Rock and Roll Memories

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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The 5 Album of the Year Grammys From 1970-1974

Back in rock music’s recorded heyday, you used to have a keen interest in which 5 albums received nominations for this big category. One of these albums is unlike the others

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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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John Fogerty Leads Acts Playing Tom Petty Tributes

The list of musicians that have the unanimous admiration of their peers is a short one and at or near the top was TP. Watch these beautiful performances

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