Posts From Greg Brodsky

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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Only 1 Album Can Be the Best-Selling Rock LP of All-Time

Six weeks after burying their lead singer, AC/DC had a new frontman and a staggering task: script a suitably epic album to turn tragedy into triumph

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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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10 (More) Re-Released Singles That Became Hits

Sometimes the timing just wasn’t right. When many of these classic rock songs first went to radio they flopped. The stars were aligned the second time

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The #1 Albums of 1980: Brick by Brick

Just 10 albums – including two film soundtracks and releases by several classic rock favorites – topped the U.S. sales charts. We tell their stories

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Lights Up NYC Stage: 2015 Review

It was a triumphant night for the Maestro as he played to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd at NYC’s Irving Plaza for his first U.S. comeback show

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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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Graham Parker Displays His Tender Side: 2016 Review

GP brought his Duo tour with longtime bandmate Brinsley Schwarz to NYC and performed a career retrospective of his songs including several overlooked gems

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Petula Clark Treats Audience to Her Big Hits

The English singer performed many of the hit singles that delighted radio listeners in the ’60s, displaying an air of confidence befitting her 7 decades as an entertainer

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‘Play Misty For Me’: Clint Eastwood’s Stalker

“You ever find yourself completely smothered by somebody,” his character asks a friend. Jessica Walter’s Evelyn arrived 16 years before Fatal Attraction

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