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Tom Scholz Talks Influences, Boston Lead Singers

In Part 2 of our interview: “Brad was the best male studio singer I’ve ever heard and Tommy is the best male stage singer.” He reveals which artists got him excited about rock ‘n’ roll

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John Hammond: The Lost Interview (Part 2: Signing Bruce Springsteen)

The Columbia Records executive discovered Billie Holiday, Aretha, Dylan, Springsteen – “I think he’s going to be a giant” – and more, in his unparalleled career

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Jay Geils, Namesake of the J. Geils Band, Dies

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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Boston Strong: Tom Scholz Interview (Part 1)

On the eve of their massive Hyper Space Tour, the mastermind behind one of classic rock’s biggest bands opens up on touring, recording and more.

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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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How Eddie Van Halen Changed Rock Guitar

He is the most influential rock guitarist since his band became superstars in the 1980s, all by just doing what comes naturally.

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The Inside History of the Electric Light Orchestra

Dennis Elsas’ 1977 radio interview with Bev Bevan, ELO’s co-founder, reveals what brought him, Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood together and what led to Wood’s exit

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Paul O’Neill, Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder, Dies

In this 2016 interview, 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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Yes Talk History, Reveal Tour in SiriusXM Interview

On the eve of the progressive rock titans’ Rock Hall induction, the current lineup discussed their legacy and performed several acoustic songs on a live broadcast

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I Flacked for Ozzy Osbourne: An Insider’s Confessions

If you might think doing PR for Ozzy Osbourne was hell, think again. He was a breeze and quite the lovable guy.

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