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

Frank Hannon of Tesla. Episode 207

Longtime guitarist of Tesla, Frank Hannon is the subject of the KSHE Tapes this week. He talks about doing the Tesla tune, “Love Song” at various weddings among other things.

Derek Trucks, episode 205

This week the KSHE Tapes features a great guitarist, Derek Trucks. We’ll see if he remembers playing in the studio at KSHE and we ask him what it’s like to have the wife in the band.

Bret Michaels of Poison. Episode 204

Bret Michaels is a damn good interview. In this episode of the KSHE Tapes he talks about his latest tour, song and how he’s dealing with diabetes.

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.