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Greg Lake on his first post-Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘I was just sort of spun’

Greg Lake on his first post-Emerson Lake and Palmer album: ‘I was just sort of spun’

“I had every freedom in the world,” Lake tells us, “and yet …”

Don Felder on the Eagles’ struggles to complete The Long Run: ‘We kept trying to raise the bar higher’

Don Felder on the Eagles’ struggles to complete The Long Run: ‘We kept trying to raise the bar higher’

Feeling pressure from all sides, the Eagles simply cracked.

‘It had such a great groove to it’: Paul Rodgers makes the case for Queen’s The Cosmos Rocks

‘It had such a great groove to it’: Paul Rodgers makes the case for Queen’s The Cosmos Rocks

He says he added a new wrinkle to their legacy, and “not everybody can do that.”

John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto: ‘Jesus, did I do that?’

John Lennon heralds Beatles’ demise with Live Peace in Toronto: ‘Jesus, did I do that?’

The gold-selling album also marked the debut of a future prog legend.

‘Crazy, beautiful, challenging stuff’: Nils Lofgren stood ready to fill in with Crazy Horse

‘Crazy, beautiful, challenging stuff’: Nils Lofgren stood ready to fill in with Crazy Horse

After a hand injury, Frank “Poncho” Sampedro suggested Lofgren take over.

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music’: The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

‘We couldn’t make fun of our music’: The Blues Brothers overcame big questions with Briefcase Full of Blues

That tough backing group showed how seriously they took things.

Something Else! Interview: Al Hotchkiss, indie psych folk rocker

Haunting and compelling, his music is perhaps best suited for night time.

Gimme Five: Danny Seraphine on ’25 or 6 to 4,’ ‘Full Circle,’ ‘Hard Habit to Break,’ others

Gimme Five: Danny Seraphine on ’25 or 6 to 4,’ ‘Full Circle,’ ‘Hard Habit to Break,’ others

We look back on a career that started and continues with CTA.

Steve Hackett on his solo song ‘Nomads’ from Genesis’ forthcoming R-Kive box: ‘It’s travelogue music’

Steve Hackett on his solo song ‘Nomads’ from Genesis’ forthcoming R-Kive box: ‘It’s travelogue music’

Hand-picked solo tracks give the latest Genesis box set a new twist.

Steve Howe’s The Grand Scheme of Things underscored his wider impact on Yes: ‘I’m getting chills up my spine’

Steve Howe’s The Grand Scheme of Things underscored his wider impact on Yes: ‘I’m getting chills up my spine’

This dextrous, often overlooked project showcased Howe’s lyrical gift.