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Book Report: ’101 Essential Rock Records’

Just in time for the holidays, we’re offering brief takes on some of 2012′s best books for music fans. THE BOOK: 101 Essential Rock Records AUTHOR: Jeff Gold, plus essays and “as-told-to” contributions from David […]

12/20/2012

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Fleetwood Mac To Reissue Classic ‘Rumours’ Album, Tour In 2013

2013′s shaping up to be a big year for Fleetwood Mac. The band has plans to release expanded and deluxe versions of their iconic 1977 album “Rumours,” including unreleased session recordings and live performances in celebration of their 35th anniversary.

12/12/2012

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Lindsey Buckingham Would Love To Make A New Fleetwood Mac Album

“Absolutely, absolutely I would,” Buckingham says of working on a new Fleewtwood Mac album.

11/06/2012

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The Who’s Pete Townshend Reveals Memoir Details, Release Date

The Who’s Pete Townshend has been writing an autobiography since the mid 1990s, and after a number of delays, the book finally has a new title and a release date. Townshend’s long-awaited memoir traded its […]

05/24/2012

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R.I.P. Donna Summer: Eight Essential Songs From The Queen Of Disco

From her disco days to her reinvention in the 1980s and beyond, Donna Summer was a one of a kind star in the music world. Known famously as the Queen of Disco, Summer scored four […]

05/17/2012

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Rock Flashback: Don Cornelius Is Dead and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself

The year is 1974. I am 14 years old, growing up in a lily-white farm community in southern Wisconsin. Yet every Saturday, I can be found up in my room, tuned to Soul Train. I […]

02/02/2012

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Rock Flashback: Suzi Quatro

Although [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Suzi Quatro[/lastfm] was from Detroit, she was never as big a star in the States as she was in the UK, where for a stretch of the 1970s, her records were guaranteed hits. Her […]

01/28/2012

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Robert Hegyes of “Welcome Back Kotter” Passed Away

Robert Hegyes of ‘Welcome Back Kotter’ has passed away.

01/27/2012