Points of View

These articles examine and opine on the state of rock music as well as trends, issues and other matters of consequence related to classic rock and its business and culture.

Mets Legend Tom Seaver Dies: Best Pitcher of His Era

When the sports world first heard he was suffering memory loss, it was a gut punch. For it was the 24-year-old ace who took the Miracle Mets to the top in ’69

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Best Classic Bands’ 5th Anniversary: Thanks to You

We flipped the “On” switch on June 12, 2015 to celebrate the artists, music and pop culture of the classic rock era. Thanks for letting us be a part of your day

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Mad Magazine: Required Reading For Generations

Many of Mad’s articles exposed staples of American culture—nothing and no one was safe from its pointed humor, from hit movies to products to the media.

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Dave Edmunds Shares Two Chuck Berry Stories

The singer-songwriter-guitarist tells 2 stories of playing with the rock ‘n’ roll legend. “Who said the white man can’t play the blues?”

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Handicapping the 2020 Rock Hall Nominees!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced 16 nominees for the 2019 class. We predict which artists we think will make the final cut.

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New Rock Hall Foundation Head Promises Changes

The new Chairman of the Hall’s Foundation, which selects the artists for induction, revealed some of his plans in an interview with the Los Angeles Times

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Woodstock 50 Debacle: No Peace. No Love. No Music

A 50th anniversary doesn’t just sneak up on you. So how did the plans for a worthy celebration of the 1969 festival fall apart?

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The Woodstock 50 Artist Lineup: What to Make of It

No one attending Woodstock 50 will like every scheduled performer. But there’s plenty worth checking out, among both younger and older artists.

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Best Classic Bands: Third Anniversary

We’re celebrating year three of the best classic rock news, features, reviews, retro charts and more! Thank you for your support! Please tell your friends

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Dave Edmunds Shares a Bruce Springsteen Story

All celebrities know each other, right? Well, at some point, they have to actually meet. Such was the case when Bruce gave Dave a song for his next album. “It was perfect for me”

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