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Journey’s first Top 20 hit was released 35 years ago: ‘Very influenced by the great Sam Cooke’

Journey’s first Top 20 hit was released 35 years ago: ‘Very influenced by the great Sam Cooke’

Issued in September 1979, Journey’s first-ever Top 20 hit found Steve Perry playing a surprising role.

John Kelly, actor, musician + activist: Something Else! Interview

John Kelly, actor, musician + activist: Something Else! Interview

A Something Else! interview with John Kelly, the busy actor, musician and UK activist for the disabled.

Danny Seraphine, Bill Champlin open up about the complicated legacy of Chicago 18

Danny Seraphine, Bill Champlin open up about the complicated legacy of Chicago 18

Danny Seraphine and Bill Champlin discuss David Foster’s platinum-selling era with Chicago, and how it ended.

Pete Molinari, folk-rock modernist – Something Else! Interview

Pete Molinari, folk-rock modernist – Something Else! Interview

He questions the idea of originality anymore, but his music makes the case.

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.”

‘Jesus, did I 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

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.