Tag "classic rock"

Happy Birthday to Drummer Kenney Jones

He’s in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a co-founder of Small Faces and Faces, and joined The Who in 1978

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Elton John Postpones All 2021 Tour Dates: Surgery

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour began in September 2018. The last performance took place in March 2020 and will finally resume in January 2022

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B.B. King May Be Gone But the Thrill Remains

In our tribute, we describe how he gave his all to blues music, and as a result became its preeminent ambassador the world round.

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Doobie Brothers Resume Reunion Tour With Michael McDonald

Their big 50th anniversary celebration was originally delayed for 15 months due to the pandemic. They were finally inducted into the Rock Hall in 2020

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Top Selling Albums of 1979: End of an Era

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era were side-by-side with popular disco releases on the year’s U.S. sales charts

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Radio Hits in September 1964: The Sun Was Rising

The countdown survey during this week on Chicago’s WLS featured some of classic rock’s most enduring songs from several British Invasion acts

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David Clayton-Thomas on His Early Years With Blood, Sweat & Tears

DCT: “I had to go back to Canada to renew my visa. A couple of days later I got a call. ‘Do you want to try out for the band?’ I said, ‘You’re damn right.’”

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1970: The Year in Rock Music

As 1970 was ushered in, few could have imagined where we were headed next. There weren’t many signs at the start of the decade.

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9/11: The Music Events That Helped Bring Us Back 20 Years Ago

Two music events—“America: A Tribute to Heroes” and “The Concert for New York City”—were organized following the tragic events of September 11, 2001

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10 Grammy Album of the Year Hits & Misses

“And the winner is…” often leads to a lot of head shaking. We’ve identified some that were well-deserved and others that didn’t make sense

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