Posts From Greg Brodsky

Genesis’ Path to Success: The Inside Story

Before he became Atlantic Records’ President, Jerry Greenberg said: “I never heard one note of their music. But just from what I read in the English papers about them, I thought: ‘I’ve gotta have this group.’”

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Rolling Stones Tour Sponsor Aims to Retire Your Risk

The nonprofit organization, Alliance for Lifetime Income, helps Americans plan for their retirement and live life to the fullest with protected income

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Gordon Lightfoot’s Tale of a Ship’s Crew and Its Captain

The singer-songwriter had a string of big hits including 1976’s “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” based on a true story of a doomed freighter

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Abba’s US Success: The Inside Story

After winning the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with “Waterloo,” Atlantic Records president Jerry Greenberg signed them for the US. Then “Dancing Queen” happened

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Rolling Stones Defy Age at Spectacular MetLife Concert

They remain the undisputed world’s greatest rock and roll band. Our review of their August 1, 2019 concert, part of their No Filter tour

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Woodstock 50 Debacle: No Peace. No Love. No Music

A 50th anniversary doesn’t just sneak up on you. So how did the plans for a worthy celebration of the 1969 festival fall apart?

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Once Upon a Time: Mark Lindsay on the Raiders’ ‘Good Thing’

The group’s lead vocalist talks about writing the hit single with producer Terry Melcher, the wild story of the Los Angeles home they lived in and the Tarantino movie

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Jon Anderson Talks Yes, Olias, and the 1000 Hands Tour

On the eve of his 75th birthday, the Yes co-founder has no plans to slow down. “In the next 20 years, I’ve gotta do some serious work”

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AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’: The Inside Story

There can be only one album that’s the world’s best-selling rock LP of all-time. “I called Angus and put him together with ‘Mutt’ Lange.” History was made

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On the Menu: Supertramp’s ‘Breakfast in America’

The band had enjoyed steady growth with their first 5 albums. That all changed in 1979 with this blockbuster release which became one of the year’s top sellers

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