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Foghat’s ‘Slow Ride’ of a Career Continues

The British-born blues’n’boogie band that rocked the ’70s with fervor carry on with a fine new album titled ‘Under The Influence’

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B.B. King is Gone; The Thrill Remains

In our BB King obituary, we describe how he gave his all to blues music, and as a result became its preeminent ambassador the world round.

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Interview: ‘For Your Love,’ ‘Bus Stop’ Writer Graham Gouldman

Graham Gouldman 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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Glenn Frey Collaborator Jack Tempchin Talks Songwriting

You may not recognize the name but you certainly know his songs. Not one but two Eagles hits helped him live the good life. Check out his new song

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Creedence Clearwater Revisited Still Fortunate

Original CCR members Doug Clifford and Stu Cook talk about then and now of the group that was arguably the most popular American band from 1969 to 1971

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Premiere: John Oates, Bekka Bramlett Sing Steve Forbert’s ‘I Blinked Once’

The first single from the upcoming album, An American Troubadour: The Songs of Steve Forbert, is a rousing cover of a gem from the singer-songwriter’s canon

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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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50+ Years Ago: Question Mark + the Mysterians 96 Tears

It starts with one of the most memorable riffs in rock history and the tale that follows: You did me wrong, but you will get yours yet. So who is “?”

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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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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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