Tag "classic rock"

55 Years Ago: Bob Dylan’s Brush With Death

He was living in bucolic Woodstock, having sought sanctuary from the noise, chaos—and drugs—that had consumed his life during the past year. Then he took his motorcycle for a spin

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Dusty Hill, ZZ Top Bassist, Dies at 72

The group were in the midst of a tour when Hill suddenly took a leave of absence. At the time, the band announced he had to address a hip issue

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Live Nation Offering $20 Concert Tickets

The “Return to Live” promotion offers fans $20 all-in tickets to nearly 1,000 shows at over 40 Live Nation amphitheaters all across the U.S. this year

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Band on the Run: The LP That ‘Saved’ McCartney

The recording sessions were plagued with problems, but Paul McCartney and Wings made the best of it. The result: one of his most beloved LPs.

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Stevie Nicks’ ‘Edge of Seventeen’ and That Chugging Guitar

The third single of her 1981 solo debut, Bella Donna, features many top-notch musicians though none stands out more than Waddy Wachtel and his chugging guitar

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10 Times Mick Jagger Shared the Mic

The star’s appearances apart from the Rolling Stones are surprisingly few. Here are great performances with Peter Tosh, the Jacksons, David Bowie and more that you may not have heard

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1968—The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

Rock was still very intense in ’68 but it began giving way to quieter, more roots-oriented sounds. More than anything though, the music was diverse.

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Only 1 Album Can Be the Best-Selling Rock LP of All-Time

Six weeks after burying their lead singer, AC/DC had a new frontman and a staggering task: script a suitably epic album to turn tragedy into triumph

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Jon Anderson Talks Yes and ‘Olias’: ‘It’s Magic For Me’

We talked to the Yes co-founder who says he has no plans to slow down. “In the next 20 years, I’ve gotta do some serious work”

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Radio Hits in 1982: The ‘Eyes’ Have It

Songs by Fleetwood Mac (group and solo) and Rod Stewart were among the biggest Top 40 hits as were certain smashes by the Alan Parsons Project and Survivor

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