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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

Radio Hits in August 1967: The Summer of Love

A memorable season resonated this week on New York’s WABC as a Beatles fave held the top spot followed by hits from The Doors, the Monkees + Stevie Wonder

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Radio Hits in August 1965: Look Back

The Beach Boys, the Beatles and Bob Dylan were all climbing the charts. No less than 5 of the songs in the Top 10 were performed by the same musicians

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The Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ Getting 50th Anniv. Releases

Said Paul McCartney, “It was in a way the feeling that it might be our last, so let’s just show ’em what we can do, let’s show each other what we can do.”

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Radio Hits in August 1968: Look Back

Top 40 was rocking in 1968 this week with a WLS Chicago Top 10 dominated by many classic rock favorites, including hits by The Doors, Cream and Steppenwolf

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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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Top Radio Hits in August 1972: Look Back

A re-release of “Layla” was joined in the Top 10 this week with one of the all-time great rebellious classic rock anthems

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Radio Hits of 1979: Look Back

In a year when the Sony Walkman and the Happy Meal were introduced, plenty of classic rock acts enjoyed some of their biggest hits. What was #1?

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Top Radio Hits in July 1966: Look Back

A great week with some wild stories about some of the biggest songs on the radio including hits by the Troggs, Mamas & the Papas and the Lovin’ Spoonful

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Top Radio Hits in July 1973: Look Back

Classic rock acts dominated the Top 40 this week in 1973 with all-time greats by Three Dog Night, George Harrison, the Doobie Brothers and Jim Croce

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The #1 Albums of 1975: Look Back

Only one artist had an album that spent more than five weeks at the top. That same superstar had three chart toppers that year, totaling 15 weeks in all

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