The Fresh Air Interview archive
Listen Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Takes Broadway
Listen Marc Ribot: Translating 'Silent Movies' To Music
Listen Keith Richards On 'Life' With The Rolling Stones
Listen The Modern-Day Renaissance Man In Queen's Brian May
December 27, 2010 – The guitarist explains why he got a Ph.D. in astrophysics after leaving the best-selling band Queen.
Read Rock Star Jon Bon Jovi Comes Full 'Circle'
November 26, 2010 – In 2009, the singer joined Terry Gross for a conversation about his band's album, The Circle.
Listen Jay-Z: The Fresh Air Interview
Listen Ed Norton Interviews Bruce Springsteen On 'Darkness'
November 15, 2010 – The rock 'n' roll legend discusses his album Darkness on the Edge of Town with Norton in Toronto.
Listen Loretta Lynn: The Fresh Air Interview
Listen Keith Richards On The Stones, The Songs And 'Life'
October 25, 2010 – The legendary rock guitarist opens up about his music and his relationship with Mick Jagger.
Listen Vijay Iyer: Self-Taught Jazz Pianist Goes 'Solo'
Listen Charlie Rich: The Silver Fox With A Big Country Sound
September 6, 2010 – Rich discusses his hits "Behind Closed Doors" and "The Most Beautiful Girl" in a 1992 interview.
Listen Dolly Parton: Singing Songs From The Heart And Soul
September 6, 2010 – The country star explains how she went from East Tennessee to Nashville to worldwide stardom.
Listen Doc Watson: An Old-Time Folk Musician With Soul
Listen Carolina Chocolate Drops And A String Band Tradition
September 3, 2010 – The traditional African-American string band throws in some modern twists on its new record.
Listen Ricky Skaggs: A Bluegrass Musician Returns To Roots
September 2, 2010 – The bluegrass singer and mandolin player reflects on his country and bluegrass hits.