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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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Cheap Trick’s Rise: The Inside Story

The Epic Records executive, who signed the band and produced 3 of their albums, talks about their early days and quest for a pop hit. It eventually arrived courtesy of Japan

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Best Classic Bands: It’s Burton Cummings’ Fault

The idea for Best Classic Bands started with an innocent Facebook post that resulted in a missed concert and a vow to do something about it

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Ringo Starr’s Beat Can’t Be Beat

Writer Jim Sullivan talks to rock drummers who followed in Ringo Starr’s wake and discovers a unanimous praise for his skills, groove, swing and time on the kit – a too often overlooked secret to the success of The Beatles.

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Interview: British Invasion Songwriter Graham Gouldman

He started writing hits for British Invasion bands like the Yardbirds, the Hollies and Herman’s Hermits at just age 19. He was just warming up

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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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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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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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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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Alice Cooper Interview: Addiction, Vampires + a Reunion

In a wide-ranging discussion, the legend talks about many of the original Hollywood Vampires, a reunion and the ‘Wow’ he got from Paul McCartney

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