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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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Born to Run: An Appreciation

More than 40 years ago, Born to Run made Bruce Springsteen a superstar. Four BCB writers reflect on that monumental + irresistible classic rock masterpiece

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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 20 Classic Punk Rock Songs (Part 1)

Any list of the Top 20 Songs of any genre are going to be subjective. But, says its author, these are the top punk rock songs that rank

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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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Alice Cooper Interview: Addiction, Vampires + A Possible Reunion

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

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Bruce Springsteen Proves He Was Born to Age Well

The River tour concert review: Even at retirement age, The Boss and his band command the Boston stage. “Pretty much as good as it gets.”

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Lots of Live Album Reissues If You Want ‘Em

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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Will The Kinks Reunite?

The contentious yet loving siblings Ray and Dave Davies may talk over a reunion during the coming end-of-year holidays. Rabid fans hope The Kinks will return.

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Ringo’s Beat Can’t Be Beat

Writer Jim Sullivan talks to rock drummers who followed in Ringo Starr’s wake and discovers a unanimous praise for his skills, groove, swing and time on the kit – a too often overlooked secret to the success of The Beatles.

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