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

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band Open 2023 Tour

The star has kept busy in the six years since he and the band completed their lengthy tour, with several studio albums, concert LPs, and his Broadway show

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Marvin Gaye’s ‘Greatest Hits Live in ’76’: Review

The Amsterdam concert features the late Motown star delivering many of his hits, including “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.”

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Stones’ ‘Sticky Fingers’ Photos Resurface

After a long search the negatives were found exactly where they had been left and forgotten about in 1971 by photographer David Montgomery

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Van Morrison at His Finest Live

The enhanced original ‘It’s Too Late to Stop Now’ and the added three discs and DVD are a treasure trove of live in-concert gems

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Elton John ‘Honky Chateau’ 50th Anniversary Set Due

The 1972 LP, featuring such classics as “Rocket Man” and “Honky Cat,” became the first of the star’s six consecutive Billboard #1 albums

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Rock Hall 2023 Nominees Include Willie Nelson, Warren Zevon and Iron Maiden

The Rock Hall has long defended its decision to broaden the musical scope of the artists it has inducted. This year appears to be no exception

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Ozzy Cancels Tour, Retires From Touring

Noting that he’s “not physically capable,” Osbourne has succumbed to the inevitable. Ironically, the tour was called “No More Tours 2”

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Robert Plant & Alison Krauss Announce 2023 Tour

With Raise the Roof, the pair released a worthy follow-up to 2007’s Raising Sand, which won six Grammy awards, including Album of the Year

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Warren Zevon’s ‘Excitable Boy’ LP: Werewolves and Lawyers, Oh My

With songs like “Werewolves of London,” “Lawyers, Guns and Money” and the title track, it was not only his greatest work but a singer-songwriter classic

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Thin Lizzy ‘Live & Dangerous’ Gets Massive Upgrade

The band’s acclaimed concert album, originally released as a 2-LP set in 1978, is getting a definitive super deluxe edition on 8 discs

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Radio Hits in January 1969: Over and Over

We’ve got some fun facts and great videos of hits from The Doors, Dusty Springfield, BJ Thomas, Tommy James and the Shondells, and more

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Bernie Taupin Memoir, ‘Scattershot,’ Coming

Between 1970-76, John and Taupin made an astonishing 14 albums including Tumbleweed Connection, Madman Across the Water, Honky Chateau, and Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

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Listen to Elvis Presley Sing Classic Live Covers From ‘Elvis on Tour’ Box Set

The set celebrates the 50th anniversary of the King’s monumental 1972 concert trek, with a wealth of previously unreleased live and studio material

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Remember When a Catholic Nun Had a Rocking ’70s Pop Hit With ‘The Lord’s Prayer’?

The Australian Catholic nun’s surprise hit was just the second Top 10 single in the history of the Hot 100 performed by an active nun

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Bangles Perform Favorites at 2018 Concert

A Southern California radio station presented Totally ’80s Live and the co-headliners played all five of their Top 5 singles

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Atlanta Rhythm Section Founding Member Dies

Keyboardist Dean Daughtry was one of the members of the Classics IV who switched over to the Southern rock band

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Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’: An Epic, Massive Swan Song

By the time ‘Bridge’ swept the 1971 Grammy Awards, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel had effectively parted ways professionally.

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Looking Back at Lindsey Buckingham’s Final Performance With Fleetwood Mac

The band, during 2018’s Grammy week, performed a preview of their “massive trek around the planet.” But he was ousted before the tour began

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Rick Wakeman Announces 2023 Tour

An Evening With Rick Wakeman: His Music and Stories includes his hilarious anecdotes and reminiscences of his life

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How Eddie Van Halen Changed Rock Guitar

He is the most influential rock guitarist since his band became superstars in the 1980s, all by just doing what comes naturally.

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Lou Adler on the Making of ‘Tapestry,’ Carole King’s Central Park Concert Film, and More

“I think it’s the soundtrack of a lot of people’s lives,” the legendary producer and Ode Records founder says of the album that, at one point, was the biggest of all time

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Bob Dylan’s Brilliant ‘Time Out of Mind’ Gets the Box Set Treatment: Review

The 17th volume of the Bootleg Series dives deep into the 1997 album that many see as Dylan’s best since the 1970s.

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Paul McCartney Sets Exhibition For His New Beatles Photo Book, ‘1964: Eyes of the Storm’

The never-before-seen images offer a new perspective on what it was like to be a Beatle at the start of Beatlemania

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‘Dixie Chicken’: Little Feat’s Secret Southern Sauce

The group drew on Lowell George’s versatile command of blues, country, folk and R&B for its third–and many feel finest–studio album.

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