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Steppenwolf, Born to Be Wild & Easy Rider

Some songs are inextricably associated with certain films, and few are as evocative as this 1968 classic, which has come to define biker culture

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Beatles Fan’s Memorable Meeting With John Lennon

Before he became a successful record company promotion man, Dave Morrell was an 18-year-old music fan who dug the Beatles. He shares a one-of-a-kind story from his book

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Top Radio Hits in July 1967: Look Back

The Summer of Love was in full swing and radio was playing hits by the Airplane, Grass Roots, one-hit-wonders Every Mother’s Son and Music Explosion. And, of course, Scott McKenzie’s big hit

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Buckingham and McVie 2017 Tour Opener: Rewind

The Fleetwood Mac mainstays launched their first tour as a duo in Georgia, performing a mix of classics from the band’s catalog and their own new songs

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10 Big Rock Acts Without a U.S. Top 10 Single

Back when Top 40 radio played rock hits, most legendary acts achieved chart success. For some reason, Hendrix, ELP, AC/DC, Tull and more never had a pop hit. See who else and what their biggest hits were

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Tom Petty ‘An American Treasure’ Box Set: Details

A 60-song, career-spanning collection of previously unreleased studio material, live performances, rarities and more, is being released in a variety of formats

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Arlo Guthrie Talks Woody, ‘Alice,’ Seeger

A half-century after the death of his folk legend father, Woody, and the release of ‘Alice’s Restaurant,’ the singer-songwriter still hears the call.

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Top Selling Albums July 1970: Look Back

Many of the era’s legendary names in classic rock had new releases – many of which are in your collection – at the top of the sales chart this week

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Clapton, Winwood, Santana Play London’s Hyde Park

Though he’s no longer touring, Slowhand is playing select dates. On a beautiful July day in 2018, he headlined a lineup and invited old friends to the stage

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Elvis Costello to Tour in Fall Following Cancer Surgery

The musician was forced to cancel the remaining dates of his July European tour. His North American dates with the Imposters this fall is on

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50 Years Ago: 1968 in Rock Music

A year of turmoil gave us some of the greatest music of all time. We look back at the heady year and the incredibly diverse sounds we heard.

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Epic Songs of 1973: AXS TV’s The Top 10 Revealed

AXS TV’s series counts down 10 great rock songs of the year, including favorites by Steely Dan and the Allman Brothers Band

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The Classic 1965 Ford Mustang Rocks

The car, introduced at the 1964 New York World’s Fair, set a first year record for sales. Three years later, it was featured in a memorable chase scene

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The Eagles Live in Denver: Different, But the Same

After a lot of healing, the band unreeled hit after hit in their 23-song set. All anyone was thinking about was singing along

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The Beatles at Budokan 50+ Years Ago

The Fab Four catalog could add another great concert album to convey their live energy and brilliance: a show from their 1966 stand at Tokyo’s Budokan

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Elvis Presley’s ’68 Comeback: Burbank to Graceland

By 1968, amidst the psychedelic revolution, Elvis was old news. Then something amazing happened: he decided to be the real Elvis again. We look back.

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Dire Straits’ Breakthrough Debut Album @40

“Sultans of Swing” was immediately distinctive in both sound and story. The album proved the band to be one of the most refreshingly creative of its day.

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Donovan Interview (Part 2): His Greatest Hits

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

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