Rock and Roll Memories

Stevie Wonder’s Higher Ground on ’72 Stones Tour

In music, careers can turn on a dime. In 1972, Wonder’s career turned when he was asked to join the Stones’ fifth American tour

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1965 NME Concert: 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 the Stray Cats Reunited After 10 Years

In 2018, Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker and Slim Jim Phantom gave their first North American performance in 10 years. It resulted in a new album and full blown tour

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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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When the Blues Brothers’ ‘Bluesmobile’ Got Pulled Over

An Atlantic Records exec drove the legendary car to promote the 1980 movie soundtrack and had some tense moments when a state trooper stopped him on the highway

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Glenn Frey (1948 – 2016): Tributes From Fellow Musicians

“He was like a brother to me; we were like family, and like most families, there was some disfunction. But, the bond we forged was never broken”

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Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert: All-Star Lineup

The list of artists at the 1992 event was a mile long with dozens of legends celebrating the Bard’s songs. Watch the A-Listers rehearse and take their turn on “My Back Pages”

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Jackson Browne’s 2016 Tribute to Glenn Frey

In January 2016, for the 2nd night in a row, Browne paid tribute to his “Take It Easy” collaborator. “I love this song the way you love this song.”

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BCB Readers: ‘How We Were Introduced to Rock’

We asked our Newsletter subscribers how they first started listening to the music we now refer to as classic rock. “My grandparents thought the world was coming to an end”

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Jon Scott Breaks Down His ‘Tom Petty and Me’ Book

Little did the label promo man know when he worked an obscure band from Florida years earlier, that he would play a pivotal role in the star’s eventual rise

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