REVIEWS:

What’s the read on the latest reissue releases and live performances by classic rock artists? What biopics, movies or documentaries are worth seeing in theaters and at home? What books about rock music and the people who make and work with it are worth reading. Our team also takes a fresh look at notable works in our Album Rewind series

John Fogerty and All Those Hits: Review

That voice, his guitar playing, those incredibly descriptive lyrics, and the experience of seeing the legend perform CCR and solo favorites, made for a great night

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The Moody Blues’ ‘Days of Future Passed’: Album Rewind

It was a new concept: a rock band would play its new songs, read some poems and be backed up by an orchestra. Today it’s considered a landmark recording.

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The Beatles’ White Album: Facts and Trivia

At the same time they were maturing, they were leaving behind the Beatles. Here are some fascinating details on all 30 tracks on their ’68 masterpiece.

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Joni Mitchell’s 75th Celebrated at All-Star Concert

Stars such as James Taylor, Graham Nash, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones and more came out for the first of two concerts honoring the singer-songwriter

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Elton John’s ‘Madman Across the Water’ Revisited

He was everywhere in 1971 but still hadn’t quite found his way. Then he released the first album that defined his singular gifts.

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Bob Dylan ‘More Blood, More Tracks’ Review

The latest release in the acclaimed bootleg series focuses on 1975’s Blood on the Tracks album, a fan and critical favorite

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‘Astral Weeks’: Van Morrison’s Masterpiece @ 50

A “feverish poetic intensity persists” throughout the cycle of songs that comprise Morrison’s 1968 work, even as those songs shift in pace and tone.

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Argent’s Masterful, Underrated Debut: From Z to A

Out of the ashes of the Zombies came their keyboardist’s new band, Argent. Their debut album is one of rock’s most underrated of all time.

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Moody Blues ‘Lost Chord’ 50th Anniv. Box Review

If you’ve been listening to this music on a scratchy vinyl LP for the last 50 years, you’re bound to find the surround-sound version to be a real trip.

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Lights Up the Garden: Review

The rejuventated musician returned to Madison Square Garden for the first time in 4 decades, offering hit after hit and plenty of new memories

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