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Larry Coryell, Jazz-Rock Guitar Great, Dies at 73

One of the most masterful and influential players of the fusion era of the ’60s/’70s, he was still performing up until his death on Sunday.

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Ringo Recording New Album; McCartney Guests

New Beatle music is always good news, and it looks like Ringo’s working on a good one, with Paul, Joe Walsh and others joining in the fun.

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Jay Geils Talks About His Former Band

The guitarist, born John Geils, Jr., left the band several years ago. “I wish them well. I don’t know how they feel about me”

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Yes Perform ‘Yours Is No Disgrace’ Live

The lineup that many define as classic Yes – Anderson, Squire, Howe, Wakeman and White – take a 1972 audience on a wondrous journey on this song from The Yes Album

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Top Radio Hits 1969: Look Back

As the decade came to a close, rock acts joined R&B artists for an amazing array of future classic rock greats, and a Broadway musical yielded 4 smash hits

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Yoko Ono: A Rare Interview, From the Dakota

In honor of this true individualist, we present a “lost” interview from 2003, when Yoko was emerging as a dance music star.

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Moody Blues Set ‘Days of Future Passed’ 50th Anniversary Tour

The prog rock legends will celebrate a milestone by performing their masterpiece in its entirety for the first time. It took 5 years for the album to catch on

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Shirley Manson Interview: Two Decades of Garbage

When they realized it had been 20 years since their debut, the band took a break from making a record to hit the road and celebrate. They tour with Blondie this summer

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Pink Floyd: Is a Reunion Possible?

They haven’t performed together in years, but an offer is on the table from a British festival promoter. Will they put aside their differences? We’ll see.

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Congratulations Chicago on Their 50th Anniversary!

When they started out, Chicago rocked with the best of ’em. This live performance of one of their classics features the amazing guitarist Terry Kath.

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Black Sabbath Ultimate Collection Giveaway

One Best Classic Bands reader is going to get Black Sabbath’s new The Ultimate Collection as a 2-CD and 4-LP set. Click for complete details and to enter

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Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1973

The Allman Brothers Band had their biggest pop hit. Elton John scored four. Jim Croce had two #1s, one posthumously. A great blend of pop, R&B and rock were the top radio hits of 1973

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Paul Carrack Talks About His Varied Career

The man who sang ‘How Long,’ ‘The Living Years,’ ‘Tempted’ and ‘Don’t Shed a Tear’ now plays with Clapton and has a strong solo career

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Wayne’s World at 25: 11 Movies That Truly Rock

From This Is Spinal Tap to Wayne’s World to Almost Famous to Woodstock, these movies share one thing in common – they all rock!

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10 Rock Love Songs From Dylan, Van, Elton + More

Songs like “Come on Eileen” and a Stones’ rarity are side-by-side with hits by Joe Cocker, Hall & Oates and Foreigner. Who’s #1? Read ’em and weep…

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Producer Giles Martin on His Beatles Projects, Father George

The son of the legendary George Martin says: “I never, ever planned or thought that I’d work on Beatles material.” He talks about how that all changed with The Beatles Love

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50 Years Ago: Top Radio Hits 1967

We celebrate the amazing year in music with vintage clips including faves by the Hollies, Aretha, the Turtles and Strawberry Alarm Clock. See what was #1

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Metallica WorldWired 2017 Tour Follows Grammy Snafu

One day after the band encountered mic difficulties during their performance with Lady Gaga at the 2017 Grammy Awards telecast, they’ve announced North American dates

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