Tag "best classic bands"

Starship’s ‘We Built This City’: Really The Worst?

Music critics love to call this 1985 #1 single the worst song ever. But is it really? We asked the former members of the band how they feel about it.

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Radio Hits November 1973: Look Back

While Richard Nixon was insisting “I am not a crook,” Top 40 listeners enjoyed classic rock hits from Todd Rundgren, Steve Miller Band, the Stones and Jim Croce

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Founder Talks Arena Rock

In this 2016 interview, Paul O’Neill shared his concerns about rock’s future despite his act’s phenomenal success. “One of the magical things about music…”

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Roy Clark, Country Star & ‘Hee Haw’ Host, Dead

An influential master guitarist fluent in many genres, he was a star of television and the record charts, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and more.

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John Fogerty and All Those Hits: Review

That voice, his guitar playing, those incredibly descriptive lyrics, and the experience of seeing the legend perform CCR and solo favorites, made for a great night

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1970: The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

We looked back at hundreds of albums released that year and whittled the list down to 50 standouts. How many do you own?

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Dr. Hook ‘Cover of the Rolling Stone’

A band records a song about its burning desire to make it to the cover of the leading music magazine. We’ve got the backstory. Do you know who wrote it?

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9 Signature Rock Classics That Weren’t U.S. Chart Hits

Many songs associated with classic rockers were never actually hits. Here are the surprising back stories to ones by ELO, Billy Joel, Van Halen, Queen & more

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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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The Moody Blues’ ‘Days of Future Passed’: Album Rewind

It was a new concept: a rock band would play its new songs, read some poems and be backed up by an orchestra. Today it’s considered a landmark recording.

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