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Allman Brothers Band "Eat a Peach" anniversary interview with Gregg Allman

The legendary Allman Brothers Band has officially disbanded, but to this day I still marvel how it all could have possibly continued for almost half a century after what happened so early on at a critical launching point in the band's career…
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Sammy Hagar- Standing Hampton 35th Anniversary

It is the 35th anniversary of the pivotal album in Sammy Hagar's long career, Standing Hampton. With his first two rounds as a rookie co-writing and singing on the first two Montrose albums, things soured quickly between the eager but naive Sammy and the more experienced namesake the late Ronnie Montrose. Going it alone in a solo career would appear to be the most difficult path that Hagar could have chosen...
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David Bowie-The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust...

David Bowie’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars in 1972 sounded unlike any album before it and precious few ever since, changing the trajectory of rock music, fashion, and gender social issues in just 38 minutes. - Redbeard
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YES- Fragile 45th Anniversary- Jon Anderson, Rick Wakeman

It is the 45th anniversary of the remarkably durable breakthrough album by progressive rockers YES which has turned out to be anything but Fragile...
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Humble Pie- Rockin'the Fillmore- Peter Frampton, Jerry Shirley

...(cont) Humble Pie the full fiery amalgam was unleashed of Small Faces veteran Steve Marriot's megawatt blue-eyed soul voice , the thundering rhythm section of ex-Spooky Tooth bass player Greg Ridley and drummer Jerry Shirley, with the melodic lyrical lead guitar of a teenage Peter Frampton . Frampton and Shirley join me In The Studio for this classic rock interview.
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J Geils Band- Freeze Frame 35th Anniversary- Peter Wolf

Prior to the Fall 1981 release Freeze Frame , Boston's J Geils Band had released ten albums while touring relentlessly. Yet the hard-driving jump'n'jiving lead singer Peter Wolf admits that all they really had to show for the effort was half a million dollars in debt....(more)
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R.E.M.- Out of Time 25th Anniversary- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills

Any serious list of "songs of the decade"has to include Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water" for the Seventies,"Every Breath You Take" by The Police for the Eighties, and for the 1990s, R.E.M.'s "Losing My Religion" from 1991's Out of Time. In this week's classic rock interview, Stipe, Buck, and Mills share thoughtful, at times controversial, insights
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John Lennon's Assassin Had a Hit List & David Bowie Was Next

I've been rattled more than once by a revelation from a musician for which there had been no previous report , but none more stunning than the one David Bowie gave me when the recording machine was turned off : according to Bowie , New York City police discovered that his name was next on a hitlist of targets of John Lennon's assassin , Mark David Chapman ...(more)
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John Lennon (10-9-40 to 12-8-80) Remembered by Paul McCartney

John Lennon was assassinated December 8 , 1980 . Like Mahatma Gandhi and the Reverend Dr.Martin Luther King jr. , deeply committed social reformers dedicated to peaceful change ,...I asked boyhood friend Paul McCartney to remember John Lennon for us on this notorious day.
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Eagles- Hotel California 40th Anniversary- Don Henley, Joe Walsh, the late Glenn Frey

"Hotel California" by The Eagles was rushed out the first week of December forty years ago, and the impressive combination of cinematic vision, songcraft, and high tech production seemed to be coming from a place in the near future to which the rest of rock would have to catch up...