Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Top Radio Hits in 1982: Look Back

Songs by Fleetwood Mac (group and solo), Journey and Rod Stewart were among the biggest Top 40 hits as was a certain smash by Survivor

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Dr. Hook ‘Cover of the Rolling Stone’: Backstory

A band records a song about its burning desire to make it to the cover of the leading music magazine. We’ve got the backstory. Do you know who wrote it?

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2019 in Review: Best Boxed Sets, Collections & Reissues

It’s that time of year and we’ve ID’d great titles from the Beatles, Dylan, Hendrix, Allmans and more. Our guide to the year’s best. Happy shopping!

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Radio Hits November 1968: Look Back

An amazing week for some all-time greats on the Top 40 including songs by Steppenwolf, Stevie Wonder and CCR. And we answer the question: Who was Derek?

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50 Years Ago: 1969 in Rock Music

Looking back at the year 1969 now, we have to admit that we were all very lucky to have this music in our lives—and we still are!

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Richie Furay, Timothy B Schmit Deliver at 2018 Poco Show

The country rock star was celebrating the 50th anniversary of Poco. At the Troubadour in West Hollywood, he was joined by his one-time bandmate

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Steve Miller on ‘Welcome to the Vault,’ Why ‘Abracadabra’ Grabs Ya, and More

“We used to set up our equipment and jam for an hour or two, and a lot of that would get recorded and then you wouldn’t even think about it.”–Steve Miller

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Radio Hits November 1973: Look Back

While Richard Nixon was insisting “I am not a crook,” Top 40 listeners enjoyed classic rock hits from Todd Rundgren, Steve Miller Band, the Stones and Jim Croce

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Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Heartbreakers at 2018 Benefit

The house band for the 2018 edition of Stills’ annual Light Up the Blues concert, was Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench and Steve Ferrone. Watch…

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Handicapping the 2020 Rock Hall Nominees!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced 16 nominees for the 2019 class. We predict which artists we think will make the final cut.

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