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When Bob Dylan Won the Nobel Prize for Literature

“He is probably the greatest living poet,” said the committee upon honoring the then-75-year-old American singer-songwriter with the prestigious award

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‘Meet the Parents’: Day by Day… by Day…

It’s one cringe-inducing scene after another for Greg Focker, perfectly played by Ben Stiller in the 2000 comedy classic

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Remembering Hugh Hefner, Playboy Founder and Rock Champion

The maverick introduced the world to the magazine that would change the way people viewed and discussed sexuality. He’s buried next to a fellow icon

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Lita Ford: Queen of the Rock Guitar

The founding member of the all-female punk band, the Runaways, enjoyed solo success a decade later. “The Queen of the Rock Guitar” still rocks

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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B.B. King May Be Gone But the Thrill Remains

In our tribute, we describe how he gave his all to blues music, and as a result became its preeminent ambassador the world round.

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9/11: The Music Events That Helped Bring Us Back 20 Years Ago

Two music events—“America: A Tribute to Heroes” and “The Concert for New York City”—were organized following the tragic events of September 11, 2001

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Interview, 2021 Winter Tour

The 2021 winter tour celebrates an album for its 25th anniversary. We spoke to TSO founder Paul O’Neill shortly before his unexpected death

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John Stewart’s Legacy: From a Trio to ‘Daydream’ to ‘Gold’

After many years with the Kingston Trio, the baritone singer-songwriter wrote a Monkees’ favorite. But solo success eluded him until he struck Gold in 1979

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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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