Tag "best classic bands"

Musicians We’ve Lost in 2020

Dozens of our favorite artists have been taken from us in 2020, both due to the Covid-19 virus and other causes. We pay our respects.

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10 Classic Rock Covers by Metal Bands

Metal bands are not known for tackling other artists’ material. Someone forgot to tell that to Van Halen, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and several others.

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Deep Purple Releases 3rd Song From ‘Whoosh!’ Album

The band “stretched out in all directions without any limitation, letting their creativity go. They put the Deep back into Purple,” says producer Bob Ezrin.

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Elvis Costello Releases 2nd New Song, ‘Hetty O’Hara Confidential’

One month after an earlier surprise release, his big year continues. He became an Officer of the Order of the British Empire and won his first album Grammy

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The Making of the ‘Sweet Baby James’ Album Cover

By late 1969, Henry Diltz had been shooting many top recording artists in Southern California when he got a call to shoot a 21-year-old singer-songwriter

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Top Selling Albums July 1970: Look Back

Some of the era’s legendary names in classic rock had new releases – many of which are in your collection – at the top of the sales chart this week

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Queen Honored With Royal Mail Stamps

They are just the 3rd music group to be so honored. The series depicts many of their album covers as well as 4 of their iconic live performances

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When Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks Shared the Stage For the Last Time

The pair reunited onstage for the last time to perform their 1981 hit “Start Draggin’ My Heart Around” at Hyde Park, during the Heartbreakers’ 40th anniversary tour

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Rolling Stones ‘Goats Head Soup’ Deluxe Edition Due

The 1973 album topped the charts in the U.S., the U.K., and many other countries, and yielded a #1 single, the ballad “Angie”

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35 Years Ago: When Live Aid Rocked the Planet

We recap the biggest charity concert in music history, where dozens of stars performed in London and Philadelphia for a massive worldwide TV audience in 1985

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