The Classic Rock Legacy

David Bowie’s Lazarus: His Co-Writer’s Story

Shortly before he died, a new musical written by Bowie opened in New York. The origin of the show goes back a decade. Read the back story here.

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Stephen Stills, Neil Young Share the Stage

The three-time bandmates shared the stage at Stills’ annual event. We’ve got great videos of many of their biggest hits including “Mr. Soul,” “Heart of Gold” + “Rockin’ In The Free World”

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2016 in Review: Best of the Boxed Sets & Collections

It’s that time of year and we’ve ID’d great titles from Led Zep, Queen, Pink Floyd, Dylan, Bowie and more. Our guide to the year’s best.

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2016 in Review: New Albums by Classic Rockers

2016 was a banner year for new studio albums by classic rockers: the Stones, Santana, Neil Young, Paul Simon, the Monkees and many more. Here’s our guide to the best!

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Handicapping the 2017 Rock Hall Nominees

Shortly after the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2017 nominees, we made our predictions of who would get in. See how we did

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2016 in Review: The Best Music Books of the Year

For some of us, the best way to spend the holidays is curled up under a blanket by the fireplace with a huge stack of music books. Our guide to 2016’s best.

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Scott Weiland Remembered by Stone Temple Pilots

The former frontman for STP and Velvet Revolver was on tour with his new band, The Wildabouts, when he accidentally overdosed on alcohol and drugs on December 3, 2015

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15 Years Ago: George Harrison Passes

Many of Harrison’s former bandmates and great friends including Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and Eric Clapton played a concert on the first anniversary of his passing

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Exclusive: Meat Loaf Video for ‘Going All the Way’

Best Classic Bands is pleased to present the premiere of the first single from Meat Loaf’s new collaboration with Jim Steinman!

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Jimmy Webb Interview, Part 2: Hits & Misses

In part two of our chat with the legendary songwriter, we discuss the unpredictability of writing a hit song and how the art of songwriting has changed.

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