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‘More Cowbell’: How Blue Öyster Cult Came to Be

Lead singer Eric Bloom talks about how Soft White Underbelly evolved under late manager/producer Sandy Pearlman, who got them their major label deal

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The Rise of Joe Walsh in the 1970s

Walsh made the James Gang more than a power trio and expanded and deepened his style as a solo artist to show himself as far more than the Eagle he became.

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The Wit and Wisdom of Graham Parker

The British songwriter tells about acting in a Judd Apatow film, how he builds a setlist and his real life This is Spinal Tap moment with one of its stars

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Bobby Whitlock Talks Derek & the Dominos’ Legacy

Though the legendary band had a short run, their music still reverberates. Their co-founder talks about finally re-connecting with Eric Clapton

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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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When ‘Halloween’ Introduced Us to Michael Myers

In a decade of great thrillers and slasher movies, one film taught us to never trust a lone wolf trick-or-treater again. “Scream queen” Jamie Lee Curtis was just 19

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Sean Connery Dies at 90: The Best James Bond

Many actors have taken on the iconic role of British secret agent 007 created by Ian Fleming. But Connery continues to be synonymous with the role

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Question Mark + the Mysterians’ 96 Tears: The Riff

It starts with one of the most memorable riffs in rock history and the tale that follows: You did me wrong, but you will get yours yet. So who is “?”

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14 Best Studio Double Albums of All-Time

In the pre-digital era, many rock legends released a two-record set. Here are favorites from The Who, Derek and the Dominos, the Clash, Elton John, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin

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Doobie Brothers Interview: Rockin’ Down the Highway

They’ve sold millions of albums and had a string of pop and rock radio hits. And are still on the road. We talk to Patrick Simmons, Tom Johnston and John McFee

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