Bachman Turner Overdrive
Following his 1970 departure from The Guess Who, guitarist Randy Bachman recorded a solo album (Axe) and planned a project with ... more »
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Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin is one of the giants of soul music, and indeed of American pop as a whole. More than any other performer, she epitomized ... more »
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America was a light folk-rock act of the early '70s who had several Top Ten hits, including the number ones "A Horse with No Name" ... more »
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Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette was one of the most unlikely stars of the mid-'90s. A former child actress turned dance-pop diva, Morissette transformed herself into a confessional ... more »
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Lynyrd Skynrd
Lynyrd Skynyrd was the definitive Southern rock band, fusing the overdriven power of blues-rock with a rebellious Southern image and a hard rock swagger. Skynyrd ... more »
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Stevie Ray Vaughn
With his astonishingly accomplished guitar playing, Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited the blues revival of the '80s. Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Otis ... more »
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The Allman Brothers Band
The story of the Allman Brothers Band is one of triumph, tragedy, redemption, dissolution, and a new redemption. Over nearly 30 years, they've gone from ... more »
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Talking Heads
At the start of their career, Talking Heads were all nervous energy, detached emotion, and subdued minimalism. When they released their last album about 12 ... more »
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The Doors
The Doors, one of the most influential and controversial rock bands of the 1960s, were formed in Los Angeles in 1965 by UCLA film students Ray Manzarek, keyboards, and ... more »
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The Who
Few bands in the history of rock & roll were riddled with as many contradictions as the Who. All four members had wildly different personalities, as their notoriously intense live performances demonstrated. The group was ... more »
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