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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 December 1977: Look Back

A Queen song, synonymous with sports championships, topped the radio charts this week, which also included hits by Santana, Randy Newman and Fleetwood Mac

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The #1 Albums of 1980: Brick by Brick

Just 10 albums – including two film soundtracks and releases by several classic rock favorites – topped the U.S. sales charts. We tell their stories

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Top Selling Albums of 1968: Look Back

Three acts had multiple albums among the year’s biggest, several of which are a vital part of any classic rock collection

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Radio Hits of 1973: Look Back

The Allman Brothers Band had their biggest pop hit. Elton John scored four. Jim Croce had two #1s, one posthumously. A great blend of pop, R&B and rock were the top radio hits of 1973

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Top Radio Hits in 1982: Look Back

Songs by Fleetwood Mac (group and solo), Journey and Rod Stewart were among the biggest Top 40 hits as was a certain smash by Survivor

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Radio Hits November 1968: Look Back

An amazing week for some all-time greats on the Top 40 including songs by Steppenwolf, Stevie Wonder and CCR. And we answer the question: Who was Derek?

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Radio Hits November 1973: Look Back

While Richard Nixon was insisting “I am not a crook,” Top 40 listeners enjoyed classic rock hits from Todd Rundgren, Steve Miller Band, the Stones and Jim Croce

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Radio Hits in November 1967: Look Back

It was a melting pot in the Top 10 on WABC this week, with plenty of all-time favorites topped by a band with a psychedelic name and an unusual path to #1

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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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Radio Hits in November 1976

A novelty hit topped this week’s chart but there were huge rock hits from Frampton, Boston, Kiss, Rod Stewart and Steve Miller. More cowbell, anyone?

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