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Guest History: 1981-1984

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1981

Broadcast Date Guests
May 4, 19811 Joe Walsh / Tom Johnston (The Doobie Brothers)
May 11, 1981 Ted Nugent / Roger Taylor (Queen)
May 18, 1981 The Doors / Frank Zappa
May 25, 1981 REO Speedwagon
Jun 1, 1981 Loverboy / Jim Messina
Jun 8, 1981 Jefferson Starship / Cheech and Chong
Jun 15, 1981 Tom Petty
Jun 22, 1981 Supertramp / Gary Wright
Jun 29, 1981 Ozzy Osbourne / Wendy O Williams
Jul 6, 1981 Blue Oyster Cult / Marty Balin
Jul 13, 1981 Journey / Billy Squier
Jul 20, 1981 Stevie Nicks / David Lindley
Jul 27, 1981 The Allman Brothers Band / Kim Carnes
Aug 3, 1981 Jefferson Starship, Don Felder, Sammy Hagar and Black Sabbath
Aug 10, 1981 Mick Fleetwood / Poco
Aug 17, 1981 Def Leppard / The Ramones / Joe Perry (Aerosmith)
Aug 24, 1981 Little Feat and Bonnie Raitt / The Dirt Band
Aug 31, 1981 The Tubes / Ian Hunter
Sep 7, 1981 Molly Hatchet
Sep 14, 1981 Greg Kihn / Meat Loaf
Sep 21, 1981 Devo / Atlanta Rhythm Section
Sep 28, 1981 Jon Anderson (Yes) / Jeff Lynne (ELO) / Little River Band
Oct 5, 1981 Foreigner / Hall and Oates
Oct 12, 1981 Grand Funk / Donnie Iris
Oct 19, 1981 Rod Stewart
Oct 26, 1981 Ringo Starr
Nov 2, 1981 Lindsey Buckingham / Quarterflash
Nov 9, 1981 Black Sabbath / Shooting Star
Nov 16, 1981 The Cars / Bob Welch
Nov 23, 1981 Neil Young
Nov 30, 1981 J. Geils Band / Survivor
Dec 7, 1981 Molly Hatchet / Red Rider
Dec 14, 1981 Ozzy Osbourne / Greg Lake
Dec 21, 1981 Steve Miller
Dec 28, 1981 Best of Rockline

1982

Broadcast Date Guests
Jan 4, 1982 REO Speedwagon
Jan 11, 1982 Sammy Hagar / Mike Levine (Triumph)
Jan 18, 1982 The Doobie Brothers / Bob and Doug McKenzie
Jan 25, 1982 60's Retrospective: John Kay (Steppenwolf), Roger McGuinn (The Byrds) and Eric Burdon (The Animals)
Feb 1, 1982 Pretenders / Quarterflash
Feb 8, 1982 Ted Nugent / Loverboy / Warren Zevon
Feb 15, 1982 Van Halen (David Lee Roth and Alex Van Halen)
Feb 22, 1982 Ronnie Montrose / Le Roux
Mar 1, 1982 Best of Rockline: Joe Walsh, Tom Petty, The Doors
Mar 8, 1982 Huey Lewis / Clarence Clemons / Bryan Adams
Mar 15, 1982 Rick Springfield
Mar 22, 1982 ZZ Top
Mar 29, 1982 Journey / Tommy Tutone
Apr 5, 1982 Blue Oyster Cult / Thin Lizzy
Apr 12, 1982 Asia
Apr 19, 1982 Rainbow / Jay Ferguson
Apr 26, 1982 Toto / Point Blank
May 3, 1982 Charlie Daniels / The Outlaws
May 10, 1982 Joan Jett
May 17, 1982 The Motels / Franke and the Knockouts
May 24, 1982 Kansas
May 31, 1982 60's Retrospective
Jun 7, 1982 The Go-Go's / Gary U.S. Bonds
Jun 14, 1982 Greg Kihn / Jethro Tull
Jun 21, 1982 Elton John
Jun 28, 1982 Crosby, Stills & Nash
Jul 5, 1982 Glenn Frey / John Waite
Jul 12, 1982 38 Special / Pete Best
Jul 19, 1982 REO Speedwagon
Jul 26, 1982 Eddie Money / Elvis Costello
Jul 29, 1982thu Genesis
Aug 2, 1982 April Wine / A Flock of Seagulls
Aug 9, 1982 Van Halen (David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen, and Michael Anthony)
Aug 16, 1982 Men At Work / Randy Meisner
Aug 23, 1982 John Cougar / Cameron Crowe
Aug 30, 1982 Steve Miller
Sep 6, 1982 Billy Squier
Sep 13, 1982 Steve Winwood / The Clash
Sep 20, 1982 Judas Priest / Johnny Van Zant
Sep 27, 1982 Todd Rundgren / Hughes/Thrall
Oct 4, 1982 Aerosmith / Stray Cats
Oct 11, 1982 The Who
Oct 18, 1982 Billy Joel
Oct 25, 1982 Supertramp
Nov 1, 1982 Pat Benatar
Nov 8, 1982 Buck Dharma (Blue Oyster Cult) / Jerry Garcia
Nov 15, 1982 Tom Petty
Nov 22, 1982 Kenny Loggins / Foghat
Nov 29, 1982 Foreigner
Dec 6, 1982 Linda Ronstadt / Journey, Greg Kihn, Bill Graham2
Dec 13, 1982 Peter Gabriel / Saga
Dec 20, 1982 Phil Collins
Dec 27, 1982 The Who

