Tag "classic rock"

12 Influential Early MTV Videos

Remember when the cable channel played music? Billboard magazine’s video editor saw all the early MTV videos and selects the significant clips

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Jimmy Page, Steve Miller Watch Don Felder Perform ‘Hotel California’

The three guitar icons attended NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 2019 “Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll” exhibition

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Top Radio Hits 1969: Pour a Little Sugar on It, Honey

As the decade came to a close, rock acts joined R&B artists for an amazing array of future classic rock greats, and a Broadway musical yielded 4 smash hits

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Lita Ford: Queen of the Rock Guitar

The founding member of the all-female punk band, the Runaways, enjoyed solo success a decade later. “The Queen of the Rock Guitar” still rocks

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Barry McGuire vs. Barry Sadler: When the News Hit #1

One chart-topper listed complaints about the inequities and horrors of the day, while the other was a patriotic paean to the Army’s elite special forces.

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Radio Hits in September 1968: Nah, Nah, Nah, Nah-Nah-Nah-Nah

Los Angeles’ Top 40 powerhouse KHJ had some all-time greats in its Top 10 this week including The Beatles’ longest-running #1

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix in Greenwich Village

Guitar World magazine’s Founding Editor heard and met Hendrix in 1966 in Greenwich Village, where he believes the guitar icon truly developed

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When The Doors Defied Ed Sullivan

When Jim Morrison and the band appeared on the popular show they were asked not to sing the word ‘higher.’ Now we know what they were asked to sing instead.

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Blondes Have More Fun: Rod Stewart Sets New Album, ‘Tears of Hercules’

It’s the 31st studio album from the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee. A busy year ahead for the classic rock legend

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Sugarloaf Sings About a ‘Green-Eyed Lady’

The band was best known for the 1970 hit and another Top 10 single, “Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You” (1974). Lead singer Jerry Corbetta died in 2016

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