Sterling Whitaker is a Nashville-based musician and music journalist. He is the author of two books: 'Unsung Heroes of Rock Guitar' and 'The Grand Delusion: The Unauthorized True Story of Styx.' He has appeared as a guest on VH1, BBC Radio and radio all over North America. Whitaker is also very involved in animal rescue.
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How Paul McCartney Entered the ’90s With ‘Off the Ground’
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The Day Neil Young Played His First Professional Gig
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When Kenney Jones Joined the Who
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Revisiting Jim Morrison’s Disastrous Last Doors Show
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Revisiting the Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Concert
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When Ozzy Osbourne Revisited His Black Sabbath Past on ‘Speak of the Devil’
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The Story of ‘Bat Out of Hell’ and Meat Loaf’s Rise to Stardom
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