The Classic Rock Legacy

Good ‘Sports’: How Huey Lewis and the News Hit a Home Run

‘Sports’ remains one of Huey Lewis and the News’ most memorable efforts, and confirmation that they were decidedly in the game.

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Rock Stars Celebrated Chuck Berry Upon His Passing

Here are some of the best of the best from fellow songwriters, guitarists and other artists who were inspired by his greatness

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15 Rockers’ Early Days: Before They Were Stars

The Eagles, Simon & Garfunkel, Hendrix, Stephen Stills and other rockers made records before anyone knew who they were. You’ve got to hear these!

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Otis Redding’s ‘Dock of the Bay’ Legacy

The song was record 18 days before his death. In March 1968, for the first time, a song released posthumously hit #1. The sad tale of a bittersweet success

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Mike Bloomfield & the Electric Flag: Long Time Comin’

He was an American guitar hero before there was such a thing. In 1967 he put together a new but short-lived band that combined blues, soul and rock.

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James Taylor Honored at Kennedy Center: 2016

Sheryl Crow, Darius Rucker and Garth Brooks all performed songs from the vast Taylor library at the singer-songwriter’s 2016 Honors event

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Remembering Hal Blaine, Wrecking Crew Drummer on 100s of Hits

The inventive member of the Los Angeles-based studio musicians performed on hits by the Beach Boys, Mamas and Papas, Sonny & Cher, and many more

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Bob Dylan 1965: Evolving to Electric

In the spring of that pivotal year, Columbia Records ran industry ads proclaiming “No One Sings Dylan Like Dylan!” We examine several items not seen since then

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George Martin, Beatles Producer, 1926 – 2016

The so-called Fifth Beatle, who signed the group when they had been passed on by every other British label, oversaw their stunning development

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10 Totally Cool Classic Rock/Soul Songs

In the ’60s and ’70s, rock and soul converged to inspire some damn fine music from the likes of Curtis Mayfield, Sly & the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder + more

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