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

All members of ZZ Top in a 1999 interview. Episode 193

It’s a rarity to have had all three members of ZZ Top on an interview but that’s the case this week on the KSHE Tapes. This interview was recorded in September of 1999 and they discuss the new record, tour, etc with Favazz

Billy Payne of Little Feat. Episode 191

This week we feature Billy Payne of Little Feat in a 2000 interview with Favazz and KSHE DJ, Gary Bennett. Little Feat were getting ready to play their first ever gig at the Pageant. It might surprise you to hear what Billy’s favorite St. Louis venue was at that time.

Jonny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd. Episode 189.

The KSHE Tapes this week features Jonny Van Zant of Lynyrd Skynyrd in a 1998 interview. He talks about playing the KSHE 31st birthday show, new music and his brother Ronnie.

Gregg Allman, episode 188.

KSHE Tapes this week features an interview with Gregg Allman. From 2000, he talks about how Dickie Betts was let go from the Allman Brothers and his son, Devon who’s from St. Louis.

Robin Trower, episode 187.

This week we feature Robin Trower on the KSHE Tapes. Robin talks of his love for STL audiences and what it’s like to sing after so many years of someone else doing it.

Jason Newsted from 2002. Episode 185

This is part two, kind of from Jason Newsted formerly of Metallica on the KSHE Tapes. Last week we featured an interview from 1997 where he talked about how great it was being in Metallica. This time he tells us why he left.

Jason Newsted formerly of Metallica. Ep. 184

Jason Newsted, formerly of Metallica sure does talk a lot during episode 184 of the KSHE Tapes. Recorded backstage in February of 1997 before their show at Enterprise, Jason talks about what it’s like being in Metallica four years before he would quit the band.