The Classic Rock Legacy

David Bowie’s Lazarus: His Co-Writer’s Story

Shortly before he died, a new musical written by Bowie opened in New York. The origin of the show goes back a decade. Read the back story here.

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Handicapping the 2017 Rock Hall Nominees

Shortly after the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2017 nominees, we made our predictions of who would get in. See how we did

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Exclusive: Meat Loaf Video for ‘Going All the Way’

Best Classic Bands is pleased to present the premiere of the first single from Meat Loaf’s new collaboration with Jim Steinman!

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Motown: The Sound of Young America, a Must-Have

A 400-page stunner of a book depicting the definitive visual history and inside story of one of popular music’s most important record labels has been published

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The Monkees 50th Anniversary Celebration

It all started with a classified ad in the Hollywood Reporter. One year later – and 50 years ago – the group are enjoying a well-deserved victory lap

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Queen Tops U.K. All-Time Best-Selling Albums

Britain’s Official Charts Company recently revealed the Top 60 best-selling albums. The list of who’s not included is almost as interesting as who is

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Will the Grammy Awards Show Rock?

This year’s Grammy Awards pay homage to deceased rockers and may signal rock’s future.

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Major Label PR in the ’70s: An Insider View

Dan Beck’s early years in the music biz gave him a front row seat in the rise of Bruce Springsteen and the Asbury Park sound.

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HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ Gets Rock & the Biz Right

Preview of the new series created by rock and film/TV A-Listers that depicts the wild wild times of the New York music business of the ’70s.

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Handicapping the 2016 Rock Hall Candidates

Best Classic Bands used a bit of intuition and a roll of the dice to assess which acts will be inducted into the Class of 2016

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