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What’s the latest info about about rock music and the most interesting and momentous events in its past? You can find it all here: breaking news, sales and airplay charts from the past, notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently departed artists and other musical figures of note

Top Selling Albums of 1971: Look Back

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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Bangles Rare Performance at Arroyo Seco Fest: See

It was just their 2nd concert of 2018, with none in 2017. Watch the all-female band perform their two #1 hits during their 11-song set

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The Who Set 2019 North American ‘Moving On’ Tour

A big year for Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey as they will share the stage with local orchestras and record their first new album since 2006

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Top Albums in January 1981: Look Back

This week at the top of Record World’s Album Sales chart: REO Speedwagon, Queen, AC/DC, and John Lennon were among the top-sellers

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Radio Hits in January 1969: Look Back

Seven months before the Woodstock festival, future classic rock hits from CCR and the Doors were side-by-side with songs by the Bee Gees, Sammy and Sly

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Woodstock 50 Organizer Sets Dates, Location

August 15-18 will mark the 50th anniversary of the festival. There will be 2 separate events: one from the original organizer and one on the original site

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Top Radio Hits 1969: Look Back

As the decade came to a close, rock acts joined R&B artists for an amazing array of future classic rock greats, and a Broadway musical yielded 4 smash hits

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British Invasion Dominates January 1965 Pop Chart

Songs from the Dave Clark Five, Zombies and more. And demand for the Beatles on Top 40 was so great that radio DJs played both sides of their singles

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Top Selling Albums of 1973: Look Back

Classic rock was in its heyday and many of its biggest names released #1 albums this year. But only one could be the year’s biggest

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Top Radio Hits 1967: Look Back

We celebrate the amazing year in music with vintage clips including faves by the Hollies, Aretha, the Turtles and Strawberry Alarm Clock. See what was #1

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