The Classic Rock Legacy

‘MacArthur Park’: Jimmy Webb’s Recipe for a Hit

“Someone left the cake out in the rain/I don’t think that I can take it ’cause it took too long to bake it.” Love it or hate it, here’s the story.

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Tom Petty, American Rock Giant, 1950-2017

One of our country’s greatest rockers for more than 40 years, the Floridian never backed down, creating solid music that didn’t need to bow to trends.

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6 Bands. 6 Hits. 1 Lead Singer

The singer still lays claim to the title of the only one-hit wonder who did it six times. It’s a title that’s unlikely to ever be matched.

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Woodstock: The Myth vs the Reality

The iconic Woodstock Fest in ’69 has both its myth and reality – not all that different. But over time the event’s public image has strayed from the truth.

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Quicksilver’s Gary Duncan—The Later Years

The guitarist’s later period was Duncan’s most creative and musically fruitful of his entire career and should not be ignored or overlooked.

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11 Top New Orleans Rock Bands

The rock bands in NOLA run from metal to garage rock to singer-songwriters to Louisiana stylistic gumbos. Expert John Swenson picks the best.

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10 of the Best Revenge Songs

If you feel the urge to get back at someone who did you wrong, you can relate to a clip from John Belushi and songs by Lennon, Dylan, Led Zeppelin and more

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2018 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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Handicapping the 2019 Rock Hall Nominees!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the 2019 class. We predict which artists we think will make the final cut.

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The Wrecking Crew: Musicians Behind 100s of Hits

It was a labor of love for Denny Tedesco to document the LA studio musicians who played on hit singles by the Beach Boys, Sonny & Cher, Mamas & the Papas + more

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