The Classic Rock Legacy

10 Solos by Jazz Greats on Rock Songs

When classic rock acts need a certain sound, and have enough cash, prestige, or luck, they hire an iconic musician they feel would be perfect for the job

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Woodstock Performers: Where Are They Now Pocket Guide

Many are still creating brilliant music. Here is a brief guide to the status of most of the artists who performed at the legendary 1969 festival

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits

It’s amazing that these songs from Lou Reed, The Kinks, George Harrison and more not only were played on Top 40 radio but became smash hits. Their stories…

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50 Years Ago: 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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10 Times Mick Jagger Shared the Mic

The star’s appearances apart from the Rolling Stones are surprisingly few. Here are great performances with Peter Tosh, the Jacksons, David Bowie and more that you may not have heard

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Five Years Gone: 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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10 Great Eric Clapton Collaborations

‘Clapton Is God’ read the U.K. graffiti in his early years. With other gods like Lennon, Townshend, Beck, Santana + more his playing is at its most divine.

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Will the Grammy Awards Show Rock?

This year’s Grammy Awards pay homage to deceased rockers and may signal rock’s future.

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Major Label PR in the ’70s: An Insider View

Dan Beck’s early years in the music biz gave him a front row seat in the rise of Bruce Springsteen and the Asbury Park sound.

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HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ Gets Rock & the Biz Right

Preview of the new series created by rock and film/TV A-Listers that depicts the wild wild times of the New York music business of the ’70s.

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