Tag "classic rock"

Cream: Rock’s Short-Lived First Supergroup

Formed by blues fanatics in 1966 and gone by ’68, Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker redefined what a rock band was capable of doing.

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Steve Perry Talks Journey Departure, Solo Album

The former Journey lead vocalist, and writer of such songs as “Any Way You Want It” and “Lovin’, “Touchin’, Squeezin’,” admits it’s “been a long time comin’…”

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‘One Toke Over the Line’ on ‘Lawrence Welk’—Huh?

In what has to be one of the most surreal TV moments on a TV moments, the song was interpreted for viewers of a show that had no idea what a toke was.

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Big Brother’s ‘Cheap Thrills’: Behind R. Crumb’s LP Cover

It would be the only rock album for which the cartoonist would do the art. It continues to serve as a psychedelic timestamp of one crazy summer.

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Radio Hits in August 1973: Look Back

The Top 10 for this week had plenty of classic rock hits including a bad, bad song at #1. If you don’t love these, have someone check your pulse

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Bob Dylan Rare Performances Live 1962-1966: Review

Dylan’s growth during these years covered is astounding, from traditional folk artist to protest singer to highly original introspective material.

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Elvis Presley: What They Said About the King

Who did the King influence? Oh, just the Beatles, Stones, the Who, Springsteen, Bowie, Elton, Bono and countless others. Read about it, in their own words

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Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, Dead at 76

She was one of the most beloved American artists of the past 60 years, gifting us with dozens of hits, and earning every award imaginable

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Woodstock Performers: Where Are They Now?

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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Doobie Brothers Interview: Rockin’ Down the Highway

They’ve sold millions of albums and had a string of pop and rock radio hits. And are still on the road. We talk to Patrick Simmons, Tom Johnston and John McFee

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