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Sgt Pepper's Golden Touch Eluded 1978 Movie

In 1978 a film was made about "Sgt Pepper's..."On paper the  concept couldn't possibly miss, but as Peter Frampton reveals here In the Studio, it was all lipstick on a pig.

Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band-Factory-Cleveland 8-9-78

With the release of the album Darkness on the Edge of Town in 1978, Bruce Springsteen went from the Cinemascope sweep of Born to Run three years earlier to the Rock Generation's defacto Secretary of Labor.

Police- Outlandos d'Amour- Sting, Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland

"Outlandos d'Amour   has a certain grotesque, naive charm about it," Sting confesses in this rockumentary about the Police debut,"but Regatta de Blanc   was infinitely a much better record." He was absolutely correct, of course, but it was…

Dire Straits 1st- Mark Knopfler

"It had to be electric, and it had to be red", Mark Knopfler tells Redbeard about his very first guitar in this week's classic rock interview focusing on  the debut Dire Straits   Autumn 1978 release. Knopfler then proceeds to tell, in detail…

Billy Joel- 52nd Street

 William Martin Billy Joel has sold more albums in the U.S. than any pop/rock singer except for Elvis Presley. Superstar musicians in that rarified league ( and many more only pretenders to it ) always surround themselves with gaggles of managers,…

Styx- Pieces of Eight-Tommy Shaw, James"JY" Young

While the facts of history ( music or otherwise) remain constant over the passage of time, it is fascinating how over the years perceptions of those facts sometimes do change, even dramatically, as in the case of Chicagoland favorites Styx.…