Posts From Greg Brodsky

John Fogerty and All Those Hits: Review

That voice, his guitar playing, those incredibly descriptive lyrics, and the experience of seeing the legend perform CCR and solo favorites, made for a great night

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The Zombies Celebrate Their 50-Year ‘Odessey’

Our interview with the band’s Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone as the celebrate a big anniversary, and musician Al Kooper, who knew a hit when he heard one in “Time of the Season”

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Led Zeppelin’s Breakthrough With ‘Whole Lotta Love’

When the song started taking off at FM radio, Atlantic’s Jerry Greenberg made an edit for AM radio. They put it out “and the record explodes…”

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Bob Dylan ‘Nashville Skyline’ Cover: The Inside Story

Elliott Landy talks about the magic hour of light and serendipity of his photo. “[Bob] stopped at the coat rack and grabbed a hat. ‘Do you think we could use this?’”

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10 Great 1960s Instrumental Hits

Instrumentals used to be a regular feature of Top 40 radio. Here are the backstories on 10 of our favorites including songs by Herb Alpert and The Ventures

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Tony Banks on Solo LP, Genesis: ‘Never Say Never’

The “average piano student” became the keyboardist and co-founder of one of the biggest bands in the world. He talks about their growth

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Jon Anderson Interview? Yes, Indeed

He opens up about the revolving door of Yes’ lineup, the “fear factor” of doing another “Roundabout,” and the development of their epic LP, Close to the Edge

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Here We Come… The Monkees’ Incredible First Year

Our look back at the 3 chart-topping albums, three #1 singles and the shocking exit of a behind-the-scenes exec less than 8 months after Monkee-mania began

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Mark Lindsay, Hal Blaine and the Raiders’ #1 Hit, ‘Indian Reservation’

[caption id="attachment_76383" align="alignleft" width="342"] Mark Lindsay, on the cover of his 1970 solo LP[/caption] Following the March 11 death of recording session legend Hal Blaine, many of the artists who made recordings with the Los Angeles-based session musicians known as

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Foreigner: There’s a ‘First Time’ For Everything

The inside story of how the band was signed to Atlantic Records, as told by its members and label president, Jerry Greenberg. And the unusual clause in the contract

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