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Top Radio Hits in July 1966: Look Back

A great week with some wild stories about some of the biggest songs on the radio including hits by the Troggs, Mamas & the Papas and the Lovin’ Spoonful

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Moody Blues’ John Lodge 2017 Solo Tour: Review

It was a big year for the Moody Blues with a tour + expanded edition of their masterpiece, and selection for the Rock Hall

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Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1979

In a year when the Sony Walkman and the Happy Meal were introduced, plenty of classic rock acts enjoyed some of their biggest hits. What was #1?

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Queen’s Homage to Space Exploration: ’39’

The band’s guitarist, Brian May, can do many things well, one of which is to write songs. This one, about time travel, presaged his PhD in astrophysics

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A Visit to Stockholm’s ABBA Museum

Sweden’s equivalent of Graceland (slogan: “Walk in, Dance Out”), it’s just like ABBA’s signature hits: pristine perfection.

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Top Radio Hits in July 1973: Look Back

Classic rock acts dominated the Top 40 this week in 1973 with all-time greats by Three Dog Night, George Harrison, the Doobie Brothers and Jim Croce

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Billy Joel’s Historic MSG Residency: Surprise Guests

He calls it “the holy temple of rock and roll.” Every month since 2014, the Piano Man has called the Garden his home where he’s often joined by big stars

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Harry Chapin’s Inspiration for ‘Taxi’

‘Cat’s in the Cradle’ may have been Harry Chapin’s biggest hit, but ‘Taxi’ resonated with listeners, perhaps due to its real-life connection.

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Steppenwolf, Born to Be Wild & Easy Rider

Some songs are inextricably associated with certain films, and few are as evocative as this 1968 classic, which has come to define biker culture

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Beatles Fan’s Memorable Meeting With John Lennon

Before he became a successful record company promotion man, Dave Morrell was an 18-year-old music fan who dug the Beatles. He shares a one-of-a-kind story from his book

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