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Dickey Betts’ Brain Surgery ‘a Success’: Manager

The Allman Brothers Band founding member had been in critical condition following a fall days earlier. The guitarist had recently come out of retirement

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Bob Dylan’s Next Bootleg: ‘More Blood, More Tracks’

The long-rumored release includes a deluxe 6-CD edition with every surviving take of the Blood on the Tracks recording sessions, considered one of his most essential albums

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Dickey Betts in ‘Critical Condition’ Following Fall

The guitarist and Allman Brothers Band founding member fell in his Sarasota, Fla. backyard. Just days earlier, he had said he was “raring to go” following a stroke

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Bob Seger Announces Final Silver Bullet Band Tour

The Travelin’ Man tour will begin over a year after Seger’s last outing had been postponed when he required “intense spinal surgery”

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Radio Hits in September 1968: Look Back

Los Angeles’ Top 40 powerhouse KHJ had some all-time greats in its Top 10 this week including The Beatles’ longest-running #1

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Paul McCartney Begins Freshen Up Tour: Recap

He had been on a whirlwind promotional tour this summer, at first teasing his new studio album, Egypt Station. The 76-year-old seems refreshed

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Radio Hits In September 1964: Look Back

The Top 10 during this week on Chicago’s WLS featured some of classic rock’s most enduring songs from several British Invasion acts

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Look Back: Top Selling Albums of 1971

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era dominated the list of top-selling albums in the U.S.

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Radio Hits in September 1973: Look Back

Five all-time classic rock hits were in the Top 10 this week in 1973 on Boston’s Top 40 station WRKO. Could it get any better than this?

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Elton John Says Goodbye as Farewell Tour Begins

Nearly 9 months after the Farewell Yellow Brick Tour was announced in grand fashion, the superstar is now on the road. He promises to hit every continent

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