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‘We could make really good music together’: Two Byrds want a reunion; Roger McGuinn does not

‘We could make really good music together’: Two Byrds want a reunion; Roger McGuinn does not

David Crosby and Chris Hillman still wrestle with McGuinn’s solo ambitions.

‘Sometimes people get divorced’: Eric Singer on wearing the classic Kiss makeup

‘Sometimes people get divorced’: Eric Singer on wearing the classic Kiss makeup

Eric Singer also notes that the current lineup has lasted longer than any other.

‘What I’m doing now is far better’: Ginger Baker on Cream and his new band, Jazz Confusion

‘What I’m doing now is far better’: Ginger Baker on Cream and his new band, Jazz Confusion

“Cream,” Baker says dismissively, “was nearly 50 years ago.”

Heaven and Earth appears to have divided Yes’ fanbase like no album since 1973′s Tales from Topographic Oceans

Heaven and Earth appears to have divided Yes’ fanbase like no album since 1973′s Tales from Topographic Oceans

Mike Tiano on whether this polarizing Yes album is a detour or a new path.

‘I don’t mean to sound like everyone’s dull’: Jon Davison admits Yes’ new Heaven and Earth is ‘easy listening’

‘I don’t mean to sound like everyone’s dull’: Jon Davison admits Yes’ new Heaven and Earth is ‘easy listening’

The softer-edged current project from Yes made a respectable debut at No. 26.

‘Heaved it at least 150 feet’: Peter Frampton teaches video-obsessed concertgoer a lesson

‘Heaved it at least 150 feet’: Peter Frampton teaches video-obsessed concertgoer a lesson

Don’t use your cell to film a Frampton show. Not if you want it back.

‘We all had our demons’: Jack Bruce on Cream’s pitfalls, and surviving them

‘We all had our demons’: Jack Bruce on Cream’s pitfalls, and surviving them

The resurgent bassist has some stern advice for his younger self.

Rush – Presto (1989; 2014 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

Rush – Presto (1989; 2014 Audio Fidelity Remaster)

It’s difficult to dislike the approachable ‘Presto,’ but harder still to love it.

‘Definitely a momentum killer’: Mike Love laments the lost Beach Boys classic SMiLE

‘Definitely a momentum killer’: Mike Love laments the lost Beach Boys classic SMiLE

“What would have happened,” Love muses, “had there not been drugs involved?”

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown’: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

‘Some of it was a little bit overblown’: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on prog rock’s ups and downs

Anderson says he and contemporaries in ELP and Yes were often just showing off.