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‘It’s like a golf club’: The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz on continued snubs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

‘It’s like a golf club’: The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz on continued snubs from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Through the Monkees have been eligible since 1992, a quarter century after their debut single, they’ve gotten no closer in the ensuing time to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

‘If you don’t like it, get up and leave’: Please don’t shout out requests to Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

‘If you don’t like it, get up and leave’: Please don’t shout out requests to Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson’s just-completed summer U.S. tour featured complete readings of Jethro Tull’s Thick As A Brick, and his solo sequel Thick As a Brick 2. Not that a few people didn’t yell out requests anyway.

‘There’s nothing like it’: Al Jardine enthuses over new tour with the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, David Marks

‘There’s nothing like it’: Al Jardine enthuses over new tour with the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, David Marks

As a Beach Boys splinter group featuring original contributors Al Jardine, David Marks and Brian Wilson continues a summer tour, it’s stirring up a host of new memories.

Childhood disease shaped playing style of the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz: ‘I was starting from square one’

Childhood disease shaped playing style of the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz: ‘I was starting from square one’

When the Monkees initially began recording, sessions musicians filled in for the neophyte Micky Dolenz at the drums. When he decided to learn to play himself, things became even more difficult.

‘No, this is not happening’: Ozzy Osbourne on the obstacles that nearly derailed Black Sabbath’s reunion

‘No, this is not happening’: Ozzy Osbourne on the obstacles that nearly derailed Black Sabbath’s reunion

After so long apart, and so many aborted reunions, Ozzy Osbourne says that Black Sabbath’s sessions for 13 seemed at times once again to be doomed.

‘It’s about the music’: How Al Jardine and Brian Wilson are carrying on without the Beach Boys

‘It’s about the music’: How Al Jardine and Brian Wilson are carrying on without the Beach Boys

As Brian Wilson begins a series of summer dates with David Marks and Al Jardine tonight, here’s a sneak peek into what the ousted trio of Beach Boys will be performing.

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Paul McCartney, July 16, 2013

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: After all these years, you’d think that Paul McCartney would find it difficult to surprise audiences anymore. Yet with each tour, he dusts off more Beatles and solo material and breathes new life into them.

Steve Lukather on Toto’s sweeping impact as sidemen: ‘We’ve had our hands in a lot of what’s happened’

Steve Lukather on Toto’s sweeping impact as sidemen: ‘We’ve had our hands in a lot of what’s happened’

In putting together promotional material for Toto’s 35th anniversary tour, which makes a rare swing through America beginning in August, Steve Lukather says their manager came upon a staggering number.

‘I conscientiously work the fingers in’: Queen guitarist Brian May on preparing without practicing

‘I conscientiously work the fingers in’: Queen guitarist Brian May on preparing without practicing

After countless musical projects, including work as producer on current touring partner Kerry Ellis’ 2010 debut – Brian May still has a deep passion for music. That doesn’t mean the Queen guitarist spends a lot of time practicing, however.

‘That’s just garbage’: Mike Nesmith denies hard feelings ahead of new reunion with the Monkees

‘That’s just garbage’: Mike Nesmith denies hard feelings ahead of new reunion with the Monkees

Michael Nesmith returns tonight for his second straight reunion tour with the Monkees, following a sold-out run with Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork last fall — prompting questions about his new-found passion for old group.