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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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REO Speedwagon Rolls With the Changes

Talk about perseverance! It took seven studio albums before the midwestern band achieved real success. Two years later, they were at the top of the music world

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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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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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Roger Dean Interview: Getting Close To the Edge

The album designer, best known for his surrealistic cover illustrations for Yes, shares some surprising stories about working with the band

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Jeff Lynne’s ELO Lights Up the Garden: 2018 Review

The rejuventated musician returned to Madison Square Garden for the first time in 4 decades, offering hit after hit and plenty of new memories

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Genesis’ Path to Success: Atlantic President Tells How

Before he became Atlantic Records’ President, Jerry Greenberg said: “I never heard one note of their music. But just from what I read in the English papers about them, I thought: ‘I’ve gotta have this group.’”

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 3)

Our series includes a classic rock favorite that features yodeling, a novelty song, a foreign language hit, a classical music composition and one from a real-life porn star

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10 Re-Released Songs That Became Hits

Sometimes the timing just wasn’t right. When these classic rock songs first went to radio they flopped. The stars were aligned the second time

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Top-Selling Albums of 1980: A New Decade

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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