The Classic Rock Legacy

When the Chambers Brothers’ ‘Time’ Had Come

They started out as a gospel quartet, then their souls were psychedelicized. The story of the group behind “Time Has Come Today”

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Sugarloaf Sings About a ‘Green-Eyed Lady’

The band was best known for the 1970 hit and another Top 10 single, “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You” (1974). Lead singer Jerry Corbetta died in 2016

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10 Great ‘Live at the Fillmore’ Albums

There were roughly 200 albums recorded at the Fillmore (West and East). It wasn’t easy but we happily choose 10 that really stand out for us. Who’s #1?

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Led Zeppelin’s Breakthrough With ‘Whole Lotta Love’

When the song started taking off at FM radio, Atlantic’s Jerry Greenberg made an edit for AM radio. They put it out “and the record explodes…”

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Amy Winehouse’s Death Still Haunts

The Academy Award-winning documentary is a “dark and painful” tale that sadly shows how she was destined to die young and join music’s “27 Club”

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Look Back: Beatles Release ‘Revolver’ in the U.S.

Learn a thing or two about an album that’s been an essential part of your collection for decades, including the unusual decision about its singles

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12 Finest Male Blue-Eyed Soul Singers

Our writer loves few things more than a great blue-eyed soul singer. Here he offers up what he believes are the dozen finest.

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Foreigner: There’s a ‘First Time’ For Everything

The inside story of how the band was signed to Atlantic Records, as told by its members and label president, Jerry Greenberg. And the unusual clause in the contract

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Buddy Holly at 81: A Re-Introduction

He was a trendsetter who wrote and produced his own music and led his own band. We hear his influence on everyone from the Beatles and Rolling Stones, to more contemporary artists and we mourn what might have been

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10 Big Rock Acts Without a Top 10 Single

Back when Top 40 radio played rock hits, most legendary acts achieved chart success. For some reason, Hendrix, ELP, AC/DC, Tull and more never had a pop hit. See who else and what their biggest hits were

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