Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Eric Clapton Issues ‘Nothing But the Blues’ Soundtrack, Film

At the heart of the film and audio formats are Clapton’s performances of blues standards and lesser-known blues songs recorded in 1994 at the Fillmore in San Francisco

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Jethro Tull Sets ‘Thick As a Brick’ Reissues For 50th Anniversary

The 1972 album is still revered as one of rock’s and progressive rock’s most pioneering titles. It featured a rock first, one continuous song on both sides

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Beatles Online Workshop Coming This Summer

For ‘The Beatles and You: The Composition, Performance, and Recording of Their Classic Songs,’ participants choose their level of involvement

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Mike + The Mechanics Announce 2023 Tour

The band, led by Genesis founding member, Mike Rutherford, with perform all their hits and “a drop of Genesis” on the “Refueled” tour

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Radio Hits in June 1968 Were Jumpin’

As summer began, future classic rock hits were being played alongside a wild assortment of soul, country and instrumental favorites

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Jann Wenner Memoir, ‘Like a Rolling Stone,’ Coming

There was a time when the rock and roll generation eagerly awaited a new issue to read interviews with and album reviews of their favorite recording artists

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Rolling Stones Docu-Series Coming to Television

The 4-part program includes previously unseen footage and exclusive stories from Jagger, Richards and Wood, with archival material of Watts

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Kris Kristofferson, Now 86, Has Retired

His career accomplishments are legendary: writing “Me and Bobby McGee,” a #1 hit for Janis Joplin; a Rhodes Scholarship, and a Golden Globe for Best Actor

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New Book Tells the Early Story of Arista Records, Home of Kinks, Dead, Aretha

The label, launched by record exec Clive Davis, was also home to everyone from Patti Smith to Barry Manilow, Lou Reed to its biggest star, Whitney Houston.

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When The Rolling Stones’ 2019 Tour Began, at Last

With a limber Mick Jagger looking as fit as ever, the Stones finally kicked off the 2019 edition of their “No Filter” tour, at Soldier Field in Chicago

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