Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

A John Lennon Tree Grows in Manhattan

The New York City neighborhood in which John Lennon called home for years has many iconic locations that serve to remind us of his legacy there

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Huey Lewis’ Last Known Performance After Hearing Loss: 2018

That April, he canceled his entire tour, telling The Today Show, “I can’t hear music.” Six months later, he sang a favorite for the first time in 8 months

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When Bill Withers ‘Punk’d’ the USC Trojans Football Team

The singer-songwriter had essentially retired from the spotlight decades ago. In 2009, he was invited to address the college team by then-head coach Pete Carroll

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Radio Hits July 1966: Summer in the City

Many songs in this week’s Top 10 would become all-time classics. It wasn’t unusual for pop and rock bands to share the airwaves with popular vocalists

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Carole King Plays ‘Tapestry’ Live For 1st Time: 2016

Believe it or not, the singer-songwriter legend had never performed her masterpiece from start-to-finish in concert. Until London’s Hyde Park

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Willie Nelson Releases 70th Studio Album: Listen

First Rose of Spring was originally scheduled for April when the legend turned 87. He had a typically busy calendar planned and hopes to resume soon

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David Gilmour’s First New Song in 5 Years: Listen

It’s a family affair. “Yes, I Have Ghosts” was written by his wife, Polly Samson, and features the voice and harp playing of their daughter Romany

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Eagles’ New Live LP, Concert Film Coming

Live From The Forum MMXVIII was recorded at the Forum in Los Angeles in September 2018. ESPN will premiere the concert film on Sunday, July 5

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Big Pink Available for Weekend Getaway

It may look like just another house in country in the Catskills, albeit with an odd paint job. But this vacation rental is where legendary music was created

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Remembering ‘The Midnight Special’

The series launched the 1970s trend of live rock music on late night TV with its pilot in 1972 + boosted the career of Wolfman Jack. Check out the guests and some great clips

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