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Doobie Brothers Interview: Rockin’ Down the Highway

They’ve sold millions of albums and had a string of pop and rock radio hits. And are still on the road. We talk to Patrick Simmons, Tom Johnston and John McFee

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John Sebastian on the ‘Magic’ of The Lovin’ Spoonful

From ’60s hits with The Lovin’ Spoonful to Woodstock to “Welcome Back” to what he’s doing today, John Sebastian finds his joy in music

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Ian Anderson Talks About Tull, Rock Hall

The longtime Jethro Tull leader talks about the band’s namesake, his opinion on the Rock Hall of Fame, and Frank Zappa, in this far-ranging Interview

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Warren Zanes Discusses His Tom Petty Biography

The man who tells Petty’s story so well is also a musician whose band The Del Fuegos opened a tour for Tom and the Heartbreakers. He captures Petty well.

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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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The Concert For Bangladesh: Looking Back

George Harrison organized a pair of benefit concerts to aid the country of his friend Ravi Shankar. The all-star lineup provided some memorable moments

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Bob Dylan’s Brush With Death

He was living in bucolic Woodstock, having sought sanctuary from the noise, chaos—and drugs—that had consumed his life during the past year. Then he took his motorcycle for a spin

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Happy Birthday Tony Bennett!

The American icon has a long history of singing rock songs and collaborating with A-List stars. Here are two clips of him singing with Billy Joel

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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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Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell: The Inside Story

The album is one of the all-time best-sellers but you would never know that from its initial reception. Then it took off like… a bat out of hell

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