BEST CLASSIC BANDS – CELEBRATING THE ARTISTS, MUSIC AND POP CULTURE OF THE CLASSIC ROCK ERA

Oasis Announces Knebworth Concert Documentary

The group’s two performances at the 1996 festival are being turned into a feature length documentary for the 25th anniversary

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Eric Burdon: A Conversation With an Animal

More than 50 years after he first arrived with the Animals, one of the great British blues-rock belters of all time is still going strong.

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ABBA New Recordings Update: ‘It Was Fantastic in the Studio’

Plenty of classic rock bands have reunited over the years, so why not one of the world’s most successful pop bands decades later?

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Rod Stewart, Cheap Trick 2021 Tour Begins This Summer

The pairing of two classic rock giants was originally announced in January 2020 for later that year but was KO’d due to the pandemic

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Interview: British Invasion Songwriter Graham Gouldman

10cc’s co-founder started writing hits for bands like the Yardbirds, the Hollies and Herman’s Hermits at just age 19. He was just warming up

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The Monkees’ Dolenz and Nesmith Add Dates to Farewell Tour

The pair were supposed to tour in 2020 but the shows were postponed due to the pandemic. The shows will feature all the hits, deep cuts, and fan favorites

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‘Chrissie Hynde Sings Bob Dylan’ Album Coming

Timed to coincide with the Bard’s 80th birthday, Standing in the Doorway was recorded with her Pretenders bandmate, James Walbourne, in lockdown

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Donovan Interview: His Greatest Hits

The Scottish singer-songwriter and Rock Hall inductee examines some of his biggest songs including “Season of the Witch” and “There is a Mountain”

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Genesis Adds Dates to 2021 North American Reunion Tour

More shows were added due to “overwhelming demand.” Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks haven’t toured together since their last reunion in 2007.

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Listen to Steve Miller Band’s Live Reggae Version of ‘The Joker’ From 1977

The previously unreleased, full-length concert captures the band at their peak, with such favorites as “Rock’n Me,” “The Joker” and “Fly Like an Eagle”

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Tedeschi Trucks Band to Release Live ‘Layla Revisited’

The festival audience had no idea that the TTB and guest Trey Anastasio of Phish were planning to revisit the entire 1970 classic album.

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Nancy Wilson Talks About Her First Solo Album

“After [Eddie Van Halen] passed, it hit me so hard I felt it was time to pay tribute to him.” You and Me also includes some interesting cover choices

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King Crimson’s Debut: Laying the Groundwork for the Prog Revolution

The 1969 debut album set a standard for all prog-rock that followed and raised the bar in terms of expectation and achievement.

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Aaron Neville Retires from Touring: ‘The Time Has Come’

“I would like to spend my remaining time on this earth being less hurried,” said the “Tell it Like It Is” singer in a statement.

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Styx Announces New Album, Coinciding With 2021 Tour

“Hello friends… Man, have we missed you all!” says Styx’s Tommy Shaw. The summer run is a welcome sign for music fans. Listen to “Crash of the Crown”

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Thank You, Bob Seger

The musician’s goodbye was unexpectedly delayed when he was forced to postpone his final tour in 2017 for “intense spinal surgery,” due to a ruptured disc

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Britain’s Royal Mail to Issue Paul McCartney Stamps Series

The collection of 12 stamps features the covers of many of the music legend’s solo albums, including his 1970 release, McCartney, and 1975’s Venus and Mars

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Pink Floyd Exhibition: ‘Their Mortal Remains’ Coming to U.S.

It offers an immersive experiential journey through their world, from high-tech audio-visual events, objects, and surreal landscapes with over 350 artifacts

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Paul Simon’s ‘There Goes Rhymin’ Simon’: American Tunes

With classic songs such as “American Tune,” “Kodachrome” and “Loves Me Like a Rock,” Simon’s third solo album sealed his reputation as a major solo artist

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Los Lobos Covers Beach Boys, Jackson Browne, War + on New Album

The band formed in East L.A. in 1973 and became one of the most prominent Mexican-American groups in rock. They will tour behind the new album.

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‘The Who Sell Out’ Goes Super Deluxe: Review

It preceded both ‘Tommy’ and ‘Who’s Next’ but for many fans the group’s third studio LP remains the most creative of their career.

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Aerosmith Triumphs at Jazz Fest 2018: Watch

The band’s first performance of the year was at a surprising event as they treated the Crescent City to a 17-song set. Our recap…

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Kent State Tragedy: Joe Walsh Looks Back

The young musician arrived on campus in 1965 and was there during the shootings. He recalls the tragic events of the day and offers a solution

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Class Axes & the Guitarists Who Wielded Them (Pt 2)

What constitutes a Class Axe for the likes of Jeff Beck, Angus Young and Eddie Van Halen? The answer’s in our list of legendary rock guitars…

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