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Top Radio Hits in July 1966: Look Back

A great week with some wild stories about some of the biggest songs on the radio including hits by the Troggs, Mamas & the Papas and the Lovin’ Spoonful

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Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1979

In a year when the Sony Walkman and the Happy Meal were introduced, plenty of classic rock acts enjoyed some of their biggest hits. What was #1?

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Top Radio Hits in July 1973: Look Back

Classic rock acts dominated the Top 40 this week in 1973 with all-time greats by Three Dog Night, George Harrison, the Doobie Brothers and Jim Croce

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Harry Chapin’s Inspiration for ‘Taxi’

‘Cat’s in the Cradle’ may have been Harry Chapin’s biggest hit, but ‘Taxi’ resonated with listeners, perhaps due to its real-life connection.

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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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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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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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