Category Archives: ’70s Rock

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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Graham Nash Has Some Wild Tales to Tell

One of my all-time favorite interview subjects over the years has been Graham Nash. Engaging, open, wry, and blunt, it’s no wonder he’s long been the glue that holds the sometimes-fractious CSN (and sometimes Y) together. Here is my most … 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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Gary Wright Still Weaving Dreams Today

There aren’t many more solid instances of one singer being so clearly connected to one song in the classic rock canon than Gary Wright with “Dream Weaver.” The 1976 single – recorded with all synthesizers – reached #2 on the … Continue reading

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