Music History

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: Keith Richards Discovers “Satisfaction”

This week in 1965, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Keith Richards[/lastfm] woke up in the middle of the night to tape-record a three-note riff he had in his head. That simple little melody would become one of the most […]

05/06/2011

The Doors’ “L.A. Woman” Turns 40

Forty years ago this month, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Doors[/lastfm] released their final studio album before [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jim Morrison[/lastfm]’s untimely death. L.A. Woman was an instant success and has aged its way to “classic” status.

04/11/2011

Rock N’ Roll Diary Extra: The “Sgt. Pepper’s” Album Cover

On this day in 1967, a British pop artist gathered [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] and others to shoot what would become the most iconic cover in the history of rock music, the unmistakable Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely […]

03/30/2011

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