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Sting- Fields of Gold 25th Anniversary

It's the twenty-fifth anniversary of the first Sting solo best-of, Fields of Gold. In this In The Studio  classic rock interview, Sting covers a lot of ground.
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Bryan Adams- Reckless 35th Anniversary

Thirty-five 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"…
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Fleetwood Mac- Tusk 40th Anniversary pt 1- Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham

Imagine an entire season of the tv "reality series" show Survivor if it had been filmed in a locked down recording studio instead of a remote island, and with guitars instead of spears, and you have the story of Fleetwood Mac's 1979 double opus Tusk.

Eddie Money Passes Away from Cancer

We are sad and dismayed that singer Eddie Money passed away from stage four esophageal cancer, which had metastasized to his liver. Our heartfelt prayers are offered up, and condolences to his wife, friends and co-workers. https://www.msn.com/en-us/music/celebrity/eddie-money-reveals-stage-4-esophageal-cancer-diagnosis/ar-AAGgMgd?ocid=spartandhp …

Boz Scaggs 50th Anniversary

More accurately this Boz Scaggs interview falls under "Ultra Rare", as the Dallas Texas native, long residing in the San Francisco Bay wine country, has led one of the more private lives in contemporary music. Part one  details his journey…
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Supertramp- Crime of the Century 45th Anniversary- Roger Hodgson

With  the stunning 1974 release  Crime of the Century ,  London's Supertramp suddenly exhibited a consistency of band sound, eschewing the ubiquitous electric guitar and the obligatory synthesizer of most progressive rock bands, in favor…

R.E.M.- Reckoning 35th Anniversary- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck

R.E.M. "Murmur" quietly emerged thirty-five years ago and never left my essential music list.
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The Cars- Candy O 40th Anniversary- the late Ric Ocasek, Greg Hawkes

By the July 4th 1979 holiday, a scant fourteen months after The Cars' debut album had surprised all but a handful of early adopters around their Boston assembly line, all eyes and ears were trained upon the quintet's next model, Candy O.  The…
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Don Henley- The End of the Innocence 30th Anniversary

The evening before my first interview with him was scheduled to occur regarding his third solo album The End of the Innocence,  Don Henley wanted to check me out. You see, Henley doesn’t suffer fools lightly, and now that I’ve lived for …