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Don McLean American Pie – The True Story

The media touted how Don McLean finally revealed all about “American Pie” as its original lyrics sold at auction. But he still didn’t tell everything. How do we know? He told Best Classic Bands’ Rob Patterson the full story of how he wrote it back in the late 1970s.

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Mike Rutherford Still Living His Musical Years

Our Mike Rutherford interview in which the classic rocker talks about Mike + the Mechanics and addresses the ever-present Genesis reunion questions

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Dave Edmunds Shares Two Chuck Berry Stories

The singer-songwriter-guitarist tells 2 stories of playing with the rock ‘n’ roll legend. “Who said the white man can’t play the blues?”

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra to Tour Despite Founder’s Death

In this 2016 interview, Paul O’Neill shared his concerns about rock’s future despite his act’s phenomenal success. “One of the magical things about music…”

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Remembering 9/11 with Music

Two music events—“America: A Tribute to Heroes” and “The Concert for New York City”—were organized following the tragic events of September 11, 2001

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How Blue Öyster Cult Came to Be

Lead singer Eric Bloom talks about the band’s late manager/producer Sandy Pearlman and their major label deals. More cowbell!

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Beatles Doc Filmmaker Alan G. Parker: Q-and-A

The veteran music filmmaker / Beatles fanatic talks about some surprising discoveries he had while making It Was Fifty Years Ago Today! The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper & Beyond

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Who Are The Eagles of Death Metal?

The Palm Desert, CA band are a project by Jesse Hughes and his longtime pal Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age (who was not with them at the Bataclan in Paris)

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Deaths of Older Rock Legends Continue to Shake Us

A wave of deaths of older rock legends has given boomers reason to pause. Is 67 or 70 the new 27? “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead.”

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