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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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That ‘Don’t Touch My Records!’ Scene in ‘Diner’

The film is a portrait of a time in America when all seemed innocent and carefree but was not: bubbling just underneath, trouble and tension.

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11 Great Rock and Pop Summer Songs

Here are some favorites on our playlist that span several decades, to help you celebrate the season of barbecues, convertibles and beaches

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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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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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Melanie on ‘Candles in the Rain,’ ‘Brand New Key’ & More

“I was just Melanie, the cute flower child person. To the hip people, the real hipsters, I became the cool person to bash. I don’t know how that happened.”

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Shirley Manson Interview: Two Decades of Garbage

When they realized it had been 20 years since their debut, the band took a break from making a record to hit the road and celebrate

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Keith Moon: Rock’s Greatest Drummer

We celebrate the career of the man who thought what he played with The Who was “lead drums” with some insights from those who knew/admired him, and some amazing videos

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Kenny Rogers’ ‘What Condition My Condition Was In’

Years before his hugely successful solo career as a recording and touring artist, “the Gambler” scored a psychedelic pop hit with the First Edition

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Interview, Winter Tour

The 2019 winter tour brings back a favorite theme. We spoke to TSO founder Paul O’Neill shortly before his unexpected death

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