Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Eagles Announce New 2022 Dates

Each show will feature ‘Hotel California’ in its entirety accompanied by an orchestra and choir, along with an additional set of the band’s greatest hits

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The Kinks Set Deluxe Reissues of 2 Classic Albums

1971’s Muswell Hillbillies and 1972’s double album, Everybody’s In Show-Biz – Everybody’s a Star, are getting deluxe 50th anniversary editions

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When Dolly Parton Wrote a Song For Johnny Carson

In 1979, the beloved singer, actress and philanthropist was a year away from true superstardom when she appeared on The Tonight Show

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Pete Townshend’s ‘Teenage Wasteland’

For years, he worked on an ambitious project called Lifehouse. It was intended to be another rock opera and a logical follow-up to Tommy. This song evolved into “Baba O’Riley”

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Pogues’ Darryl Hunt Dies: ‘We Are Saddened Beyond Words’

Darryl Hunt first joined the band as a roadie. When their bassist Cait O’Riordan left to join Elvis Costello, Hunt replaced her

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The 10 #1 Albums of 1976: Alive and Well

Of the hundreds of albums that charted in a great year for rock, only 10 topped the sales chart. We look at big titles from the Eagles, Wings and Frampton

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Winning Bidder Returned ‘Grease’ Jacket to Olivia Newton-John, Donated $ to Her Charity

A 2019 auction included 100s of iconic items from her recording and film career, including costumes and accessories

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Lamont Dozier, of Motown’s Celebrated Songwriting and Production Team, Dies

With his partners Brian Holland and Eddie Holland, the legend crafted such classics as “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” and dozens more

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John Travolta Leads Tributes to Olivia Newton-John

Barbra Streisand, Dionne Warwick and Melissa Etheridge were among the others celebrating the beloved singer and actress

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Creedence Clearwater Revival’s ‘Lost’ Royal Albert Hall Concert Coming

The album presents the show in its entirety and finds CCR—John Fogerty, Tom Fogerty, Doug Clifford, and Stu Cook—at the apex of their career

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