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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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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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Interview: British Invasion Songwriter Graham Gouldman

10cc’s co-founder started writing hits for bands like the Yardbirds, the Hollies and Herman’s Hermits at just age 19. He was just warming up

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When the Rolling Stones Performed on NYC’s Fifth Ave.

To promote their 1975 Made in the Shade tour, the band pulled off a stunt for the ages, playing live on a flatbed truck. Those were the days…

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Meat Loaf’s Bat Out of Hell: The Inside Story

The album is one of the all-time best-sellers but you would never know that from its initial reception. Then it took off like… a bat out of hell

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10 Big Rock Acts Without a U.S. Top 10 Single

Back when Top 40 radio played rock hits, most legendary acts achieved chart success. For some reason, Hendrix, ELP, AC/DC, Tull and more never had a pop hit. See who else and what their biggest hits were

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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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The Zombies’ Unusual Path of Their ‘Odessey & Oracle’ LP

Our interview with the band’s Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone, and musician Al Kooper, who knew a hit when he heard one in “Time of the Season”

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