The Classic Rock Legacy

The Youngbloods’ ‘Get Together’ @50

The song had been kicking around for a few years when they recorded it. Their first release of the tune bombed. Then it became a timeless anthem.

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2017 in Review: A Farewell to Those Who Left Us

We’ve lost so many giants of the music world in 2017. Here we take a look back at some of those who are now gone, but who gave us so much.

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Handicapping the 2018 Rock Hall Nominees!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the 2018 class. We predict which artists we think will make the final cut.

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Chrysalis Co-Founder Chris Wright on Label’s Rise

In this excerpt from HITS Presents History of the Music Biz Two – The Mike Sigman Interviews, the exec talks about guiding the career development of the label’s Ten Years After, Procol Harum, Leo Sayer and Blondie

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Steve Earle Interview: The Return of the Outlaw

With a new album that he calls a philosophical followup to his ’80s classic ‘Guitar Town,’ the singer-songwriter is back to being one of the defiant ones.

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The Summer of Love, by Those Who Were There

Graham Nash, Michelle Phillips and others assembled in New York to remember the headiest summer of all. “I was stoned all the time,” recalled Nash.

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10 Great Southern Rock Albums

Our writer’s picks for some of the best albums in the genre, one of the most popular styles in the ’70s. The debate is always sure to start a bar fight

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Exclusive: ‘70s L.A. Singer-Songwriters Book Excerpt

The fertile L.A. music scene of the 1970s gave us the Eagles, Jackson Browne, Tom Waits and Randy Newman. Author Bruce Pollock shares their stories

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2016 in Review: Saying Farewell to So Many

We’ve lost so many giants of the music world in 2016. Here we take a look back at some of those who are now gone, but who gave us so much.

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The Rick Wakeman Interview, Part One

The prog legend will soon be inducted into the Rock Hall as a member of Yes. But he’s also got a fine new solo piano album. We spoke with him about it.

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