The Classic Rock Legacy

1979 London Benefit Concerts: McCartney, Queen, The Who

Over the course of 4 nights during the Christmas holiday, a Who’s Who of British rock stars performed to raise money for war-torn Cambodia

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Three Dog Night: Under the Covers

Their value lie not in their compositional skills but in their knack for choosing songs by others that fit their style and broadened their appeal.

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55 Years Ago: 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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When the Chambers Brothers’ ‘Time’ Had Come

They started out as a gospel quartet, then their souls were psychedelicized. The story of the group behind “Time Has Come Today”

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Bobbie Gentry’s ‘Ode to Billie Joe’: Another Sleepy, Dusty Delta Day

Why did he kill himself? What was thrown from the bridge? What became of the singer-songwriter behind it? Here’s what’s known.

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13 More ‘Lost’ British Invasion Hits of the ’60s

Not all of the big British Invasion hits were by legends like the Beatles and the Stones. We look back at other great tunes you may (or may not) remember.

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‘Mr. Blue Sky’ ‘Happiest Song Ever’: Poll

Electric Light Orchestra fans will be surprised to discover how this favorite fared on U.S. radio. It was released in the midst of a string of hit singles for the group that combined electric instruments with orchestral ones

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The Cars’ Debut: Just What We Needed

When they first emerged in 1978, some critics were perplexed but rock fans loved this Boston quintet. The song made them a band to watch

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13 Times When Glen Campbell Rocked

Think of Glen Campbell and your mind goes first to those big country/pop hits. But the guy could rock like crazy too. Here are some of our favorites.

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Gregg Allman, Music Legend, 1947 – 2017

“It is with deep sadness that we announce that Gregg Allman, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Georgia.”

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