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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 March 1965: Look Back

The British Invasion was in full swing as many of these acts shared the spotlight with U.S. pop and soul singers. No surprise who was #1

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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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Kenny Rogers, Country-Pop Superstar, Dies at 81

He was a steady presence on country radio in the ’70s + ’80s, and crossed over to Top 40 with such hits as “The Gambler.” He also sang on “We Are the World”

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Radio Hits in March 1977: Look Back

Top 40 radio featured plenty of rock artists but the sounds were a bit softer. Bob Seger and Kansas had their first hits. Check out the list

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Best Weekly Singles Charts of All-Time: 1970 Edition

The week of March 21, 1970, was a magical one for the U.S. pop singles chart, with new hits from Three Dog Night, the Jackson 5, and the Beatles vying to be #1

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Rolling Stones Postpone 2020 Tour

The announcement cited the ongoing pandemic. The 15-date stadium tour would have marked their first concerts since last summer’s North American tour

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The #1 Albums of 1971: 14 Stories

The year was marked by great releases by the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, and others. But the sales chart was dominated by a singer-songwriter

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Beatles’ ‘Get Back’ Documentary From Peter Jackson Coming to Theaters

The film “will showcase the warmth, camaraderie and humor of the making of the studio LP, Let It Be,” and their final live concert on a London rooftop

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Radio Hits in March 1970

The Beatles’ influence was all over the Top 40 this week, joined by big hits from the Jackson 5 and Bobby Sherman. Thought of Frijid Pink lately?

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Genesis Adds Dates to 2020 Reunion Tour

Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks haven’t toured together since their last reunion in 2007. And then there were three…

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