detail about the writing of the song, “Blue on Black.”

Steve Gorman, former drummer for the Black Crowes, 1999. Episode 199

Episode 199 of the KSHE Tapes features former drummer of the Black Crowes, Steve Gorman. In a 1999 interview that was recorded in the basement of the American Theatre, Steve talks about St. Louis, record labels and what it’s like being in the Black Crowes.

Drummer, Aynsley Dunbar of Journey and Jefferson Starship among others. Episode 198

Episode 198 on the KSHE Tapes features drummer, Aynsley Dunbar. You might be saying, “Who is that?” Well, he drummed for Journey when Steve Perry joined the band, Jefferson Starship and David Bowie among others. In fact, at the time of this interview his lawyers told him not to talk about Journey and he explains why.

Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard. Episode 197

This week the KSHE Tapes features a 2006 interview with Def Leppard guitarist, Vivian Campbell. Did you know he played with Dio and Whitesnake?! He talks about Ronnie Jame Dio and David Coverdale and a lot more. Listen!!!

Bryan Adams from 1981. Episode 196

Episode 196 of the KSHE Tapes features Bryan Adams from 1981. Listen as he records a promo for KSHE and talks about a new record that he will be working on. We think it’s Cuts Like a Knife.

Part Two, Zakk Wylde 1997. Episode 195

This week we finish off Favazz’s interview with Zakk Wylde from 1997. Zakk stayed for 3 hours and this kind of stuff doesn’t happen anymore with big rock stars.

Zakk Wylde from 1997, part one. Episode 194

This week on the KSHE Tapes we feature Zakk Wylde from 1997 in an interview that was done with Favazz in the evening at KSHE. Zakk stayed for about three hours!!! Needless to say, he was ultra cool. Part two will be the next episode.