Rock'n'Roll Memories

Remember the Maxell ‘Blown-Away Guy’?

The humble cassette had plenty of pluses and minuses but one thing we can all agree on was how cool the leather-clad guy in their ads was

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The 5 Album of the Year Grammys From 1975-1979

[caption id="attachment_56251" align="alignleft" width="395"] One of these albums is unlike the others[/caption] There was a time when music fans used to have a keen interest in which five albums received Grammy nominations for Album of the Year. As noted in

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Stevie Wonder’s Higher Ground on ’72 Stones Tour

In music, careers can turn on a dime. In 1972, Wonder’s career turned when he was asked to join the Stones’ fifth American tour

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The 5 Album of the Year Grammys From 1970-1974

Back in rock music’s recorded heyday, you used to have a keen interest in which 5 albums received nominations for this big category. One of these albums is unlike the others

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Roger McGuinn Performs Tom Petty Tribute

The Byrds co-founder’s Oct. 5 concert was his first public occasion to talk about the death of his close friend. He shared a story of how they met and toured and dedicated two songs

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Classic Rock Acts You’ve Seen in Concert: Poll

We’ve listed 100 of the biggest names of all-time. Let us know how many you’ve seen perform live. Then share this post with your friends to see where you stack up

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The Moody Blues and Four Tops’ ‘Simple Game’

When the Tops’ lead singer Levi Stubbs was arrested in London in 1970, it ultimately led to their working with the British band’s producer and covering one of their songs

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Tom Petty Song Inspires ‘Vampires’ on Ventura Blvd

Inspired by the imagery from the Songwriters Hall of Fame member’s 1989 hit “Free Fallin’, fans gathered for a Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

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REO Speedwagon’s A&R Exec Remembers Gary Richrath

The Epic Records exec that signed the band shares his memories of the late Gary Richrath and signing REO. “Gary was a shredder in the early days”

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John Fogerty Leads Acts Playing Tom Petty Tributes

The list of musicians that have the unanimous admiration of their peers is a short one and at or near the top was TP. Watch these beautiful performances

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