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Best Classic Bands Second Anniversary

We’re celebrating year two of the best classic rock news, features, reviews, contests, charts and more! Thank you for your support and please tell your friends

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Dave Edmunds Shares a Bruce Springsteen Story

All celebrities know each other, right? Well, at some point, they have to actually meet. Such was the case when Bruce gave Dave a song for his next album. “It was perfect for me”

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Buckingham & McVie Open Tour in Atlanta—Watch!

The Fleetwood Mac mainstays launched their first tour as a duo in Georgia, performing a mix of classics from the band’s catalog and their own new songs

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The Turtles’ Howard Kaylan Talks: Album By Album

From 1965-70 they were one of America’s biggest singles bands. But they also produced six great albums. Their lead singer shares inside stories about each.

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Returns to the Stage

The group performed for the first time since their April induction into the Rock Hall and first full concert since last September. We’ve got plenty of clips

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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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Keith Moon: Rock’s Greatest Drummer

We celebrate the career of the man who thought what he played with The Who was “lead drums” with some insights from those who knew/admired him, and some amazing videos

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The Youngbloods’ ‘Get Together’ @50

The song had been kicking around for a few years when they recorded it. Their first release of the tune bombed. Then it became a timeless anthem.

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Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’: Still Awesome at 50+

We spoke with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and others as they look back at the masterpiece. “It didn’t meet Capitol Records’ expectations so they took it off the market.”

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Animal House’s Flounder, Stephen Furst, Dies

He played the hapless Delta house fraternity pledge Kent “Flounder” Dorfman as his character became the butt of numerous pranks by the upperclassmen

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Anniversary: Review

Celebrating 40 years, the band performed a career-spanning, polished set highlighting their remarkable musicianship. Watch several clips from their June 16 2017 show

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Monterey Pop Festival 2017—Day One Review

A half-century to the day after the original Monterey Pop Festival began, Eric Burdon and a handful of younger artists launched the sequel.

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Gregg Rolie Talks Journey, Santana, Ringo & More

He was a core member of the original Santana and Journey and now plays with Ringo. We speak with the keyboardist/vocalist and two-time Rock Hall member.

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Bruce Springsteen to Play Broadway—For 8 Weeks!

It’s a dream come true for any fan of The Boss: Bruce Springsteen, at a 975-seat theater on Broadway, five nights a week for eight weeks straight

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Mike Bloomfield & the Electric Flag @50

He was an American guitar hero before there was such a thing. In 1967 he put together a new but short-lived band that combined blues, soul and rock.

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Steve Earle Interview: The Return of the Outlaw

With a new album that he calls a philosophical followup to his ’80s classic ‘Guitar Town,’ the singer-songwriter is back to being one of the defiant ones.

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This Week on Top 40 June 1974

We were listening to two Canadian singer-songwriters who had the biggest hits of their careers this week, alongside big songs from Grand Funk and Paul McCartney

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Lindsey Buckingham Christine McVie Album Review

What you’ve got here is Mac-to-the basics. It’s at once familiar and sparkly-new. You’re going to want to come back to it often, for a long time.

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