Category Archives: ’70s Rock

Alan White is Still a “Yes” Man

One of the most egregious exclusions from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was finally remedied last year when Yes joined the list of inductees. Formed in 1968, they are one of the titans of Progressive Rock, mixing classical … Continue reading

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The Many Musical Moods of Todd Rundgren

The era of the Great Trump Protest Songs has not yet materialized. However, Todd Rundgren – along with Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen – were early out of the gate with the satiric “Tin Foil Hat” off Rundgren’s new album, White … Continue reading

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My WAR Biography is Out Today!

      Three and a half years in the making, my first book, Slippin’ Out of Darkness: The Story of WAR is out today! Order it or find out more info HERE.

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Justin Hayward’s Days (and Nights) in White Satin

  Of all the hits that the Moody Blues have charted over the past 50+ years of existence, the one big calling card for the English band is probably “Nights in White Satin.” Atmospheric, classically orchestrated, mysterious, and featuring dreamy … Continue reading

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Gregg Rollie’s Journey Back to Santana

On the day of Prince’s death last year, television was awash in old interviews, concert clips, and videos. During a 1999 chat with Larry King on CNN, the Purple One talked specifically about three of his biggest musical influences: Stevie … Continue reading

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Paul Rodgers Still Traveling with Some Bad Company

One of the more egregious omissions from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (now that Chicago, Yes, ELO, and Journey are in) has got to be Bad Company. Here’s an interview I did with lead singer Paul Rodgers last … Continue reading

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News flash! Immigration policy targets classic rockers!

As always, Stephan Pastis, creator of my favorite comic strip, “Pearls Before Swine” gives us a wry comment on classic rock. But does this mean that foreign governments will move to keep out Boston, Kansas, Chicago and even…America and their music … Continue reading

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