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Session Superstar Nicky Hopkins

Do you know the music he made with a long Who’s Who list of classic rock superstars? Now get to know the session keyboard star

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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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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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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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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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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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Roger Dean Interview: Getting Close To The Edge

Album designer Roger Dean, best known for his surrealistic cover illustrations for Yes, shares stories about working with the band

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Rock Legends at Desert Trip: Preview

What should audiences expect from McCartney, the Stones, Who, Dylan, Young and Waters at Desert Trip this fall? We examine the likely material

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