The Best of Barnard

Tom Barnard is a master of his craft. He has the ability to make his guests feel comfortable which results in smooth and, often times, revealing conversations. Listen to several of his most recent memorable interviews featuring several rock & roll legends, best-selling authors, award-winning actors and an American Hero.

Bob Seger

January 25, 2013

Bob Seger discusses Kid Rock, the need to rehearse before a tour (despite being a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee), and attending a Twins v. Tigers ballgame incognito.

Chris Kyle

American Sniper February 17, 2012

The “deadliest American sniper ever” appeared on the KQ Morning Show one year before his untimely death. He discusses his first kill, opines about journalists joining troops during combat, and his experience with Call of Duty.

Bobcat Goldthwait

God Bless America April 20, 2012

An old friend of the show, Bobcat Goldthwait discusses his movie God Bless America, debating a real clown on the Today Show in response to Shakes The Clown, his two very awkward exchanges with Elvis Costello, and much more!

Billy Crystal

700 Sundays October 10, 2013

Billy Crystal discusses his two-act play, 700 Sundays, in which he plays 20 different characters and looks back on the short time he was able to spend with his father.

Duff McKagan

How to Be a Man May 11, 2015

Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses talks about what it takes to be a man, how simple it is to remain faithful to his wife, and fathers being protective of their daughters.

Jimmy Page

July 16, 2015

The Led Zeppelin legend discusses the Led Zeppelin reissues campaign, being influenced by the American blues and rock & roll of the ’50s, and the great gift of being able to inspire others.

Alice Cooper

The Hollywood Vampires August 6, 2015

Alice Cooper discusses his 70’s drinking buddies (“The Hollywood Vampires”), his star-studded band of the same name, Brian Johnson of AC/DC and golfing with Rocco Mediate.

Sheila E

Tribute to Prince June 29, 2016

Sheila E discusses paying tribute to Prince with her single “Girl Meets Boy”, his expectations as a bandleader, and her tribute to the “Purple One” during the BET Awards.

Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, Don Felder & Rick Nielsen

September 20, 2017

We were honored to have four rock & roll legends in-studio at one time to discuss thechildrenmatter.ngo and their all-star concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Joe Elliott

Def Leppard January 19, 2018

Joe Elliott of Def Leppard discusses touring with Journey again, why rock & roll will never die, the importance of constantly touring, and whether or not he receives royalties every time a stripper dances to “Pour Some Sugar on Me”.

Joe Elliott

Joe Elliott of Def Leppard discusses touring with Journey again, why rock & roll will never die, the importance of constantly touring, and whether or not he receives royalties every time a stripper dances to “Pour Some Sugar on Me”.