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Stacks and Stacks of Vinyl: Tower Records in 1971

Go back in time (before “big box stores” and the Internet) and watch film footage of when Tower Records’ Sunset Blvd store was an adventure in vinyl album shopping.

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Best Classic Bands: It’s Burton Cummings’ Fault

The idea for Best Classic Bands started with an innocent Facebook post that resulted in a missed concert and a vow to do something about it

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Tom Petty’s ‘American Girl’: Take it Easy, Baby

Though the second single from the Heartbreakers’ 1976 self-titled debut failed to chart on Top 40, its story about the girl alone on the balcony overlooking US Route 441 resonates with his fans

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14 Best Studio Double Albums of All-Time

In the pre-digital era, many rock legends released a two-record set. Here are favorites from The Who, Derek and the Dominos, the Clash, Elton John, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin

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Top-Selling Albums of 1980: Look Back

Many all-time greats were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are among the biggest sellers of all time

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1979 London Benefit Concerts: McCartney, Queen, The Who

Over the course of 4 nights during the Christmas holiday, a Who’s Who of British rock stars performed to raise money for war-torn Cambodia

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Muhammad Ali: Greatest Showman of a Generation

During his peak years, the Champ was as big a rock star as any of ’em. If you are of a certain age, you already knew that

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John Fogerty and All Those Hits: 2018 Review

That voice, his guitar playing, those incredibly descriptive lyrics, and the experience of seeing the legend perform CCR and solo favorites, made for a great night

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11 Private Concerts by Top Recording Artists

It’s one of the hush hush topics amongst music stars: performances by major stars at private events, often by billionaires throwing parties for themselves

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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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