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Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown To Be Features On Upcoming Stamps

So will Steve Jobs, Wilt Chamberlin and Johnny Carson.

02/25/2014

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Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Preserved in National Recording Registry

The National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress has announced 25 recordings selected for preservation, and Pink Floyd’s legendary The Dark Side of the Moon, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, is among […]

03/22/2013

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5 Things Justin Bieber Could Learn From Janis Joplin

Pop star Justin Bieber collapsed during a performance at London’s O2 Arena last week (March 7), requiring medical attention and a brief hospital stay. During his hospital stopover, the Biebs assured fans that he was […]

03/13/2013

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Top 10 Rock Star Drug Overdoses

Sadly, the history of rock is littered with tales of immense talent being snuffed by addiction to lethal narcotics. Here is our breakdown of 10 of the worst-case scenarios when rock stars got mixed up with hard drugs and lost.

11/20/2012

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Clive Davis To Release Autobiography Next Year

The memoir, due out in February, will tackle the record business legend’s early beginnings, going from an orphaned teen to a Harvard Law School graduate and eventually becoming the hit maker we know now.

09/13/2012

Tony-winning actress Nina Arianda, who'll portray Janis Joplin in an upcoming biopic. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Janis Joplin Biopic Now Has Lead Actress

From pop star Pink to indie dream girl Zooey Deschanel, big name actresses have been attached to the lead role in Janis Joplin’s biopic. But it will be recent Tony Award-winning actress Nina Arianda that will play the title role in Joplin.

07/10/2012

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Jane’s Addiction, Janis Joplin To Receive Walk of Fame Stars

Jane’s Addiction is due to receive its star in 2013, alongside powerhouse ’60s vocalist Janis Joplin, Usher and the Backstreet Boys.

06/26/2012

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This Week’s New Releases

A number of new releases featuring classic artists came out this week. Whether you get your music via downloading, online ordering or going to an actual store and buying it, here’s some music that’s available […]

04/20/2012

Rock Flashback: The Bosstown Sound

In 1968, a record producer named Alan Lorber started hyping “the Bosstown Sound” as a marketing concept. Other American cities had their influential scenes — Detroit, Memphis, San Francisco — so why not Boston? The […]

08/12/2011

Rock Flashback: Beyond “Brown Sugar”

As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]

05/07/2011

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