Posts From Rob Patterson

13 Best Rock Organists (& Their Most Killer Tracks)

Every one of the players here is an acknowledged master that helped etch the instrument into the rock music legacy. See who made our list and where they rank

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Bob Dylan at the Newport Folk Festival: First-Hand Stories

Those who saw Bob Dylan play his first electric show at Newport in ’65 offer differing yet still compatible memories of that seminal rock music event

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11 ‘Weird’ Songs Heard on the Dark Side of the Moon

The Apollo 10 astronauts say they heard strange music on their mission. Our likely candidates include cuts from The Beatles, The Stones and of course Floyd

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When The Rolling Stones Played Hyde Park in 1969

The band hadn’t played a full concert since 1967. 20-year-old Mick Taylor was debuting as their new lead guitarist, two days after Brian Jones had died

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10 1970s Classic Rock Songs You Won’t Forget

You don’t need to spin some of the biggest rock songs of all time. Just hit that button in your brain and voila! They play!

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10 Great Road Trip Rock Albums

Every road trip needs a good soundtrack. Here are 10 albums that have been road tested to help the miles fly by and enhance your journey

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The Beatles at Budokan in 1966: Tokyo Rocks

The Fab Four catalog could add another great concert album to convey their live energy and brilliance: a show from their stand in Japan

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Rod Stewart’s Unequaled, Magical Masterpiece

His second solo album showcased an artist who excelled at both rollicking rock ‘n’ roll and tender, emotive ballads

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Prince Revealed His Genius in 1981 Interview

Our Contributor enjoyed a rare 90-minute interview with the then-young performer – face to face – as part of the budding star’s PR team

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The Rolling Stones’ Summer of ‘Satisfaction’

In 1965, the Stones hit #1 for a 4-week run. Can later generations even comprehend what it felt like for those of us growing up back then?

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