Tag "best classic bands"

11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 2)

It’s amazing that these songs – many by huge stars – were not only played on Top 40 radio… they became smash hits. Their stories…

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The Rick Wakeman Interview: Yes, ARW

The British keyboard legend chats about his prog rock career, his current Yes band with Jon Anderson and Trevor Rabin, and why he started wearing those famous capes!

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‘Brandy’ by Looking Glass (It’s a Fine Song)

For one week only, in the summer of 1972, it was the best-selling, most often played single in the United States of America.

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Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’: Take it Easy Baby

Though the second single from the Heartbreakers’ 1976 self-titled debut failed to chart on Top 40, its story about the girl alone on the balcony overlooking US Route 441 resonates with his fans

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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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Foghat’s ‘Slow Ride’ of a Career Continues

The British-born blues’n’boogie band that rocked the ’70s with fervor carry on with a fine new album titled ‘Under The Influence’

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The #1 Albums of 1974: Look Back

No less than 25 different titles were at #1 for at least one week in the U.S. The two artists with the most weeks at the top might surprise you

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Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled 2019 Dates

Less than seven weeks after the original dates for their North American No Filter tour were postponed due to Mick Jagger’s heart condition, the band revealed new dates

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10 Grammy Album of the Year Hits & Misses

Why “And the winner is…” often leads to #SMH. We’ve identified some that were well-deserved and others that didn’t make sense

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Cream’s Jack Bruce: The ‘Lost’ Interview

Two years before his death, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend looked back on the game-changing trio and discussed his future plans.

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