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Interview: British Invasion Songwriter Graham Gouldman

10cc’s co-founder started writing hits for bands like the Yardbirds, the Hollies and Herman’s Hermits at just age 19. He was just warming up

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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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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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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 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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Founding Eagle Randy Meisner Remains Largely MIA

The band’s original bassist – and singer/co-writer of the group’s 1974 #4 hit song “Take It to the Limit” – has had a rough time in recent years

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16 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, Elton John, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin

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Is Smokey Robinson Underrated? An Appreciation

Now in his ninth decade, we look back at his legendary songwriting and recording achievements, and honors. Yet, it’s possible that he’s still underrated

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Joe Pesci Sings Beatles and Bee Gees Hits on 1968 Album

Well before he won an Academy Award for Goodfellas and starred in the hit comedy My Cousin Vinny, the then-25-year-old actor was a budding recording artist

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