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The Best of Tom Barnard

The Best of Tom Barnard

Tom Barnard is a master of his craft. His natural ability to make his guests feel comfortable usually results in smooth and, often times, revealing conversations.

In 2017 Tom was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. In 2018, Tom was inducted into the Minnesota Broadcast Hall of Fame class of 2018 along with former KQ Morning Show member, Jeff Passolt.

Listen to several of Tom’s most recent memorable interviews featuring several rock & roll legends, best-selling authors, award-winning actors and an American Hero.

Steve Perry

(August 15, 2018) – STEVE PERRY shares the personal moments of his life, getting back into the studio, and reveals for the first time why he chose to step away from JOURNEY at the height of his success.

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.

Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, Don Felder and Rick Nielsen

(September 20, 2017) – We were honored to have four rock & roll legends in-studio at one time to discuss and their all-star concert to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey at CHS Field that same night.

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.

Sheila E

(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.

Alice Cooper

(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.

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.

Bobcat Goldthwait

(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!