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Classic Rock’s 5 Most Surprising Reconciliations

Attribute it to the power of friendship, or maybe just the power of money, but even rock’s most bitter breakups have often resulted in reunions. Let’s take a look at the five most surprising reconciliations in the classic rock world.

06/21/2012

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Summer Tour Guide

Summer’s here, which means the time is right for dancing in the seats (or on the lawn, if you’re on a tight budget) under the stars. As the temperature rises, rock, pop and country tours tend to leave arenas to give fans the experience of hearing their favorite performers live under the stars (or under the rain, if you’re unlucky). Here’s a roundup of some of this summer’s top shed and stadium tours.

05/29/2012

Rock Flashback: The Winter of ’77

Because so much of the classic-rock canon comes from the 1970s, it’s pretty easy to pick any random week of that decade and point to one or more songs or albums that were all over […]

03/06/2011

Video Classics: ‘Hey You’ – Pink Floyd

Haunting and despairing, Pink Floyd’s 1979 song “Hey You” opened the second disk of their landmark double album, The Wall. Though not heard in the movie version of The Wall, it is one of the […]

02/10/2011

The "Madcap" Songs Of Pink Floyd Founder Syd Barrett Shine On New Retrospective

Most longtime [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Pink Floyd[/lastfm] fans know the song “Shine On You Crazy Diamond” was written about one of the band’s founding members, [lastfm link_type=""]Syd Barrett[/lastfm], who’d left the group in 1968 due to some […]

11/14/2010

Roger Waters Talks Media, The Meaning Of Life, And Bo Diddley In '80s Interviews

It is turning out to be an eventful 2010 for [lastfm]Roger Waters[/lastfm]. He briefly reconciled and reunited with his former Pink Floyd bandmate [lastfm]David Gilmour[/lastfm] at the Hoping Foundation charity gig in England last July. […]

10/08/2010

Beatles Piano Worth Beaucoup Bank

An instrument can often be a band’s totem (or object that imparts them with guidance and magical power), so it’s fitting that a piano used by one of the most popular bands ever to breathe […]

07/23/2010

Abbey Road Piano Up For Auction

A “bit battered” and covered in “cigarette burns and stains,” stands the upright piano used by the [lastfm]Beatles[/lastfm] at Abbey Road studios until it’s shipped off next month to the highest bidder. The famous piano that […]

07/22/2010

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