1983

Broadcast Date Guests
Jan 3, 1983 Triumph / Night Ranger
Jan 10, 1983 Sammy Hagar
Jan 17, 1983 Donald Fagen / Steven Van Zant
Jan 24, 1983 Stephen Stills
Jan 31, 1983 Hall and Oates / Dire Straits3
Feb 7, 1983 Joe Piscopo / Ozzy Osbourne
Feb 14, 1983 Loverboy
Feb 21, 1983 Toto / Red Rider
Feb 28, 1983 Bryan Adams / Greg Kihn
Mar 7, 1983 Todd Rundgren / Scandal / English Beat
Mar 14, 1983 Journey
Mar 21, 1983 Styx4
Mar 28, 1983 Rockline's 100th Live Broadcast: Def Leppard / Jon Butcher Axis
Apr 4, 1983 The Tubes / Molly Hatchet
Apr 11, 1983 Night Ranger / DNA (Rick Derringer and Carmine Appice) / Berlin
Apr 18, 1983 Patrick Simmons / Krokus
Apr 25, 1983 Christine McVie / Eddie Money / Joan Rivers
May 2, 1983 Jim Capaldi / Chris de Burgh
May 9, 1983 U2 / Elton John
May 16, 1983 Best of Rockline: Asia, J. Geils Band, Jefferson Starship
May 23, 1983 ZZ Top
May 30, 1983 Crosby, Stills & Nash
Jun 6, 1983 The Fixx / A Flock of Seagulls
Jun 13, 1983 Ronnie Dio / Mitch Ryder
Jun 20, 1983 Quarterflash / Shooting Star
Jun 27, 1983 Donnie Iris / Jeff Lynne (ELO)
Jul 4, 1983 Robert Plant
Jul 11, 1983 Sammy Hagar / Tony Carey (Planet P)
Jul 18, 1983 The Tubes / Zebra
Jul 25, 1983 Iron Maiden / Fastway
Aug 1, 1983 Supertramp
Aug 8, 1983 Journey
Aug 15, 1983 Bryan Adams / Prism
Aug 22, 1983 Asia
Aug 29, 1983 Kansas
Sep 5, 1983 Heart
Sep 12, 1983 Dave Davies (Kinks) / Triumph
Sep 19, 1983 Loverboy
Sep 26, 1983 Men At Work
Oct 3, 1983 Quiet Riot / Aldo Nova
Oct 10, 1983 Huey Lewis and the News / Mick Fleetwood
Oct 17, 1983 Rainbow
Oct 24, 1983 Neil Young
Nov 7, 1983 Paul Kantner / Tommy Tutone
Nov 14, 1983 Night Ranger / Motley Crue
Nov 21, 1983 John Cougar Mellencamp
Nov 28, 1983 Blue Oyster Cult / Payolas
Dec 5, 1983 The Doors
Dec 12, 1983 Genesis
Dec 19, 1983 Don Felder / The Motels
Dec 26, 1983 Greatest Moments in Rockline History

