Tag "classic rock"

When Steve Miller, Peter Cetera Criticized the Rock Hall

After airing their grievances about the HoF, two of its 2016 inductees did a joint interview, sharing details about the events leading up to that night

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Leslie West on Jimi, Felix, The Who & More

In the second half of our extensive chat, the Mountain man recalls his solo years and jam sessions sitting in with Hendrix and The Who, and much more

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Rolling Stones Share Unreleased Tracks From ‘Tattoo You,’ Including Reggae-Tinged ‘Start Me Up’

The deluxe edition of 1981’s chart-topping, multi-platinum album includes nine previously unreleased tracks and much more

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Top Albums October 1981: All Rock

Though Top 40 programmers stubbornly played songs by A/C acts, the top 9 slots on the US album sales chart were occupied by rock acts

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 2)

It’s amazing that these songs – many by huge stars – were not only played on Top 40 radio… they became smash hits. Their stories…

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The Mighty Manfred Mann: From ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’ to ‘Blinded By the Light’

They underwent frequent personnel changes, including several lead singers–and they were named after the keyboardist–but they kept producing hits.

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The #1 Singles of 1967, With Love

26 songs reached the top of the U.S. pop chart that year. And in many cases, there are some wild stories behind these rock, pop and R&B hits

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1975—The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

Don’t let anyone tell you the mid-’70s was a dull period for music—a simple survey of what we were listening to disproves that notion.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash and Aftermath

Only four years after their debut album, the Florida band suffered a devastating loss when their chartered plane ran out of fuel, killing six people.

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Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ ‘Damn the Torpedoes’: Full Speed Ahead

The LP was the band’s long-awaited breakthrough, the Heartbreakers now matching the caliber of their front man’s writing with their focused musicianship

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