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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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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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John Prine’s 2018 Intimate Concert of Stories and Songs: Watch

The 45-minute performance, featured such Prine favorites as “Sam Stone” and “Christmas in Prison,” as well as a newer one, “When I Get to Heaven”

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How Eddie Van Halen Changed Rock Guitar

He is the most influential rock guitarist since his band became superstars in the 1980s, all by just doing what comes naturally.

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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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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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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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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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