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How ‘Bat Out of Hell’ Became a Success: Inside Story

The album is one of the all-time best-sellers but you would never know that from its initial reception. Then it took off like… a bat out of hell

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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 Fred Willard: Tributes and Some Classic Scenes

Although he was never what you would call a movie star, the actor always made the films he was in better. And he was in a lot of them

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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

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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‘Wrecking Crew’ Doc Director Talks Next Film on ’70s Studio / Touring Legends, Immediate Family

Denny Tedesco has followed up his documentary on the ’60s studio legends with a new film about the musicians who took the logical next step

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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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Doc Severinsen Plays Final Concert… at 95

From 1962 to 1992, the trumpeter played a major role in TV viewers’ bedrooms as they watched The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

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Remembering Gene Wilder, With Some Classic Film Clips

The rubber-faced actor starred in a long list of comedy roles in such beloved Mel Brooks movies as Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein and The Producers

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