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J Geils Band- Full House 45th Anniversary- Peter Wolf

With the sad passing in April of namesake guitarist John "J." Geils,  it is only fitting that we throw down a J Geils Band house party of sound comprised of  their back-to-back two most popular studio albums of the '70s. Music writers loved…
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Rush-Signals 35th anniversary-Geddy Lee, Neil Peart, Alex Lifeson

By 1981, Rush had built a fiercely loyal fan base through eight albums, only one of which did not sell more than its predecessor, and road-dog touring, all the while honing their chops,  their arrangements, and lyrical themes into  laser-tight…

Foghat-Best-Lonesome Dave Peverett, Rod Price

Foghat were four British electric bluesmen who comprised the most successful  limb of the sprawling Savoy Brown musical family tree. Lead guitarist Lonesome Dave Peverett, drummer Roger Earl, and bass player Tony Stevens had all played with…
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Bryan Adams-Reckless Goes #1 August 10,1985

Thirty-two years ago Bryan Adams’ fourth album , Reckless ,  had only just begun spinning off what eventually would be a total of six Top 15 hits, including "Run to You","One Night Love Affair", "Somebody", "Summer of '69", "It's Only Love"…

James Taylor Scores #1 with "You've Got a Friend"

James Taylor hits #1 in 1971 with Carole King's "You've Got a Friend"
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Jimi Hendrix-Are You Experienced? 50th Anniversary

Jimi Hendrix mutated rock’s DNA, we have been trying to decode the Hendrix genome for half a century.

Doors "Light My Fire" 50th Anniversary of #1

The top 10 list of rock game-changing debut albums is short but breathtaking. Among them : Are You Experienced? , Led Zeppelin 1 , Music from Big Pink , Ramones , Please Please Me , Never Mind the Bollocks ...(more)
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Doobie Brothers-Toulouse Street 45th Anniversary-Tom Johnston,Pat Simmons,John Hartman

Doobie Brothers took up residence on Toulouse Street musically speaking in July 1972.

Eddie Money 40th/ No Control 35th Anniversaries

As I prepared dual anniversaries for two of Eddie Money's best selling albums, it occurred that one of the less recognized aspects of the brief but all-important Punk Rock trend in the latter half of the Seventies is how it aided and abetted…

Alan Parsons Project-I Robot 40th Anniversary

Rare interview with the namesake British recording engineer/producer of the Alan Parsons Project, whose 1977 second album in collaboration with composer the late Eric Woolfson was once  again based on a famous literary work ( their debut Tales…