Tag "classic rock"

The Rolling Stones in NYC Book: Author Q-and-A

Can’t Give it Away on Seventh Avenue – The Rolling Stones in New York City offers a fascinating look at the band from TV appearances to concerts to PR stunts

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Art Neville, New Orleans Funk Icon, Dies at 81

‘Poppa Funk,’ as he was known, first recorded in the 1950s, then became a symbol of New Orleans R&B with the Meters and his brothers for five decades.

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11 Movies That Truly Rock: Woodstock to Spinal Tap

From This Is Spinal Tap to Wayne’s World to Almost Famous to Woodstock, these movies share one thing in common – they all rock!

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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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MTV’s Disastrous Police Contest

What could go wrong when you and 25 of your friends get to fly on a private jet stocked with booze to see The Police at the show of your choice? Everything, it turns out!

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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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The #1 Albums of 1975: Look Back

Only one artist had an album that spent more than five weeks at the top. That same superstar had three chart toppers that year, totaling 15 weeks in all

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Farewell From the Road: Contest

The band’s Last of the Street Survivors farewell tour continues this summer. Enter to win a chance for VIP Access to meet them and see them perform

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Mark Lindsay, Hal Blaine and the Raiders’ #1 Hit, ‘Indian Reservation’

Our interview with the star about the legendary drummer who made magic happen at the recording session and the single’s unusual path to success

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Black Sabbath’s Debut LP: Where Metal Began

Every defining characteristic of the British band’s self-titled debut would become a hallmark of the oft-maligned heavy metal genre.

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