The Classic Rock Legacy

2019 in Review: A Farewell to Those Who Left Us

While it’s a cliché it’s also true that, although they are gone, their music will always remain with those who are still here to listen.

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Remembering Smithereens Singer Pat DiNizio

The New Jersey rock band earned success and much respect with a series of albums, beginning in the mid 1980s. He was their lead singer and principal songwriter

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The Beach Boys ‘Good Vibrations’: Masterpiece

1966 was a watershed year for the group, with the release of Brian Wilson’s masterpiece album, Pet Sounds, and this song, recorded with the Wrecking Crew

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December 8, 1980: A Day We Can Never Forget

We lost one of our heroes on this day. Instead of dwelling on his death, let’s remember his life. All he was saying was give peace a chance.

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First-Generation Rockers: Who’s Still With Us?

With the deaths of Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, we began to wonder: Which of the earliest rock ‘n’ rollers are alive? Here are 9 who made the music what it was

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How Deep Purple’s ‘Smoke on the Water’ Came to Be

Every rock fan knows the classic riff but what exactly is Deep Purple’s best known song about? We take you behind the scenes in 1971.

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Scott Weiland Remembered by Fellow Rockers: 2015

The former frontman for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver was on tour with his new band when he accidentally overdosed on December 3, 2015

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George Harrison Remembered With Brief Video

A collection of videos from the ex-Beatle’s solo years, including live and studio material, interviews and more, are available on his YouTube channel

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The Last Waltz: An Audience Member Revisits

The 1976 farewell performance by The Band is the stuff of rock lore. BCB’s editor was there that night and remembers it well.

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Tina Turner After Ike: The ’80s Comeback

She may not perform again, but she will long be remembered as one of the most sensational, daring and courageous women in the world of rock ’n’ roll.

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