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Radio Hits in March 1965: Look Back

The British Invasion was in full swing as many of these acts shared the spotlight with U.S. pop and soul singers. No surprise who was #1

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1979: The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

The tail end of the ’70s saw superb music being made by some of rock’s great veterans and by many who were new to the scene.

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The Cars: Just What We Needed on Their Debut LP

When they first emerged in 1978, some critics were perplexed but rock fans loved this Boston quintet. The song made them a band to watch

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Paul McCartney Opens 2019 ‘Freshen Up’ Tour

He played 18 dates of the tour in 2018, spanning several countries. His busy 2019 calendar began in Santiago, Chile with a career-spanning set

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Epic Songs of 1978: AXS TV’s ‘The Top 10 Revealed’

The series counts down 10 great rock songs of the year, including favorites by Foreigner, Eddie Money, the Stones and Van Halen

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Woodstock 50 Festival Official: Fogerty, Plant, Santana

The lineup for the 50th anniversary edition of the greatest rock music festival of all time has finally been announced. It includes several artists who played the ’69 fest

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Radio Hits in March 1977: Look Back

Top 40 radio featured plenty of rock artists but the sounds were a bit softer. Bob Seger and Kansas had their first hits. Check out the list

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Dire Straits Member Inducts Band at Rock Hall 2018

There have been strange inductions at previous Rock Hall events and this one joins the list as Mark Knopfler and brother David were no-shows

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Rock Stars Celebrated Chuck Berry Upon His Passing

Here are some of the best of the best from fellow songwriters, guitarists and other artists who were inspired by his greatness

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Russ Solomon, Late Tower Records Founder: Interview

In a 2017 interview, the founder of the Tower Records retail music corporation discussed the history of the company. He died in 2018 at age 92

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