Tag "classic rock"

Blondie’s ‘Parallel Lines’: An International Smash

The LP, which included the smash “Heart of Glass,” would transform the group from boutique act into a worldwide sensation. Our Album Rewind…

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Eric Clapton Sets Crossroads Guitar Festival 2019 Release

The 2 concerts featured performances by Clapton, Jeff Beck, Robert Cray, Sheryl Crow, Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, Buddy Guy, Bonnie Raitt, and many more

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Elton John Moves 2020 North American Tour Dates to 2022

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour began in September 2018. The performer promises it will be an extended goodbye, encompassing three years and 300 dates

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10 Reasons Springsteen Was Born to Run Forever

Our resident Springsteen expert identifies why the eternally hard-working rocker will continue proving it all night for a long time to come. The genes don’t hurt…

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‘Expressway to Your Heart’: It’s Much Too Crowded

The group was founded by 3 white guys from NYC who grew up listening to the R&B vocal groups of the ’50s. The song launched the careers of Gamble and Huff

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David Coverdale Has Surgery That Originally K.O.’d Whitesnake Tour

The surgery came several weeks before the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s 69th birthday. The 2020 tour would have been cancelled for other reasons

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ELO’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down… Bruce!’

Most classic rock acts have a misheard lyric. It goes with the territory. So what did Jeff Lynne do when concert audiences started singing along to his big hit?

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Derek & the Dominos’ ‘Layla’ Gets 50th Anniversary Release

1970’s original 2-LP set has been Half-Speed Mastered at Abbey Road Studios. The new edition includes material never before available on vinyl

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 100 Crucial Omissions

Every year, when the new inductees are announced, there is lots of grumbling from rock fans about omissions. Here’s a start…

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Radio Hits in September 1964: The Sun Was Rising

The Top 10 during this week on Chicago’s WLS featured some of classic rock’s most enduring songs from several British Invasion acts

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