Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ Final Concert

We didn’t know that he soldiered on throughout the big 2017 tour with a fractured hip. Who could have known that their September 25 performance would be their last?

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Record Store Day 2020 Part 2: Saturday

The properly distanced dates bring us titles from Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Roger Waters, The Who, the Doors, the Stones, Elton John and more

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Linda Ronstadt Film Documents Her Mexican Heritage

Linda and the Mockingbirds is from award-winning director and producer James Keach who also produced last year’s Ronstadt documentary The Sound of My Voice

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Van Morrison Releases Lockdown Protest Song, ‘Born to Be Free’

After railing against “pseudo-science,” Van the Man, who just turned 75, has returned to the stage to help “save life performance”

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Radio Hits in September 1968: Nah, Nah, Nah, Nah-Nah-Nah-Nah

Los Angeles’ Top 40 powerhouse KHJ had some all-time greats in its Top 10 this week including The Beatles’ longest-running #1

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Herb Alpert Documentary, CD Collection Coming

The film will cover the life and career of the mega-platinum-selling leader of the Tijuana Brass and co-founder of A&M Records

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Bee Gees Documentary Film Coming to HBO

The feature length The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart chronicles the rise of brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, their music and its evolution

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Joni Mitchell’s Archives Series’ Early Years: Listen to 2 Tracks

The legend is opening her vault for the first time to create a series of boxed sets, featuring deep dives into unreleased content from different eras of her storied career

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‘Ready, Steady, Go!’ Book Showcases Influential TV Series

The influential British TV series is the subject of a lavishly illustrated book with a complete guide to the show that presented a Who’s Who of music talent

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Bruce Springsteen Releases 2nd Track From ‘Letter To You,’ With E Street Band

The 12-track album, described as “a rock album fueled by the band’s heart-stopping, house-rocking signature sound,” was recorded at his home studio

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