Tag "best classic bands"

Roger Daltrey on Woodstock, ‘Tommy’: Career-Spanning Interview

He talked to radio legend Dennis Elsas about The Who’s first U.S. shows, finding his voice via the 1969 rock opera, his road to Woodstock and Keith Moon’s hotel mayhem

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Glen Campbell’s Early Session Career Recalled

The producer-director of The Wrecking Crew, the documentary of the renowned Los Angeles studio musicians from the 1960s and ’70s, shares his personal thoughts and memories

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Remembering ‘The Midnight Special’

The series launched the 1970s trend of live rock music on late night TV with its pilot in 1972 + boosted the career of Wolfman Jack. Check out the guests and some great clips

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Dion’s Moving ‘Abraham, Martin and John’

Tension was in the air in 1968 and rock music reflected the turmoil. Then came a voice from the past, gently singing of non-violence and hope.

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Top Selling Albums of 1971: Look Back

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era dominated the list of top-selling albums in the U.S.

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Bob Dylan’s Masterful ‘Blood on the Tracks’ Revisited

After finishing the recording sessions for his new album, the artist decided he didn’t like some of it and went back into the studio. A classic emerged.

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Barclay James Harvest 50th Anniversary: Review

The quartet does a good job of recreating the original group’s sound, which has often been compared to that of the Moody Blues.

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Curtis Mayfield’s Solo Career @50

The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee left the hitmaking soul group the Impressions in 1969 and created classics like “Super Fly.”

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Stacks and Stacks of Vinyl: Tower Records in 1971

Go back in time (before “big box stores” and the Internet) and watch film footage of when Tower Records’ Sunset Blvd store was an adventure in vinyl album shopping.

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When Glenn Frey Came to Small-Town Minnesota

Imagine you’re in a tiny town in Minnesota and there, onstage, is the co-founder of the legendary Eagles, playing for just a couple hundred folks.

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