The Classic Rock Legacy

Exclusive: ‘70s L.A. Singer-Songwriters Book Excerpt

The fertile L.A. music scene of the 1970s gave us the Eagles, Jackson Browne, Tom Waits and Randy Newman. Author Bruce Pollock shares their stories

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The Beatles ‘A Hard Day’s Night’: An Appreciation

At age 14, writer Colin Fleming saw ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and it made him into a Beatles fanatic… many years after Beatlemania. He recalls that day.

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9 Signature Rock Classics That Weren’t Chart Hits

Many songs associated with classic rockers were never actually hits. Here are the surprising back stories to ones by ELO, Billy Joel, Van Halen, Queen & more

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10 Totally Cool Classic Rock/Soul Songs

In the ’60s and ’70s, rock and soul converged to inspire some damn fine music from the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Sly & the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder + more

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 95 Crucial Omissions

Every year, when the new nominees are announced, there is lots of grumbling from rock fans about omissions. Here’s a start…

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10 Best Road Trip Albums

Every road trip needs a good soundtrack. Here are 10 albums that have been road tested to help the miles fly by and enhance your journey

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10 Reasons Bruce Springsteen Was Born to Run Forever

Our resident Springsteen expert identifies why the eternally hard-working rocker will continue proving it all night for a long time to come. The genes don’t hurt…

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I Get a Check From John Lennon

Rob Patterson once got a check from the former Beatle for $15. Everyone insisted he never cash it. Yet what Lennon really gave him was priceless.

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2016 in Review: Saying Farewell to So Many

We’ve lost so many giants of the music world in 2016. Here we take a look back at some of those who are now gone, but who gave us so much.

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12 ‘Weird’ Songs Heard on the Dark Side of the Moon

The Apollo 10 astronauts say they heard strange music on their mission. Our likely candidates include cuts from The Beatles, The Stones and of course Bowie

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