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The 5 Album of the Year Grammys From 1975-1979

Back in rock music’s recorded heyday, you used to have a keen interest in which 5 albums received nominations for this big category

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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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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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Top-Selling Albums of 1980: Look Back

Many all-time classics were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are the #5 and #8 best sellers of all time

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Supremes at Their Peak With A’ Go-Go

The Motown trio’s first–and only–studio album to hit #1 has been expanded with a gorgeous reissue, with mono and stereo mixes and loads and loads of covers

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Elvis Costello’s 1977 US Launch: The Inside Story

Dick Wingate, then a Product Manager with Columbia Records, shares his marketing plan on how the label set up My Aim Is True to radio, record stores and the public

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10 Great 1960s Instrumental Hits

Instrumentals used to be a regular feature of Top 40 radio. Here are the backstories on 10 of our favorites including songs by Herb Alpert and The Ventures

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Woodstock 50 Debacle: No Peace. No Love. No Music

A 50th anniversary doesn’t just sneak up on you. So how did the plans for a worthy celebration of the 1969 festival fall apart?

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Genesis’ Path to Success: The Inside Story

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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Page, Miller, Felder Humbled at Met Museum ‘Play it Loud’ Exhibit

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

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