Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Marianne Faithfull in Hospital for Covid-19

The legendary English singer-songwriter-actress had a string of hits including her bittersweet 1964 version of the Jagger-Richards composition “As Tears Go By”

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Kobe Bryant Tops Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020

Fellow sports, entertainment and music legends paid tribute to the basketball star who perished at 41 in a helicopter crash

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Adam Sandler Introduces ‘Quarantine Song’ for Medical Heroes

He’s regaled us with “Hanukkah Song” and “Thanksgiving Song,” so it was only a matter of time before he introduced a new edition to his library

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Monkees’ Mike & Micky Live Album Released: Listen

The duo will tour later this year with songs that span the group’s entire 50+ year career – from their 1966 self-titled debut to 2016’s Good Times

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Best Weekly Singles Charts of All-Time: 1969 Edition

Let these great songs from CCR, the Zombies, Glen Campbell, Edwin Starr, the 5th Dimension, an overlooked track from Steppenwolf and more, bring you back

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Bill Withers Mourned By Music World

Fellow musicians and other celebrities paid tribute to a “songwriter’s songwriter.” The writer of such hits as “Lean On Me” and “Lovely Day” has died at 81

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Bill Withers, Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter of ‘Lean On Me’ Fame, Dies

The Rock Hall member is best known for a series of popular singles in the 1970s that also included “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Just the Two of Us,” and “Use Me”

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James Taylor Postpones 2020 Tour With Jackson Browne

“We’ve been increasingly excited to hit the road again. So it’s deeply disappointing for both of us to have to call it off and reschedule”

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John Prine ‘Very Ill,’ Now With Pneumonia, His Wife Says

The singer-songwriter was hospitalized on March 26 due to Covid-19 symptons. His wife, Fiona, thanks fans for the outpouring of love and prayers

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Wynton Marsalis Pens Tribute to ‘My Man,’ Father, Ellis

“I only ever wanted to do better things to impress HIM. He was my North Star and the only opinion that really deep down mattered to me was his

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