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‘History of the Music Biz’ Features Profiles of Industry Titans

Veteran editor Mike Sigman interviews many execs, most of whom never became household names, in a new book for HITS magazine. Exclusive excerpt of his interview with former Sony Music chief Tommy Mottola

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Jeff Beck Previews New Album

The guitar great played and talked about his forthcoming LP at a private listening party at the Greenwich Village studio of another guitar legend

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Photographer Elliott Landy on The Band

The renowned lensman took over 12,000 photos of them. Many of these stunning images are featured in his new book. He talks with us about his relationship with the influential band

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Who Are They at 50

The Who Hits 50! Tour may be the last outing for the veteran British band. But are Townshend & Daltrey up to the challenge of honoring their monumental five decade rock’n’roll legacy? John Swenson, the band’s first biographer, assesses their accomplishments and their first U.K. shows and finds the prospects positive.

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The Wit & Wisdom of Graham Parker

On the eve of a U.S. tour, the British songwriter tells how he builds a setlist from his vast repertoire, his real This is Spinal Tap moment with one of its stars, and his upcoming box set

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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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Ian Anderson Still Sings Tull Tales

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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The Rise of Joe Walsh

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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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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Ringo’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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