Ex Beatle Paul reveals he “discusses” songwriting with late bandmate – and remembers George Harrison’s advice over relationship with Yoko Ono
They were hailed as the new Beatles. But appalling management and plain bad luck left them penniless and forgotten – driving two of them to commit suicide. As a new generation discovers them via Breaking Bad, Classic Rock tells the true story of Badfinger.
This weekend the Liverpool Psych Fest promises to put a cap on what some have been calling ‘the Summer of Psych’. But what IS psych anyway? Earlier in the summer, Classic Rock asked the question at the Austin Psych Fest and got an answer that made connections between freakbeat, prog, glam, punk and psychsploitation…
Before Purple, Zeppelin and Sabbath there was… GRAND FUNK RAILROAD. The mighty Michigan trio who sold out New York’s 500,000 Shea Stadium and headlined Hyde Park. So why are they all but written out of rock history?