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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, sales and airplay charts from the past, notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently departed artists and other musical figures of note

Radio Hits in October 1974: Look Back (at ‘Nothing’)

The Best Classic Bands chart nerds noticed that this week featured 3 hits at the top with the word “Nothing” in the title: great songs by BTO, Stevie Wonder and Billy Preston

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Marty Balin, Jefferson Airplane/Starship Singer, Dead

The singer, who co-founded the Airplane in 1965, and later joined the offshoot band Jefferson Starship and went on to a solo career, was 76.

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Elton John Adds Dozens of Dates to Farewell Tour

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour began in September 2018. The performer promises it will be an extended goodbye, encompassing three years and 300 dates

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Bob Seger Announces Final Silver Bullet Band Tour

The Travelin’ Man tour will begin over a year after Seger’s last outing had been postponed when he required “intense spinal surgery”

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Radio Hits in September 1968: Look Back

Los Angeles’ Top 40 powerhouse KHJ had some all-time greats in its Top 10 this week including The Beatles’ longest-running #1

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Paul McCartney Begins Freshen Up Tour: Recap

He had been on a whirlwind promotional tour this summer, at first teasing his new studio album, Egypt Station. The 76-year-old seems refreshed

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Radio Hits In September 1964: Look Back

The Top 10 during this week on Chicago’s WLS featured some of classic rock’s most enduring songs from several British Invasion acts

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Look Back: Top Selling Albums of 1971

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era dominated the list of top-selling albums in the U.S.

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Radio Hits in September 1973: Look Back

Five all-time classic rock hits were in the Top 10 this week in 1973 on Boston’s Top 40 station WRKO. Could it get any better than this?

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Elton John Says Goodbye as Farewell Tour Begins

Nearly 9 months after the Farewell Yellow Brick Tour was announced in grand fashion, the superstar is now on the road. He promises to hit every continent

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