Rock and Roll Memories

Moving To the Grooving: The Wild Cherry Smash, ‘Play That Funky Music’

The 1976 song’s fresh sound, with its recurring horn riff and outrageous lyrics, came from a midwestern rock band

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The Moody Blues and Four Tops’ ‘A Simple Game’

When the Tops’ lead singer Levi Stubbs was arrested in London in 1970, it ultimately led to their working with the British band’s producer and covering one of their songs

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1965 NME Concert Dream Lineup: Beatles, Stones, Kinks + more

Our Classic Video is like your own time machine with an incredible lineup of British Invasion acts performing at one concert

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When Music Went Mobile with 8-Track Tapes

Do you remember when it was a big deal to have an 8-track player in your car? Check out Ford’s 1966 Mustang ad featuring a “stereosonic tape player”…

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Cars’ 2018 Rock Hall Induction: Third Time’s the Charm

Though eligible since 2003, it took the rock band a while to be nominated. The evening proved to be their final performance with Ric Ocasek

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Eric Clapton, Cat Stevens, Gary Brooker Play Benefit Concert Just Before 2020 Lockdown

It was the 3rd major all-star benefit concert in London in less than a month. Other performers included Tom Jones and Rick Wakeman

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Watch Glenn Frey and Son, Deacon, Perform Together

We can only imagine the joy that Glenn Frey must’ve had when he shared the stage with his teenaged son. Years later, Deacon Frey has joined Eagles’ touring lineup

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Time to Cut Loose: ‘Footloose’ Turns 40

The movie musical was made for $7.5 million and earned $80 million at the box-office, good enough to make it 1984’s seventh highest-grossing film

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Eric Clapton & Friends Play 2020 Ginger Baker Tribute Concert

Some friends! Also performing were Steve Winwood, Ronnie Wood, Roger Waters, and more. The setlist honored the drummer’s work in Cream and Blind Faith

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Tom Petty Honored at 2017 MusiCares Event

A long list of peers, including Jackson Browne, Don Henley and Stevie Nicks, paid tribute to the rock great in L.A. Watch Petty’s speech and performance

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