Posts From Greg Brodsky

Moodys’ John Lodge: Saved by the Music – Review

The bass guitarist, singer and composer is clearly enjoying himself as he celebrates the group’s Rock Hall induction with his 10,000 Light Years Ago band

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Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward: Concert Review

The group’s lead singer, guitarist and writer of many of their favorites offered songs and stories from throughout his career

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REO Speedwagon Rolls With the Changes

Talk about perseverance! It took seven studio albums before the midwestern band achieved real success. Two years later, they were at the top of the music world

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Tom Petty, a True Rock ‘n’ Roll Star

Petty idolized the Byrds and he famously incorporated their 1967 song, “So You Want to Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star,” into the Heartbreakers concert repertoire

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Look Back: The Top-Selling Albums of 1980

Many all-time classics were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are the #5 and #6 best sellers of all time

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Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’: A Perfect Rock Song

Though the second single from the Heartbreakers’ 1976 self-titled debut failed to chart on Top 40, its story about the girl alone on the balcony overlooking US Route 441 resonates with his fans

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10 Grammy Best New Artist Winners & Losers

Some of the winners will make you shake your head. Some Grammy trivia: Who won in 1970: CSN, Chicago or Led Zep? And you won’t believe who beat out Boston

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Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell: The Inside Story

The album is one of the all-time best-sellers but you would never know that from its initial reception. Then it took off like… a bat out of hell

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Olivia Newton-John and Audience: A Love-Fest

The beloved singer has a big vocal range and signature sound unlike anyone else’s. Her tour resumed just months after announcing a recurrence of cancer

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Ringo Starr–A Star Among All-Starrs: NYC Review

The lineup’s current edition, with Rolie, Lukather, Gouldman and Hay, was as exuberant and polished a concert as an audience could hope for

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