INTERVIEWS
A collection of audio & video interviews with Randy Meisner, spanning the years 1977 to 2020.


April 1977
BBC Radio 1 Interview

The Eagles were interviewed by John Tobler of BBC Radio 1 shortly after their arrival in London for their European tour in April 1977. Each band member was interviewed separately. This is Randy’s 6-minute segment.
Listen to the rest of the interviews here.


Feb. 28, 1981
Peter Rodman, of WXNA radio in Nashville, interviews Randy


1986
Rick Nelson’s Personal Manager Talks With Randy About Rick

Shortly after Rick’s death on New Year’s Eve in 1985, his manager Greg McDonald spoke with Randy.


June 1986
Rick Nelson Benefit Concert Interview

Randy was interviewed by Brian Beirne of Channel 11 News in Los Angeles.
Randy was part of a benefit organized for Rick Nelson’s band members after Rick,
the band members, and Rick’s fiance, Helen Blair, died in a plane crash on New Year’s Eve in 1985.
The benefit was held at the Beverly Theatre in Beverly Hills on June 30, 1986.
The proceeds went to the families of the band members.


1987
REMEMBERING RICKY

Randy recalls the formation of the Stone Canyon Band and what working with Rick was like in the early ’70s.


May 12, 1988
KBSG Radio Interview With Randy

Thanks to the late Gene Clark of The Byrds for this home video of Randy
being interviewed on May 12, 1988 by Joe Michaels of KBSG radio in Tacoma, WA.

Click here to watch the full video which includes Gene being interviewed at KZOK radio in Seattle.
Randy, Gene and Rick Roberts were promoting a concert in Temple Theatre in Tacoma
that unfortunately was cancelled due to Gene becoming ill.


1989
Poco Legacy VH1 Special

A VH1 Special featuring Randy, Richie Furay, Rusty Young, Jim Messina and George Grantham.

The history of Poco and country rock are discussed.
The record company edited the videos from the Legacy album.
A few songs were also performed acoustically.


1989
How Poco Was Formed and How They Reunited
(Two Parts)

Part 1 ~ Jim Messina, Rusty Young and Randy (at 2:00 & 5:28) talk about starting Poco.


Part 2 ~ Jim Messina, Rusty Young and Randy (at 6:50) talk about the Legacy reunion, album and tour.


1989
“In the Studio With Redbeard” Interviews Randy

Clips of Randy’s interview with Redbeard while Randy was in Dallas on the Poco Legacy Tour.
Click here to listen to the full interview which also includes Glenn Frey’s interview three years later on May 9, 1992.


1994
American Journal TV Show Interview
(Poor Video Quality)

Nancy Glass of the American Journal TV show interviews Randy
about the Eagles 1994 reunion and his thoughts on being left out.


Aug. 4, 2000
John Beaudin’s Lost Interview With Randy

John was in Vancouver in the QMFM Studios, and Randy was in California.
They talked for 90 minutes.
(Eight Parts)

CLICK HERE

Randy, August 2000

June 24, 2001
Behind The Music: Rick Nelson


Clips of Randy’s commentary from VH1’s Behind the Music: Rick Nelson

Randy shares his thoughts on “Garden Party,” the formation of the Stone Canyon Band, their debut at the Troubadour and subsequent tour, plus leaving the band.View the complete documentary here.


2008
Hotel California Interview

From a Japanese documentary


Nov. 16, 2018
Randy Celebrates Richie Furay’s 50th Anniversary

At The Troubadour

Randy shared his thoughts about his early Poco days at the Troubadour during Richie Furay’s 50th Anniversary
at the Troubadour.


Nov. 28, 2020
Joe Walsh Interviews Randy On His Weekly Radio Show

Joe Walsh interviewed ‘The Meis’ on his Los Angeles 88.5 FM weekly ‘Old-Fashioned Rock n’ Roll’ Public Radio Show.