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Top Radio Hits of 1971: Look Back

It was an amazing year for music as rock, pop and R&B shared the airwaves. Solo hits from 3 former Beatles, joined 2 songs called “Superstar” near the top. What was #1?

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Bob Dylan Rolling Thunder Revue 14-CD Box Due: Listen

The 14-CD boxed set includes all five of Dylan’s full sets from the groundbreaking 1975 tour that were professionally recorded.

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Radio Hits of April 1970: Look Back

Days before four students were shot and killed at Kent State Univ., radio listeners were blissfully listening to these songs

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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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Roger Waters Reunites With Pink Floyd Bandmate Nick Mason

Waters joined the band’s drummer onstage in New York City for a performance of an early Floyd song

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Radio Hits April 1969: Hair, There and Everywhere

The hippie counterculture musical Hair was a Broadway smash and had 2 huge singles this week. There were also hits from The Zombies, Glen Campbell + Blood, Sweat & Tears

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Woodstock Plans Annual Festival

“My plan was not to start a yearly Woodstock festival. There are enough,” said organizer Michael Lang. But talks are already underway with other countries

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Top Radio Hits in 1982: Look Back

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

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Radio Hits in April 1971: Look Back

Songs from the Grass Roots, Marvin Gaye, Three Dog Night will bring you back. And when’s the last time you heard “Chick-A-Boom”?

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Creedence Clearwater Revisited Saying Farewell

Original CCR members Doug Clifford and Stu Cook talk about then and now of the group that was arguably the most popular American band from 1969 to 1971

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