The Classic Rock Legacy

Ann Wilson of Heart: Her Top 10 Live Albums

While gems from fellow classic rock legends like Deep Purple and The Who are on the list, some of the others may surprise you

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Journey and the Final Scene of The Sopranos

One of the most highly anticipated, and nerve-wracking, episodes in TV history was the finale of this classic crime show. The music was supplied by Journey.

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Janis Joplin Slays ‘Ball and Chain’ in Monterey Pop

When she stepped onto the Monterey stage she was still an unknown. When she left she was on her way to superstardom. This five-minute clip is why.

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Monterey Pop Festival—10 Killer Performances

Here is a look at some of the finest that went down over those 3 days, and which still loom so largely as we bring contemporary ears to bear on them

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Eric Burdon & The Animals’ Love Song to ‘Monterey’

Performing a the Monterey Pop Festival in 1967 was such a profound experience for the British singer that he wrote a song about it. Here’s the story.

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When Glenn Frey Came to Small-Town Minnesota

Imagine you’re in a tiny town in Minnesota and there, onstage, is the co-founder of the legendary Eagles, playing for just a couple hundred folks.

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Musicians We’ve Lost in 2021

Many of our favorite artists have been taken from us in 2021, both due to the Covid-19 virus and other causes. We pay our respects.

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Graham Nash, Stephen Stills on How CSN Got Their Start

Nash and Stills agree on most, but not all, of the details of when they first harmonized on “You Don’t Have to Cry” in 1968

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Prince Revealed His Genius in 1981 Interview

Our Contributor enjoyed a rare 90-minute interview with the then-young performer – face to face – as part of the budding star’s PR team

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The Rolling Stones’ Summer of ‘Satisfaction’

In 1965, the Stones hit #1 for a 4-week run. Can later generations even comprehend what it felt like for those of us growing up back then?

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