Category Archives: ’70s Rock

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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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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John Oates Still Has a Lot on His “List” To Do

John Oates has a lot to love about his career these days. Long after their records made regular appearances on the Top 40, Hall & Oates maintain an enthusiastic fan base and sell out shows. Last year saw the release … Continue reading

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Randy Bachman is STILL Takin’ Care of Business

In his career as a co-vocalist/guitarist/songwriter for not one but two pretty successful classic rock bands (The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive), Randy Bachman has sold tens of millions of records, sold out concerts, and hit the top of the … Continue reading

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Aerosmith’s Joey Kramer: Pounding Skins and Coffee Shots

There is no more quintessential “Boston” rock band than Aerosmith. Since their formation some more than 45 years ago (!) they’ve proudly stood for everything Beantown, and even have an official city historical plaque in front of their old living/rehearsal … Continue reading

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Dennis DeYoung: Styx and Stones Won’t Break His Bones

To many classic rock fans, it would seem a bit of unnecessary clarification to bill a Dennis DeYoung show as “Dennis DeYoung and the Music of Styx.” After all, as the band’s main vocalist, chief songwriter, and keyboardist, anyone with … Continue reading

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Gregg Allman Keeps Riding Well Past Midnight

Gregg Allman, his publicist tells me, rarely does phone interviews anymore. And really, who can blame him? Why would the 67-year-old classic rock icon want to answer another litany of queries about the past and future of the Allman Brothers … Continue reading

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