Posts From Greg Brodsky

How Jimmy Page Got His Legendary Guitar Case Back

A teenaged fan goes to see his favorite band perform in 1972 and, incredibly, obtains a discarded case. Nearly 50 years later, he reunites it with its owner

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Stacks and Stacks of Vinyl: Tower Records in 1971

Go back in time (before “big box stores” and the Internet) and watch film footage of when Tower Records’ Sunset Blvd store was an adventure in vinyl album shopping.

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The 5 Album of the Year Grammys From 1975-1979

Back in rock music’s recorded heyday, you used to have a keen interest in which 5 albums received nominations for this big category

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 3)

Our series includes a classic rock favorite that features yodeling, a novelty song, a foreign language hit, a classical music composition and one from a real-life porn star

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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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Roger Waters Reminds Fans Who ‘Us’ + ‘Them’ Are

Audiences for his 2017-18 “Us + Them” world tour were in for a treat. Waters chose many Floyd favorites. Our review, with some video highlights

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When Eddie Murphy Became a Star With ’48 Hrs.’

The comedian was just 19 when he joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player. He soon became the series’ breakout star and Hollywood beckoned

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Roger Dean Interview: Getting Close To The Edge

The album designer, best known for his surrealistic cover illustrations for Yes, shares some surprising stories about working with the band

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Top-Selling Albums of 1980: Look Back

Many all-time classics were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are the #5 and #8 best sellers of all time

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When Tom Petty Presaged the #MeToo Movement

One of the great American rock songwriters of his generation wrote and recorded a song with lyrics that seem to have anticipated #MeToo by decades

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