Tag "classic rock"

Radio Hits in June 1967: Dawn of the Summer of Love

With summer just around the corner, the biggest songs this week included all-time greats from the Airplane, Turtles, Aretha and Scott McKenzie

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The Number One Albums of 1975: Aye Aye, Captain

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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When Blind Faith Made Their Live Debut For 100,000 People

The British supergroup chose to make its live debut at a free concert in London’s Hyde Park. Watch several clips from their performance

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The Rolling Stones’ Summer of ‘Satisfaction’

In 1965, the Stones hit #1 for a 4-week run. Can later generations even comprehend what it felt like for those of us growing up back then?

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The Cars’ Debut: Just What We Needed

When they first emerged in 1978, some critics were perplexed but rock fans loved this Boston quintet. The song made them a band to watch

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Deep Purple Releases 2nd Single Ahead of ‘=1’ Album and Summer Tour With YES

Two of the U.K.’s most influential bands in their respective genres are touring together in 2024

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Only 5 Albums Were Number One in 1977

Albums from two of rock’s biggest names accounted for 43 of the year’s 52 weeks, a staggering total. They remain among the biggest sellers of all time

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The Summer of Love, by Those Who Were There

In 2017, Graham Nash, Michelle Phillips and others assembled in New York to remember the headiest summer of all. “I was stoned all the time,” recalled Nash

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Jim Gordon: From A-List Drummer to Convicted Killer

He played on hundreds of hits but you wouldn’t find any gold records on his wall: Since the ’80s until his death in 2023, he was locked away for murder

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