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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

Adam Schlesinger, Award-Winning Songwriter, Dies at 52

He co-founded Fountains of Wayne, best known for their 2003 song, “Stacy’s Mom.” In recent years, he produced a comeback album for The Monkees

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Sammy Hagar’s ‘Rock & Roll Road Trip’ Returns For Season 5

Among this year’s guests on the Red Rocker’s AXS TV interview series are Joe Walsh, Def Leppard, Brian May and Ted Nugent

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Classic Rock Stars Booked For October Festival

Three days… an incredible lineup! Check your calendar!

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Steve Miller Band Postpones 2020 Tour With Marty Stuart

“There is nothing more important to us than your good health and welfare.” The summer follows Miller’s induction into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

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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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