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The Rolling Stones Nab Their First Rock Hall Exhibit

The Rolling Stones have celebrated their golden anniversary with five shows, two new songs, one documentary (2012’s Crossfire Hurricane), and a slew of other film and photo exhibits around the world. Now they’ll get their […]

02/28/2013

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House Where Bruce Springsteen Wrote ‘Born To Run’ Up For Sale

A little more than a week has passed since Bruce Springsteen‘s former home located at 71/2 West End Court Long Branch, New Jersey was placed on the market for $349,900 by one of its three […]

02/25/2013

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Elvis Costello, Steven Van Zandt Discuss The Beatles’ ‘Magical Mystery Tour’ Film

“I wish they had taken a few weeks to make it. It’s fine for us freaks.” – Little Steven

10/25/2012

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Paul McCartney & Berry Gordy Team Up For Motown Fundraiser

The former Beatle and Motown Records founder Berry Gordy are teaming up to raise money to help conserve and honor a famous piece of Motown’s history.

08/31/2012

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Does Bob Dylan Know Where His Most Famous Guitar Is?

At the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan “went electric,” as his three-song set has since been famously dubbed. But does Dylan know where the Fender Stratocaster he used that day is?

07/12/2012

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From Live Aid To Obama: Mick Jagger’s Collaborations Through The Years

Mick Jagger is not a frontman bound by the confines of his band. In addition to releasing four solo albums, the Rolling Stones singer has collaborated with his fair share of musical friends, some more […]

05/18/2012

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30 Years Ago: MTV’s First Concert (“In Stereo!”)

This week in 1981, “Music Television” (yes kids, they used to play music on MTV!) aired its first ever “stereo” concert.  The featured band had the #1 album in the land with Hi Infidelity, which […]

08/08/2011

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Throwback Summer: The #1 Song From 25 Years Ago

Genesisview gallery 25 years ago this week, it was an interesting competition for the coveted #1 spot at the top of the charts. The band that had the #1 single beat out a solo artist…who […]

07/19/2011

Music Rewind: John Lennon Records “Give Peace A Chance”

On this day in 1969, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Yoko Ono[/lastfm] retreated to Montreal to record the classic “Give Peace a Chance.” They also held a peace rally and performed the song for tens […]

06/01/2011

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: Jimi Hendrix Signs With Reprise Records

This week in 1967, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jimi Hendrix[/lastfm] signed his first record deal in North America with Reprise Records. Just a few months later, Are You Experienced got its U.S. release and a legend was born.

05/23/2011

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