Rick Nielsen of Cheap TrickWhile in college radio at KGMA at Mankato State University I did a phone interview with Cheap Trick lead guitarist Rick Nielsen. I am pretty sure this interview never aired, so this is the first time you are hearing it… in its entirety, uncut.

I wonder if the kid who answers the phone is now Cheap Trick’s drummer, Daxx Nielsen?

A little back story for this interview. I was supposed to interview Rick Nielsen backstage at the Met Center in Bloomington, MN. Cheap Trick were on tour opening for RATT. Unfortunately my backstage access was messed up and I was not able to interview Rick. So it was arranged to do a phone interview.

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Interview with Cheap Trick lead guitarist Rick Nielsen, December 31, 1986 – 12 Minutes