The Classic Rock Legacy

17 Classic Chuck Berry Covers

The legend, who may have invented rock and roll, died at 90 in 2017. To celebrate his legacy, we’ve chosen 17 of his best, as covered by some of his biggest fans

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Seals and Crofts: Diamonds in the Rough

Their ’70s top 10 hits–“Summer Breeze,” “Diamond Girl” and “Get Closer”–told only part of the story. The soft-rockers had been around for years by then.

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Remember the Country-Rock Band the Ozark Mountain Daredevils?

The group from Springfield, Mo., had two big radio hits, “Jackie Blue” and “If You Wanna Get to Heaven,” in the mid-’70s.

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Has the Golden Age of the Rock Bio/Memoir Already Peaked?

“As long as we listen to music, there will be books about artists and their gifts,” says one prolific author. But have we reached the saturation point?

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When Paul Simon Ended His Touring Days

Though he’ll no longer tour, the acclaimed singer-songwriter has stated that the decision won’t preclude him from performing on occasion

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Thank You, Peter Frampton

In 2019, the popular musician did a farewell tour, due to an incurable muscular disease. A 2020 edition in Europe was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

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Status Quo: ‘Pictures of Matchstick Men’ and You

In their homeland, the U.K., they’ve had more than 60 hit singles and 30+ albums. In the U.S., they’re a one-hit wonder. Here’s the story of that one hit.

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Looking Back at Fleetwood Mac’s Ambitious ‘Tusk’

How do you follow-up Rumours, one of the most successful albums ever? For these stars, it was with a 2-LP set. We tell the backstory + offer a Classic Video featuring the USC Marching Band

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 3)

Our series includes a classic rock favorite that features yodeling, a novelty song, a foreign language hit, a classical music composition and one from a real-life porn star

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Musicians We’ve Lost in 2020

Dozens of our favorite artists have been taken from us in 2020, both due to the Covid-19 virus and other causes. We pay our respects.

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