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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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Joni Mitchell’s ‘Woodstock’: Behind the Song

The composer of one of the greatest countercultural anthems never made it to the festival that served as the song’s subject.

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Epic Songs of 1978: AXS TV’s ‘The Top 10 Revealed’

The series counts down 10 great rock songs of the year, including favorites by Foreigner, Eddie Money, the Stones and Van Halen

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Greenwich Village in the ’60s: Concert Review

On a lovely summer NYC night, as stellar artists paid tribute to a special time and place, getting together didn’t seem like such a crazy idea at all.

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Dan Fogelberg: The Making of the Tribute Album

Seven years in the making, the labor-of-love project features Boz Scaggs, Jimmy Buffett and–in their first studio recording–the “new” Eagles.

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Radio Hits in August 1967: The Summer of Love

A memorable season resonated this week on New York’s WABC as a Beatles fave held the top spot followed by hits from The Doors, the Monkees + Stevie Wonder

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Bob Seger 2017 Runaway Train Opener: Look Back

The star played a 20-song set in Toledo on opening night of his big arena tour. He was forced to abruptly end the tour due to surgery

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Ian Anderson Talks About Tull, Rock Hall

The longtime Jethro Tull leader talks about the band’s namesake, his opinion on the Hall of Fame, and Frank Zappa, in this far-ranging Interview

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Joe Walsh’s ‘But Seriously, Folks’: Behind the Scenes

“Coming off of ‘Hotel California,’ this was just big fun. This was dessert. It wasn’t drudgery, it wasn’t work, it wasn’t doing things over and over again.”

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The Flying Burrito Bros.’ Seminal Country-Rock Debut

Gram Parsons had envisioned the Burritos as “his” band, but ‘The Gilded Palace of Sin’ underscores the partnership between Parsons and Chris Hillman.

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Radio Hits in August 1968: Look Back

Top 40 was rocking in 1968 this week with a WLS Chicago Top 10 dominated by many classic rock favorites, including hits by The Doors, Cream and Steppenwolf

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Open 2018 North American Tour

Believe it or not, it’s the group’s first tour there since 1981. And the appreciative sold-out crowd on opening night enjoyed hit after hit after hit

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Steam: ‘Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye’

The band didn’t even exist. When one of its songwriters needed a B-side in 1969, they recorded it and the song became a surprise hit. Now, of course, it’s a sports staple

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10 More Great ‘Live at the Fillmore’ Albums

A sequel to our earlier survey of LPs recorded at the iconic NYC and San Francisco venues, including Clapton, the Dead, John Mayall and even Chuck Berry!

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1968—The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

Rock was still very intense in ’68 but it began giving way to quieter, more roots-oriented sounds. More than anything though, the music was diverse.

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The Moody Blues and Four Tops’ ‘Simple Game’

When the Tops’ lead singer Levi Stubbs was arrested in London in 1970, it ultimately led to their working with the British band’s producer and covering one of their songs

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Dylan Bassist Harvey Brooks on Making ‘Highway 61’

“A thin, frizzy-haired guy dressed in jeans and boots was standing in the front of the mixing console. I assumed it was Bob Dylan.”

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Rolling Stones Ya-Ya’s Still Unrivaled

The late Lester Bangs had “no doubt that it’s the best rock concert ever put on record.” Decades later, our writer feels that’s still true

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