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Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell: The 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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‘Field of Dreams’: ‘Hey, Dad, You Wanna Have a Catch?’

Kevin Costner’s character, Ray Kinsella, hears a voice whispering, “If you build it, he will come.” His journey ultimately brings him back home

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When Prince Died, Tributes Arrived From Around the Globe

The music world mourned the loss of a genius. Other legends – including Eric Clapton and Madonna – were affected by his music – and his passing

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How Jimmy Page Got His Legendary Guitar Case Back

A teenaged fan goes to see his favorite band perform in 1972 and, incredibly, obtains a discarded case. Nearly 50 years later, he reunites it with its owner

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Julian Lennon on Yoko, Cynthia, Ringo and Sean

In an interview on SiriusXM’s The Fab Fourum on the Beatles Channel, he talked about his Mum and brother, and offered surprising revelations about Yoko and Ringo

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Don McLean’s ‘American Pie’ – The True Story

The media touted how he finally revealed all about “American Pie” as its original lyrics sold at auction. But he still didn’t tell everything. How do we know? He told Best Classic Bands’ writer the full story of how he wrote it back in the late 1970s

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When Eddie Murphy Became a Star With ’48 Hrs.’

The comedian was just 19 when he joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player. He soon became the series’ breakout star and Hollywood beckoned

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William Shatner: Rock Star

The Star Trek actor and longtime Priceline.com spokesman has frequently collaborated with rock stars on his recordings. He turned 90 in 2021

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Carl Palmer Talks About Emerson, Lake and Palmer

The famed rock drummer reveals that he and ELP bandmate Keith Emerson were going to play together again in 2016. He’s on an extensive tour with his band ELP Legacy

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John Sebastian on the ‘Magic’ of the Lovin’ Spoonful

From ’60s hits to Woodstock to “Welcome Back” to what he’s doing in recent years, the singer-songwriter finds his joy in music

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