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Throwback Thursday: 1987 – Warren Zevon Plays In Maine

This week in 1987, Warren Zevon packed them in at the Portland Expo. Fresh off a show in Poughkeepsie, NY, Warren was touring on his first post rehab album, Sentimental Hygiene...

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Andy’s Jimi Hendrix Rushmore

Over the weekend, I caught a great documentary on Stevie Ray Vaughn. While most of it was obviously centered around the Texas Flood player, part of the special focused on SRV's love for Jimi Hendrix.

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Gary Clark Jr. Performs At Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
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New Music Friday: Gary Clark Jr.

Each Friday, we find something new for you. Whether it's a new release by a classic artist, or a newer band who've adopted a sound you're used to hearing on Capital 95.9.

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Photo Credit: J&S Adventures
Photo Credit: J&S Adventures
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New Music Friday: Black Country Communion

Supergroup Black Country Communion are back after a brief hiatus. Instead of losing a step, it sounds like they've found one. 'Collide' is the first single from their upcoming album, due next month...

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HUlton Archive, Getty Images
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25 Elvis Presley Songs From the ’70s That Don’t Suck

The story goes that Elvis Presley, after his startling comeback in 1968, let it all go to hell again just a few years later. Not true.

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Top 13 Eclipse Songs

Looking for an eclipse party playlist? Here are 13 songs that are sure to get your guests dancing in the dark.

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Ultimate Classic Rock
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33 Classic Rock Artists Who Hate Their Own Records

Sometimes, bands got sick of a project because it simply became too popular. Other times, something just went terribly wrong.

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Guns N’ Roses Find Warped Inspiration From Elton John on ‘My Michelle': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Song

Elton John is far from the first artist anyone would think of while listening to Guns N' Roses' 'Appetite for Destruction,' but his classic early hit "Your Song" played a key role in one of its songs.

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Guns N’ Roses Celebrate Cheap Booze on ‘Nightrain': The Story Behind Every ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Song

"Nightrain" found Guns N' Roses celebrating their rotgut wine of choice as a hustling, unsigned, flat-broke garage band.

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How Guns N’ Roses’ ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Hijacked the Music Industry

Some stories behind Guns N' Roses' debut are the stuff of legend; other parts are verifiable history that have either been revised, or forgotten.

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