Tag "classic rock"

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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Linda Ronstadt—A Rare Interview (Part Two)

In an intimate conversation, the Rock Hall of Famer discusses the ’70s SoCal singer-songwriter boom and how her backing band evolved into the Eagles

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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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Buckingham and McVie 2017 Tour Opener: Rewind

The Fleetwood Mac mainstays launched their first tour as a duo in Georgia, performing a mix of classics from the band’s catalog and their own new songs

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10 Big Rock Acts Without a U.S. Top 10 Single

Back when Top 40 radio played rock hits, most legendary acts achieved chart success. For some reason, Hendrix, ELP, AC/DC, Tull and more never had a pop hit. See who else and what their biggest hits were

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Arlo Guthrie Talks Woody, ‘Alice,’ Seeger

A half-century after the death of his folk legend father, Woody, and the release of ‘Alice’s Restaurant,’ the singer-songwriter still hears the call.

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