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20 Classic Punk Rock Songs (Part 1)

Any list of Top 20 songs of any genre are going to be subjective. But, says its author, here are ones by Blondie, Generation X and more for punk rock

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Born to Run: An Appreciation

More than 40 years ago, the album made Bruce Springsteen a superstar. Four BCB writers reflect on that monumental and irresistible classic rock masterpiece

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Keith Moon: Rock’s Greatest Drummer

We celebrate the career of the man who thought what he played with The Who was “lead drums” with some insights from those who knew/admired him, and some amazing videos

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Ringo Starr’s Drum Beat Can’t Be Beat

Is it possible that Ringo Starr is underrated? Our assessment of the 2015 Rock Hall inductee’s Beatles and solo career says “yes”

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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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Will The Kinks Ever Reunite? You Really Got Me

The contentious yet loving siblings, Ray and Dave Davies, have discussed a reunion from time to time in the press. Rabid fans hope they will return

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Alice Cooper Interview: Addiction, Vampires + a Reunion

In a wide-ranging discussion, the legend talks about many of the original Hollywood Vampires, a reunion and the ‘Wow’ he got from Paul McCartney

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10 More Songs That Defined New Wave Music

In the second half of our series on 20 songs that defined the new wave movement of the ’70s and ’80s, we bring you the Police, B-52’s, Devo and some surprises

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Bruce Springsteen Review: Live in Boston 2016

Some artists slow down as they get older. Not The Boss! As our reviewer discovered in 2016, he’s still “as good as it gets.”

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Live Album Reissues Proliferate

Classic rock fans who enjoy live LPs and concert films from their favorite acts have a bonanza to choose from these days. Is this a golden age of live albums?

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