Classic rock saviors

The Digital Age has done a number on the music business. But old rockers - from Rush to Rod - have brought millions back into the world's concert halls. A Fortune picture portfolio.

Walter Parazaider, Lee Loughnane, James Pankow, photographed by Brian Finke in Wantagh, N.Y., Jones Beach Theater, June 22, 2007
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Top songs: "If You Leave Me Now," "Hard to Say I'm Sorry," "Look Away," "25 or 6 to 4," "You're the Inspiration"

Listen to:
"25 or 6 to 4"
"Hard to Say I'm Sorry"

Essential albums: Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago X, Chicago 17

Why they rock: This ballad machine has squeezed out a Top 40 single almost every year of their four-decade career.

Bottom line: The 2007 tour will gross more than $12 million.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd
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