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What’s the latest info about about rock music and the most interesting and momentous events in its past? You can find it all here: breaking news and articles of interest from around the Web, sales and airplay charts both new and from the past, nuggets of rock history and lore along with notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently-departed artists and other musical figures of note.

45 Years Ago: Radio Hits March 1972

A prominent songwriter had a #1 hit with a borrowed song. Listeners were confused by a tune they thought was Neil Young. And T. Rex’s only U.S. hit.

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Rock Hall 2017 Inductees: Complete Tour Dates

Several members of the Class of 2017 have busy touring schedules ahead. We have all upcoming dates for Journey, Jeff Lynne’s ELO and the rest!

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Robert Plant 2016 Concert to Air on AXS TV

Plant and his band the Sensational Space Shifters performed at a charitable event recently. Watch them play a Led Zeppelin favorite in the upcoming special

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Exclusive Interview: Jimi Hendrix Early Live Recording Released

Before he became a rock guitar god, he was a sideman for other artists. A new release spotlights Hendrix’s work with R&B artist Curtis Knight. A bandmate talks about his immediate impact

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Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1970

Several pop culture touchstones debuted this year, and some of the year’s biggest singles included hits by a slew of one-hit-wonders plus some all-time classics

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Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1968

What a year! With all-time greats among the year’s best with songs by the Rascals, Steppenwolf, Grass Roots, Judy Collins, the Doors, the Beatles and more

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50 Years Ago: Radio Hits From February 1967

On the radio charts this week were British Invasion hits by the Spencer Davis Group, Herman’s Hermits, The Beatles and The Stones.

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Ringo Recording New Album; McCartney Guests

New Beatle music is always good news, and it looks like Ringo’s working on a good one, with Paul, Joe Walsh and others joining in the fun.

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Top Radio Hits 1969: Look Back

As the decade came to a close, rock acts joined R&B artists for an amazing array of future classic rock greats, and a Broadway musical yielded 4 smash hits

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Pink Floyd: Is a Reunion Possible?

They haven’t performed together in years, but an offer is on the table from a British festival promoter. Will they put aside their differences? We’ll see.

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