Tag "record world magazine"

John Lennon: Lost Interview From 1973

In this Q-and-A that hasn’t appeared for decades, the musician talks about his upcoming recording plans, Apple business, the reunion question, and getting old

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Bob Dylan 1965: Evolving to Electric

In the spring of that pivotal year, Columbia Records ran industry ads proclaiming “No One Sings Dylan Like Dylan!” We examine several items not seen since then

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British Invasion Dominates January 1965 Pop Chart

Songs from the Dave Clark Five, Zombies and more. And demand for the Beatles on Top 40 was so great that radio DJs played both sides of their singles

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Look Back: Top Albums October 1981

Though Top 40 programmers stubbornly played songs by A/C acts, the top 9 slots on the US album sales chart were occupied by rock acts

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Look Back: The Top-Selling Albums of 1980

Many all-time classics were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are the #5 and #6 best sellers of all time

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‘History of Music Biz’ Excerpt: Signing John Lennon

Mike Sigman interviews many execs who shaped the industry, in a book for HITS magazine. In our excerpt: former Geffen Records chief Eddie Rosenblatt discusses signing John Lennon and the fateful night of December 8, 1980

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