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Here’s where you can find the major stories and artist profiles we publish as well as interviews, opinion essays, examinations of industry trends, issues and other matters. And our rock photography showcases plus cartoons.

Bert Berns: The Ecstatic Agony of a Producer/Songwriter

It’s billed as “the greatest untold story of rock ‘n’ roll,” about the man who wrote “Twist and Shout” and “Piece of My Heart” and produced “Brown Eyed Girl”

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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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Kosh Creates Unforgettable LP Covers

You know his iconic images: The Beatles crossing Abbey Road…. The Eagles’ Hotel California…. and many (many) more. Meet the man behind the album covers.

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Beatles Documentary, Eight Days a Week, on DVD

A nonstop rush of adrenaline, a comfort-food feast of melodic guitars and impeccable harmonies, unbridled creativity and boundless artistic determination, cheeky wit and newness and wonder and youth. And screams—lots of screams.

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Joe Elliott of Def Leppard on Mott The Hoople

The lead vocalist of one of the world’s most popular contemporary hard rock bands was influenced by the lead vocalist of a great ’70s band. He tells us why

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Herb Alpert Calls Leon Russell ‘A Special Talent’

(Leon) Russell Bridges was one of the studio musicians that performed on many of the great Tijuana Brass albums. The hugely successful performer wrote a beautiful tribute. “I’m glad he was in my life”

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Leon Russell Talks His Career and Collaborations

In our extensive 2014 interview, the musician talks about the genius of Brian Wilson, and his work with Joe Cocker, George Harrison, Elton John and others

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Ronnie Wood Interview: A Rolling Stone Remembers

With the release of the band’s ‘Blue & Lonesome’ album, we chat with the guitarist on his R&B roots, Faces, Jeff Beck and, of course, the Stones.

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Authors Discuss Their Stunning, New Motown Book

Adam White and Barney Ales – Berry Gordy’s longtime #2 exec – share stories about creating the book and Motown’s drive for hits. “You never gave up”

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ELP’s Carl Palmer Talks About Keith Emerson

The famed rock drummer reveals that he and ELP bandmate Keith Emerson were going to play together again this year.

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