Posts From Greg Brodsky

The #1 Singles of 1969

27 different songs reached the top on the U.S. singles chart including eight classics that were #1 for three weeks or more

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NYC Homecoming Concert—We Made it Through the Rain

After sets by such stars as Santana, Journey, and Earth, Wind & Fire, the mega-concert was halted before Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and others could perform

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Lights Up the Garden: 2018 Review

The rejuventated musician returned to Madison Square Garden for the first time in 4 decades, offering hit after hit and plenty of new memories

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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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Genesis’ Path to Success: Atlantic President Tells How

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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Woodstock ’69 Through the Lens of Photographer Henry Diltz

He shares his story of the weeks leading up to the legendary festival and of the event itself. “I had the Golden Pass. I was working for the producer”

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 4)

Our series continues with novelty songs, a German driving song, and one from a movie that scared the daylights out of us. Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting…

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Walter Yetnikoff, Colorful Head of CBS Records Powerhouse, Dies

During his run, he oversaw the success of Michael Jackson’s Thriller, Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A., and countless other multi-Platinum albums

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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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Rolling Stones Defy Age at Spectacular 2019 MetLife Concert

They remain the undisputed world’s greatest rock and roll band. Our review of their No Filter North American tour when they refused to show their age

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