Tag "classic rock"

Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1968

What a year! With all-time greats among the year’s best with songs by the Rascals, Steppenwolf, Grass Roots, Judy Collins, the Doors, the Beatles and more

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The Beatles’ Forgotten Top 20 Hit: A ‘Sweet’ Story

A top 20 hit in the U.S., yet it has received virtually no radio airplay in decades and is almost never mentioned in accounts of the band’s early days.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash and Aftermath

Only four years after their debut album, the Florida band suffered a devastating loss when their chartered plane ran out of fuel, killing six people.

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Tom Petty Song Inspires ‘Vampires’ on Ventura Blvd

Inspired by the imagery from the Songwriters Hall of Fame member’s 1989 hit “Free Fallin’, fans gathered for a Tom Petty Memorial Vampire Walk

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10 Times the Beatles Used Pseudonyms on Records

You may not think you know Dr. Winston O’Boogie, Percy Thrillington, Jai Raj Harrison or Richie Snare, but trust us, you do.

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When Glenn Frey Came to Small-Town Minnesota

Imagine you’re in a tiny town in Minnesota and there, onstage, is the co-founder of the legendary Eagles, playing for just a couple hundred folks.

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The Ramones’ ‘Road to Ruin’ Deluxe Edition: Review

Today, all four of the group’s original members are dead but the music lives on, and it’s a good deal better than many listeners realized in 1978.

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Top Selling Albums of 1970: Look Back

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era dominated the list of top-selling albums in the U.S.

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Lindsey Buckingham Shines in Concert: Review

Buckingham needed neither the band nor Christine McVie. He has emerged a compelling and commanding solo performer, worthy of the spotlight.

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Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert: All-Star Lineup

The list of artists at the 1992 event was a mile long with dozens of legends celebrating the Bard’s songs. Watch the A-Listers rehearse and take their turn on “My Back Pages”

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