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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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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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I Flacked for Ozzy: 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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Bobby Whitlock Interview: Derek and The Dominos’ Legacy

Though the legendary band had a short run, their music still reverberates. Co-founder Bobby Whitlock talks about finally re-connecting with Eric Clapton

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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 Rise of Joe Walsh in the 1970s

Walsh made the James Gang more than a power trio and expanded and deepened his style as a solo artist to show himself as far more than the Eagle he became.

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Beach Boys’ ‘Pet Sounds’: Still Awesome at 50+

We spoke with Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine and others as they look back at the masterpiece. “It didn’t meet Capitol Records’ expectations so they took it off the market.”

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Muhammad Ali: Greatest Showman of a Generation

During his peak years, the Champ was as big a rock star as any of ’em. If you are of a certain age, you already knew that

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