The Classic Rock Legacy

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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10 Songs That Defined New Wave Music

New wave music wasn’t easily defined, but most fans knew it when they heard it. We chose 10 songs that, to us, were the best of the genre.

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Top 10 English Pub Rock Bands

Pub rock was a 1970s English back-to-basics musical movement that got the punters quaffing pints at music pubs across London to some fine rocking bands.

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Motown: The Sound of Young America, a Must-Have

A 400-page stunner of a book depicting the definitive visual history and inside story of one of popular music’s most important record labels has been published

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The Monkees 50th Anniversary Celebration

It all started with a classified ad in the Hollywood Reporter. One year later – and 50 years ago – the group are enjoying a well-deserved victory lap

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Queen Tops U.K. All-Time Best-Selling Albums

Britain’s Official Charts Company recently revealed the Top 60 best-selling albums. The list of who’s not included is almost as interesting as who is

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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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