Rock'n'Roll Memories

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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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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Tom Petty Honored at Feb. 2017 MusiCares Event

A long list of peers, including Jackson Browne, Don Henley and Stevie Nicks, paid tribute to the rock great in L.A. last night. Watch Petty’s speech here

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REO Speedwagon’s A&R Exec Remembers Gary Richrath

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

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See: Steely Dan’s Final Concert With Walter Becker

Little did the organizers of an annual, day-long event in Greenwich, Connecticut know but the band’s performance on May 27, 2017 would be his last

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Glen Campbell’s Early Session Career Recalled

The producer-director of The Wrecking Crew, the documentary of the renowned Los Angeles studio musicians from the 1960s and ’70s, shares his personal thoughts and memories

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A Day in the Park With Chuck Berry and Joan Jett

Music industry veteran Steve Leeds shares a story about a tour stop with Joan Jett in St. Louis and an unforgettable drive in their special guest’s Cadillac

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My 20 Years at Tower Records

Jackson Griffith shares some of his experiences working for Tower Records during the heyday of record retailing. “It was a great ride while it lasted.”

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