1984

Broadcast Date Guests
Jan 2, 1984 Robert Plant
Jan 9, 1984 Grace Slick / Heart
Jan 16, 1984 The Fixx / Eddie Money
Jan 23, 1984 Ozzy Osbourne / The Clash
Jan 30, 1984 Black Sabbath / Michael Schenker
Feb 6, 1984 Christine McVie / KISS
Feb 13, 1984 David Gilmour / Quiet Riot
Feb 20, 1984 Van Halen (David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen, and Michael Anthony)
Feb 27, 1984 Manfred Mann's Earth Band / Dwight Twilley
Mar 5, 1984 38 Special / The Alarm
Mar 12, 1984 April Wine / Utopia
Mar 19, 1984 Night Ranger5
Mar 26, 1984 Sammy Hagar and Neal Schon (HSAS)
Apr 2, 1984 Dan Fogelberg / Slade
Apr 9, 1984 Yes
Apr 16, 1984 Tony Carey / Golden Earring
Apr 23, 1984 Scorpions
Apr 30, 1984 Brian May (Queen) / Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits)
May 7, 1984 Judas Priest / Roger Glover (Rainbow)
May 14, 1984 Pat Travers / Poco
May 21, 1984 Geddy Lee (Rush)
May 28, 1984 The Moody Blues / Ratt
Jun 4, 1984 Greg Kihn
Jun 11, 1984 Dan Aykroyd / Gary Moore
Jun 18, 1984 Rod Stewart / Jeff Beck
Jun 25, 1984 David Gilmour
Jul 2, 1984 Little Steven / Red Rider
Jul 9, 1984 Quiet Riot / Vanilla Fudge6
Jul 16, 1984 Ronnie Dio / Whitesnake
Jul 23, 1984 Twisted Sister / George Carlin / Kick Axe
Jul 30, 1984 Jefferson Starship / John Waite
Aug 6, 1984 Peter Wolf
Aug 13, 1984 Lindsey Buckingham / Y&T
Aug 20, 1984 Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Aug 27, 1984 The Cars
Sep 3, 1984 Scandal / Chris de Burgh
Sep 10, 1984 Krokus / Zebra
Sep 17, 1984 The Fixx
Sep 24, 1984 Dennis DeYoung (Styx) / Dokken
Oct 1, 1984 Stephen Stills
Oct 8, 1984 Billy Squier
Oct 15, 1984 Tommy Shaw (Styx) / Timothy B. Schmit
Oct 22, 1984 Roger Hodgson
Oct 24, 1984wed Paul McCartney
Oct 29, 1984 Steve Perry / Survivor
Nov 5, 1984 Molly Hatchet / Fee Waybill
Nov 12, 1984 J. Geils Band
Nov 19, 1984 Pat Benatar / Neil Giraldo
Nov 26, 1984 Triumph
Dec 3, 1984 Sammy Hagar
Dec 10, 1984 Don Henley
Dec 17, 1984 U2
Dec 24, 1984 Paul McCartney (Christmas Eve Special)
Dec 31, 1984 Best of Rockline 1984 (New Year's Eve Special)

Footnotes

  1. Show begins broadcasting on Monday nights (8:30pm Pacific / 11:30pm Eastern).

  2. Solar powered segment from San Francisco.

  3. Guest hosted by Eddie Money.

  4. First nationwide solar powered broadcast.

  5. Guest hosted by "Weird Al" Yankovic.

  6. Guest hosted by Fee Waybill.