Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Chicago’s Sizzling ’25 or 6 to 4′ Live in 1970

When they started out, Chicago rocked with the best of ’em. This live performance of one of their classics features the amazing guitarist Terry Kath.

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Tony Bennett, Last of a Generation of Crooners: Tributes

He spanned popular music for more than seven decades. During his celebrated career, his recording peers ranged from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga

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When Johnny Cash Sang With the Monkees

He was 37 years old when he first starred on his own music variety TV series. Early on, he was joined by Dolenz, Jones and Nesmith on a good-humored segment

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Tributes For ‘The Most Hilarious Man,’ Bob Newhart

The beloved comedic actor was mourned by Billy Crystal, Carol Burnett, Judd Apatow, and others

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Grateful Dead, Bonnie Raitt to Receive 2024 Kennedy Center Honors

Honors will go to filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, jazz musician Arturo Sandoval and NYC’s storied Apollo Theater.

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The Top Albums of July 1970

Some 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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Faces At The BBC — Complete BBC Concert & Session Recordings 1970-1973 Box Set Due

The 9-disc set, much of it previously unreleased, has been remastered with the full participation of band members Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, and Kenney Jones

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Burton Cummings Extends ’60th Anniversary Hits Tour’ to 2025

The tour with his band extends well into 2025 and marks his first U.S. run since 2020

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Brian Epstein Biopic, ‘Midas Man,’ Coming

The film tracks the manager’s work not only with the Beatles but other British artists such as Gerry and the Pacemakers, Billy J. Kramer and Cilla Black.

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Vanilla Fudge Atco Box Set, ‘Where Is My Mind: 1967-1969,’ Coming

The 9-CD set also includes a live recording at the Fillmore West in 1969, as well as session outtakes and rare singles, all newly remastered from the original master tapes

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